KIAT VACANCY: Senior Communications Officer



Program Background


The Kemitraan Indonesia Australia untuk Infrastruktur (KIAT) is a 10-year facility supported by the Australian Government and implemented by DT Global. KIAT’s overarching goal is to support ‘sustainable and inclusive economic growth through improved access to infrastructure for all people’. To support this goal, KIAT works with the Government of Indonesia (GoI), Government of Australia, the private sector, Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) and other development partners, as well as civil society to help achieve the following outcomes:


1.       Improved GoI policy and regulatory framework for infrastructure development

2.       High quality projects prepared and financed by GoI, the private sector and / or MDBs

3.       High quality infrastructure delivery, management, and maintenance by GoI

4.       Infrastructure policies, design and delivery are more inclusive for women and people with disabilities


The focus of KIAT is on the following areas: Water and Sanitation; Transport; Gender Equality, Disability, and Social Inclusion (GEDSI); and Infrastructure Funding and Financing. KIAT is also expanding its infrastructure activities in the areas of climate change, urbanisation, and private sector participation.


About DT Global

DT Global is driven by a fundamental commitment to one goal: to work in partnership with communities, governments, and the private sector to deliver innovative, data-driven solutions that transform lives beyond expectations. DT Global—launched in 2019—is built on legacy companies AECOM International Development’s Services Sector, Development Transformations, IMC Worldwide, and Cardno International Development. To fulfil its profit-for-purpose mission, DT Global is a key donor to the DT Institute, an independent not-for-profit organization, in support of DTI’s efforts to test new ideas or expand on donor partner priorities with the aim to improve as many lives as possible.

Our global team of almost 2,500 staff and experts work in over 100 countries. We aim to maximize sustainable development impact across a wide range of practice areas, including Conflict Prevention, Stabilization & Transition; Economic Growth; Environment & Infrastructure; Governance; and Human Development. We meet communities where they are on the development spectrum and help them move to where they want to be. Together, we bring over 60 years of experience, relationships, and technical excellence to improve lives around the world on behalf of our partners, clients, and stakeholders.

The Role

The purpose of the Senior Communications Officer position is to support the clear communication of KIAT’s policy priorities and achievements in the Indonesian infrastructure sector to Indonesian and Australian audiences. To achieve this purpose, the objective of the position is to support the delivery of high-quality communications activities for KIAT under the guidance of the KIAT Communications Adviser, and in close coordination with KIAT’s technical teams and the broader KIAT communications team.


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About You (Selection Criteria)


1.     Relevant qualifications in communications, public information, marketing, journalism, or a similar field

2.     Minimum eight years’ experience and a proven track record in implementing communications activities for a large program including the use of key communications and graphics related software packages

3.     Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as part of a large team in a supporting role

4.     Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, including experience liaising with a broad range of stakeholders, from government stakeholders at national and sub national levels through to communities

5.     Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia, including experience in preparing talking points, speeches, briefing notes, and inputs for printed and electronic media


1.     Availability for an immediate start

2.     Familiarity with DFAT processes and procedures

3.     Experience working in the development and/or infrastructure sector


Qualified female candidates and candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Successful Indonesian nationals will be engaged under a national contract in IDR and will be subject to Indonesian employment regulations and tax obligations.


Why Join KIAT

The Australia Indonesia Infrastructure Partnership (Kemitraan Indonesia Australia untuk Infrastruktur - KIAT) offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally. By joining KIAT, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.


Please click this link to apply the position.


DT Global is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. We are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and bribery prevention. DT Global is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women, men, people with diverse backgrounds and people living with disabilities to apply. This program is funded by the Australian Government and Managed by DT Global.



Recruitment Team


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KIAT is supported by the Australian Government and implemented by DT Global



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