Programme Lead – Indonesia, Green Corruption programme

Basel Institute on Governance Programme Head
Location Jakarta, Indonesia
Application deadline 24 July 2023
Contract type Fixed term
Hours Full-time
Salary Competitive Salary
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The Basel Institute on Governance is seeking an exceptionally motivated, highly reliable, flexible and driven individual who is able to work independently.

Brief description of organisation

The Basel Institute on Governance is an independent non-profit organisation working across sectors to counter corruption and related financial crimes and to improve the quality of governance. Registered as a Swiss foundation with headquarters in Basel, the Institute works globally and maintains field operations around the world. The Basel Institute is an Associated Institute of the University of Basel.

The Basel Institute’s Green Corruption programme focuses on applying our in-house expertise and experience in relation to the prevention of corruption and the enforcement of anti-corruption and anti-money laundering standards to the environmental sector. The programme covers corruption and financial crime related to the illegal trade in wildlife, forestry and timber products, fish and mining.

Brief description of role

The Indonesia Programme Lead oversees the administrative, operational and financial Management of existing and upcoming projects of the Green Corruption programme in Indonesia, as well as donor and government relations in the country.

We are seeking an exceptionally motivated, highly reliable, flexible and driven individual who is able to work independently.

Key roles and responsibility

Key responsibilities:

Grant and project administration:

  • Lead the collection of information for substantive and annual project reports, including interim and/or annual update reports.
  • Ensure project deliverables are satisfactorily completed and submitted on time, in coordination with the technical leader.
  • Coordinate the hiring of project consultants and ensure outputs are well-delivered, in coordination with the technical leader.
  • Lead programme coordination, operations and administrative support.
  • Lead stakeholder management, including but not limited to government counterparts, donors, partners, civil society representatives, etc. to support grant and project administration in coordination with the technical leader.
  • Coordinate and facilitate communications between the Basel Institute’s technical team, donors and other project stakeholders.
  • Supervise, when necessary, the Project Officer(s) to conduct the above tasks, including training, system creation and liaising with the project’s technical team, the Green Corruption programme Team Leader and the HQ operations team.
  • Lead monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for Green Corruption projects in Indonesia, including system creation, reporting, data integrity verification spot-checks, etc.
  • Lead the coordination of workplans and other project planning activities.
  • Monitor and control expenditure against project budgets, conduct financial forecasting and contribute to financial reporting.
Acquisition and development:

In coordination with the technical leader, work with the team to prepare funding applications for new projects or project extensions, including:

  • Draft project budgets and cost documentation.
  • Collate documentation to comply with due diligence and other grant requirements.
  • Review draft products for adherence to proposal standards and scoring guidelines.
  • Liaise with partner organisations, beneficiaries and consultants on administrative and procedural matters of proposal writing.
  • Research background information on relevant Green Corruption topics.
  • Contribute to negotiating contractual arrangements and conditions.
  • Support other Basel Institute development efforts in the country.

Experience and skills

  • University degree or equivalent in law, political sciences, international relations, public or business management, or other relevant fields.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in administering development programmes, preferably programmes funded by US and UK government agencies.
  • Experience in liaising with Indonesian government agencies and civil society organisations is preferable.
  • Experience in writing high-quality donor reports, substantial and operational.
  • Experience working on development projects in the areas of anti-corruption, governance or the environment is not a requirement but a definite advantage.
  • Experience with M&E is an advantage.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, remotely and across time zones (CET) while maintaining close contact with the team, communicating transparently and proactively, and reliably adhering to timelines.