VACANCY- USAID/IUWASH PLUS : Regional WASH Financing Specialist (JOB CODE: WFS-REG)

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

 

 

Regional
WASH Financing Specialist
for North
Sumatera (NS), West Java, DKI and Tangerang (WJDT), Central Java (CJ), East
Java (EJ)  and South Sulawesi and Eastern
Indonesia (SSEI) : (JOB CODE : WFS-REG)

 

Task and
Responsibility:

The WASH
Financing Specialist will coordinate the overall IUWASH
PLUS WASH Financing Programs at each region,
including both Municipal Finance and Micro-finance activities. His/her responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the
following:

 

·        
Undertake regular financial assessments in
the area of wash service delivery (both water supply and sanitation) for the
target locations to identify existing conditions, main issues, potential
demand, possible conflict with other programs and commitment from key Local
stakeholders.

·        
Build consensus with local stakeholders (PDAM, Dewan
Pengawas , PEMDA, etc) for financing  priorities on program activities for Water
Supply and Sanitation, with special focus on

o  
supporting programs to increase water supply access for
poor neighborhoods,

o  
promotion of creative WASH micro-finance options for
households

o  
province-level WASH financing forums for national,
provincial and local stakeholders

o  
third-party, objective financial feasibility analysis and/
other other support activities for  private sector funding under B2B and PPP
arrangements

o  
Assist local governments to obtain WASH grant (hibah) funding

o  
gap assessment of WASH financing products/options
available to SMEs, in close coordination with Component 1 team

·        
Support preparation of IUWASH annual regional work plans and budgets resulting in
agreed action plans with local partners (PDAM, PEMDA), incorporating cost-sharing
and /or leveraging of local and National stakeholders.

·        
Monitoring of WASH Financing activities in region, in line with agreed activities and budgets, including development of SOW for regional field activities (STTA,
events, subcontracts, trainings, exchange visits, FGD, discussion
forums, etc.)

·        
Contribute to the regular IUWASH PLUS progress reports
regarding all Regional WASH Financing activities

·        
Track progress against performance indicators through
regular monitoring of activities and results following the relevant indicators
in the approved IUWASH
PLUS Activity Monitoring Plan (AMP).

·        
Maintaining regular contact with other Regional WASH Financing Specialists, join regular IUWASH meetings, and provide regular updates to Regional Manager and National WASH Financing Advisor on ongoing and
planned field work with local partners.

·        
Ensure strong linkages between Regional WASH Financing programs and activities of Component 3 with other programs and
activities in the same Component, as well as with other IUWASH PLUS Components, including: Component 1, Improving household WASH services; Component 2, Strengthening city WASH
institutional performance; and Component 4, Advancing national WASH advocacy, coordination
and communication.

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

·        
Other tasks as required by
supervisor.

 

Qualification:

·        
Possess at least a university
degree (S1) majoring in Accounting,Economics, Financial Management

·        
At least 5-years experiences
providing technical assistance or as a consultant of enterprises preferably to
Local Water Supply Companies (PDAM) and local government.

·        
Experiences in financial
analysis and conducting audit report and developing financial projection.

·        
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 July 28, 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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