[Vacancy] - Cost Benefit Analysis Trainer


Cost-Benefit Analysis Expert


Economic Growth Support Activity

Task No





Cost-Benefit Analysis Trainer


Indonesia, Jakarta/remote


National Expert (2 Positions)

Level of Effort

Up to 20 days[NS1] [TM2] [RS3] 


Advanced and up-to-date knowledge on Cost-Benefit Analysis



Report to

Chief of Party




The purpose of this consultancy service is to strengthen the capacity of DG Budget's staff in Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA), a quantitative analytical tool used to determine the worth of a project, program, and policy and aid decision-makers in the efficient allocation of resources. CBA is widely used to determine if an investment (or decision) is sound and its benefits outweigh its costs while providing an objective way of comparing various project proposals.  This will be done by reviewing sample investment proposals, developing training modules, and delivering training.


 DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data-driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services.  DevTech core practice areas include Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management

 Devtech is implementing USAID funded Economic Growth Support Activity (EGSA) in Indonesia. EGSA enables evidence-based decision making through ongoing analysis linking the Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS), Journey to Self-Reliance (J2SR), and Government of Indonesia (GOI) priorities and potential USAID/Indonesia assistance under USAID/Indonesia’s next Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS); (ii)increases and improves GOI technical capacity in tax collection, public expenditure, and financial accountability; and (iii)Improves business enabling environment for foreign and domestic business entities.

As part of EGSA’s capacity-building efforts in strengthening PFM systems in Indonesia, improving the technical skills of the DG Budget/MoF staff ineffectively evaluating development projects’ proposals is one of the key areas that the project is currently assisting to improve in support of an improved budget formulation and increased budget execution.  


·       Experience in the development of CBA quantitative analytical tools and analysis.

·       Experience in preparing comprehensive reports for technical and executive-level audiences that provide recommendations in complex and critical areas of CBA.

Must have experience in capacity building and training and good at public speaking.

Excellent writing and communications as evidenced by a body of written work.

Proficiency in Bahasa Indonesia and English


The National An expert will work closely with the EGSA-PFM team to undertake tasks as follows:

Develop customized training modules in both English and Bahasa languages that will include the development of comprehensive excel spreadsheets, case studies in word/pdf and PowerPoint presentations.

Deliver training on CBA using innovative approaches to maximize learning.

Ensure customer satisfaction with the training modules through designing end-training exam and participants’ feedback loops/survey.

Report and recommendation 


Development of training module on CBA in both English and Bahasa languages.

 A comprehensive training completion report and a post-training presentation[RS6] .

 A report that includes recommendations on how to enhance capacity related to CBA and how to effectively use the CBA tools during the budget formulation process.


A master’s degree from nationally/internationally recognized in economics, public financial management, accounting, public policy, or other related fields.

At least three (3) years of experience conducting CBA training in one or more relevant sectors such as agriculture, education, power utility, infrastructures including road and highways, and tourism sectors in Indonesia.


The expert is expected to commence services initially for 20 days[NS7] [RS8]  of work from July – September 2020.

Please kindly submit your application to rpramudarto@devtechsys.com by COB July 10, 2020

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