About the job
DAI is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, and private corporations. Currently, DAI is delivering results in about 80 countries.
DAI seeks interested Cooperating Country National (CCN) candidates for its USAID Indonesia Urban Resilient Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (USAID IUWASH Tangguh) program to advance Indonesia’s development goals in increasing access to safely managed drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in vulnerable urban areas and strengthening climate-resilient WASH services and water resources management.
Cooperating Country National (CCN) means an individual who is a cooperating country citizen, or a noncooperating country citizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the cooperating country.
Position Title: National Coordinator – Resilient Sanitation Services
Position Responsibilities: Work with regional and satellite teams to strengthen climate resilience of sanitation governance, policies, systems, and services as part of IUWASH Tangguh’s sanitation work. Conduct assessments of climate change risk and adaptation options for fecal sludge treatment plants. Support the development of a coherent national approach to climate-resilient infrastructure technology and service delivery/ management arrangements, specifically decision making around the appropriate balance in offsite (e.g., city-scale sewerage treatment and sludge treatment), distributed (e.g., local or decentralized wastewater and/or sludge treatment), and onsite (e.g., household-level septic tanks, pit latrines, etc.). Ensure fecal sludge treatment plant feasibility studies, designs, and construction reflect climate risk considerations. In coordination with IUWASH Tangguh’s Communications and Outreach Manager, develop an evidence-based advocacy strategy to attract financing to address the impacts of climate change on sanitation and health.
- Bachelor’s degree in social science; environmental management; water; sanitation, hygiene; economics; engineering; public policy; natural, earth, or physical sciences; business administration; or related field.
- 10 years of experience in climate change adaptation and/or sanitation services planning.
- Experience implementing community resilience programs that focus on climate variability.
- Demonstrated understanding of climate vulnerability and risk assessments in Indonesia, especially for sanitation.
- Master’s degree in social science; environmental management; water; sanitation, hygiene; economics; public policy; natural, earth, or physical sciences; business administration; or related field.
- 15 years of experience in climate change adaptation, mitigation, and/or sanitation services planning.
- Experience on USAID-funded WASH or WRM activities.
*Early applicants are highly encouraged.
Deadline: May 9th, 2022.
LINK To Apply: https://fs23.formsite.com/OLJTgx/qmcvwdn4pt/index.html?1649944300358
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Select the position in which you are interested in applying for, fill out the required information, and upload CV. Please indicate what location you are applying for. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as interviews will be conducted soon. Please note, due to the volume of applications that we receive and the urgency to fill-up positions, only shortlisted applicants will receive notification on next steps. The closing date of the application will be May 9th, 2022.
DAI is a global development company with corporate offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, EU, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Palestine and project operations worldwide. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.
DAI and its employees are committed to confronting racism and holding ourselves accountable for positive change within the company and in the communities, cultures, and countries in which we live and work. DAI is committed to attracting and retaining the best employees from all races and backgrounds in our continued effort to become a better development partner.
DAI upholds the highest ethical standards. We are committed to the prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment as well as other ethical breaches. All of our positions are therefore subject to stringent vetting and reference checks.
About the USAID IUWASH Tangguh Project
USAID Indonesia Urban Resilient Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (USAID IUWASH Tangguh) is a five-year Activity to advance Indonesia’s development goals in increasing access to safely managed drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in vulnerable urban areas and strengthening climate-resilient WASH services and water resources management. In close partnership with the Government of Indonesia (GOI), USAID IUWASH Tangguh supports Indonesia’s work to achieve their Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets to ensure access to water and sanitation for all (SDG 6) and to make cities and settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable (SDG 11).
Using an Integrated Resilient IUWASH Systems (IRIS) approach—which aligns actions and incentives between upstream and downstream actors, while crowding in collaboration with key stakeholders through partnerships that accelerate the enabling environment and key enabling factors, such as finance and data—the USAID IUWASH Tangguh team will provide technical assistance to GOI, private sector and civil society stakeholders to achieve four objectives: 1) Strengthened WASH and WRM Sector Governance and Financing; 2) Increased Access to Poor-Inclusive, Climate-Resilient, Safely Managed Drinking Water and Sanitation Services; 3) Improved Water Resources Management to Support Resilient Drinking Water Services; and 4) Increased Adoption of Behaviors and Improved Women’s Participation and Leadership Roles that Contribute to Improvements of WASH and WRM.