USAID-APIK Southeast Sulawesi Regional Manager position opening

Scope of Work
Southeast Sulawesi Regional Manager

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climate change.

1. Background
DAI, an international consulting firm based in the United States, is
currently accepting applications from candidates for a Regional Manager
position in Southeast Sulawesi to support the U.S. Agency for
International Development (USAID) Adaptasi Perubahan Iklim dan Ketangguhan
Project in Indonesia (APIK). APIK will support the Government of
Indonesia to strengthen climate and disaster resilience, working in an
integrated manner from the national level down to the community level.
APIK will help to mainstream climate change adaptation and disaster risk
reduction into national and sub-national governance frameworks, build the
capacity of local communities and the private sector to address climate
change and weather-related natural hazards, and support the use of
information for climate and disaster risk management among key
stakeholders.

2. Purpose
The Southeast Sulawesi Regional Manager will be responsible for leading a
team of professionals in implementing interventions to strengthen capacity
for climate and disaster resilience at the community level. He or she
will provide strategic and technical guidance to lead the regional team’s
activities. He or she will be responsible for developing the regional
workplan for his/her team and will coordinate with the other members of
the regional team to implement day-to-day activities efficiently and
effectively.

3. Objectives and Duties:
The Southeast Sulawesi Regional Manager will be responsible for the
following tasks:
· Manage the Southeast Sulawesi field office and oversee the core
group of technical and administrative staff;
· Lead development and implementation of APIK’s workplan in regional
landscapes and districts, and provide required capacity building support
and technical oversight to field coordinators;
· Build and manage relationships with sub-national government, civil
society, and private sector actors, and ensure coordination with relevant
USAID and donor-funded programs;
· Support the finalization of the district selection process at the
sub-national level, including organizing district climate working groups
and conducting stakeholder consultations;
· Oversee the development, implementation, monitoring, and close-out
of each activity in Southeast Sulawesi and provide a feedback loop on all
technical and operational matters to the Jakarta office.

Qualifications:
· At least 8 years relevant experience in development or business
· At least 5 years relevant experience in climate change adaptation
or disaster risk reduction
· Prior experience providing targeted assistance to facilitate
improved climate change awareness and preparedness,
· Experience in staff management, budget monitoring, and program
monitoring and evaluation
· Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred, in relevant field
· Previous work experience in Southeast Sulawesi preferred
· Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and report writing skills
· Conversational English and Bahasa Indonesia

Base of Operations:

· Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia

Reporting:

· The Southeast Sulawesi Regional Manager will report to the Chief
of Party.

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