GIZ International Job Vacancy: Green Chillers Advisor, Jakarta - Indonesian

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a German international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. In order to support Indonesia's effort to conserve energy and to reduce GHG emissions a "Green Chillers" project was launched. The project, which is funded by the Germany Ministry of the Environment under the International Climate Initiative, is jointly implemented by GIZ and the Indonesian Directorate General for Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (NREEC), Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

The main objective of the project is to support Indonesia in creating framework conditions which support energy efficiency improvements in the refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) sector in industry and commerce.  The project works in four working packages (WPs): 1) NAMA strategy development, 2) Economic instruments, 3) Implementation of pilot measures and 4) Capacity development. Further information on GIZ and Green Chillers project.

The Green Chillers project is a part of the Energy Programme Indonesia/ASEAN and is located in the NREEC at Jalan Cikini Raya, Jakarta and project office at Jalan Cikini Raya, Jakarta. We seek a qualified Indonesian candidate for:

Advisor (Senior Level)

  • establishment of network with relevant manufacturers and end-users in the field of refrigeration and cold supply in industry and commerce;
  • Policy advice on sector-specific NAMAs strategy development process for RAC at relevant ministries;
  • policy advice on incentive schemes and funding options for energy-efficient refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) technologies;
  • policy Advice on industry standards for energy-efficient refrigeration / air-conditioning;
  • coordinate and managing the advisory process for ministries, chambers and associations in relation to pilot measures in the field of energy-efficient refrigeration / air-conditioning technologies;
  • representation of the project to ministries, private sector and other associations;
  • support awareness of the benefits of Green Chillers among private and public stakeholders and actively seek opportunities for their implementation;
Within this context, s/he fulfills the following tasks:

Professional advisory services
  • Advise partner institution(s) on identifying needs, developing concepts and strategies, and provides technical input related with development of a sector specific NAMA initiative to be embedded in Indonesia’s national NAMA strategy;
  • advises partner institution(s) on identifying needs, developing concepts and strategies, and provides technical input related with development of incentive schemes and regulatory instruments for energy-efficient refrigeration / air-conditioning technologies;
  • advises partner institution(s) on identifying needs, developing concepts and strategies, and provides technical input related to industry standards for energy-efficient refrigeration / air-conditioning technologies;
  • establishes cooperation with relevant companies and government departments, chambers and associations related to the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector;
  • provides policy recommendations and develops a strategic approaches for the promotion of energy-efficient refrigeration / air-conditioning technologies in the RAC sector;
  • formulateterms of reference and selects and supervises third parties in the course of carrying out project/programme activities, including performance evaluation, related to the respective project outputs;
  • develops and organised quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements and initiatives;

Networking and Cooperation
  • ensures cooperation, regular contact and dialogue with partners, private sector, target groups in commerce and industry, RAC industry, non-governmental agencies and individuals in the project and with other projects to improve and maintain good working relationships;
  • communicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the project;

Management and coordination tasks
  • responsible for project planning related with the working area under her/his responsibility and develops project concepts and strategies, ensures implementation;
  • uses GIZ’s Capacity Works to manage the projects;
  • manages and monitors the related budget in consultation with the officer responsible for the contract and cooperation;
  • compiles the relevant information for joint activities and assignments;

Other duties/additional tasks
  • performs other duties and tasks at the request of management;

Required qualifications, competences and experience
  • Masters/MSc that is related to the project objectives, with a focus on a relevant field: energy economics, engineering, environmental management;
  • At least having 10 years’ professional experience in managing complex project with a multitude of stakeholders;

Other knowledge, additional competences
  • Very good working knowledge of energy efficiency measures and approaches in industry and commerce;
  • Experience in working with Indonesian Government institution, particularly Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Environmental and Forestry, Ministry of Industry and BAPPENAS;
  • Fluent written and oral knowledge of the English language;
  • Willingness to travel on official business;
  • Very good communication skills with national stakeholders;
  • Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies and computer applications (e.g. MS Office);
Duty Station: Jakarta
Joining Date: a.s.a.p
Direct Supervisor: Team Leader of Green Chillers

Interested candidates should submit a motivation letter, CV, trainings attended and list of references (a must), addressed to The closing date to submit the application letter is on 5 January 2017.

Please indicate your application by putting the following code in the subject line: GC – Advisor.

Please name your file as follow format:
[Your Complete Name]_[Motivation Letter/CV/Latest Education Certificate]

Only short-listed candidates will be notified