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Prospera

The role
Prospera seeks the services of a Senior Economist to assist the Government of Indonesia (GoI) in
developing, improving, and providing critical assessment for Indonesia’s chairing of the G20 Finance
Track Presidency.

The Senior Economist will provide high level quality advice, produce comprehensive
policy recommendation and analytical work to Prospera’s supports to GoI on the G20 issue in areas
including (but not limited to): exit strategy to support recovery, addressing scarring effects to secure
future growth, payment system in digital era, sustainable finance, financial inclusion, international
taxation, and financing for pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response.

The Senior Economist will serve as a focal point for providing technical guidance and assistance on monitoring the
development of G20 agenda and ensure the span of Prospera’s expertise is utilized to address policy
issues. The Senior Economist will work closely with MoF G20 Team and the Centre for Climate Finance
and Multilateral Policy (PKPPIM – MoF) and other GoI stakeholders across the Prospera program.
Experience working with international organisations is preferable.

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:

  • Master’s (PhD is preferable) degree in economics, public policy, or related areas
  • Minimum of 8 years’ professional knowledge and experience working on economics policies, including but not limited to one or more of the following areas: real sector and financial development, digital payment, sustainable finance, financial inclusion, international taxation, and financing for pandemic preparedness and response. Experience working with international organisations in these issues is a plus.
  • Experience working with Minister or Senior Officials on strategic/priority and sensitive topics and excellent engagement with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English (both written and oral), including advocacy and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to write a concise report in Bahasa Indonesia and English.

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.

Remuneration
The remuneration will be set according to National Remuneration Framework Group C, Job Level 3, for Indonesia national. The remuneration level at which the Senior Economist (G20) 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), with the reference Senior Economist (G20). Application must be received by 5pm (Jakarta time) on Monday, 29 November 2021. Applications not containing a response to the selection criteria may not be considered.

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About Cardno
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