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Senin, 12 April 2021

Individual Consultant for Senior Distribution Network Specialist, Jakarta


The USAID Indonesia Urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Penyehatan Lingkungan Untuk Semua (IUWASH PLUS) program is a five year-and-eight months 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.

The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) acting through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) share the mutual goal of improving performance of water utilities to increase access to clean water in Indonesia, particularly to address two technical challenges that are especially impactful: (1) high rates of non-revenue water (NRW); and (2) poor energy efficiency (EE). To provide a comprehensive and measurable NRW reduction and EE improvement in Indonesia, SECO agreed to co-finance USAID for a three-year technical assistance program, implemented under the current USAID IUWASH PLUS program with seven PDAMs in two regions, i.e. West Java and Central Java provinces.

To achieve these outcomes IUWASH-PLUS need high caliber candidates to fill the positions of

Individual Consultant for Senior Distribution Network Specialist   (JOB CODE: STTA/SDNS_JKT)

The objective of this activity is to prepare the distribution network design that can support the implementation and sustainability of NRW reduction. Include to prepare zoning system.

Tasks will include, but not be limited to following:
Conduct initial discussions with USAID-SECO partnership program team and related PDAM
Compile and review existing distribution network system and capacity
Review the planned to increase distribution drinking water capacity
To optimize the distribution network, include zoning system as necessary
Conduct training for PERUMDA / PDAMs Staff regarding distribution networks and zoning systems
To conduct coordination with USAID-SECO partnership program team and related PDAM

Required Qualifications
Estimated professional manpower required for this position is one STTA Senior Distribution Network Specialist  with the following qualification:
Minimum S1/S2 preferable Engineering
Has experience 10 years in Distribution Planning in Water Supply System, preferably in PDAM or Water Supply Enterprise
Has extensive experience in distribution planning
Have the ability to communicate effectively (written and oral)
Able to work independently in supervision / limited facilities in the designated area
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment

Expected Start Date:  May 2021

Interested applicants are invited to send a complete application with 3 references to IUWASH_plus_recruitment@dai.com before April 19, 2021. 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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