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Company Description
Swisscontact, the Swiss non-profit organisation engaged in co-operation for private sector development, will implement the Regional Tourism Development Program WISATA Phase II as part of the Indonesian Swiss Development Cooperation. The program aims at increasing competitiveness of selected tourism destination in order to create income and job opportunities for the local population in the tourism sector.
 

Open Position
For program activities in Central Kalimantan, Swisscontact is looking for enthusiastic and independent professionals in the following field of expertise:
 

Program Officer for Pangkalan Bun 

Main task: Responsible to prepare attractive tourism objects and make available high quality local Tourism info for regional and local promotion purposes; provide to local stakeholders on the job training in tourism attraction assessment and development; support local DMO to develop concept and structure for a local Tourism Info Centers incl. 

Responsibility and operation of the info center. 

In addition responsible for skills training and capacity building of local tourism associations and businesses to improve the quality of services; Relationship management between the private sector, public institutions and the Destination Management Organization 

Requirements: At least 3 years experiences in tourism businesses (preferable tour operator), strong interpersonal skills, pro-active, assertiveness 

General requirements:
  • Team player with strong communicational, interpersonal and organizational skills; 
  • Good command of written and spoken English, excellent computer skills (MS office)
  • University degree in relevant field of study (those lacking the stated educational requirements but having an excellent track record are encouraged to apply);
  • Interest in development work and eco-tourism;
  • Excellent work ethic, self-starter and flexibility in schedule
  • Background experiences dealing with small-medium enterprises as well as community involvement 
  • Preferred applicants from the local area (Central Kalimantan)
  • Willing to relocate to Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan for selected applicants who are not residing in Central Kalimantan
Contact us: We can offer you an exciting, fast-paced working environment, a culture of mutual respect and the opportunity to play a vital role in the project. If you are interested in joining our team where your talent will impact the project outcomes, please apply by 14 September 2015 to:
recruitment@swisscontact-wisata.org - Please indicate place and position.