[GIZ Job Vacancy Notice] SSME – Advisor for CTI – CFF (duty based in Manado, Indonesia)

The Sulu-Sulawesi Marine Eco-region (SSME) or
Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape is located in the western Indo Pacific region at the
apex of the Coral Triangle covering 1 million km² of marine and terrestrial
areas in Indonesia (North Sulawesi and East and North Kalimantan), Malaysia
(Sabah) and the Philippines. The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs,
Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) recognizes the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape as
one of its priority seascapes.
 The Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape Project, with funding support
from the Federal German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation,
Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), is implemented by the partner organisations
in the respective countries and GIZ under the umbrella of CTI-CFF.
 The overall project outcome is: The countries of the Sulu-Sulawesi-Seascape, a
priority seascape under the CTI-CFF, implement their actions within the
framework of the Regional Plan of Action (RPOA) in a more coordinated manner,
with a special focus on Marine Protected Areas (MPA), an Ecosystem Approach to
Fisheries Management (EAFM) and Climate Change Adaptation Planning.
 As the project approach is tri-national, the outputs
of this project should be replicated in the three countries of the
Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape as well as the larger Coral Triangle Region in which
they are embedded.
 We are seeking
one qualified Indonesian candidate for the following position:
 Advisor for CTI –
(Duty based in
Manado – Indonesia)
 ResponsibilitiesThe incumbent will lead
and steer the organisational and capacity development activities for the
CTI-CFF Regional Secretariat and relevant stakeholders. S/He will also work on
the improvement of coordination mechanisms among the CTI-CFF member countries
with a focus on the Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape. Further s/he will handle project
related knowledge management and dissemination of results within CTI-CFF. S/he

will liaise and work closely with all relevant CTI-CFF organs such as the
Regional Secretariat, the Heads of the Working Groups and National Coordinating
Committees (NCC) as needed. S/he will oversee and coordinate all project
activities related to CTI-CFF’s organisational and capacity development and
will be responsible for monitoring and reporting thereon. This post includes
frequent travels throughout the region.
 The Job Holder performs the following tasks, but is not limited to: 

  1. Provides
    technical guidance on organisational development for CTI-CFF Regional
    Secretariat and other stakeholders.
  2. Strengthens
    the performance capabilities of CTI-CFF through a capacity assessment, elaboration of a capacity
    development concept, and design and implementation of selected capacity
    building measures such as training and other appropriate support.
  3. Supports the improvement of
    coordinating mechanisms of the CTI-CFF.
  4. Supports the implementation and
    institutionalization of CTI-CFF’s Monitoring and Evaluation and Knowledge
    Management System.
  5. Ensures quality of the project
    sponsored measures including technical design / supervision / implementation.
  6. Ensures
    the documentation and utilization of technical expertise, lessons learnt and
    best practices through monitoring,
    documentation and reporting of progress and results as well as contributions to
    publications, technical papers, posters and PR activities.
  7. Establishes contacts and close
    coordination with key persons in CTI-CFF Regional Secretariat, member countries
    and other relevant development initiatives during project planning and
  8. Represents GIZ or the project in
    relevant working groups and local and international meetings.
  9. Performs other tasks relevant to the
    project or organization when the need arises (e.g. assisting/ writing
    proposals); participates in task teams and other corporate entrepreneurial or
    strategy-linked endeavors.


  • Advance
    degree (Master’s or higher) in organisational/institutional development,
    education, psychology, community development or any related human resource
    development (or its equivalent) preferably in the field of biodiversity
    conservation, coastal, fisheries or any related marine environmental management
    (or its equivalent).  In the absence of a master’s degree, extensive
    experience (e.g. 10 years) in organizational development may potentially be
  • Previous
    experience leading systematic/programmatic organizational and individual
    capacity development programs and demonstrating pre-, mid- and
    post-intervention improvement in skills through multi-year time-frames
  • Previous experience of working with the Sulu-Sulawesi Marine
    Ecoregion (SSME)/ Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape and/or CTI-CFF, or high impact
    national, regional and global programmes related issues is an asset.
  • Experience
    in development-related advisory services, inter-agency and international
    cooperation, negotiation of partnerships, mobilization of resources and management
    of programmes are especially relevant.
  • Proven
    track record of excellent monitoring and evaluation and working
    experience in aforementioned fields.
  • Excellent
    analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strategic
    in thinking:  able to think long-term implications of approaches,
    decisions, and actions
  • Ability
    to communicate and to relate with people of diverse cultures and at all levels
    of a hierarchical organization and constructively cooperate with colleagues
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrated the ability to
    effectively interact and collaborate with people in multidisciplinary teams as

    well as institutions.

  • Ability
    to transmit knowledge in a user-oriented way.
  • Results
    and performance oriented.
  • Excellent
    spoken and written English.

 Duty Station: Manado, North Sulawesi – IndonesiaDirect Supervisor: Project
Director of SSME
 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 4 September 2016.
 Please indicate your application by putting
the following code in the subject line: SSME_CTI-CFF Advisor
 Please name your file
as follow format:
[Your Complete Name]_[Motivation
Letter/CV/Latest Education Certificate]
Only short-listed
candidates will be notified

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