Prospera

The role
The Head of Macro-Finance-Climate & Energy will lead a team providing analytic support to Prospera’s Practice Areas, responding to new and emerging policy issues, and addressing macroeconomic and financial sector, and climate and energy policy issues facing the government of Indonesia. The Head of Macro-Finance-Climate & Energy will provide strategic direction, identify opportunities, and manage the delivery of a complex work agenda. This includes detailed economic analysis, cross cutting activities in infrastructure and private sector development, inclusive economic growth, climate and energy policy and other economic policy developments. The Head of Macro-Finance-Climate & Energy will have extensive experience advising senior officials in economic and financial sector policy, with a capacity to manage a team. An ability to build relationships with senior members of government, effectively communicate to a range of audiences, and provide leadership and project management skills is critical.

Please click here 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:

• Advanced qualifications in economics, finance, public policy, climate and energy or related areas.
• At least 10+ years’ experience in, and significant technical knowledge of, economic and financial sector policy, including in developing country contexts.
• Demonstrated capacity to deliver economic policy advice across a range of macro and microeconomic policy areas, with experience in Indonesia desirable.
• Strong project management skills and experience in the practical planning, budgeting and executing of complex policy change activities.
• Performance and human resources management within a team with diverse skills and experience levels.
• Strong relationship management skills, particularly in dealing with senior government officials, and ability to operate effectively and sensitively in a cross-cultural environment.
• High-level communication skills (verbal, written and presentational) in English, with language skills in Bahasa Indonesia desirable but not essential.

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.

About DT Global
DT Global is driven by a fundamental commitment to one goal: to work in partnership with communities, governments, and the private sector to deliver innovative, data-driven solutions that transform lives beyond expectations. DT Global—launched in 2019—is built on legacy companies AECOM International Development’s Services Sector, Development Transformations, IMC Worldwide, and Cardno International Development. To fulfill its profit-for-purpose mission, DT Global is a key donor to the DT Institute, an independent not-for-profit organization, in support of DTI’s efforts to test new ideas or expand on donor partner priorities with the aim to improve as many lives as possible.

Our global team of almost 2,500 staff and experts work in over 100 countries. We aim to maximize sustainable development impact across a wide range of practice areas, including Conflict Prevention, Stabilization & Transition; Economic Growth; Environment & Infrastructure; Governance; and Human Development. We meet communities where they are on the development spectrum and help them move to where they want to be. Together, we bring over 60 years of experience, relationships, and technical excellence to improve lives around the world on behalf of our partners, clients, and stakeholders.

Remuneration
The remuneration will be set according to Dfat Remuneration Framework Group D, Job Level 4. This position open for National/International. The remuneration level at which the position is engaged will be based on the successful candidates’ relevant skills and experience. This is a long-term position, based in Jakarta.

How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Prospera team. Please click ‘apply’ and submit your CV including a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria (no more than three pages) with subject Head of Macro-Finance-Climate & Energy Policy. Application must be received by 5pm (Jakarta time), 7 February 2023. Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

DT Global is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. We are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and bribery prevention. DT Global is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women, men, people with diverse backgrounds and people living with disabilities to apply. This program is funded by the Australian Government and Managed by DT Global.