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Prospera is seeking an IT firm to a develop an in-house mobile application for the purposes of supporting microbusiness in Indonesia with the skills and knowledge they need to develop their businesses and for program implementers to better support and monitor progress of microbusinesses.

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.

Overview of the Role:

Prospera supported the Provincial government of Jakarta to conduct a three-week virtual fair or ‘Sesi Curhat’ bringing together women micro businesses who are members of DKI Jakarta’s ‘Jakpreneur’ program’ with the business development support they have asked for. Post event, Prospera has received request to continue its support to the Jakpreneur program and provide similar support to other initiatives intending to support microbusinesses across Indonesia. A dedicated app with Bahasa Indonesia as the main language will need to be developed to ensure the app will benefit as many as possible microbusiness. To answer this request, Prospera is seeking an IT firm is required to develop this mobile application.

About the Program:

Prospera is a partnership facility between the Government of Australia and the Government of Indonesia working with the Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs (CMEA). It aims to foster strong, sustainable and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia. Prospera is funded by the Australian Government and implemented by Cardno.

About the Role:

The IT firm will develop an in-house app, incorporating tenets of human-centred design and appropriate for a combination of users (those with limited to adequate digital skills). For Prospera, this mobile app development will be a part of a larger package of activities to assist government partners to better support micro-businesses in general, and women-owned microbusinesses, in particular, with the business development services that they would need to recover and emerge stronger from the pandemic.

Responsibilities and duties:

The key roles and responsibilities of the selected IT firm is to:

  1. Develop an android based mobile apps that must incorporate fit-for-purpose design principles for varying users (microbusiness, program implementers, and service providers), including those with limited digital skills.
  2. Test and refine the apps to ensure that it is user friendly, especially for diverse users (with varying digital skills and experiences)
  3. Comply with general data protection, privacy and security regulations as well as best practices

To access the Terms of Reference detailing the role and Request for Quotation (RFQ), please click here

About You:
The IT Firm/Agency should have the following expertise:

  1. 5+ years of mobile application development experience
  2. Proven experiences with the following will be essential:
    1. cross-platform mobile applications using Flutter toolkit;
    2. developing content management systems application using Laravel/Rails/Django/Go/NodeJS;
    3. developing API-backed application using Laravel/Rails/Django/Go/NodeJS;
    4. publishing mobile application to Play Store or App Store;
    5. building an end-to-end system, preferably for a large user base.
  3. Knowledge of the general mobile landscape, current user preferences and trends, and emerging technologies within the mobile engineering field with strong attention to detail, particularly around software mobile engineering fundamentals, testing methodologies, and quality assurance will be integral.
  4. Experience developing apps using human-centered design principles and catering to different users with varying levels of digital skills will also be essential.

How to apply?
We welcome your interest in joining the Prospera program. Please click ‘apply’ and submit electronic copy of the bidding documents as required in the RFQ. Kindly note that submission of a late, an incomplete or non-compliant set of required documents may result in tender being rejected.

Cardno provides equal employment opportunities. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

Applications must be submitted to jeane.anata@prospera.or.id no later than 5.00 pm (Jakarta time) on Monday, 29 November 2021.

Cardno is committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse, Exploitation and Harassment (PSEAH), Child Protection, Fraud and Bribery prevention. We want to engage with the right people to deliver our client programs. As part of our approach you will be subjected to formal background screening, criminal record checks, employment verification, and periodic compliance checks. All Cardno staff receive safety, compliance and safeguards training and are responsible for contributing to a safer working culture.

If you have any questions regarding the RFQ, please submit your queries to jeane.anata@prospera.or.id by 18 November 2021.