• Transport Economist Indonesia
  • DT Global in Indonesia, , Indonesia
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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Transport Economist

Program Background

The Kemitraan Indonesia Australia untuk Infrastruktur (KIAT) is a 10-year facility supported by the Australian Government and implemented by DT Global. KIAT’s overarching goal is to support ‘sustainable and inclusive economic growth through improved access to infrastructure for all people’. To support this goal, KIAT works with the Government of Indonesia (GoI), Government of Australia, the private sector, Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) and other development partners, as well as civil society to help achieve the following outcomes:

1. Improved GoI policy and regulatory framework for infrastructure development

2. High quality projects prepared and financed by GoI, the private sector and / or MDBs

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. KIAT is also expanding its infrastructure activities in the areas of climate change, urbanisation, and private sector participation.

About DT Global

DT Global works in partnership with communities, governments, and the private sector to deliver innovative solutions that transform lives. DT Global - launched in 2019 - is built on legacy companies AECOM’s International Development Services Sector, Development Transformations, IMC Worldwide, and Cardno International Development. To fulfill its profit-for-purpose mission, DT Global is a key donor to the DT Institute, an independent not-for-profit organization, in support of DTI’s efforts to test new ideas or expand on donor partner priorities to improve as many lives as possible.

Our global team of 2,500 staff and experts work in over 90 countries. We bring over 60 years of experience, relationships, and technical excellence to improve lives on behalf of our partners, clients, and stakeholders. We aim to maximize sustainable development impact across a wide range of practice areas, including Conflict Prevention, Stabilization & Transition; Economic Growth; Environment & Infrastructure; Governance; and Human Development. Together, we aim to positively impact 500 million lives by 2045.

The Role

The Transport Economist will provide policy advice, develop transport sector and sub-sector strategies (roads, urban transport, railways, aviation and port), undertake economic assessments of systems and projects, and provide advice on the economic and financial impacts of transport projects, policies and initiatives. The position will conduct economic appraisals, develop business cases, evaluate economic impact of programs, provide input to feasibility studies and transport planning, and prepare socioeconomic forecasts for projects. The position will work across KIAT’s transport streams including National Roads, Sub-national Roads and Urban Mobility, and will interface with KIAT cross-cutting teams in Climate Change, and Gender Equality, Disability and Social Inclusion (GEDSI).

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About You

• A postgraduate qualification in Economics, Transport Planning, Commerce, Finance or a related field
• At least 10 years of professional experience in transport economics
• In-depth understanding of and experience in intergovernmental fiscal transfers for transport funding, transport and land use planning, economics, cost-benefit analysis of projects and systems and business case development
• Previous experience in consulting or public sector
• Previous international development sector experience
• Excellent communication skills in writing reports, preparing concept notes, and terms of reference, and delivering presentations to a high standard
• Proficiency in the use of analytical tools, including Microsoft Office
• Ability and/or interest in all or some sub-sectors, including aviation, ports, railways, roads and urban mobility
• Fluent English language capabilities
• Understanding and experience of applying or a desire to learn and apply DFAT policies, including but not limited to GEDSI and safeguards such as Child Protection
• Self-motivated, innovative, creative and lateral thinking ability
• Willing to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with the ability to assist and support team members

• Experience in Indonesia and/or South East Asia
• Bahasa Indonesia language capabilities

Qualified female candidates and candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Based on DFAT standard Aid Adviser Renumeration Framework (ARF) rates (assessed as ARF classification C4). 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.


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Please submit

1) Your CV

2) A cover letter addressing the selection criteria

3) Two names and contact details of referees

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: The position will remain open until filled and submitted applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Should this role be of interest, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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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