VACANCY USAID/IUWASH PLUS : Consultant for WASH Microfinance Technical Assistance in Jakarta Office (JOB CODE : STTA/WMFA-JKT)

The USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Penyehatan Lingkungan Untuk Semua (IUWASH PLUS) program is a five-and-a-half-year initiative designed to assist the Government of Indonesia (GOI) in increasing access to water supply and sanitation services as well as improving key hygiene behaviors among urban poor and vulnerable populations. USAID IUWASH PLUS works with governmental agencies, the private sector, NGOs, communities and others to achieve the following "high level" results:

1. An increase of 1,100,000 people in urban areas with access to improved water supply service quality, of which at least 500,000 are from the poorest 40% of the population (also referred to as the “Bottom 40%” or “B40”), vulnerable groups or Indonesia’s eastern provinces; and
2. An increase of 500,000 people in urban areas with access to safely managed sanitation. 

To ensure that improvements in access to WASH services are sustained, USAID IUWASH PLUS is guided by a development hypothesis that focuses on strengthening service delivery systems, so they can more effectively reach the poorest and most vulnerable segments of the population. In order to achieve this at scale, the program undertakes activities through four interrelated components, including: 1) improving household WASH services; 2) strengthening city WASH institutional performance; 3) strengthening the WASH financing environment; and 4) advancing national WASH advocacy, coordination and communication. In support of these components, USAID IUWASH PLUS also implements a Local Sustainability and Innovation Component (LSIC) that is designed to stimulate WASH innovations that strengthen community, private sector and government WASH service provision.

To achieve these outcomes IUWASH-PLUS need high caliber candidate to fill the position of

Consultant for WASH Microfinance Technical Assistance in Jakarta Office  (JOB CODE : STTA/WMFA-JKT)

The primary objectives are to prepare, implement, monitor and report on a WASH Microfinance Training program in the designated work area, utilizing a Microfinance Toolkit developed by the project. The training and all supporting documents required should base on virtual/online approach.

In close collaboration with National Coordinator Microfinance and WASH Training Specialist, the consultant will develop a training syllabus, conduct a series of trainings for MFIs, and monitor and report on post-training progress. Such post-training progress plans to include the disbursement of loans by the MFIs for household-level WASH facilities, which will directly contribute USAID IUWASH PLUS outcomes, and the development of a robust market for household WASH product and services.

Tasks and Responsibilities
The WASH Microfinance Technical Assistance will support USAID IUWASH PLUS marketing strategy specific to oversee the implementation of microfinance toolkit, deliver training activities to microfinance institutions promoting WASH micro credit program. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
1. Using the Project’s Microfinance Toolkit as a base, develop a WASH Microfinance Training syllabus that will include:
a. detail on the training methodology and approach;
b. goals and expected outcomes the overall training program as well as specific session;
c. training exercise forms;
d. list of tools/equipment/supplies required for the training and each session;
e. the training program schedule;
f. pre- and post-test questionnaires; and
g. other items required to reach the intended training program objectives.
2. Deliver the WASH Microfinance Trainings to MFIs as indicated in the above table (note that the Project may consider joint delivery of the training by the two Specialists).
3. Oversee the initial work of the MFIs as they initiate product development and promotion.
4. Prepare progress reports after the MFI training, as well as on MFI progress in WASH microfinance loan promotion.
5. Based on training results and feedback from participating MFIs, provide critical recommendations for improvement of the Microfinance Toolkit.
Minimum General Qualifications:
 • At least Bachelor Degree (S1) with 5-years working experience majoring in economics, business management, kesehatan masyarakat studies, or finance (microfinance)
• Understand about water, sanitation and hygiene sector is a plus
• Good knowledge and experience (at least 3 years) in training management for adult audience
• Work independently with less supervision
• Strong capability in doing research and develop comprehensive reports

Expected Start Date: July – August 2020

Interested applicants are invited to send a complete application with 3 references to  before July 18, 2020. Please write the job CODE in the subject line of the email. We regret that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of all applications and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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