Indonesia: Deputy Program Director – Research, Innovation and Learning, Innovation
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Organization: Palladium International
Closing date: 18 Nov 2015
Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars:
- International Development
- Strategy Execution Consulting
- Impact Investment
- Training and Events
We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.
Over the past decade, Indonesia has substantially increased its spending on education and now many more millions of children are in school. There is a significant void in knowledge about what teachers in Indonesia are teaching in the classroom, what the primary constraints they face are, and how teaching quality can be more efficiently and effectively improved. The Government of Australia (GOA), through the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), is seeking to assist the Government of Indonesia (GOI) to fill this void by establishing Innovation for Indonesia’s School Children (INOVASI).
INOVASI is an ambitious new four-year (with the possibility of an extension for another four), AUD 49million program. It will collaborate closely with the GOI at the district, provincial and national level to develop and implement action-oriented research and pilots to answer the broad question: "**What works to improve student learning outcomes in Indonesia?"** It will focus on three sub-topics of investigation: the quality of teaching in the classroom, the quality of support for teachers, and learning for all. INOVASI is managed by Palladium on behalf of DFAT, and will formally start on 18 January 2016.
The key role of the Deputy Program Director – Delivery is to provide high quality operational and management support to the INOVASI program’s national and subnational delivery. He or she has primary responsibility for ensuring that the Program is supported by high quality delivery support to ensure that the program achieves its objective of improving student learning outcomes in Indonesian primary and junior secondary schools.
The position is long-term and based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Manage the Operations, Provincial and District programming teams;
- Establish provincial and district teams and offices capable of implementing INOVASI’s strategic agenda at a subnational level, ensuring there are tight feedback loops between the district, provincial and national teams;
- Monitor the timeliness of Program implementation, ensuring accountability and transparency at all levels;
- Coordinate with other areas of the program to develop a comprehensive plan of activities, with detailed plans for program management, finance, and procurement for the entire Program period;
- In collaboration with other members of the INOVASI leadership team, support the timely and quality completion of required program reports and ensure that all program materials comply with DFAT policies and procedures;
- Serve as interim Program Director and serve as Palladium's alternate liaison to DFAT, GOI, local organisations, and program partners as required.
A full Terms of Reference for the position is available here.
The successful candidate will:
- Advanced degree in education or relevant development subject or appropriate tertiary qualification and significant, relevant experience in education;
- Over 10 years of successful experience managing donor funded programs;
- Proven problem solving, analytical and financial skills;
- Experience with DFAT or other development agency work, preferably within the education sector;
- Excellent written and verbal communication, liaison and interpersonal skills;
- Demonstrated ability to prepare a range of clear, well-structured reports for different purposes and audiences with a high level of analysis and synthesis;
- Deep understanding of the development context in Indonesia;
- Fluency in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia is highly desirable.
This position will be remunerated in line with the Australian Government's Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF) and will fall within Discipline Group C, Job Level 3.
The successful candidate will be offered a competitive package including a living allowance, housing allowance, a contribution towards children's school fees, and mobilisation costs. Remuneration is in AUD.
Palladium is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Any offer employment will be subject to criminal history clearances.
Indonesian Nationals with relevant experience and qualifications are encouraged to apply for this position.
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