GIZ Climate Governance Project Job Vacancy: Advisor on Climate Mitigation, Jakarta – Indonesian

Posting Job


November 2, 2018

Expired Job


June 16, 2019



Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a German
implementing organization which provides services worldwide in the field of
international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ has a record of more
than 20 years of involvement in the area of climate policy in Indonesia.

GIZ in
cooperation with the Direktorat Jenderal Pengendalian Perubahan Iklim (DGCC) of
KLHK is currently implementing “Strengthening Climate Governance of Indonesia
for Implementing the Paris Agreement” (climate governance) project. The
objective is to strengthen the climate change-relevant institutions of the
Government of Indonesia in their climate governance capacities and supporting
the further development of core elements of the Indonesian climate policy in
order to prepare for a successful implementation of the Paris Agreement.

towards this aim, the project shall be implemented over approximately
3,5 years clustered into four work areas.

Those are:

  • Strengthening
    strategic capacity of key actors at national level (KLHK/DGCC and
  • Strengthening
    inter-ministerial coordination
  • Support
    effective societal consultation and strengthening of
  • Support
    international exchange and communication (Externalization)
GIZ seeks a qualified Indonesian
candidate for one position of 
Advisor on Climate

  • Support
    the Senior Advisor to manage project activities in the area of climate
  • Provide
    technical advice to KLHK/DGCC on climate mitigation area, particularly but
    not limited to implementation of National Determined Contribution (NDC);
  • Provide
    technical advice in relating NDC to other national development plan
  • Provide
    technical advice to integrate national mitigation actions to Transparency
  • Provide
    technical advice on different elements of climate mitigation actions for
    example Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) to KLHK/DGCC in
    accordance with the project goals;
  • Liaison
    between the project and Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK),
    relevant ministries, sub-national governments as well as other
    stakeholders such as private sector, civil society organizations, research
    institutions and media in the area of climate change mitigation;
  • Support
    the planning and implementation of all activities concerning climate
    change mitigation aspect in the climate governance project;
  • Provide
    advice to develop capacity building curricula and facilitate training activities
    in climate change mitigation aspect for DGCCC, other relevant ministries
    and sub-national governments in close collaboration with key implementing
    partners and other related international projects/programs;
  • Assist
    DGCCC in consultation with Non-Party Stakeholders and external
    communication to international expert community in the area of climate
    change mitigation;
  • Provide
    advice on the framework of innovation and knowledge management and
    communication of innovation to partners and important stakeholders in the
    area of climate change mitigation;
  • Assist
    Senior Advisor to integrate results and experiences to improve synergy on
    overall activities between the project „Climate Governance” and
    thematically related GIZ and IKI projects in Indonesia in the area of
    climate change mitigation;
  • Support
    liaison with other global GIZ projects on climate change mitigation and
    enabling Indonesian Government access to global experience and knowledge
    within those projects;
  • Assist
    the Senior Advisor in coordination with international climate change
    communities in the area of climate change mitigation;
  • Writing
    quarterly newsletter on climate mitigation related insights on Indonesia
  • Preparing events, workshops and conferences

Management and Coordination:
  • Prepare concept, strategy
    and work plan in the area of climate change mitigation for Climate
    Governance Project in closed coordination with project counterparts in
  • Support Senior Advisor in
    defining prioritization of project activities in climate change mitigation
    area and conduct consultation with relevant project counterparts;
  • Actualize and monitor the
    planning continuously together with counterparts in climate change
    mitigation area;
  • Facilitate
    synchronization between the planning and budgeting system in the climate
    change mitigation area;
  • Compiles the relevant
    information for relevant activities and assignments in climate change
    mitigation area;
  • Conduct climate change
    mitigation activities in cooperation with the partners, both as regards
    the organizational preparation and implementation of the activities to
    ensure the achievement of project objectives, outputs and outcomes;
  • Prepare ToRs for
    technical consultant works in climate change mitigation area;
  • Support Senior Advisor to
    supervise technical consultants and interns in climate change mitigation
    area for supporting project implementation;
  • Set up project monitoring
    system for climate change mitigation area;
  • Conduct a continuous
    project monitoring and evaluation in climate change mitigation area;
  • Coordinate preparation of
    project progress reports in climate change mitigation area;
  • Ensure timely reporting
    to the Senior Advisor and counterparts in climate change mitigation area;
  • Represent the project to
    external parties in case of the absence of Principal Advisor and Senior
    Advisor in climate change mitigation area;
  • Evaluate results of
    activities in climate change mitigation area and give input/feed-back for
    better implementation;
  • Uses GIZ’s Capacity Works
    to manage the projects 

