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OPERATIONS MANAGER

Organization: Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Post Date: 11 August 2015
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia Assignment: Individual Contractor Grade: G3
Position Number: GGGI-HR_15-133
Closing Date: 1 September 2015

INTRODUCTIONThe Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a new international organization committed to strong, inclusive green growth. We assist developing and emerging countries with integrating their ambitions for strong economic performance and environmental sustainability with the goal of bringing about poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Headquartered in Seoul, GGGI was established by treaty in June 2012 at the United Nations Rio+20 Conference by an initial group of eighteen nations who share the organization’s vision. To date, there are a total of 24 Member Countries who joined the organization.

GGGI has a diverse portfolio of programs in developing countries around the world. These in-country programs, together with global products and services, focus on delivering results through an integrated approach of evidence-based green growth planning and implementation aligned to countries’ development priorities. The organization also focuses on knowledge development and management activities which build a strong theoretical and empirical basis for green growth, while providing concrete options and guidance for policymakers; as well as building the conditions for public and private green infrastructure investments.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Operations Manager will play a central role in managing all the Management and Administration activities of the Program. Working under guidance of the Country Representative, the Operations Manager will be an effective interlocutor between Indonesia Country Office and Seoul HQ, working closely with the relevant departments and divisions in Seoul HQ dealing with Management and Administration. The person needs to add value to both Indonesia Program and Management and Administration functions in Seoul, effectively communicating and implementing the business needs of both ends. The Operations Manager will be required to manage a team in Jakarta as well as teams in Central and East Kalimantan to ensure that the overall smooth running of the Program.

The Operations Manager will have the responsibility to:•    Ensure that GGGI complies with Government of Indonesia laws and regulations as an International Organization
•    Manage and support recruitment of the Program’s human resources (staff and consultants) in compliance with Indonesia’s law and GGGI’s HR rules and policies
•    Provide oversight to ensure sounds financial management under multiple grant sources, in line with GGGI policies, including effective budget management, overseeing financial audits, managing the implementation of financial regulations, criteria and standards as per donor’s requirements
•    Ensure a functional procurement system to support the Indonesia team, in line with GGGI’s policies and regulations
•    Provide oversight to ensure effective office management (multiple locations) and facilitation of Program’s delivery (for example: logistical arrangements for travel, training, workshop and conference organization, honoria, per diems etc.)
•    Implementing, guiding and enforcing GGGI’s policies and regulations are followed by all team members based in Indonesia
•    Manage and monitor relevant management and financial modules of GGGI’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System for the Country Program
•    Ensure effective Information & Communication Technology is in place in support of program delivery and responsible for all data and information stored under the Country Program

QUALIFICATIONS•    Higher education degree with at least 10 years’ experience in Management and Administration role.
•    A proven track record of managing country program operations and grants in multilateral, international or non-governmental organizations.
•    A solid track record of managing multiple teams delivering M&A support to the Program.
•    Ability to provide strong management direction with the ability to quickly and efficiently understand, organize, and solve management problems.
•    Excellent ability to multi-task and prioritize under stressful circumstances.
•    Versatile, personable and flexible in the face of a complex project.
•    Proven track record of taking initiative independently with minimal supervision.
•    Ability to work in a multicultural and diverse team.
•    An excellent command of written English and Indonesian.

HOW TO APPLY•    Interested candidates should apply to: Indonesia.68608.999@gggi.aplitrak.com
•    Please indicate the position you are applying for: “GGGI-HR_15-133 – Operations Manager”
•    Please submit CV and Cover Letter in English (Merged into one PDF file)