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Project Overview and Role
Opportunity on an Indonesia based, five-year program (2019 - 2024) funded by the Australian Government's aid program and implemented in cooperation with the Government of Indonesia. Under the direction of the Head Knowledge, Performance and Learning, the Monitoring and Reporting Officer will be responsible for the development and implementation of the program monitoring and reporting work plan to ensure the achievement and improvement of the quality of the project.
This position will be expected to:
- Undertake the design and delivery of the project's online systems to manage monitoring activity workflow, including data collection, analysis, identification of program issues/challenges, and reporting.
- Support GOI agencies and advisory teams with specialist advice on how to align with the project outcomes, and to monitor and report results.
- Contribute to project activity planning advising on progress towards facility outcomes, efficiency, effectiveness and other quality of implementation issues.
- Undertake Performance Assessment Framework reporting to DFAT, and other reporting as required for the Australian and Indonesian governments to track progress.
- Support learning events and other measures to promote a culture of continuous improvement, including a Community of Practice with GOI agencies together with the Accountability and Learning Officer.
- Support other deliverables produced by the Knowledge and Performance, including communications and knowledge sharing initiatives.
- Establish and maintain sound and professional relationships with the project staff and with partners. The position will also develop productive relationships with Indonesian government officials and DFAT to achieve project MEARL deliverables.
- Maintain effective and functional M&E systems to stay relevant to the need of the project.
- Conduct periodic data quality audits to assess the quality of collected data.
- Other duties and responsibilities as required.
- Expertise in designing M&E frameworks, systems and tools with specific capability in measuring and evaluating: 1) capacity development; 2) behavioural change and 3) policy change, preferably Disaster Risk Management policy and agencies.
- Demonstrated experience managing people in a cross-cultural environment, including full-time staff and short-term consultants.
- A good understanding of Australian government M&E requirements and development context in Indonesia, demonstrated by professional experience working with government and/or development agencies; ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and a professional commitment to promote a culture of gender equality and social inclusion.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Skills in Disaster Risk Management and Governance are an advantage.
- Proven ability to manage strategic direction, workflows, work allocation and coordination across a team.
- Knowledge of quality assurance processes and view of constant improvement.
- Excellent presentation, communication and analytical skills.
- Strong leadership and management skills.
- Fluent in English (written and spoken) and Bahasa Indonesia.
- Excellent cross-cultural communication skills, both oral and written.
- Proven ability to develop and maintain professional, cross-sectoral networks.
- Highly developed negotiation and problem-solving skills.