[DevJobsIndo] GGGI vacancy : East Kalimantan Program Officer

East Kalimantan Program Officer

Job title    : East
Kalimantan Program Officer
Location   : Samarinda,
East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Salary       : Competitive
Start date  : 1st
January 2016
End date   : 31st December 2016 (with
possibility of extension)
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
 

Background

The
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) seeks to hire an East Kalimantan Program Officer to support their collaborative green growth program with the Government
of Indonesia (GoI).
 
GGGI
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).
 
The
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 East
Kalimantan. The post holder
will support
numerous activities under a variety of outputs working with both the provincial
government and the district government of Mahakam Ulu.
 

Role
overview

The
East 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 Samarinda, hosted by the Regional
Development Planning Agency (Bappeda). Reporting directly to GGGI’s East
Kalimantan Representative, he/she will ensure effective operations of all
activities within the East 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 East 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 district (Makaham Ulu)

    2.  Write short
English summaries of key East Kalimantan policies, plans and projects that are
relevant to GGGI’s activities, for     example a sectoral plan or a Special
Economic Zone
    3.  Gather
information from relevant government counterparts related to GGGI’s activities
in East Kalimantan, for example on           renewable energy or land use projects
    4.  Monitor the
progress of green growth activities in East Kalimantan that have been initiated
based on GGGI’s advice and     technical support
    5.  Support the
GGGI East Kalimantan Representative to establish and manage relationships with
all key stakeholders in the     province, including government counterparts, civil
society and private sector representatives.
    6.  Develop and
manage a stakeholder database for East Kalimantan, which will include contact

details, minutes of meetings,     summaries of organizations’ activities in East
Kalimantan and opportunities for further engagement

    7.  Travel to
GGGI’s pilot district(s) and support engagement with the district government,
when necessary
    8.  Coordinate
and organize capacity building workshops and focus group discussions (FGDs)
with relevant government     counterparts in East Kalimantan, including preparation
of budgets, terms of reference (ToR), invitations and agendas
    9.   Manage the
petty cash budget for GGGI’s activities in East Kalimantan related to workshop
expenses, including participants’ per     diems, travel and accommodation costs,
and the operations of the GGGI East Kalimantan secretariat’s operations
    10. Translate
key program documents (e.g. letters, reports) between English and Indonesian
    11. Support the
GGGI East 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 East Kalimantan program officer will
have multiple responsibilities and will need to be flexible and responsive to
sometimes rapidly changing needs and tight deadlines.
 

Qualifications

·    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 East 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
 
The
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.
 
To
submit your application please send your CV with a brief
cover letter to: 
[email protected] 
by 10th
November 2015. 
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