[Re-advertising] WaterCredit Officer- Water.org

  [Re-advertising] WaterCredit Officer About
Water.org
Water.org,
a U.S.-based non-governmental organization working to increase access to water,
sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Water.org has been in operation since 1990,
implementing sustainable and scalable water and sanitation programs in conjunction
with local partners including financial institutions, NGOs, and
water/sanitation service providers.Water.org

has expanded its WaterCredit initiative over the last several years, which

works by building the capacity of carefully selected local financial
institutions to offer affordable financing for water and sanitation facilities.
WaterCredit programs support financial institutions through a combination of
financial assistance and technical support. Since 2003, Water.org has
implemented WaterCredit programs with 48 partner financial institutions,
facilitating 380,000 water and sanitation loans totaling over $75 million.Water.org
launched operations in Indonesia in early 2014 and seeks to build relationships
with a broad range of financial institutions (microfinance institutions,
commercial banks, BPRs, cooperatives) and water/sanitation service providers.
Water.org Indonesia is currently developing and testing a model to further
strengthen, finance, and expand Community Based Organizations/BPSPAMs/HIPPAMs
(CBOs) established under the PAMSIMAS and SANIMAS programs. Water.org seeks to
provide additional support to build CBO governance structures, technical and
operational capacity and financial management skills to maintain and scale
their water and sanitation services in rural Indonesia. Water.org also seeks to
further inform financial institutions (FIs) about investment opportunities in
the rural water supply sector and support FIs to increase loans to CBOs for
financing management systems and infrastructure expansion.Position
Description
Water.org
seeks a highly skilled and highly motivated WaterCredit Officer to support the
launch and implementation of the new program focused on rural water/sanitation
supply. This position will be based in Jakarta with regular travel throughout
Indonesia. The WaterCredit Officer will report to the CBO Program Manager.The
WaterCredit Officer will manage CBO-focused programs in partnership with
Indonesia and U.S.-based staff, including program and financial management,
partner development, and program monitoring and evaluation. The primary
responsibility for this position is working with banks to promote CBO
financing. The secondary responsibility is to support other team members with
CBO mapping and strengthening. The task responsibilities include:1)
CBO
Financing:a. Manage the lender participation on the CBO financing program.
Review of new financial institutions or banks criteria for participation,
credit review of proposed loans, manage all data and tracking system, generate
all reports.b. Present CBO investment opportunities to financial
institutions/investors (FIs), deliver training and support to FIs to underwrite
and disburse loans to CBOs, and facilitate CBO loan applications.2)
CBO
Mapping: Identify and assess CBOs and organize information into database that
will be used to manage CBO strengthening and financing efforts. Identify strong
CBOs with high potential to improve or expand piped water or sanitation
services.3)
CBO Strengthening: Working in coordination with the Local Government on the
BPSPAMs/CBO Water and Sanitation Program, the CBO Association and the
Government of Indonesia, strengthen high potential CBOs to ensure that they
have the basic operational capacity to improve water and sanitation services,
access commercial financing to expand, and sustain operations over the
long-term.Detailed
Tasks:
a.
Analysis
of proposed loans, cash flow projections for duration of loan, underwriting
materials and documentation.
b. Present lender nomination proposal to decisional committee with
Lender analysis spreadsheet for decisional Committee provides written approval
c. Prepare the draft agreement with the lender and send the final
version to Lender for signature.
d. Analyze CBO bankability and identify CBOs ready to access commercial
capital for infrastructure and service expansion.
e. Present to FIs information about the CBO market, build FI
understanding of CBO investment opportunities, provide guidance to FIs in
underwriting loans to CBOs.
f. Support to CBOs to complete FI loan applications, secure financing
and effectively invest in management systems and infrastructure.
g. Review the submitted materials and confirm all facility requirements
have been met with the CBO creditworthy. Ensuring the loan terms are suitable
to allow for repayment (cash flows are adequate.
h. Review and define standardized CBO operating requirements used
assess, improve, and monitor CBO capacityi. Develop and maintain database of
CBOs in high priority regencies and operational capacities of those CBOs
j. Develop CBO training materials and capacity building tools; Deliver
trainings to CBOs in different aspects of business management and operations,
including planning, budgeting, operations, accounting, financial management,
billing and customer service, and construction and maintenance of water
facilities
k. Support CBOs to secure engineering, construction, and other services
from private sector providers
l. Monitor CBO progress against standard operating capacity requirements
including infrastructure and service expansion
m. Coordinate collaboration with World Bank Water and Sanitation
Program, BAPPENAS, PAMSIMAS, SANIMAS, FIs, local governments, and other
stakeholders
n. Organize and communicate information to track program performance,
enhance CBO activities, and support the mission of Water.org
o. Work closely with partners to ensure timely program implementation
according to the budget and work planProfessional
Qualifications
·
At least five years of relevant experience with banking and financial sector as
credit officer, financial analyst or credit analyst
·
Strong understanding of financial statements and experience with financing or
strengthening of water/sanitation service providers or other small businesses.
·
Familiarity with water and sanitation provision in Indonesia
·
Bachelor’s Degree in related field with demonstrated record of outstanding
academic and career achievement· Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English
required
·
Project management experience and entrepreneurial mindset
·
Proven track record proactively identifying challenges and developing
innovative solutions
·
Demonstrated ability to deliver results working in a small team and playing a
variety of roles
·
Willingness to travel
·
Advanced Excel skillsSalary/BenefitsThis
is a one year contract position with strong potential for extension and
competitive compensation commensurate with experience.Application
Information
Interested
candidates may send a copy of their CV and a cover letter indicating their
interest to:[email protected] (cc: [email protected]
Deadline: May 20, 2016
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please do not attempt
to contact Water.org about the status of your application.Water.org
is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age,
ethnicity, gender, nationality, religious belief or sexual orientation. 

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