[DevJobsIndo] GGGI vacancy : Central Kalimantan Program Officer

Central Kalimantan Program Officer

Job title    : Central
Kalimantan program officer
Location   : Palangka
Raya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Salary       : Competitive
Start date  : 1st January 2016
End date   : 31st December 2016 (with
possibility of extension)
Full-time/part-time: Full-time


Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) seeks to hire a Central Kalimantan Program Officer to support their collaborative green growth program with the Government
of Indonesia (GoI).
is an international organization founded in June 2010. GGGI is
dedicated to pioneering and diffusing a new model of economic growth, known as
“green growth”. This simultaneously targets key aspects of economic
performance, such as poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion and
those of environmental sustainability, such as mitigation of climate change and
security of access to clean water. GGGI’s approach is particularly suited to
developing countries because it starts from broad-based progress in living
standards and growth.
Since 2013, GGGI has worked in close
collaboration with the Government of Indonesia in the GoI-GGGI Green Growth
Program (GGP).
Indonesia program is offering a position within a varied and dynamic team, who
will play an integral role in supporting both GGGI’s sub-national work in
Central Kalimantan. The post holder
will support numerous activities under a variety of outputs
working with both the provincial government and the district governments of
Murung Raya and Pulang Pisau.

Role overview

Central Kalimantan program officer will play a central role within the GGGI
Indonesia team by carrying out a range of management, administrative and
content roles from GGGI’s office in Palangka Raya, hosted by the Regional
Development Planning Agency (Bappeda). Reporting directly to GGGI’s Central
Kalimantan Representative, he/she will ensure effective operations of all
activities within the Central Kalimantan Green Growth Program at the both the
provincial and district levels. Further details of these responsibilities are
defined below.

Key responsibilities

    1.  Monitor and
report on all Central Kalimantan government planning processes (e.g.
development and spatial planning and     budgeting) that are relevant to GGGI’s
activities in the province, including in GGGI’s pilot districts (Murung Raya
and Pulang     Pisau)
    2.  Support the implementation of the
Murung Raya and Pulang Pisau Green Growth Strategies, which were developed by
the     district governments and GGGI in 2014/15, including:
Identifying and engaging with potential
technical partners who can implement the activities in the GGS.
Working with
district officials to ensure
the process of integrating
appropriate actions from the GGS into the district’s own plans and budgets
runs smoothly.
    3.  Write short
English summaries of key Central Kalimantan policies, plans and projects that
are relevant to GGGI’s activities
    4.  Gather
information from relevant government counterparts related to GGGI’s activities
in Central Kalimantan, for example on     renewable energy or land use projects
    5.  Monitor the
progress of green growth activities in Central Kalimantan that have been
initiated based on GGGI’s advice and     technical support
    6.  Support the
GGGI Central Kalimantan Representative to establish and manage relationships
with all key stakeholders in the     province, including government counterparts,
civil society and private sector representatives
    7.  Develop and
manage a stakeholder database for Central Kalimantan, which will include
contact details, minutes of meetings,     summaries of organizations’ activities in
Central Kalimantan and opportunities for further engagement
    8.  Travel to
GGGI’s pilot district(s) and support engagement with the district government,
when necessary
    9.  Coordinate
and organize capacity building workshops and focus group discussions (FGDs)
with relevant government     counterparts in Central Kalimantan, including
preparation of budgets, terms of reference (ToR), invitations and agendas
    10. Manage the
petty cash budget for GGGI’s activities in Central Kalimantan related to
workshop expenses, including participants’        per diems, travel and accommodation
costs, and the operations of the GGGI Central Kalimantan secretariat’s
    11. Translate
key program documents (e.g. letters, reports) between English and Indonesian
    12. Support the
GGGI Central Kalimantan Representative to develop regular newsletters or
communication material related GGGI        activities in the province for both internal
and external communication
As a member
of a small but diverse program team, the Central Kalimantan program officer will
have multiple responsibilities and will need to be flexible and responsive to
sometimes rapidly changing needs and tight deadlines.


·    Undergraduate degree in a green growth related field,
e.g. economics, environmental policy, natural resource management,
forestry etc
·    At least three years experience of working
on environmental or development programs related to key green growth sectors,
e.g. forestry, plantations, mining or energy
           ·    Experience
of working directly with the Central Kalimantan government and a strong network
in the province would be                      beneficial
           ·    Good verbal
and written communications skills in both English and Indonesian
           ·    Experience
of arranging events and managing small petty cash budgets
            ·   Ability to
work independently and proactively with minimal supervision
successful candidate will have prior experience supporting multiple cultural
team, work well under pressure and have a flexible approach to working. This is
a great opportunity to be a key part of GGGI’s global team during
this formative phase and beyond.
submit your application please send your CV with a brief
cover letter to: 
[email protected] 
by 10th November 2015. 

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