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Current Opportunities

Swisscontact is an international development agency founded by the Swiss private sector, with over 43 years of experience in Indonesia. It has a track record for innovative, pragmatic approaches in vocational education and training, urban ecology and small and medium sized enterprise development. As an agency with its origins in the Swiss private sector, Swisscontact has a strong private sector orientation, in terms of culture, staff and working practices. Swisscontact is offering employment opportunities for the following position:

 

 

Finance and Administration Assistant


Swisscontact promotes economic, social and ecological development by supporting people to successfully integrate into local commercial life. Swisscontact creates opportunities for people to improve their living conditions as a result of their own efforts. The focus of its systemic intervention in the private sector is the strengthening of local and global value chains. Through its projects, Swisscontact works to enable access to professional training, promotes local entrepreneurship, creates access to local financial service providers and supports the efficient use of resources with the goal of successfully promoting employment and income generation. The foundation is based in Zurich, Switzerland. With 86 million in annual turnover in 2016, Swisscontact is now implementing more than 100 projects in 34 countries with more than 1,200 staff. Swisscontact has been active in Indonesia for the past 45 years.


Skills for Competitiveness (S4C)

The S4C-Project is implemented by the Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation (Swisscontact), the Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH-CDC) and the Association for Swiss International Technical Connection (SITECO) working in close collaboration with the Centre for Industrial Education and Training (CIET) of the Ministry of Industry (MoI) and the Directorate for Higher Education (DIKTI) of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEK).

Through the strengthening of Polytechnic institutes (Polys) in selected sectors and geographic locations and through the improvement of structures and services at the interface between Polys and industry, an important contribution to an improved quality and relevance of the overall Poly system in Indonesia is made.


S4C is currently accepting applications for the position of:


Finance and Administration Assistant

Based in Jakarta, DKI Jakarta (Job Code: ADV.000045)


Job Brief


The Finance and Admin Assistant is in charge to prepare payments through Petty Cash and Bank and input transactions to SextAnt Field template in coordination with the Project Accountant in Finance Unit of Jakarta Main Office


Task, Authority, and Responsibility


  1. Finance Specific Task:
    • Receives all payment requests from staffs and third parties in Jakarta Main Office
    • Reviews and ensure all payment requests are supported with adequate supporting documents and following the Swisscontact SOP
    • In coordination with the Project Accountant to prepare payment through petty cash and bank transfer according to the Finance Manual
    • In coordination with the Project Accountant to entry payment transactions into SextAnt Field template according to the proper chart of account, after the payment is done
    • In coordination with the Project Accountant to manage the filing of financial documents in Jakarta Main Office
    • Conducts a petty cash count with the Project Accountant on a monthly basis for reporting and based on request for the surprise cash count
  2. Admin Specific Tasks:
    • Provide administration task to S4C Jakarta Staff such as: prepare the meeting event, manage staff travel, typing letter, project documentation, etc.
    • Other tasks arise during the course in needed requested by S4C Jakarta Staff
  3. Support Project Implementation:
    • Support project implementation according to specific instructions
    • Maintain database of S4C contact information


Requirements


  • University degree in Accountancy or Economic
  • Minimum of three years experiences in the relevant field is preferred
  • Understanding of opportunities and constraints for sustainable development.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and control
  • Good interpersonal skills and commitment working in a team
  • Skills in computer, software systems (windows, spreadsheet, word processing, e-mail, internet.)
  • Presentation skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
  • Good English skills written and verbal.
  • Previous working with one of NGOs is preferred
  • Experience of planning and managing small budget / cash flow is preferred
  • Experience of risk mapping and Capacity Assessment on a local level is preferred


This vacancy is for Indonesian citizen only


Please visit https://recruitment.swisscontact.or.id for further application submission.
Please send your application by 6 September 2019, however we are continuing shortlist and conducting interviews for the right candidate before the deadline.


Program Officer Management Support


Swisscontact promotes economic, social and ecological development by supporting people to successfully integrate into local commercial life. Swisscontact creates opportunities for people to improve their living conditions as a result of their own efforts. The focus of its systemic intervention in the private sector is the strengthening of local and global value chains. Through its projects, Swisscontact works to enable access to professional training, promotes local entrepreneurship, creates access to local financial service providers and supports the efficient use of resources with the goal of successfully promoting employment and income generation. The foundation is based in Zurich, Switzerland. With 86 million in annual turnover in 2016, Swisscontact is now implementing more than 100 projects in 34 countries with more than 1,200 staff. Swisscontact has been active in Indonesia for the past 45 years.


