The role
Prospera is seeking to engage an experienced Global Value Chains (GVC) Expert to conduct a diagnostic of the state of play of Indonesia’s GVC participation, coherence and effectiveness of existing policies, identifying the gaps, challenges and opportunities, and providing recommendations that take into consideration the impact of COVID-19 and megatrends such as digitalisation, servicification, and sustainability and inclusion imperatives as well as international and regional best practices. Beyond recommendations for Indonesia’s own GVC participation strategy, the diagnostic should also explore the possible priorities and strategies for regional value chain development particularly for Indonesia’s consideration in the context of its 2023 ASEAN Chairmanship.

Please click  ToR Global Value Chains Adviser_to SMTrev3 to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria:

About you (Selection Criteria)
It is expected that the position will meet the following qualifications:

  • Senior level academic qualifications in economics.
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in GVC.
  • Demonstrated expertise in GVC policy global and regional best practices.
  • Research experience and published research in global value chains at the macro/regional level and/or in comparable economies.
  • An understanding of policy making process in Indonesia and familiarity with government decision-making mechanisms.
  • Experience working with high level private and government officials and engaging with various stakeholders in developing, disseminating, and communicating reform proposals and analysis.

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 DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework Group C, Job Level 3, for international candidates. The remuneration level at which the Global Value Chains Expert is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant skills and experience. The role is a remote work.

How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Prospera team. Apply by sending your resume and covering letter (which will include a response to the selection criteria, max 3 pages for cover letter), with the reference Global Value Chains Expert. Application must be received by 5pm (Jakarta time) on Wednesday, 31 Jan 2022. Applications not containing a response to the selection criteria may not be considered.

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About Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) has extensive experience managing a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Collaborating with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

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