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The role
An exciting opportunity is available to join Prospera for an Economist (Disability Inclusion) to undertake analytical and policy work as Prospera supports the Government of Indonesia to realize its vision for disability inclusive development. As a part of Prospera’s Gender and Social Inclusion team, the Economist will work with Prospera’s teams, Indonesian government partners and other stakeholders to undertake economic and regulatory analyses and influence policies that promote disability inclusion across Prospera’s three main breakthrough outcomes.

Please click here to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria:

About you (Selection Criteria)
The candidate must possess strong qualifications and experience, including:

  • Post-graduate qualifications in Economics, Statistics, and/or other relevant Social Sciences with strong quantitative underpinning. An appreciation for mix methods and transdisciplinary approaches will also be required.
  • A minimum of 5 year-experience advising government and development partners on a range of public policy issues related to poverty, inequality, social inclusion. This must include a track record of experience working on disability inclusion.
  • A sound grasp of issues and approaches to disability inclusion globally and in Indonesia;
  • In-depth knowledge and experience using Indonesia’s national survey data (SUSENAS, SAKERNAS, IFLS, CENSUS, SUPAS etc.).
  • Proven track record of producing high-quality research reports and presentation of research results that meet clients’ standards.
  • Ability to operate under strict time limits and apply high production and technical standards for the purpose of maintaining high level of professionalism;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Bahasa Indonesia, and an ability to communicate complex policy messages in an accessible manner;
  • Skilled in using software for quantitative data analysis, such as SPSS, STATA, R.
  • This position is for Indonesian nationals based in Indonesia.

About the program
Prospera is a partnership facility between the Government of Australia (through Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the Government of Indonesia. It aims to foster strong, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia. Commencing from 1 March 2018, Prospera is a planned five-year investment.

The remuneration will be set according to National Remuneration Framework (NRF) Discipline Group C, Job Level 2/3 applies for Indonesia nationals. The remuneration level at which the Economist is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant skills and experience. This is a full-time position and will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Prospera team.Applications must be received by 5pm (Jakarta time) on Monday, 17 May 2021. Applications not containing a response to the selection criteria may not be considered.

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About Cardno
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