#PAPUA #JAKARTA Knowldege Management and Communication Officer - Papua Low Carbon Development Programme

PROTARIH’s Support
PROTARIH supports the Papuan Government, five kabupaten governments and other Papuan stakeholders in the implementation of Papuan RTRW 2013-20133. This will be done through technical assistance to ensure: community support to the implementation of the RTRW and sustainable development policies and practices, implementation of and alignment of kabupaten’s RTRW with the Papuan RTRW, establishment of regulatory and institutional framework for the implementation, monitoring and legal enforcement of the Papuan RTRW and effective functioning of Papuan Spatial Information System (SIMTARU) as a decision support system in implementing the Papuan RTRW 2013-2033.

PROTARIH also supports the Papuan Government to develop a Sustainable Development Program Strategy, which is mainly implemented through the development of a green investment portfolio involving local government, local NGOs, local companies and the Papuan indigenous communities. PROTARIH will assist community enterprises and cooperatives as well as local entrepreneurs in developing their business plans, complying with green investment principles and regulations. PROTARIH will also provide trainings, facilitate access to credits, as well as providing seed funds to start up new and alternative businesses. 

The program aims to develop strong community-based businesses in a range of fields such as sustainable community logging, non-timber forest products, renewable energy and ecotourism.

Knowledge Management and Communications
PROTARIH gives very important emphasis to knowledge sharing and communications. It is imperative that knowledge and lessons generated through the experiments facilitated by the program is properly collected, analyzed and disseminated. This will need a concerted strategy that should involve all the stakeholders through proper consultations, exploring ways for most effective knowledge generation, management and dissemination strategy, and consistent communications to all stakeholders on the achievement, challenges and opportunities for the program. In addition to that effective engagement strategy with government and non-government partners, at national and Papuan level, will need to be established. Finally, the knowledge management strategy will also be built on the results of the monitoring and evaluation framework applied by the program. Therefore coordination, coherence and consistency between the Monitoring & Evaluation framework and the knowledge management strategy is imperative.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of the Knowledge Management and Communications Strategy of PROTARIH
  • Assist Senior Governance Advisor in managing Knowledge Management and Communications activities of PROTARIH, ensuring high quality implementation, forecasting of problems and risks and dissemination of lessons learnt
  • Work closely with Senior Governance Advisor and other Workstream Leaders to explore most effective ways to collect, analyze and disseminate lessons generated from the activities in the Workstreams.
  • Work closely with Senior Governance Advisor to explore ways to bring PROTARIH’s knowledge and lessons learnt into policy making arena and public sphere, both at national and Papuan level
  • Assist Senior Governance Advisor and Workstream Leaders in managing government relations, both at national and Papuan level, including in preparation of Steering Committee and Program Management Committee meetings of PROTARIH
  • Work closely with Senior Governance Advisor in developing TORs for specific knowledge management and communication activities and products such as policy briefs, reports, case studies, website, seminars, conferences, exchanges, and study trips. Procure high quality sub-contractors/consultants to implement the activities, and supervise the implementation of the activities
  • Responsible with Senior Governance Advisor for ensuring that deliverables in Knowledge Management and Communications section of PROTARIH are of high quality and submitted according to deadlines
  • Maintain close coordination with Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to ensure coherence and consistency between implementation of knowledge management strategy and M&E framework
  • Prepare workplans, reports and presentations of Knowledge Management and Communications activities
  • Represent PROTARIH at relevant national and provincial meetings, workshops and conferences
How to apply:

Required Qualifications
  1. A postgraduate degree in a suitable area that could include economics, law, science, social science, arts, or other relevant studies.
  2. A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in development areas in Indonesia, with significant portion of it spent on knowledge management and communications projects/activities
  3. Experience in policy and field research in Indonesia, from government, university, think tank or NGOs, is an advantage
  4. Demonstrated strong research, analytical and communications skills.
  5. Fully proficient in writing and speaking in both English and Bahasa Indonesia.
  6. Fully capable to work individually with minimum supervision, as well as a member of a program team.
  7. Strong network in knowledge management and communications area is an advantage.
The Knowledge Management and Communication Officer will be employed as an individual contractor from date of hire to the termination of the programme at end of July 2015. 

He/she will report directly to the Senior Governance Advisor. Please submit your latest CV at the latest 19 September 2014 to genny.intan@id.pwc.com

A start date within Q3 2014 is required.