Apply now Job no: 495991
Work type: Contract
Location: Indonesia
Categories: International development

Short Term Awards Manager 

  • Full Time
  • Based in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Contract until 31 March 2019 (with the possibility of an extension) 

The Program

The goal of Australia Awards in Indonesia (AAI) is to enhance Indonesia’s development through the contribution of internationally qualified professionals and a strong and positive relationship with Australia. This will contribute to the overall objectives of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) development cooperation program in Indonesia. Short Term Awards are a capacity building tool to meet AAI outcomes of developing participants’ knowledge, skills and attitudes to contribute positively in their professional fields and communities, to develop links with Australians, Australian organisations, other alumni and agencies in Indonesia as well as to ensure that the participants view Australia in a positive light. Short Term Awards provide a flexible, responsive and value for money human resource development modality for DFAT to develop human resources within selected Indonesian organisations. For further details about Short Term Awards, please visit Australia Award in Indonesia

The Position

The Short-Term Awards Manager will work under the direction of the Short-Term Awards Senior Manager to ensure quality delivery of Australia Awards Short Term Awards. This will include managing all phases of the course cycle, from stakeholder consultation, drafting concept papers, developing course work plans and budgets, managing the administration of tenders, leading the process of participant selection, managing and facilitating workshops, and monitoring and reporting on course implementation.

Download File AAI Position Description - Short Term Awards Manager 20180314.docx

The Person

Along with your demonstrated senior level project management experience in an international development context, you will display a background in supervising and mentoring staff, consulting and negotiating with team members and other major stakeholders and the ability to foster constructive working relationships.

Together with your monitoring and evaluation experience, you will demonstrate skills in writing reports (both in English and Indonesian), research and analysis, financial management and planning and budgeting. You will show proficient computer skills, including, Microsoft Office.

The ideal candidate will display a sound knowledge of the Indonesian government agencies and structure, a understanding of the international development sector and of the Australian higher education sector (desirable)

Being fluent in English, you will display the ability to think clearly and logically, the skills to identify and resolve problems, and a commitment to quality and a high standard of work. 


For any enquiries, please contact and quote the job reference number - 495991.


This position is locally engaged and is reserved for Nationals of Indonesia.


Applications close:  5.00pm (Jakarta Time) Wednesday 28 March 2018.


Coffey has a 40 year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development. Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.

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