1 September 2015
Info Lowongan Procurement Specialist – Bidang Pendidikan (Urgent)
AEPI SSQ Procurement Adviser
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International Development Assistance/Emerging Markets
Asia; Indonesia; Jakarta
Australia’s Education Partnership with Indonesia (the Education Partnership) is currently the largest development assistance program funded by the Government of Australia (GoA) anywhere in the world. Through the Education Partnership Australia supports the Indonesian Government’s long-term strategy to strengthen and consolidate its national education system, with a particular focus on the current Indonesian five-year plan (2010 – 2014) and support for the initial stages of the subsequent five-year plan (2015 – 2019). The Education Partnership builds on the successes of previous Australian Government support to the Indonesian education sector by strengthening government systems. Under the Education Partnership, there are three managing contractors with the largest, School Systems and Quality (SSQ) contract, being managed by Cardno Emerging Markets.
Each of the SSQ-supported components is national in scope, supporting existing government structures National Education Strategic Planning. Component 2 of the Education Partnership is mainly delivered through the Government of Indonesia’s systems using grant funding from Australia. The grant funding will be used to support the nationwide professional development of education personnel (ProDEP). Approximately 293,000 candidate principals, school principals, school supervisors, district and province educational officials will be enrolled in the ProDEP program. In addition to the GoA grant funding, SSQ provides technical and advisory support.
The Procurement Adviser will be required to develop solid working relationships with key counterparts at the Directorate of Teacher and Educational Personnel (DG-TEP) at the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC), the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA), and SSQ.
The Procurement Adviser will support the Government of Indonesia (GoI) in the implementation and updating of the Grant Agreement and Procedures Manual. The Procurement Adviser will facilitate inputs from relevant GoI counterparts, other SSQ advisers and DFAT for development and review of the Procedures Manual, and other related documents as required.
The Adviser will report to the Manager Component 2 and will be responsible for:
- Providing specialist procuremet advice to the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) for the implementation of ProDEP Grant Agreement. Such asdvise may relate to:
- Procurement cycle management
- Procurement manual
- Assessment of existing procurement systems
- Procurement planning
- Supporting the revision and updating of the sections of the Procedures Manual relating to procurement. Ensuring these align with existing or proposed rules, procedures and legislation of GoI. Procurement guidelines will include joint oversight between GoA and GoI on (i) major procurement tender documentation; (ii) selection process and associated documentation.
- Assisting MoEC develop its annual ProDEP Procurement Plan
- The Adviser will need to ensure the GoAs requirements and specific safeguards in procurement are adhered to in regards to compliance to the Grant implementation.
- Undertake monitoring of the Eligible Entities implementing ProDEP to ensure compliance to agreed procurement Procedure Manuel, processes and systems.
- Reviewing MoEC small scale procurement practices and providing advice for improvement if required
- Assisting MoEC prepare reports for the SDTOG
- Other relevant duties as required.
The National Procurement Adviser must have the following skills:
- A minimum of 10 years of practical experience in the procurement of goods, works and services in the public sector in Indonesia
- Demonstrated understanding with Government of Indonesia’s procurement systems and practices
- Demonstrated understanding with the Australian Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines
- Experience in preparation of procurement plans.
- Experience and knowledge of all aspects of procurement cycle management. An understanding of internationally recognised best practices procurement and processes is highly desirable.
- Experience in managing data bases and preparing reports from stored data.
- Excellent ICT skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal English language communication skills, and an ability to affect positive working relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders at senior levels.
- Demonstrated capacity to work as part of team of professionals and contribute to the achievement of the team’s priorities.
- Highly self-motivated and demonstrated capacity to work independently.
- Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesian.
Duration of Contract:
The duration of contract for this position is up to 8 months (up to May 2016) subject to approval by the Client.
How to Apply for This Position
- Response against each of the Key requirements for the position
- Curriculum vitae/resume.
- Name and contact details (phone and email) of three referees.
- Applications that do not address all the requirements stated above will not be considered.
- By email: email your application with the reference ” AEPI SSQ – Procurement Adviser” in the subject line to email@example.com ; or
- On-line application. Go to www.cardno.com/careers and search for this position. Click “Apply for this job” located at the end of the job description.
Application this position closes on 6 September 2015.
Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Cardno Emerging Markets is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to child protection in all fields.
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For enquiry, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with reference “QUERY- AEPI SSQ – Procurement Adviser position”
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