Chemonics International, a global international development consulting firm (www.chemonics.com) seeks qualified Indonesian specialists for the USAID Higher Education Leadership and Management (HELM) project in Indonesia. HELM aims to improve the academic performance of Indonesia’s higher education sector through analytical support for strategic planning, policy analysis, and capacity development approaches for effective implementation of key reforms throughout Indonesia’s higher education sector. We are looking for an individual who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
CORE TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
The Core Technical Assistant is responsible for providing support to HELM partner higher education institutions (HEIs) through support to the technical team in preparing project capacity development activities. Specific tasks will include ensuring all related technical preparations are in place, participants have needed information and event reporting is completed accurately and clearly filed. Core Technical Assistants will be responsible to support technical specialists as well as particular HELM events and activities. Program assistants will provide some of the HEI level monitoring as required. The Core Technical Assistant will be based in Jakarta but will be expected to travel approximately 7 days each month.
As teamwork is crucial to the success of the project, the Core Technical Assistant will be required to coordinate with other technical, operations and cross-cutting HELM staff, and may be required to complete other tasks as requested by DCOP and the Chief of Party.
The Core Technical Assistant will report directly to the D-COP. S/he will prepare regular progress reports that demonstrate the status of relevant capacity development activities and follow up, as well as other reports as required. The Core Technical Assistant under guidance from Technical specialist will coordinate work with Capacity Development Specialist.
Eligibility Requirements for this Position
1. S1 Degree in education, administration, management or relevant field is required, S2 degree is preferred.
2. Minimum 5 years of working experience with development partner/development project in social development, higher education, administration or related field is required.
3. Strong computer skills required, English language skills preferred.
4. Must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to work well on teams.
5. Must be interested in working with a multi-cultural, international team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
Application submission instructions:
Interested applicants for all positions listed below are requested to send a cover letter and resume (English) to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 16, 2013. Please list the position title in the subject line of the email. This position is subject to USAID approval and salary scales.
Chemonics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, and genetic information.
No telephone inquiries, please. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.