VACANCY USAID/IUWASH PLUS : BC/Social Mobilization Specialist – Jakarta Office (JOB CODE: BCSM-JKT)

The USAID  Indonesia Urban
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene ‘Penyehatan Lingkungan Untuk Semua’ (IUWASH PLUS)
program is a five-year initiative designed to assist the Government of
Indonesia in increasing access to water supply and sanitation services as well as improving
key hygiene behaviors among urban poor and vulnerable populations. Implemented by DAI Global LLC, IUWASH
PLUS works with governmental agencies, the private sector, NGOs, communities
and others to achieve the following “high level” results:

    • An
      increase of one million people in urban areas with access to improved
      water supply of which at least 500,000
      are from the poorest 40% of the population; and
    • An
      increase of 500,000 people in
      urban areas with access to an improved sanitation
      facility and all of whom are
      from the poorest 40% of the population.

 

To ensure that improvements in access to WASH services are
sustained, IUWASH PLUS is guided by a development hypothesis that focuses on
strengthening service delivery systems so they can more effectively reach the
poorest and most vulnerable segments of the population. In order to achieve this
at scale, IUWASH PLUS undertakes activities through four interrelated
components, including: 1) Improving household WASH services; 2) Strengthening
city WASH institutional performance; 3) Strengthening the WASH financing
environment; and 4) Advancing national WASH advocacy, coordination and
communication.

To achieve
these outcomes IUWASH-PLUS
need high caliber incumbent to fill the position of

 

BC/Social
Mobilization Specialist  based in Jakarta
Office
  (JOB
CODE : BCSM-JKT)

Task and
Responsibility:

The BC/Social
Mobilization Specialist will coordinate the overall IUWASH PLUS BC/Social Mobilization
program of both the IUWASH PLUS regions as well as with stakeholders at
national level (GOI, donors, STBM, PERPAMSI, Pokja-AMPL, and others). The responsibilities will include, but not

be limited to the following:

 

·        

Providing technical input on the development of BC/Marketing strategy

o  
Developing BC/Social Mobilization strategy that is reflecting STBM
implementation in urban setting and sustainable behavior change. The BC and social mobilization strategy will use the existing BC/Social Mobilization such as
SaniPath to ensure community participation into IUWASH
PLUS program, increasing access to WASH and sustainable behavior change and
lead the regional team apply the strategy into regional level programs.

 

·        
Coordinate and support other national specialist under BC/Social
Mobilization; IEC materials/communication Specialist, WASH Training Specialist
and CEM Specialist under Component 1.

 

·        
Coordinate and support IUWASH PLUS Regional programs on BC/Social Mobilization through:

o  
Providing overall technical and
strategic guidance in the implementation of all activities related to BC and
Social mobilization

o  
Preparation of IUWASH annual work plans and budgets resulting in

agreed action plans, incorporating cost-sharing and /or leveraging of local and
National stakeholders,

o  
Monitoring and Reporting of BC/Social
Mobilization, training/capacity building, community engagement activities and IEC materials  in all IUWASH PLUS locations, in line with
approved project proposals and budgets, including SOW for field activities
implemented by regional teams (STTA, events, subcontracts, trainings, exchange
visits, etc.)

o  
Maintaining regular contact with Regional BC/Marketing Specialists, joining regular IUWASH
meetings, and providing advice to Regional Managers and the BC/Marketing
Advisor on priority technical issues.

 

·        
Developing concept of IEC
material/communication tool (leaflet, banner, brochures etc) to support the
implementation of BC/Social Mobilization, in coordination with other
specialists under Component I and with other IUWASH PLUS Components, including: Component 2, Strengthening City and
Districts WASH Institutional Strengthening; Component 3, Strengthening the WASH
financing environment; and Component 4, Advancing national WASH advocacy, coordination
and communication.

 

·        
Coordinate and support IUWASH PLUS activities with National
stakeholders on BC/Social Mobilization:

o  
Identify and liaison with and support of national and international
stakeholders, who are (or will be) involved in the implementation of BC/Social
Mobilization/STBM

o  
BC/Social Mobilization activities in IUWASH target areas. This
includes the compilation of a network of other related donor-supported STBM
programs for same target groups.

o  
Documenting lessons learned on
the implementation of BC/Social Mobilization/STBM in urban setting and share to
National stakeholders as well as to regional BC/Marketing Specialist, other
specialist under Component 1 and with other IUWASH PLUS Components, including: Component 2, Strengthening City and
Districts WASH Institutional Strenghtening; Component 3, Strengthening the WASH
financing environment; and Component 4, Advancing national WASH advocacy, coordination
and communication.

 

·        
Ensure strong linkages between BC/Social
Mobilization programs and activities of Component 1 with other programs and activities in the same Component, as
well as with other
IUWASH PLUS Components, including: Component 2, Strengthening City and Districts WASH Institutional Strenghtening;
Component 3, Strengthening
the WASH financing environment; and Component 4, Advancing national WASH advocacy, coordination
and communication.

 

·        
Identify opportunities and
support activities to utilize the Local Sustainability & Innovation Fund to
advance increased safe water access to poorest 40% of the population.

 

·        
In conjunction with the IUWASH PLUS M&E team, develop
participatory monitoring and evaluation tool to ensure the sustainability of
program implementation and behavior change, as well as monitor the overall
access increase under the implementation of IUWASH PLUS as required by the
IUWASH PLUS Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP)

 

Qualification:

·        
Advance university degree at
least a university degree (S1) majoring in public health and/or social science
or other related field academic coursework or short term training in behavior
and social change/social mobilization·        
Minimum 8-years professional
work experience in social mobilization, behavior change and social development
programs, including technical assistance or as a consultant of enterprises
preferably in similar issues.·        
Knowledge and experiences in Water,
Sanitation ; Waste Water Management
and Hygiene Issues
·        
Familiar with social mobilization and community
participatory concepts, including engaging community with government, and the
applications for the WASH sector in Indonesia·        
Able to work independently in
limited supervision/facility in his/her designated areas·        
Excellent team player with a
range of people, excellent interpersonal skills, with experience in community
facilitation, training and organizing work·        
Experience in report writing,
preferable in English

 

Expected
Start Date : Available immediately

APPLICATION SEND

Interested applicants are invited to send a complete
application with 3 references to [email protected]  before August 20, 2016. Please write the job CODE in the subject line of the email. We regret that we are
unable to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted
candidates will be notified.

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