GIZ Job Vacancy: Advisor - Green Logistics, Jakarta - Indonesian

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit Gmbh is a company owned by the federal government of Germany. It operates in more than 130 countries in a wide range of fields from governance and social development to economic and infrastructural development.
The growing greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector in emerging economies like Indonesia are a challenge for climate change mitigation. For the transition to a low carbon economy, both passenger and freight transport have an important role to play.
The TRANSfer project is implemented by GIZ with funds from the International Climate Initiative of the German Ministry of the Environment (BMU). Its aim is to support countries in developing strategies and ready-to-implement measures for climate change mitigation in the transport sector. Visit HERE for more information.
In Indonesia, the project is focused on mitigation actions in the freight transport sector. Specific areas are the shift of goods transport from road to rail as well as measures to improve fuel-efficiency of trucks.
We are seeking one qualified Indonesian candidate for the following position:
Advisor – Green Logistics (Local Project Coordinator)
The local project coordinator has the key role of coordinating the support of the TRANSfer project to counterparts in the government and the private sector in Indonesia. This is mainly the Ministry of Transportation of Indonesia, BAPPENAS as well as associations and enterprises from the freight transport and logistics industry.
The local project coordinator monitors the project progress, reports to the project management of TRANSfer in Germany, and cooperates with the various project counterparts to achieve the project objectives. The coordinator maintains a local and international professional network to tackle policy issues, to build the confidence and ownership of counterparts and to make sure that all critical stakeholders are involved in the process. Additionally, the coordinator works in a team with a junior technical advisor providing day-to-day guidance and is embedded in the wider GIZ transport team in Indonesia.
  • Support the development of climate change mitigation measures in road and rail freight transport in Indonesia.
  • Organize project activities based on the operational plan
  • Support the preparation, realization, documentation and follow-up of meetings and events with project partners
  • Facilitate the active participation of stakeholders from the public and private sector in the context of the project
  • Maintain the flow of communication and information between all involved institutions, the TRANSfer project, GIZ (and other donors) transport projects implemented in Indonesia, counterparts in the public and private sector.

Professional advisory services
  • Provide technical and strategic advice to Indonesian partners for the development of ready-to-implement greenhouse gas mitigation measures in the freight sector with a focus on intermodal solutions and fuel-efficient trucks
  • Technically supervise the work of consultants (review and comment on drafts, coordinate with GIZ Germany) and provide text inputs for different documents.
  • Driving development of the project (including preparation and accompaniment of consultancies, workshops, technical meetings or trainings)
  • Prepare and deliver presentations and other written inputs on project work
  • Follows and reports on trends and policy developments in the freight transport sector
Networking and cooperation
  • Develop networks and maintain communication with the relevant government representatives and private industry stakeholders (steering committee, industry dialogues, focal group discussions) 
  • Ensure smooth relationships and information flow between GIZ (and other donors’) transport projects in Indonesia and the global TRANSfer project in Germany.
  • Work as a team with the project’s local junior technical advisor and the colleagues in Germany, including weekly and monthly calls.
Project management and administration.
  • Actively participate in operational planning and monitoring of the project.
  • Anticipate and seek solutions to political problems that could impact the project.
  • Prepare agendas and organize missions of project colleagues and consultants
  • Contribute to internal knowledge management by providing information in global team calls, supporting the development of an advisory toolkit for low-carbon freight and ensure that lessons learned are documented
Other duties/additional tasks
  • perform other duties and tasks at the request of management
Required qualifications, competences and experience

  • Master`s degree in transport economics, logistics, engineering or supply chain management (other degrees, as well non-Master’s level, and in other technical areas like geography or political science with relevant practical experience are eligible for application);
Professional experience
  • Professional working experience in a similar position or topic of minimum 5 years (preferably even more)
  • Experience in working with a government institution, including relationship-building, on-time delivery of high-quality work, and diplomatic problem-solving
  • Excellent project management and communication skills (in at least English and Bahasa) as well as experience in the creation and maintenance of networks between different actors (high-level officials, partners); pro-active attitude with hands-on mentality.
  • Presentation and writing skills
  • Ability to work with a team and under pressure by ensuring quality outputs and meeting deadlines.
Other knowledge, additional competences
  • Excellent command of MS – Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management
Duty Station: Jakarta

Expect to join: a.s.a.p

Direct Report: Principal Advisor of the Sustainable Urban Transport Improvement - Implementation of the NAMA Facility (SUTRI NAMA) Project

Interested candidates should submit a motivation letter, CV, trainings attended and list of references (a must), addressed to [email protected]. The closing date to submit the application letter is on April 25th, 2019.

Please indicate your application by putting the following code in the subject line: TRANSfer – Advisor GL

Please name your file as follow format:

[Your Complete Name]_[Motivation Letter/CV/Latest Education Certificate] (i.e: Nakula Sadewa_CV or Nakula Sadewa_Motivation Letter or Nakula Sadewa_Reference)

Only short-listed candidates will be notified