The Research Officer (RO) will provide the analytical foundation for Prospera’s works in responding to emerging policy issues and framing macroeconomic policy issues. The RO will undertake research and data analysis related to economic development and policy issues particularly around macroeconomics, fiscal, and financial stability. The RO is expected to support preparation of papers and presentation materials, as well as coordinate and present analysis of economic policy issues.
Please click here to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria:
About you (Selection Criteria)
The candidate will possess strong qualifications and experience as follows:
- Tertiary qualifications in economics and/or a related discipline are essential, with post-graduate qualifications preferred. Strong quantitative skills will be essential.
- A minimum of 2 years’ professional experience working on economic policy and related economic issues.
- Ability to conduct research and analysis on difficult, but well-defined tasks; articulate issues and recommend solutions.
- Knowledge and experience working on the Indonesian economy and with Indonesian policymakers.
- Computing proficiency in one or more statistical and data management software such as R, Stata, and Microsoft Office.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English (both written and oral), including advocacy and presentation skills.
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 1 open for Indonesia nationals. The remuneration level at which the Research Officer is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant skills and experience.
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), with the reference Research Officer (Macro). Applications must be received by 5pm (Jakarta time) Wednesday, 08 September 2021. Applications not containing a response to the selection criteria may not be considered.
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