[Vacancy] Senior Manager – Indonesia at MicroSave Consulting
About MicroSave Consulting
MicroSave Consulting (MSC) is a boutique consulting firm that has, for 20 years, pushed the world towards meaningful financial, social, and economic inclusion. With 11 offices around the globe, about 180 staff of different nationalities and varied expertise, we are proud to be working in over 65 developing countries. We partner with participants in financial services ecosystems to achieve sustainable performance improvements and unlock enduring value. Our clients include governments, donors, private sector corporations, and local businesses. We can help you seize the digital opportunity, address the mass market, and future-proof your operations. Please check our brochure or our works in Indonesia.
We Are Hiring!
Senior Manager – Indonesia
Experience: 10-12 yrs.
Job type: Full time
We seek a technology specialist or solutions architect to join our advisory team in the Jakarta office.
Are you passionate about leveraging technology to build an inclusive and equitable digital economy in Indonesia and have experience in information and communication technology? Then look no further. This role will allow you to fulfil your passion while enabling professional growth.
The candidate should be fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and should also have excellent English language skills (both written and spoken). Should bring prior experience in biometric-enabled digital identity systems, social assistance delivery and agent/merchant networks, Public Financial Management (PFM) systems, real-time unified payment gateways and retail payment systems, and e-governance systems. Previous experience in project management and deploying technology in the social sector will be an advantage.
Lead and support technical delivery
Working with technical teams on technology-oriented projects in the space of digital financial inclusion and other development domains:
Assessing the systems architecture currently in place and working with technical staff to recommend solutions to improve it,
Lead some of the technology implementation-oriented projects at CPD Indonesia domain at MSC and create deliverables such as functional and solution specifications, system, deployment and solution architectures, Commercial off-the-shelf Software and solution recommendation documents, Request for Proposals (RFPs), and Expression of Interests (EoIs),
Continually researching current and emerging technologies especially in the social sector domain,
Informing project stakeholders about any problems with the current technical solutions being implemented,
Assessing the business impact that certain technical choices have,
Providing updates to project stakeholders on product development processes, costs, and budgets.
Conduct “Quality of Delivery” (QoD)/feedback assessments with team members right after assignment execution in line with the quality control guidelines,
Document a technology 101 (toolkit), especially for staff who do not have a technology background at MSC,
Build internal capacities of the staff on emerging technologies and their potential in the social sector,
Take ownership of self-development by acquiring skills, knowledge which adds value to the organization.
Participate in project set-up and de-briefing meetings,
Execute projects with the utmost diligence, attention to detail, and focus on quality,
Make presentations of outputs of consulting projects to senior management of clients, policymakers, and government ministries,
Support the process of report writing and data analysis.
Conceptualize technology-oriented social programs and scope funding for the same from international development agencies, multilateral and governments,
Lead proposal writing for projects (are aligned with MSC vision) that involve technology implementation in the social sector – financial services, health, agriculture, etc,
Relationship management with key stakeholders including funding partners, clients, policymakers, and government agencies.
Masters in IT/Engineering/Computer Science or related field,
Other relevant professional qualifications in line with areas of specialization.
Skills and competencies:
Ability to lead assignments involving diverse project teams and to work with minimal supervision,
Proven experience in engineering and software architecture design,
Should be able to conceive and articulate solutions, and system and deployment architectures for the abovementioned systems,
Sound knowledge of various operating systems and databases
Ability to develop client relationships and win business,
Ability to develop and implement training programs,
Proficient in excel, word, and PowerPoint,
Strong field orientation and proven interpersonal skills,
Leadership skills, decision-making skills, problem-solving skills, people-management skills,
Previous experience in deploying technology in the social sector is preferred,
Previous project management experience would be advantageous,
Excellent communication skills, writing skills, presentation skills, research skills (primary and secondary), intellectual curiosity, and passion for the social and development sector.
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