Professional Advisory Services:

  • Advises partner institution(s) on order clarification,
    identifying needs, developing concepts and strategies, and provides technical
    input related to climate change mitigation;
  • Participates in identifying needs for external support
    and advice, works on policy recommendations and develops a strategic approach
    in climate change mitigation area;
  • Contributes to preparing and implementing the
    coordination process, joint project/ program activities;
  • Support Senior Advisor to formulate terms of
    references and selects and supervises third parties in the course of carrying
    out project/program activities, including performance evaluation;
  • Deals with the design, preparation, and implementation
    of workshops, seminars and other events on issues related to climate governance
    particularly in climate change mitigation aspect;
  • Participate in facilitation and moderation when
    dealing with multi-stakeholders dialogues;
  • Assist Senior Advisor to contribute as resource person
    for capacity building program in climate change mitigation if necessary;
  • Support the development of quality assurance measures
    and suggests necessary changes, improvements and initiatives;
  • Assist Senior Advisor to monitor project progress and
    the activities, reviews reports and documents on the progress of joint
    programs, identifies bottlenecks and recommends alternative management options
    to the principal advisor;
  • Responsible for seeing that the services provided by
    the project are aligned with the partner’s needs.
and Cooperation:
  • Ensure cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with
    partners, relevant organizations, non-governmental agencies and individuals
    with other related projects to improve and maintain good working relationships
    in the area of climate change mitigation;
  • Facilitate access for partners to relevant climate
    change institutions (national or international) to support the amelioration of
    climate governance in Indonesia particularly in climate change mitigation area;
  • Travels (abroad) or in the region, in accordance with
    project requirements
  • Support Senior Advisor in smooth partner relations.
  • Communicate and channel local interest and aspirations
    and exchange ideas and information for the benefit of the program

  • Compile information about the various national and
    international Public and private approaches related to the development of
    various climate change mitigation actions;
  • Develop strategies and technical concept including
    guidelines, manual, and procedure for different climate change mitigation
    actions, which are ready to be applied.
  • Prepare report and presentation material.
  • Contribute to the other related reports required by
    the program Director and GIZ Head Office;
  • Assists with research activities and studies on
    political issues, which benefit to project implementation and joint programs.

Required qualifications,
competences and experience

Formal Education
  • Bachelor/B.S. or Masters/MSc in an area that is
    related to the project/programme objectives, with a focus on a relevant field

Professional experience

  • 5 – 7 years’ professional experience

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies
    (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications
    (e.g. MS Office);
  • Fluent written and oral knowledge of English;
    German knowledge would be an advantage
  • Focused, proactive and positive working attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a
    fast-paced office environment, both independently and as part of a global team
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills,
    including the ability to encourage collaboration with other programs,
    international offices, and partners
  • Aware of social and intercultural sensitivities,
    flexible and possess a sense of diplomacy
  • Adaptable to rapidly changing priorities and
    able to manage multiple deadlines and deliver high quality work products
  • Willingness to up-skill as required by the tasks
    to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.
  • Experience in events preparation, coordination
    and organization
  • Experience in Communication work

Duty Station: Jakarta
Joining Date: January 2019
Direct Supervisor: Senior Advisor of Climate
Governance project

Please submit your
motivation letter and comprehensive resume (including
latest photograph
and list of references
) to by November 12th, 2018 with
subject line
Governance – Advisor CM

Please name your file as follow format:
[Your Complete Name]_[Motivation
Letter/CV/Latest Education Certificate
] (i.e: Nakula Sadewa_CV or Nakula Sadewa_Motivation
or Nakula Sadewa_Reference)

short-listed candidates will be notified
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