[GIZ Job Vacancy Notice] SREGIP – Policy Advisor (Focus in Tourism Sector)

Started in 2015, SREGIP goes back to an agreement
between the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS) and
the Deutsche Gesellschaft für
Internationale Zusammenarbeit
(GIZ) GmbH, working on behalf of the German
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). SREGIP works in two pilot provinces with different
characteristics: in West Kalimantan the focus is on the developing sustainable
agriculture, while in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) the program concentrates on the
development of sustainable tourism. SREGIP is driven by and based on a
participatory process, taking into account the specific potentials and
bottlenecks for economic development as well as the demand and the commitment
of local stakeholders.  GIZ
is seeking one qualified Indonesian candidate for the following position: Policy Advisor (Focus in Tourism sector) Responsibilities

  • Managing area of

    responsibility, i.e. the development of sustainable tourism framework to foster
    an environmental sustainable development of tourism value chain in NTB;

  • Assisting programme
    initiatives to provide professional advisory services to and cooperate with a
    broad range of target groups, especially from the private sector;
  • close
    collaboration with the advisors in NTB and West Kalimantan on the respective
    duties including cross-cutting topics, such as on investment climate, private
    sector cooperation, Technology & Innovation, gender in sustainable tourism;
  • Initiating
    partnerships on sustainable tourism with the partner sector, in collaboration
    with the advisor for the cooperation with the private sector;
  • Providing
    backstopping support to the principal advisor and team leader for sustainable
    tourism based on request.

  The Job Holder performs the following tasks, but is not limited to: 1.     
Project Implementation

  • assists and monitors
    the development and implementation of SREGIP programme plans
    and activities in close consultation with counterparts for the field of
    sustainable tourism
  • contributes to
    preparing and implementing the coordination process, joint programme activities
    and work at the regional level
  • Develops and
    organises quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements
    and initiatives.
  • advises
    partner institutions at the national, regional and local level as well as staff
    members of the SREGIP programme on approaches and activities related to
    sustainable tourism; 
  • deals with the design,
    preparation and implementation of workshops, seminars and other events in particular on
    sustainable tourism. This includes:

–      the elaboration of
terms of reference;–      the identification
of national and international experts;–      the provision of
technical and organizational support to expert missions;–      the communication
and coordination of activities with Indonesian partner organizations such as
the Ministry of Tourism as well as other relevant stakeholders from the public
and private sector;

  • develops and organises
    quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements and
    initiatives.

 2.     
Networking and cooperation

  • Identifies relevant stakeholders for sustainable
    tourism and ensures regular contact, dialogue and coordination with them;
  • supports
    cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, assists with PR work

    and cooperates with local communities, relevant organisations, non-governmental
    agencies and individuals in the programme environment and with other projects
    to improve and maintain good working relationships;

  • actively develops the synergies with other GIZ
    programs whose activities are related to sustainable tourism;
  • communicates local
    interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and
    information for the benefit of the programme;
  • Communicates and liaises with other donor programs
    whose activities are related to sustainable tourism.

 3.     
Knowledge management

  • ensures knowledge
    transfer on sustainable tourism from experts to partners at
    national, regional and local level;
  • develops
    ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals
    and procedures;
  • draws up reports and
    presentations, and other documents;
  • ensures the implementation of activities related to
    sustainable tourism including administrative management;
  • Supports the team leader for sustainable tourism and
    investment with regard to reporting, monitoring and knowledge management.

 4.     
Coordination tasks

  • assists with general
    project planning and develops project concepts including preparation,
    organisation and moderation of planning exercises and their implementation,
    management;
  • coordinates relevant
    project activities at local level in consultation with the regional coordinator
    as well as the team leader for sustainable tourism and investment, 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);
  • Deputizes the team
    leader for sustainable tourism.

  Required
qualifications, competences and experience

  • Bachelor/master
    degree in an area that is related to the programme objectives, with a focus on
    a Tourism and Hospitality Management;
  • At least 5 years’
    professional experience in a comparable position;
  • Full working
    proficiency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is a must as well as strong writing
    and editing skills in both languages. Proficiency in German will be an
    advantage;
  • good
    communication and presentation skills
  • good
    working relations with various actors in the tourism value chain from both
    public and private sectors;
  • Very good working
    knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, email, internet) and

    computer applications (e.g. MS Office, CMS and publishing software);

  • Confidential
    handling of data and information;
  • Good
    interpersonal skills and commitment working in a team
  • Willingness to
    upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures is
    agreed with management.

 Duty
Station:
SREGIP OfficeJakartaExpect
to Join:
March 2016Direct Supervisor: Team Leader for Sustainable
Tourism & Investment Interested candidates should
submit a motivation letter, CV, trainings attended and list of references
(a must), addressed to [email protected]. The closing date to submit the
application letter is on 14 February 2016. Please indicate your application by putting
the following code in the subject line: SREGIP – PA. 
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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