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.

For program activities in Wakatobi, South East Sulawesi Swisscontact is looking for enthusiastic and independent professionals in the following field of expertise: 

Junior Program Officer Internal Destination Development

Main task: Assist local communities in Community Based Tourism to improve their internal organisation and services to offer their cultural environment and local product to the tourism sector. In addition, support the local SMK by developing curricula with specific functions in hospitality industry, and introducing the curricula through training of

Requirements: At least 3 years experiences in tourism businesses (hotel, tour operator etc.) and/or development work with communities (farmer groups, small producers), strong interpersonal skills, pro-active, and assertive
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
  • Preferable Indonesian nationality and local applicants of Wangi-Wangi and surrounding, South East Sulawesi
  • Willing to relocate to Wakatobi, South East Sulawesi for selected applicants who are not residing in Wakatobi, South East Sulawesi
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 25 September 2015 to: - Please indicate place and position.