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Company description
Swisscontact
, the Swiss non-profit organisation engaged in co-operation for private sector development, implementing 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 Internal Destination Development for Tanjung Puting in Pangkalan Bun
Main task: Responsible to support local communities/villages to develop Community Based Tourism to receive tourists and support handicraft associations and other business groups to increase quality and quantity of selected local products to the tourism market.

In addition responsible for skills training and capacity building of selected community groups to improve the quality of skills, services, and tourism products; Relationship management between the private sector, public institutions and the Destination Management Organization.

Requirements: At least 3 years experiences in tourism, community development, strong interpersonal skills, pro-active, independent, 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 11 July 2016 to: recruitment@swisscontact-wisata.org - Please indicate place and position