Advisor MRV & Environment in Transport – GIZ

The responsibilities of the Advisor MRV & Environment will vary. The focus of the position is on GHG emission in transport at national and city level, including target setting, monitoring & evaluation of progress and project results as well as liaison with officials (see specific tasks in section C); in addition, the incumbent may be requested to support project leadership in project management and results-based monitoring. Overarching result of the advisor´s assignment is to establish a framework, implement procedures and provide a thorough understanding and enabling of relevant counterpart staff about GHG-emissions, climate & MRV in urban transport both at national level and in the pilot cities of the project in order to meet the project´s targets. Existing national and international methodologies and best practices are to be studied and applied in the project context.

Additional responsibilities could include any of the following activities:
Provide technical advice and assistance on climate issues and/or MRV of urban transport to the entire SUTRI NAMA project team and stakeholders (government institutions, relevant organizations and third parties, other projects within GIZ)
Manage international and national consultants working on MRV
Together with relevant counterparts at national and local level and the consultants, to establish a MRV system for urban transport in Indonesia

A. Tasks
Climate/MRVs and Urban Transport
Provide technical advice, inputs and recommendation to the team and stakeholders related to sustainable urban transport and climate/MRVs, including but not limited to training material, capacity building concept, project implementation
Gather data and information from literature, consultants, other staff, relevant stakeholders, or other resources and provide technical summary and recommendation to the team and Team leader
Prepare and develop technical reports and publications in the area of climate/MRVs in transport where required
Deliver oral and written contributions at senior level to events, conferences and other outreach activities, which the project engages in
Prepare training materials and conduct training session in the area of climate/MRVs in transport both to national and city level;
Develop Terms of Reference of consultants related to urban transport and climate/MRVs
Together with the counterparts, the team and relevant consultants, establish a MRV system for urban transport in Indonesia
Evaluate project progress identify chances and weaknesses in project delivery and advise Team leader

Networking and Cooperation
Advise Team leader and independently conduct liaison and communication with officials of partner ministries and institutions (e.g. particularly institutional units responsible for climate & environment such as the Indonesian Ministry for Environment KLHK)
Be the contact person of the project to relevant government institutions related to urban transport and climate/MRVs
Actively contribute to anchor the SUTRI NAMA project within the global GIZ urban mobility and climate portfolios through engagement in communication and collaboration and by presenting and promoting SUTRI NAMA developments, approaches and lessons learnt as contribution to global knowledge management; encourage any subordinate advisors accordingly
Manage counterpart expectations by maintaining good communication and managing support interventions through project team
Advise Team leader and independently conduct liaison and communication with officials of partner ministries and institutions
Bridge communication with Indonesian counterparts and facilitate and promote project objectives, activities and conduct.

Project Management (if operationally required, to an extend assigned by the team leader)
Assist team leader and relevant stakeholders (including projects in municipalities) to develop annual work plan and budgeting
Develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation system and procedures based on agreed log frame and based on relevant best practice and applicable standards
Develop monthly quarterly and annual project reporting format and template to be used by all team members (including projects in municipalities)
Gather, analyses and summarize data and information related to project implementation
Monitor project implementation and develop regular (monthly, quarterly, annual) project progress reports to relevant stakeholders
Monitor technical implementation of consultancies, provide report to Team leader where required
Provide recommendations to Team leader in relevance to project progress and implementation, monitoring and evaluation
Together with Office Manager, assist Team leader to ensure that application of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) are in place based on GIZ’ and donors’ requirements.
Revise or produce new SOPs if required
Develop and review Terms of Reference of consultants where required

Knowledge Management
Design and develop knowledge management system of the project based on GIZ standards
Together with the project team: implement the system,
Monitor and evaluate the implementation
Continuously improve the system

General Tasks
Together with other staff, liaise with relevant officials of government institutions and other stakeholders
If assigned to do so, take over the functional and/or disciplinary lead of other technical advisors of the team
Answers inquiries, present and disseminate information related to the project
Coordinate and attend relevant meetings, workshops and trainings
Provide inputs and articles related to project articles, website contents, and publication materials
Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Team leader

B. Required qualifications, competences and experience
Master degree of an international university; PhD in environment or urban transport subjects will be an advantage;
At least 3 years’ experience in managing projects in development works with international cooperation at national level;
Experience and networks within the relevant Indonesian public sector (at level of echelon 1-3);
Strong methodological and conceptual skills in project management;
Experience in institutional & policy analysis, development of legal and administrative documents and capacity building will be an advantage; possibly in environmental related subjects;
Experience in managing projects with budgets more than three million Euro and including activities in several cities will be an advantage;
Experience in the fields of climate policy and mitigation / emission reduction, urban mobility, the transport sector or urban development would be an advantage;
Extensive experience in dealing and working with multi-cultural stakeholders, including government institutions at national and local levels, non-government institutions, donors, etc: experience in facilitating, liaising and building consensus amongst stakeholders will be an advantage;
Excellent written and spoken in English and Bahasa Indonesia; German language skills would be an advantage;
Travel to the project sites (several cities across Indonesia).

Duty Station: Jakarta
Expect to Join: a.s.a.p
Direct Superior: Principal Advisor of SUTRI NAMA Project

Interested candidates should submit a motivation letter, CV, trainings attended and list of references (a must), addressed to The closing date to submit the application letter is on 28 Feb 2017.

Please indicate your application by putting the following code in the subject line: SN-MRV&ET

Please name your file as follow format:
[Your Complete Name]_[Motivation Letter/CV/Latest Education Certificate]

Only short-listed candidates will be notified

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