GGGI vacancy : Renewable Energy Specialist

Renewable Energy Specialist
Job Title: Renewable Energy Specialist  
Location: Jakarta, with frequent
travel to East and Central Kalimantan or Samarinda/Palangka Raya with
frequent travel to Jakarta
Fee:  Competitive
: 18 January 2016
End date: 30th September 2016
Full-time/part-time: 5 days a week between January – September 2016


The Global Green Growth
Institute (GGGI) seeks to hire a Renewable Energy Specialist to support their
collaborative green growth program with the Government of Indonesia (GoI).
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 Jakarta office is
offering a consultancy position within a varied and dynamic team, who will play
an integral role in supporting both GGGI’s national and sub-national work with
the GoI. The post holder will support
numerous activities under a variety of outputs across the GoI-GGGI Green Growth
Program specifically related to Energy, primarily renewable energy, and to a
lesser extent energy efficiency. The role will involve
extensive travel to Central and East Kalimantan. 


Reporting to the dedicated managers responsible for energy related
outputs, and in collaboration with GGGI’s Knowledge Solution Division in Seoul,
the Renewable Energy Specialist will play a central role within
the GGGI Indonesia team by providing technical assistance and engagement with
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, and
related agencies at provincial and district level, especially in mainstreaming green growth into the long term provincial energy plans
(RUED) and the design of energy related project preparation documents/
pre-feasibility studies in Kalimantan. The consultant requires both project and
broader policy expertise with strong national and local experience in the
energy field. Further details are defined below.


1.       Support the subnational team and
government in a renewable energy scoping activities input to the long term
provincial and district energy plans
2.       Provide analytical and technical input to the development of a pre-FS or FS documents, for
the implementation of renewable energy in Kalimantan, including:
strategic rationale of the project; economic and financial analysis; technical
assessments; evaluation of fiduciary, social, environmental and safeguard
aspects of the energy project
3.       Provide in-depth technology
knowledge for multiple renewable energy solutions, clearly understanding the
value chain of a variety of renewable energy technologies in Indonesia
4.       Organize workshops with key national
and sub-national stakeholders to support the finalization of the project / pre–feasibility
study document
5.       Support the development of
project proposals for renewable energy projects and take the lead on all
related aspects of the proposal, according to an agreed timetable and document
6.       Any other
relevant task related to energy deliverables
As a member
of a small but diverse program team, the renewable energy specialist will have
multiple responsibilities and will need to be flexible and responsive to
sometimes rapidly changing needs and tight deadlines.
·          Master
degree in Energy, Environment, Economics, Development or related fields
·          At least five years of experience in
conducting in-depth analysis of all aspects in renewable projects (project
development: evaluating
and writing investment appraisals, proposals)
·          Experience in working with private sector, donor
agencies and/or Indonesian government officials to identify and facilitate
investment opportunities, especially in renewable energy
·           Knowledge of business and market study methods,
principles and practices as they relate to energy project development
·           Strong technological expertise in renewable energy
·           Knowledge of energy efficiency would be valuable
·           Exceptionally organized with excellent
prioritization skills
·           Strong interpersonal skills and the ability
to work with multi-cultural teams
·           Strong experience
Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
·           Experience of working in
an international organization is a benefit although not essential
·           Excellent oral and written skills in English,
and fluency in Indonesian is essential
The successful candidate
will have prior experience supporting a multi-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.
submit your application please send your CV with a brief
cover letter in English explaining why you are interested and why you are the
most suited person for this job to: [email protected] by 20 Dec 2015. 

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