Expression of Interest
Part time – National Experts in Magelang/Sleman/Yogyakarta (multiple positions)
Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in Tourism Sector
The national Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Programme (NRECPI) in Indonesia is calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified Indonesian nationals for participation in a combined training and demonstration/assessment programme for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) in the hotel and associated tourism sectors focused on Magelang and Sleman within the greater Yogyakarta-Borobudur region.
The RECP Programme for tourism sector is implemented in connection with the Sustainable Tourism pilot programme of the Ministry of Tourism. A formal launch and introduction workshop are foreseen in February 2016 in Sleman or Magelang. This will be followed by training and demonstration/assessment programme from March 2016 targeting initially some 12-15 hotels and associated tourism enterprises and public facilities in Sleman and Magelang. Participating experts will receive training in international best practice methods and practices for conducting RECP assessments in enterprises, with particular focus on hotels and tourism at large. Moreover, suitably qualified training participants will be offered an opportunity to undertake RECP assessments in nominated hotels and/or related tourism enterprises under the guidance of international experts. Upon successful completion of such RECP assessments, trainees would qualify for a Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Award for experts, issued by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
The RECP Programme in Indonesia is implemented by the UNIDO in partnership with the Ministry of Industry, the Ministry of Environment Forestry and Ministry of Tourism and with funding support from the Government of Switzerland until June 2018. It is aimed at fostering the uptake of RECP methods, practices, technologies and policies, through capacity building, enterprise demonstrations, and policy advice. RECP is based on the application of preventive environmental management and total productivity concepts to manufacturing, tourism and other sectors, in order to achieve efficient use of natural resources (materials, water and energy), minimization of the generation of wastes and emissions, and reduction of chemical and industrial risks (www.crecpi.itb.ac.id).
Candidates for positions of National Experts should have demonstrable knowledge in energy and/or environmental management and/or engineering and have demonstrable experience in application thereof in service sectors and built environment. They should be familiar with the operation of hotel and tourism industry in Indonesia. Consultants, business advisors, lecturers and /or researchers are welcome to apply. He/she will support the execution of RECP Assessments in nominated demonstration enterprises (hotels and/or associated tourism sectors) over an estimated 25 days (including a minimum of 8 on site visits within 6 months. English proficiency at professional level is highly desired. Expressions of interest, including brief professional profile or CV, should be forwarded to [email protected] with copy to Mr. Moch Iqbal, National Programme Manager at [email protected] by no later than February 10th, 2016.