Technical Lead – Institutional Management for USAID/Indonesia – TEMAN LPDP Project
- August 9, 2023
- Category: Career
Indonesian International Education Foundation – IIEF is seeking a Technical Lead – Institutional Management for USAID/Indonesia – TEMAN LPDP project.
IIEF is a respective Indonesian institution with long-standing experience in designing and implementing various global and national programs in education and capacity building, including significant experience in serving as the USAID contractor for some notable projects. IIEF is committed to promoting the development of the Indonesian people and institutions by expanding access to opportunity, and it offers expertise in scholarship and fellowship management, educational services, institutional capacity building, and testing and certification. For more information about IIEF, please visit www.iief.or.id.
Project and Position Description
The USAID Technical and Management Support to Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan (USAID TEMAN LPDP) Activity is a five-year project that aims to enhance the effectiveness of Indonesian scholarship providers using LPDP’s funding or other fundings, to strengthen its capacity to manage scholarships, build university networks, and undertake sustainable system-level reforms of policies and practices. The goal of this project is to increase the number of Indonesian students receiving scholarships to U.S. non-degree and degree programs.
The Technical Lead for Institutional Management must be responsible for identifying, developing, and jointly agreeing to any potential interventions that improve the management of LPDP, including the plan for institutional capacity-building activities. Also, s/he must work to strengthen the existing university network and seek opportunities to increase the number of U.S. universities included in the Indonesian Scholarship Providers lists of accepted U.S. non-degree and non-degree programs that meet their standards.
- Plan, develop, and coordinate comprehensive assessment aiming to provide assistance to scholarship providers and its stakeholders, beneficiaries, and counterparts to identify areas for improvement and performance gaps, and provide programming recommendations;
- Strategize, plan, and coordinate all the activities of knowledge transfer to scholarship providers’ team members, while developing a matrix milestone to measure their achievements in adopting and implementing best practices from the activity;
- Strategize, plan, and coordinate technical assistance efforts to scholarship providers to improve its overall grants management processes and build the experience and good stewardship of funds;
- Plan, develop and coordinate any efforts aiming to strengthen the existing university network and seek opportunities to increase the number of U.S. universities included in, Indonesian scholarship providers’ list of accepted U.S. graduate programs that meet scholarship providers standards;
- Plan, develop, and coordinate any efforts to increase the partnership with U.S. universities that potentially has the connection with Indonesian Scholarship Providers.
- Plan, develop and coordinate any efforts aiming at expanding Indonesian scholarship providers’ strategic networks with U.S. universities and educational institutions, including facilitating links to build new partnerships with U.S. international education organizations such as NAFSA, Association of International Educators, etc.;
- Develop a plan to form enhanced alumni networks that are empowered to engage with Indonesian scholarship providers’, university and private sector, and donor partners to contribute to the sustainable expansion of scholarship providers as well and contribute to larger development efforts;
- Document findings of the study and prepare recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, or program changes;
- Monitor and report on the progress of project objectives.
- A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required;
- At least eight years of experience working with businesses or public institutions in Indonesia, U.S., or other relevant locations;
- Significant experience in assessing and improving with businesses or public institutions in Indonesia, U.S., or other relevant locations;
- Expertise in organizational management, institutional design, strategic planning, human resources management, business re-engineering, and change management practices;
- Experience in marketing, particularly marketing for U.S. universities an advantage
Understand the procedure of admission and placement for U.S. universities
- Has the connection and network with U.S. universities and has the capacity to open the connection with U.S. universities. Ability to conduct research and assessments of workforce development and institutional design and function and functional analysis, to provide recommendations for rationalizing organizational structures in order to better achieve institutional objectives;
- Ability to conduct research and assessment of talent;
- Significant experience in developing materials and providing training to rationalize institutional structures, and/or providing technical assistance to carry out administrative and operational reforms;
- Understanding the institutional framework for the Indonesian legal system would be a major advantage;
- Familiarity with the GESI Principles would also be an advantage;
- Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the technical responsibilities proposed;
- Strong English writing and speaking skills.
To apply, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and specify “Technical Lead – Institutional Management” in the subject line. Deadline: 15 August 2023.
This position is open to Indonesian nationals and foreign country nationals residing in Jakarta. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.