GIZ for Climate Governance Project Job Vacancy: Advisor NDC / TF - Jakarta, Indonesian

The 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.

Working 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 BAPPENAS)
  • Strengthening inter-ministerial coordination
  • Support effective societal consultation and strengthening of Non-Party-Stakeholders
  • Support international exchange and communication (Externalization)
GIZ seeks a qualified Indonesian candidate for one position of Advisor NDC/TF

  • Provide technical advice to KLHK/DGCC on the NDC process, it’s key data, assumptions, projections and resulting policies of the NDC
  • Provide technical advice on linking the NDC/TF to the current THG-Inventory and MRV-System, building on the Third National Communication
  • Liaison between the project and Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) as well as related ministries to support the work on NDC/TF measures.
  • Contribute to planning and implementation of all activities concerning NDC/TF within the scope of the project.
  • Develop capacity building curricula and facilitate training activities for DGCC and related ministries in close collaboration with key implementing partners and other related international projects/programs.
  • Prepare events, workshops and conferences.
  • Providing professional advice to partners and cooperating with important stakeholders
  • Supporting DGCC in consultation with Non-Party Stakeholders and external communication to international expert community
  • Innovation and knowledge management and communication of innovation to partners and important stakeholders
  • Integrate results and experiences to improve synergy on overall activities between the project „Climate Governance” and thematically related GIZ and IKI projects in Indonesia.
  • Writing quarterly newsletter on climate policy related insights on Indonesia


Management and Coordination:
  • Support project planning by developing concepts and strategies, ensure implementation
  • Actualize the planning continuously together with counterparts
  • Take part in the formulation of project planning and facilitate synchronization between the planning and budgeting system
  • Compiles the relevant information for joint activities and assignments;
  • Contribute to the coordination of the project works so that the objective and indicators can be achieved
  • Supervise consultants and interns for the project
  • Write project progress and monitoring reports.
  • Represent project when needed
  • Contributing to the monitoring activities and ensuring timely reporting to the principal advisor and counter parts
  • Evaluate results of activities and give input/feed-back for better implementation.

Professional Advisory Services:
  • Advises partner institution(s) on order clarification, identifying needs, developing concepts and strategies, and provides technical input
  • Participates in identifying needs for external support and advice, works on policy recommendations and develops a strategic approach;
  • Contributes to preparing and implementing the coordination process, joint project/ program activities;
  • Formulates 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 the work area of Adaptation;
  • Develops and organizes quality assurance measures and suggests necessary changes, improvements and initiatives;
  • Monitors 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.

Networking and Cooperation:
  • Ensures 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;
  • Travels in the region, in accordance with project requirements
  • Support principal advisor in smooth partner relations.
  • Communicate and channel local interest and aspirations and exchange ideas and information for the benefit of the program

Knowledge Management:
  • compiles information and ensures knowledge transfers
  • develops ready-to-use strategies and technical concepts, including guidelines, manuals and procedures
  • draws up reports and presentation documents
  • formulates appropriate input for project reports

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
  • 7-10 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: July 2017

Direct Supervisor: Principal Advisor of Climate Governance project

Please submit your motivation letter and comprehensive resume (including latest photograph and list of references) to by May 28th, 2017 with subject line Climate Governance – Advisor NDC/TF.

Please name your file as follow format:

[Your Complete Name]_[Motivation Letter/CV/Latest Education Certificate] (i.e: Putra Pangeran_CV or Putra Pangeran_Motivation Letter or Putra Pangeran_Reference)

Only short-listed candidates will be notified