AusAID Deputy Program Director for AIPD Rural

THE POSITION:  AIPD – DEPUTY PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Background of the Position

Australia supports the Indonesian Government to reduce poverty through increased economic growth in rural areas, in particular through supporting the development of competitive agricultural economic and market structures. This is achieved through a market-lead approach to agricultural systems development, which also touches issues of sector policy, trade regulations, financial services, and effective private and public extension services.

The Australia Indonesia Partnership for Decentralisation – Rural Economic Development (AIPD-Rural) works with market actors, rural communities and local governments to achieve increased incomes and better food security for Indonesian farmers. AIPD-Rural will be delivered as an additional component of the Australia Indonesia Partnership for Decentralisation (AIPD) which supports Indonesia’s decentralisation reform agenda and contributes to improved delivery of essential health, education and infrastructure services by provincial and local governments.

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Economist/Value Chain Specialist (Marketing Focus)

Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 93 projects in 40 countries and revenues of $124 million.

We are currently seeking applicants for a Economist/Value Chain Specialist with a Marketing Focus for the current AMARTA II project.

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Short term ME vacancy

An AusAID funded initiative, the Poverty Reduction Support Facility (PRSF), is seeking highly qualified candidates to fill in the following positions:

 Short Term Lead Researcher for Evaluation of Cluster 1 – Social Assistance programs

The lead researcher will perform a rigorous, non-experimental evaluation study of household-targeted poverty reduction programs:

  • Jamkesmas
  • Beasiswa Miskin
  • BOS
  • Raskin and
  • PKH using the existing available survey data.

The lead researcher will supervise 1-2 research assistants. He/she will work closely with all member of the M&E working group and in close collaboration with TNP2K members under the direction of Head of M&E WG

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