GGGI vacancy : Senior System Dynamics Modelling Specialist

Job
title     : Senior System

Dynamics Modelling Specialist
Location            :
Jakarta (with possible travel to East Kalimantan)
Start date          : February 2016
End date           : December 2016 
Full/Part Time    : Part time Consultant
(50 working days)  
Background


The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) seeks to hire a Senior System
Dynamic Modelling with environmental 
knowledge background   to support
their collaborative green growth program with the Government of Indonesia (GoI)
especially in East  Kalimantan in
developing  East Kalimantan  Green Master Plan for their Special Economic
Zones (SEZ).

GGGI is an international
organization founded in June 2010 (www.gggi.org).
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 part-time
consultant position, who will support GGGI’s sub-national work in East
Kalimantan Government. The position will involve to East Kalimantan as needed. 
Role overview


He/she will collaborate closely with an environmental economist, GIS
expert and the Government of East Kalimantan to review a green economy model
and related data and documentation and support the EK Government in improving
and refining this model to support decision-making in East Kalimantan’s Economic
Zones.  The model aims to demonstrate the
causal stock and flow  in natural
resource use and its impact on sustainable development over the medium and long
term under different development scenarios. He/she will provide the analysis to
the EK Government to support the selection of program/projects in EK Special
Economic Zones. The results will be used as a guidance to manage economic zones
in East Kalimantan  in a sustainable way contributing
green growth outcomes set by the province and based on the Green Growth
Assessment Process (GGAP).  Key responsibilities

1.      
Review and understand the assumptions and data
used in an existing system dynamics model applied on East Kalimantan economic
zones2.       Assess
the gaps and challenges associated with the current model.3.       Build
an updated adapted methodology for the model and with additional data and
information, support the East Kalimantan Government to re-run the model to test
several economic development scenarios to more comprehensively demonstrate the economic,
environmental and social impact of these scenarios.  4.       Present
the findings and challenges, including assumptions used, in workshops/FGD with
relevant stakeholders in EK.5.       Recommend
policies and provide guidance to implement the EK Green Economy Master Plan for
all economic zones.6.      
Support other related activities as needed.  The
position is expected to participate and actively contribute to government-run
workshops and related FGDs and work as part of the hybrid teams
that GGGI has established with each of our GoI counterparts at  sub-national level.  As a supporting member of a small but diverse
program team, he/she  will have  responsibilities and  need to be flexible and responsive to  tight deadlines.
 
Skills and Qualifications –         
At least a
Master in Environmental Science, preferably with a focus on Spatial and

Environmental Management/Development–         
Minimum  5  years of relevant modeling experience with
international partners, ideally with an international organization or NGOs–         
Excellent in using system dynamic modelling and
environmental impact assessment that value environmental and social costs and
benefits –         
Outstanding communications skills and  working fluency in English
–         
Ability to deliver quality products
independently Applicants must hold exemplary and relevant academic credentials as described above. To submit your application please send a email with job title in subject lineand attach cover letter describing why you are most suitable for the position and your latest CV to Gema Junita ([email protected])  by 5 February 2016.

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