GGGI vacancy : National Social Safeguards and Gender Specialist

Job
title       : National Social
Safeguards and Gender Specialist

Location               :
Jakarta, Indonesia
Start date             : 1 March 2016
End date              : 31 December  2016 (with
possibility of extension)

Full-time/part-time : An average of four days a week

Background
To support program delivery, GGGI seeks to hire a National Social Safeguards
and Gender Specialist. This is a
part-time position, requiring an average of four days per week through the end
of 2016.

 
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a new international
organization committed to strong, inclusive green growth. We assist developing
and emerging countries with integrating their ambitions for strong economic
performance and environmental sustainability with the goal of bringing about poverty
reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and climate change mitigation and
adaptation.
 
Headquartered in Seoul, GGGI was established by treaty in June 2012 at
the United Nations Rio+20 Conference by an initial group of eighteen nations
who share the organization’s vision. To date, there are a total of 24 Member
Countries who have joined the organization. GGGI has a diverse portfolio of
programs in developing countries around the world. These in-country programs,
together with global products and services, focus on delivering bankable
projects and programs that are aligned to countries’ development priorities.
The organization also focuses on knowledge development and management
activities which build a strong theoretical and empirical basis for green growth,
while providing concrete options and guidance for policymakers, as well as
building the conditions for public and private green infrastructure
investments.
 
GGGI is supporting the Government of Indonesia in three focal areas:
energy, infrastructure projects within special economic zones, and forest and
land-based mitigation projects. The Program, known as the ‘GoI-GGGI Green
Growth Program,’ aims to demonstrate that green investments is possible and can
become the norm both for investors and for planners, ultimately improving the
quality of growth and development. To ensure sustainability of the Program,
knowledge development and management is a core component in support of capacity
development of relevant stakeholders. Through the Program, GGGI collaborates
with BAPPENAS, the Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of
Energy and Mineral Resources, and Ministry of Environment and Forestry. Central
Kalimantan and East Kalimantan are the selected pilot provinces.


GGGI’s environmental and social
safeguards policy ensures that the organization is fully able to comply with
the requirements of host countries and donors. 
The National Social Safeguards and Gender Specialist will promote, coordinate, and
facilitate the implementation of GGGI’s Sustainability and Safeguards Policy
for the Indonesia country program. He or she will also lead the formulation and
implementation of a Gender and Social Safeguards Strategy for the country
program. As a member of the GGGI Sustainability and Safeguards team as well as
a core member of the country team, s/he will lead activities on social
development and on integrating gender equality into program activities and
outputs. S/he will analyze and report on the country program’s progress in
implementation of social development and gender mainstreaming activities.
 
 
Specific tasks and duties are the following:
·        
Provide technical advice to the country program to integrate social
development (including direct social safeguard review and support, improving
poverty reduction and social inclusion outcomes) as well as gender
considerations into their country programming and partnership strategies,
especially with government and civil society organizations.
·        
Prepare a poverty reduction and social
safeguards strategy and provide inputs to the monitoring system on poverty and
social impacts.
·        
Conduct gender assessments and prepare
gender action plans.
·        
Prepare a stakeholder consultation and
participation plan, and stakeholder communication plan
·        
Contribute as appropriate to report
preparation, including translation into Indonesian, as needed.
·        
Participate and assist in workshops and
seminars, as needed.
·        
Build institutional partnerships and maintain knowledge networks with other
agencies and organizations, including bilateral and multilateral development
agencies, governments, and women’s NGOs. 
·        
Conduct staff training and briefing sessions on areas relevant to social
development and gender mainstreaming.
·        
Provide input to other social development areas, capitalizing on synergies with
other teams working on social sectors and social themes.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
·        
Advanced degree (master’s or equivalent) in Sociology,
Anthropology, Economics, Political Science or related social sciences and at
least 5 years of directly relevant experience in managing social development
safeguards including gender mainstreaming.
·        
Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with
multilateral development bank’s social safeguard policies especially on
involuntary resettlement and indigenous peoples, as well as the ability to
provide advice on gender mainstreaming to the country team and government
partners.
·        
Demonstration, through written work and dialogue, of
in-depth knowledge of social issues in Indonesia.
·        
Proven capacity to translate analytical work into policy advice
and operational, actionable, recommendations.
·        
Demonstrated skills and direct work experience with at
least one or more of the following: public consultations; public hearings;
participatory research methods (including observation, surveys); participatory
rural and urban appraisal; participatory poverty assessments; and participatory
monitoring and evaluation.
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
 
Applicants must hold exemplary and relevant academic
credentials as described above. To submit your application please send email
and write the job title in subject line with attaching a cover letter
describing why you are most suitable for the position and your latest CV to
Gema Junita ([email protected])  by 10
February 2016.

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