[DevJobsIndo] [GIZ Job Vacancy Notice] PAKLIM : National Project Advisor (NPA)

On behalf of the German government, the Deutsche
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
(GIZ) GmbH assists its
Indonesian partners in a technical cooperation programme Policy Advice for
Environment and Climate Change (PAKLIM) to achieve Indonesia’s GHG emission
reductions objectives.
For the regional project on “Advancing and
Measuring Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) for a Low-Carbon Economy
in Middle-Income and Newly Industrialized Countries (Advance SCP)”
we are
currently looking for an:
 
National Project Advisor
 
In four Southeast Asian countries
the project targets the integration of climate-relevant criteria into the
existing eco-labels and their regional harmonization. Furthermore strategies
will be identified and implemented to make the application of these eco-labels
more attractive and more widely used.
 
The project
is based in Thailand but has also representatives in Indonesia, Philippines and
Malaysia. We are currently looking for the representative in Indonesia. This position will be shared by PAKLIM Work
Area 3 (30%) and SCP Regional Project (70%). The project wil
l support the
creation of a market for climate-friendly products which will lead to less
pollution of the environment. Also it serves the regional integration and
cooperation in the context of the ASEAN economic community (AEC). Regional and
global trade and investments are promoted through the harmonization of
eco-labels. Through the mediation of knowledge, access to training and further
education, countries are enabled to generate new jobs and eco-friendly products
to increase their competitiveness. The harmonization of eco-labels lowers the
transaction costs for producers of internationally traded goods and promotes
regional and global trade. Public authorities gain lower life-cycle-costs of
purchased services and products.
 
Responsibilities
The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  •  Support
    the implementation of projects activities according to project goals, team
    agreements and/or consultations with the supervisor on national level;
  • Support
    of the project’s/program’s initiative to provide professional advice and inputs
    to, and to cooperate with, a broad range of stakeholders and target groups;
  • Assisting the implementation of climate
    change education measures in regard to sustainable consumption and production
    within the framework of the green school movement;
  • Day-to-day operational management of the
    projects support: guides project implementation, ensures timely provision of
    deliverable, controls quality, facilitates and coordinates the inputs of
    short-term experts;
  • Innovation and knowledge management as well as
    transmission of innovation to a wide range of persons, and;
  • Integration of results and experiences into team
    efforts and into all relevant
    groups.
 
Task
Professional Advising and Consulting on
national level
  • Participates
    in identifying needs for external support and advice, elaborates on technical
    and policy recommendations and develops a strategic approach;
  • Assist
    the project/program plans and activities in close coordination with counter
    partners;
  • Contributes
    to preparation and implementation of the consultation process, the
    project’s/program’s activities, and efforts in the regions;
  • Assists
    in defining terms of reference, selection, and supervision of contracted third
    parties in carrying out projects/program’s activities, including performance
    evaluation;
  • Prepares,
    organizes and drafting minutes of meeting for project management meetings, such
    as meetings of Steering Committee and Project Implementation Unit;
  • Conceptualizes,
    prepares and implements workshops, seminars, and other events on subjects that
    are related to the program’s/project’s field of activities;
  • Support
    quality assurance and proposes necessary changes, improvements, and
    initiatives;
  • Supports
    the development, formulation, implementation, monitoring and assessment of
    modules or educational concept related to SCP;
  • Facilitate
    the process of investigation, assessment, study and analysis in the area of
    climate change education that is needed by the project, the local and national
    government, and non-governmental institutions;
  • Monitors
    projects progresses, reviews reports and documents concerning the progress of
    collaborative programs, determines bottlenecks and recommends alternative
    courses of management action to the Project Manager / Project Director.
 
Networking and Cooperation             
  • Co-operates
    with and ensures regular contacts, dialogues: does PR work and cooperates with
    local communities, relevant organizations, non-governmental bodies and persons
    within the program’s/project’s environment as well as with other projects in
    order to enhance and maintain good working relationships;
  • Communicates
    and channels local interests and aspirations and exchanges ideas and
    information for the benefit of the program;
  • Maintains
    repeated field visits to the regions in accordance with the requirements of the
    projects.

Knowledge
Management
  • Compiles
    information about projects activities and ensures knowledge transfer;
  • Giving

    inputs on strategies and technical concepts including guidelines, manuals, and
    procedures, which are ready to be applied;

  • Prepares
    reports and presentation materials;
  • Contributes
    in giving appropriate inputs to the various projects/program
    reports/publications including progress reports and the final project report;
    contributes to other reports required by the 
    Project Director, the Team leader CCE and the GIZ Head Office;
  • Supports
    research and study activities on policy topics that will benefit collaborative
    programs.
 
Management
and Coordination Tasks
  • Supports
    general projects planning/ project designs, including preparation, organization
    and moderation of planning exercises, implementation, management, monitoring,
    communication and documentation;
  • Support
    project activities at the local level in cooperation with the partners, as well
    as in organizational preparation and in the implementation of these activities;
  • Giving
    inputs on the budget plan for key events and related financial documentation in
    cooperation with the Accountant / Office Manager;
  • Assist
    in monitoring the operational budget against funds availability for the
    different program components in cooperation with the Accountant / Office
    Manager;
 
Required qualifications, competences and experience
·        
At-least Bachelor degree in a course
related to the project/program’s goals, specialisation in a field related to
the environmental engineering/management, environmental policy development;
·        
At least 5 years professional work experience in similar position
·        
Have experience
in working with national government institution, environmental management
issue, environmental policy development;
·        
Current understanding of
sustainable development, sustainable consumption and production concepts,
product labeling and green procurement;
·        
Strong communication and advocacy skills,  and experience of
working in international and inter-sectoral contexts
·        
Good working knowledge of modern
telecommunication systems;
·        
Ability to travel and
work independently in an international multi-cultural environment;
·        
Advanced English skills and MS Office.
 
Duty
Station:
Jakarta
 
Direct Supervisor: Project Director and Team
Leader
 
Interested candidates should
submit the application letter, CV with latest photograph and list of
references, addressed to 
[email protected] with email subject: PAKLIM – National
Project Advisor (NPA)
. The closing date to submit the application letter is on 20
October 2015.
 
Only short-listed candidates will be notified for interviews
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