KIAT VACANCY: Program Officer - Water and Sanitation

 Program Officer – Water and Sanitation


Program Background

Kemitraan Indonesia Australia untuk Infrastruktur (KIAT) is a partnership between the Government of Indonesia and Government of Australia to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth through improved access to infrastructure for all people in Indonesia. KIAT works with government partners, multilateral development banks (MDBs) and civil society providing technical assistance to improve infrastructure policy, planning and delivery. KIAT also works with sub-national governments to improve the quality of infrastructure spending and planning.

Through its work with central and sub-national governments, KIAT is working towards 4 End-of-Facility Outcomes (EOFOs):


1.        Improved policies and regulations for infrastructure development

2.        High quality projects prepared for financing by GOI, MDBs or the private sector.

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 (IFF). KIAT is also expanding its infrastructure activities in the areas of climate change, urbanization and private sector participation.


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The Role

The Program Officer will be responsible for supporting the ongoing management and monitoring of assigned projects within the KIAT water and sanitation portfolio.  The Program Officer will work closely with technical, operations and performance teams to ensure the effective management of activities. Management of assigned activities will focus on work planning, contract management, financial management, procurement, stakeholder engagement, and risk mitigation. 


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About You


                     At least 8 years of progressive professional experience in the water and/or sanitation sector

                     At least 2 years of experience working on DFAT or other international donor-funded projects.

                     A bachelor’s degree in project management, engineering or related discipline from an accredited university.

                     Good knowledge of procurement, contracts management and financial management.

                     Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.

                     Good English language capabilities required.

                     Highly advanced computer literacy skills within a Microsoft Office environment.

                     Understanding and experience of applying or a desire to learn and apply DFAT policies including but not limited to GESI, Disability, Indigenous peoples and, safeguards such as Child Protection.

                     Self-motivated, innovative, creative and lateral thinking ability.

                     Must be willing to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with the ability to assist and support team members.


                     Professional experience in program management in the infrastructure sector (Water and Sanitation) an advantage

                     Project management qualification (PMP, PRINCE2, etc.)

                     Master’s degree in project management, engineering or related disciple, from an accredited university

                     Available to start immediately


Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.



Commensurate with level of experience and qualifications for the role. Successful Indonesian nationals will be engaged under a local 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 for 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.


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


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