GIZ Vacancy: Advisor for Green Chillers Project, Jakarta

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a German international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. In order to support Indonesia's effort to conserve energy and to reduce GHG emissions a "Green Chillers" project was launched. The project, which is funded by the Germany Ministry of the Environment under the International Climate Initiative, is jointly implemented by GIZ and the Indonesian Directorate General for Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (NREEC), Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources 
The main objective of the project is to support Indonesia in creating framework conditions which support energy efficiency improvements in the refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) sector in industry and commerce.

The Green Chillers project is a part of the Energy Programme Indonesia/ASEAN and is located in the NREEC at Jalan Cikini Raya, Jakarta and project office at Jalan HOS Cokroaminoto, Jakarta. We seek a qualified Indonesian candidate for
Advisor (NAMAs Strategy and EE Incentives)
  1. Responsibilities 
The position holder is responsible for: 
  • Supporting the preparation and implementation of Green Chillers project activities in coordination with Senior Advisors and the project partners.
  • Supporting the sector-specific NAMAs strategy development process for RAC at relevant ministries.
  • Supporting the advisory process for ministries, chambers and associations in relation to incentive schemes and funding options for energy-efficient RAC technologies
  • Supporting awareness-raising activities targeting the private and public stakeholders on the benefits of Green Chillers and actively seek opportunities for their implementation 
In this context, the position holder fulfils the following tasks: 

    B. Tasks 

Professional Advisory Services
  • Advise partner institution(s) on identifying needs, developing concepts and strategies, and provides technical input related with development of a sector specific NAMA initiative to be embedded in Indonesia’s national NAMA strategy.
  • Advise partner institution(s) on identifying needs, developing concepts and strategies, and provides technical input related with development of incentive schemes and regulatory instruments for energy-efficient RAC technologies
  • Provides policy recommendations and develops a strategic approaches for the promotion of energy-efficient refrigeration / air-conditioning technologies in the RAC sector 
Coordination and networking
  • Establishes cooperation with relevant government ministries, departments, chambers and associations as well as private companies related to the refrigeration and air-conditioning sector
  • Develop and maintain close contacts to relevant stakeholders on cross-cutting tasks amongst all projects of the GIZ Energy Programme Indonesia
  • Communicates local interests and efforts, forwards these and encourages sharing ideas and information for the benefit of the project 

Knowledge management
  • Prepare reports and publications
  • Prepare presentation materials such as brochures and power-point presentations
  • Stay abreast of developments in global and Indonesian approaches for energy efficient cooling applications
Other duties / additional tasks
  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management 
C. Required qualifications, competences and experience 

  • Science orientated Master’s degree, with good understanding of socio-economic aspects or a social science master degree, with good understanding of the technical aspects of energy efficiency.
  • Familiar with the major issues of energy efficiency in Indonesia, which is based on at least three years’ work experience in the sector.
  • Candidates holding a completed Bachelors’ degree with two additional years of relevant work experience may be considered.
Professional experience
  • Prior experience in sectoral NAMA strategy development and/or sustainable financing in Indonesia is advantageous
  • Good networking with relevant stakeholders in energy efficiency in Indonesia.
  • Working experience in an international development organisation is preferable.
Other knowledge, additional competences
  • Very good communication skills with national stakeholders
  • Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • Fluent written and oral knowledge of the English language 
  • Willingness to travel on official business.
Interested candidate should submit the application letter, CV with list of references (Max. 300 kb) to [email protected] by 7th of August 2015. Please indicate your application by putting the following code in the subject line: A-GC