ICMA seeks qualified candidates to serve as Governance Advisor for a USAID-funded project that seeks to improve the ability of Indonesians to manage climate and disaster risk by:
1. Improving integration of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction into national and subnational governance frameworks;
2. Strengthening capacity of local communities and the private sector to address climate change and weather-related natural hazards; and,
3. Improving utilization of information for climate and disaster risk management among key stakeholders.
The program will strengthen the resilience of communities to climate change and disaster risks, deliver key climate information services, and provide technical support to other USAID projects in mainstreaming climate and disaster resilience into their activities.
- At least seven years of relevant governance expertise including a track record in effective institutional strengthening, public policy development, community empowerment, public participation and partnership building with government at the local and national levels;
- Demonstrated understanding of Indonesia’s decentralized government system including experience advising executive and legislative branches of local government in budgeting, planning, management of services and/or policy development;
- An advanced degree in a relevant field, such as environmental management, law, finance, economy, business administration, public policy, climate change, disaster resilience or other related field;
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
- Strong English writing and speaking skills;
- Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and a knowledge of Indonesian culture.