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Individual Consultant for Development Minimum Regulatory Requirements and Policies Needed in Sanitation Services (Job Code: STTA/DMRP_JKT)

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

To achieve these outcomes IUWASH-PLUS is looking for a short term consultant to fill the position of

Individual Consultant for Development Minimum Regulatory Requirements and Policies Needed in Sanitation Services (Job Code: STTA/DMRP_JKT)

The Main objectives of the service provider are as follows:
1. Understand the order of the laws and regulations related to domestic wastewater to support the safely manage program.
2.  Strengthen local government related regulations that are needed for the implementation of sanitation management in accordance with needs.
3. Develop a study of the minimum criteria for sanitation regulations needed for the region (taking into account the region, population, institutions that manage domestic wastewater, and existing regulations for sanitation) synchronized with existing regulations in the Central Government, both from the Technical Ministry (PUPR) and from other ministries (Ministry of Home Affairs, Bappenas, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Health);
4. Develop studies on other factors that also influence the functioning of sanitation services., is there a regional policy, for example:
the existence of technical regulations issued by the regional head (SE Desludging);
Is there an additional budget for sanitation in the regional budget (outside DAK/Province)
Is there any 3rd party involvement? etc
5. Arrange a kind of ladder of need for regulation for sanitation issues based on regional needs (for example, Small, Medium, Metropolitan areas and so on)

Minimum Qualification:
The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in Law or others are related to regulatory themes and with minimum 5 years’ experiences; and must have experience in the WASH sector, preferably have experience:
–        To read and understand the contents of regulations related to domestic wastewater management, as well as the technical matters listed therein in general.
–        Able to analyze regulations related to domestic wastewater management.
–        Willing to travel in order to collect more information about conditions that also influence the need for domestic wastewater management regulations.
–        Able to conduct regulatory studies with analytical methods (for example with the RIA – Regulatory Impact Analysis method, or others)
–        Present the results of the study to the regions and related ministries (Ministry of Technical and non-technical) in the form of activities – Workshop.

Expected Start Date: March – April 2020

Interested applicants are invited to send a complete application with 3 references to IUWASH_plus_recruitment@dai.com  before February 29, 2020. 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.