Senior Local Planning and Data Governance Specialist

10/16/2023

Location Remote Desk
APPLICATIONS CLOSE  26th October 2023, 5 PM Jakarta Time

Program Background

The SKALA Program is a significant Australian investment designed to help Indonesia address regional disparities in development. SKALA will contribute to this objective by strengthening selected elements of Indonesia’s large and complex decentralised government system responsible for the delivery of basic services (Layanan Dasar). The SKALA Program’s core approach is to facilitate better collaboration (Kolaborasi) between Indonesian government stakeholders, at national and subnational levels, to help realise synergies (Sinergi) that will trigger improved service delivery. Moreover, SKALA will build on, and take to scale, the successes and learning from Australia’s previous 17 years of support to Indonesia’s decentralised government system. The SKALA Program is to be implemented through the following three pillars: 

  • Pillar 1: Stronger national level enabling environment for sub-national service delivery  
  • Pillar 2: Better sub-national governance for service delivery 
  • Pillar 3: Greater participation, representation and influence for women, people with disabilities and vulnerable groups

About DT Global

DT Global is shaping a future where sustainable development and innovation empower individuals, communities, and nations. We work in partnership with local stakeholders to foster inclusive prosperity, social equity, and environmental stewardship. Our global team of 2,500 staff and experts work in over 90 countries to solve complex problems in the peacebuilding, governance, economic development, environment, and human development sectors. With a track record of technical excellence and more than 60 years of international development experience and relationships, we deliver innovative solutions that transform lives.

For more information, please see www.dt-global.com

The Role
The Local Planning and Data Governance Specialist will be assisting SKALA and its government counterparts in conducting assessment of the current political economy dynamic at the sub-national level, and capturing the changes regarding institutional setting in responding to central government program and policies, for example the Social Economic Registry (REGSOSEK), extreme poverty and the new fiscal balance Law. The consultant will contribute to the development of strategy and facilitate local governments and capacity development in the use of integrated digital platforms, either vertically and horizontally i.e. SIPD-SEPAKAT-SIKD, SIDs-Sepakat Desa/Kelurahan to facilitate services, planning and budgeting, as well as for social protection programs, with guidance from BAPPENAS and MOHA. The Consultant will provide technical and facilitation expertise with quality and high performance at national and sub-national. To ensure coherence and synergy, The Consultant is required to work collaboratively with GEDSI and PFM team, at national and sub-national. 

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About You

Specific Responsibilities 

The key roles and responsibilities of the position are to provide the following: 

  1. Provide policy and technical advice  to the current design of local institutional setting for the updating and the use of REGSOSEK data through SEPAKAT and its integration to other existing government system. 
  2. Advocate sub-national (provincial and district government) regarding the final development of SEPAKAT and local institutional setting for integrating SEPAKAT into local regular system such as Portal Satu Data  
  3. Advisory input in the development of planning and budgeting analysis which require data (REGSOSEK) from digital platform, including SEPAKAT-SIPD.  
  4. Provide technical input on the design of integration for SEPAKAT-SIPD RI- SIKD.  
  5. Provide technical input on the development of design on modules in the system for SEPAKAT, SIPD RI and SIKD to ensure coherence, interconnected and data used are standard.  
  6. Provide technical input on the development on standard data based on sectors’ authority, including standard of chart account. 
  7. Provide technical input on policy advocacy at sub-national level to ensure roles and functions are established and budget is available to implement SEPAKAT-SIPD and the use of REGSOSEK data.  
  8. Support the development curriculum matrix, syllabus, and training modules for DMD/K SEPAKAT in consultation with key ministries related and relevant SKALA unit.  
  9. Contribute to the development of curriculum matrix, syllabus, and training modules for DMD/K SEPAKAT.   

Other Duties: 

  • Comply with DFAT, DT Global and SKALA policies on gender, disability, fraud and anticorruption, child protection, PSEAH and the environment. 
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to various operational policies, guidelines and manuals issued by DT Global and SKALA. 
  • Proactively identify and report risks and manage risks within your level of accountability. 
  • Undertake other duties as required by the Program. 

Job Requirements 

  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and/or strain. 
  • Work may require long, and flexible hours as needed. Travel is based on need. 

Deliverables 

  • Design Business Process on the different modules of the application (SEPAKAT, SIPD RI, SIKD) including content of modules (data and analysis).  
  • Finalization on the advocacy strategy regarding the utilization of Regsosek data through SEPAKAT and its integration to other existing government system; 
  • Inventory of planning and budgeting analysis and required data necessary for digital platform, including SEPAKAT, SIPD and SIKD.  
  • Documented input to the institutional design on the implementation of system in the ministry level and at sub-national. 
  • Curriculum matrix, syllabus and training modules for SEPAKAT training in consultation with key ministries related and relevant SKALA unit. 
  • Integration plan between SEPAKAT with other system at national and sub-national (provincial and district government) level. 
  • Documented input to national training of trainers. 

Relationship Management 

This role will be working closely with SKALA Implementation team and with government counterparts, especially Bappenas, MoF and MOHA. This position will report to LOGIS Lead. 

Selection Criteria 

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Political Science, Business Administration or related subjects and at least has 15 years experiences; 
  • Working experience the area of local governance either within national and sub-national government;  
  • Demonstrate skills in planning and budgeting analysis and familiar with poverty data; 
  • Has enough knowledge and experiences on planning and budgeting process in Indonesia in accordance with applicable laws and regulations (Law 6/2014, Permendagri 20/2018, Permendagri 114/2014*, Permensos 5/2019); 
  • Experienced working on community development projects involving government and development partners; 
  • Able to analyse and present complex information; strong presentation, communications and writing skills in both English and Bahasa Indonesia; 
  • Proven record of strong performance working in teams (teamwork) as well as working independently to deliver quality work.   
  • Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English languages 
  • Understanding of gender equality and social inclusion issues. 

Remuneration
Remuneration Successful Indonesian nationals will be engaged under a national contract in IDR and will be subject to Indonesian employment regulations and tax obligations.

Why join SKALA
By joining the SKALA, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.

HOW TO APPLY
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Please submit
1) Your CV
2) A cover letter addressing the selection criteria

  
APPLICATIONS CLOSE  26th October 2023, 5 PM Jakarta Time
  
Should this role be of interest, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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