FOR-CC : Advisor on Forestry and Climate Change

The ASEAN German-Programme on Response to
Climate Change in Agriculture and Forestry (GAP-CC) is a programme that
commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and
Development (BMZ) and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in close cooperation with the ASEAN
Secretariat (ASEC), aims at improving the framework conditions for sustainable
agriculture and forestry in ASEAN Member States. GAP-CC is a project that aims
at improving the framework conditions for sustainable agriculture and forestry
in ASEAN Member States. GAP-CC is comprised of two projects designed to achieve
the program objective: the Sustainable Agrifood Systems project (SAS) based in
Bangkok, and the Forestry and Climate Change project (FOR-CC) based in Jakarta.
 
GIZ is seeking one qualified Indonesian candidate for the following position:
 
ADVISOR ON FORESTRY AND CLIMATE
CHANGE

 
Responsibilities
·        
manage area of responsibility, i.e.
partner engagement with ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN member states, and other
institutions to support the implementation of project objectives in improving
and strengthening the process of policy development on forestry, climate change
related issues at regional level;
·        
assists the project initiatives to
provide policy and technical advices to project partners, i.e. ASEAN
Secretariat, ASEAN member states, and other institutions;
·        
maintains close cooperation and
builds synergies with other GIZ Projects in the region in developing and
building capacities on forestry and climate change to support national to
sub-national and regional initiatives on forestry, climate change projects;  

·        
provides backstopping support to
Senior Advisor/Component Leader and the team on forestry and climate change
based on request.
 
The Job Holder performs the following tasks, but is not limited to:
 
1.   
Project
Implementation

·        
assists the implementation of FOR-CC workplans and activities in close consultation with partners for the
field of private sector finance and engagement on climate change mitigation
projects;
·        
contributes to
preparing and implementing the coordination process, joint programme activities
and work with the component leader and the partners;
·        
assist to conceptualizing forestry climate change
related activities, including in designing of and implementing work plans or
developing consultancy assignments;
·        
provide
technical and policy advices to partner institutions as well as FOR-CC team on
approaches and activities related to forestry and climate change; 
·        
support
in the design, preparation and implementation of workshops,
seminars and other events in particular on forestry, climate change topics in
coordination with partners;
·        
assists with general
project planning and develops project concepts including preparation,
organisation and moderation of planning exercises and their implementation,
management.
 
2.   
Coordination
and cooperation tasks

·        
supports
cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, especially with ASEAN
Secretariat, ASEAN member states and other institutions to improve and maintain
good working relationships;
·        
actively
develops the synergies with other GIZ programs whose activities are related to
forestry and climate change;
·        
communicates
and liaises with other donor programs whose activities are related to forestry
and climate change;
·        
coordinates project
activities in consultation with the component leader/senior advisor, FOR-CC
team and in cooperation with the partners, both with regards to implementation
and organisational aspects;
·        
compiles relevant
information for joint activities and assignments;
·        
handles order
management on behalf of GIZ (e.g. offer preparation, impact monitoring, project
progress review, reporting).
 
3.   
Knowledge
management

·        
assist senior
advisor/component leader to develop strategies and technical concepts,
including guidelines, manuals and procedures;
·        
Provides reports,
brief analysis and presentations, and other documents;
·        
ensures
the implementation of activities related including administrative management;
·        
Supports
the FOR-CC team with regard to reporting, monitoring and knowledge management.
 
Required qualifications, competences and experience
·        
Master
degree or PhD in natural resource management, forestry, environment, climate
change, or relevant fields;
·        
At least 5 years’
professional experience in a comparable position. Experience in working at
national level on forestry, FLEGT, REDD+ and/or climate change issue.
Experience working at regional level would be an advantage;
·        
Full working
proficiency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is a must as well as strong writing
and editing skills in both languages;
·        
Good communication and
presentation skills;
·        
Good
interpersonal skills and commitment working in a team;
·        

good
working relations with various actors with regard to forestry, environment,
climate change policy, and governance;
·        
Very good working
knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, email, internet) and
computer applications (e.g. MS Office, CMS and publishing software);
·        
Willingness to
up-skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures is
agreed with management.
 
Duty
Station:
Jakarta
Expected
to Join:
August 2016
Direct Supervisor: Senior Advisor/Component Leader
 
Interested candidates should
submit a motivation letter, CV, trainings attended and list of references,
addressed to [email protected]. The closing date to submit the
application letter is on 19 July 2016.
 
Please indicate your application by putting
the following code in the subject line: FORCC
Advisor FCC
 
Please
name your file as follow format:

[Your Complete Name]_[Motivation Letter/CV/Latest
Education Certificate]_FORCC-Advisor FCC
 
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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