[DevJobsIndo] [GIZ Job Vacancy Notice] GE LAMA: Locally/Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (LAMAs/NAMAs) Developer

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit
(GIZ) GmbH is an international cooperation
enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. Its corporate
objective is to improve people’s living conditions on a sustainable basis.
 
Green Economy and Locally Appropiate
Mitigation in Indonesia (GE-LAMA-I)
works in six districts in two provinces i.e.
East Kalimantan and Central Java. It is
a joint program by the National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) and GIZ.
In implementing this development cooperation project, GIZ is collaborating with
the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF)
on behalf of the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation,
Building and Nuclear Safety
(BMUB). GE-LAMA-I supports the commitment of the
Indonesian government mitigating climate change in land based sector by
strengthening the sub-national governments (particularly districts) to plan and
monitor green economy development (which include low carbon development
objectives) and to develop four locally appropriate mitigation actions (LAMA)
that have the potential to be scaled up to national level (NAMA). Two of the
four LAMAs are being developed in Central Java; these are: Climate smart
agriculture in rice cultivation (Smart Rice) and Agroforestry for degraded land
rehabilitation (Agroforestry).
  
GE-LAMA-I is structured into three work
packages which are closely interlinked:
 
·        
Work Package 1: to develop policies at national and
sub-nationals to support LAMA/NAMA development and green economy planning,
mainstreaming and monitoring
·        
Work Package 2: to develop the institutional capacity of
the sub nationals to develop LAMA/NAMA and to plan, mainstream and monitor
green economy development at local level
·        
Work Package 3: to develop tools and methods that can help
the local governments to plan and monitor green economy plan and LAMA/NAMA
development in participatory way.
 
We are
currently looking for an:
 
Locally/Nationally Appropriate
Mitigation Actions (LAMAs/NAMAs) Developer
 
 A.     Responsibilities
      
  • Facilitating and supporting the
    strategic stakeholders in the development of two LAMAs in Central Java
    (Smart-Rice and Agroforestry) including communicating, networking and
    conducting the advisory processes, in order to achieve the targeted
    results. The strategic
    stakeholder include, among others: Province
    Government of Central Java, the District Government of the three partner
    districts (Banyumas, Purbalingga, and Banjarnegara), the Ministry of
    Agriculture, BAPPENAS, The Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Farmer
    associations, relevant business groups, Academics, civil society and think
    tank organizations. Furthermore, the staff will be responsible for
    coordination with implementing partners (incl. ICRAF, PAKLIM, SAS, and
    For-CC).
  • Support
    the Provincial Coordinator in building a smooth and productive
    relationship with the counterparts particularly in Central Java.
 
B.     Tasks
 
1.  
Professional
advisory services
·        
Leading
the discussions with research institutes and other experts on the selection of
appropriate technologies; 
·        
Coordinating
the development of demonstration plots;
·        
Facilitating
the application of the best practice gained from the demonstration plots in
more areas;
·        
Mobilize
resources to support the LAMAs/NAMAs development;
·        
Conduct
(or support) studies required for LAMAs/NAMAs development;
·        
Document
the lessons learned from the demonstration plots and the voluntary application
by farmers as well as from the application in other regions supported by other
parties in Indonesia
·        
Assess the needs of
policy development, government supports and private sector involvement at
national and sub-national level  to
support the LAMAs/NAMAs development
·        
Analyze
the lessons learned and formulate a strategy for LAMAs/NAMAs to be scaled up
and the implemented in other regions in Central Java as well as in other
provinces in Indonesia
·        
Contribute
to the development of strategic paper/proposal of the developed
LAMAs/NAMAs 
·        
Facilitate
the development and the operation of stakeholder partnership supporting the
LAMAs/NAMAs development
·        
Mobilizing
supports from different parties for LAMAs/NAMAs development and implementation
·        
Integrate
the impacts measurement of the developed LAMAs/NAMAs into the MRV/MER/GHG
inventory mechanisms
  
2.  
Management and
coordination
·        
Contribute
to the formulation and monitoring of plan of operations (PoO)
·        
Contribute
to the regular project reporting according to the project monitoring guideline
·        
Manage
external stakeholders to support policy development
·        
Support
the Provincial Coordinator in managing the project portfolio for  Central Java  
 
3.  
Communication and
networking
·        
Conduct
communications and networking with stakeholders of GE LAMA I, including the
project implementation partners: ICRAF, PAKLIM, SAS, For-CC
·        
Develop a network of
stakeholders for GE LAMA I in order to provide basis for enhanced capacity
development, substance expertise and advisory processes in a strategic manner
·        

Provide

inputs to related team members of GE LAMA I for website contents, communication
and information material related to GE LAMA I 

 
4.  
Knowledge management
·        
Contribute inputs
for the knowledge management system of the project in accordance with GIZ rules
and regulations
 
5.  
Other
duties/additional tasks
·        
performs
other duties and tasks given by the Principal Advisor, Team Leader, and
Province Coordinator
·        
Carries
out tasks relevant to the project, which may not be explicitly mentioned in the
job descriptions.
 
C.    
Required
qualifications, competences and experience
·           
Have
a minimum of four years experiences in project/business development on
agriculture/forestry; 
·           
Have
strong technical knowledge related to rice farming, most preferable good
understanding in irrigation and water management;
·           
Familiar
with the policy environment related to rice farming and the key agroforestry
products in Central Java;
·           
Familiar
with the strategic stakeholders related to rice farming and agroforestry;  
·           
Familiar
with climate change program development in Indonesia including RAN/RAD GRK and
REDD+;
·           
Hold
bachelor or master degree in agriculture or other relevant academic fields;
·           
Have
good communication and writing skills
 
 Other knowledge, additional competences
·        
Good
working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email) and
computer applications (e.g. MS Office);
·        
Good
written and oral knowledge of English;
·        
Service
orientation and proactive working style;
·        
Good
communication skills
 
Duty Station:   GE-LAMA-I Office Purwokerto
c/o Komplek Rumah Jabatan, Bakorwil III Province Central
Java
Jl. Gatot Subroto No. 75, Purwokerto
Expected
Joining Date:
January 2016
Direct Supervisor: Principal Advisor, Team Leader
& Province Coordinator
 
Interested candidates should
submit the application letter, CV with latest photograph and list of
references (max. 300 kb), addressed to 
[email protected] with
email subject:
LAMAs/NAMAs
Developer.
The closing date to submit the
application letter is on 20 November 2015.
 
Only short-listed candidates will be notified for interviews
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