The role
As a part of Prospera’s ongoing study on better childcare for women, children and inclusive recovery, Prospera seeks to engage a national short-term advisor specializing on early childhood education and care (ECEC) and gender equality to provide strategic policy advise and input into Prospera’s work in the area. The expert is required to:

  • Provide technical input into questionnaire development and data collection;
  • Provide inputs on Prospera’s knowledge products; and
  • Support Prospera to engage with relevant stakeholders to host dialogues, disseminate findings, fine-tune policy proposals and offer guidance on their execution.

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:

  1. PhD or equivalent degree in the social sciences (education, sociology, social psychoology and/or other relevant disciplines, with strong gender and early childhood education underpinning.
  2. Minimum of 10 years professional knowledge and experience working on ECEC landscape from a gender perspective, including a strong track record in advising governments and/or development partners; experience in working directly with a network of ECEC service providers,
  3. Demonstrated experience in the production of clear deliverables including written reports and policy advise to senior levels of government and a wide range of stakeholders.
  4. Ability to impart knowledge and skills to non-specialists, through extensive experience in teaching and capacity development would be preferred.
  5. Ability to operate under strict time limits and apply high production and technical standards for the purpose of maintaining high level of professionalism
  6. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team, under strict timeline
  7. The position is open for national candidates.

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 Group C, Job Level 2, for Indonesia national. The remuneration level at which the National Expert in Gender and Childcare Policy is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant skills and experience. The role is based in Jakarta- Indonesia.

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. The application must be received by 5 pm (Jakarta time) on Monday, 30 May 2022. Applications not containing a response to the selection criteria may not be considered.

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

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.

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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