Skills for Competitiveness (S4C)

The S4C-Project is implemented by the Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation (Swisscontact), the Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH-CDC) and the Association for Swiss International Technical Connection (SITECO) working in close collaboration with the Centre for Industrial Education and Training (CIET) of the Ministry of Industry (MoI) and the Directorate for Higher Education (DIKTI) of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEK).

Through the strengthening of Polytechnic institutes (Polys) in selected sectors and geographic locations and through the improvement of structures and services at the interface between Polys and industry, an important contribution to an improved quality and relevance of the overall Poly system in Indonesia is made.


S4C is currently accepting applications for the position of:


Program Officer Management Support

Based in Bantaeng, Sulawesi Selatan (Job Code: ADV.000044)


Job Brief


The Program Officer Management Support will focus on the technical assistance for the establishment and strengthening of the Poly:


Task, Authority, and Responsibility


Management Systems and Processes:


  1. Coach the activities to strengthen the school managerial processes
    • Strategic and operational planning
    • Quality assurance
    • Administration processes
    • Tracer studies
  2. Promote cooperation Poly - industries - expertise (partners)
    • Establishment of an industry network in the Poly-region
    • Internship management
    • Job placement
    • Knowledge and technology transfer
    • Workshop for development of occupational profiles, curricula and training methodologies
    • Regular events between the Poly and local industry


Employee Requirements


  • School management and leadership experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in Vocational Education and Training institutions (VET)
  • Curricula development, teacher training
  • Knowledge about the Indonesian Poly and TVET system development
  • Communication skills in English
  • Desirable: Degree/working in a technical sector (metal, wood, or food processing)


This vacancy is for Indonesian citizen only


Please visit https://recruitment.swisscontact.or.id for further application submission.
Please send your application by 31 August 2019, however we are continuing shortlist and conducting interviews for the right candidate before the deadline.


Program Officer for Destination Development

Swisscontact (www.swisscontact.org), the Swiss foundation for technical cooperation is a private and independent operating foundation, promoting sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies. For Swisscontact the private sector is the most important driving force behind economic development and sustainable poverty reduction to open up pathways into a future of opportunities.


Swisscontact is implementing the Sustainable Tourism Destination Development Project “SUSTOUR” as part of the Swiss-Indonesian Development Cooperation. Tourism is an important part of the Indonesian economy and an important source of employment and foreign exchange reserves. The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has been actively supporting the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism since 2009 to strengthen the competitiveness of selected tourism destinations. The SUSTOUR project focuses to develop a sustainable and inclusive expansion of tourism in Indonesia. Two targeted destinations, namely Western Flores (East Nusa Tenggara) and Wakatobi (Southeast Sulawesi) will be benefitting from economic, social and environmental sustainability which will favour the local population. SUSTOUR runs from July 2018 until December 2022.


For program activities in the Denpasar Office, Swisscontact is looking for an enthusiastic and independent professional in the following field of expertise:


Program Officer for Destination Development

Based in Wakatobi


The Program Officer for Destination Development operates on a national scope and reports to the Technical Advisor for Destination Development. He/she is responsible to support in market systems diagnostics and management of project interventions which aim to improve the competitiveness of markets for sustainable tourism products and services in Western Flores and Wakatobi.


Task, Authority and Responsibility
Support in market system diagnosis and intervention management:

  • Conducting analyses/ diagnostics of the tourism market and interrelated market systems as an on-going and integral part to guide the project strategies
  • Developing and/ or refining intervention plans, including developing innovative intervention ideas and models, preparing business cases and pitching documents to potential partners
  • Building and managing partnerships, including finding and approaching potential partners, pitching and co-developing intervention ideas/models, negotiating partnership agreements; managing relationships with partners, monitoring relationships and revising tactics if needed
  • Monitoring and measuring intervention results in order to improve intervention performance, including developing/revising results chains, gathering data, analysing results and assessing progress towards systemic change
  • Facilitating/ implementing intervention activities together with intervention partners

Support in general aspects:

  • Representing the project towards external stakeholders and attend/ facilitate relevant meetings, workshops, etc.
  • Working closely with international and/or national technical short-term consultants to carry out related assignments in quality and time
  • Ensuring smooth internal coordination with other team members in Wakatobi office and SUSTOUR Offices in Bali
  • Development of related presentation material and capitalization of lessons learned
  • Preparation of project documentation, including project and intervention reports


Employee Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, community development, political economy and/or related fields; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years working experience with the private sector, or development agencies/ projects which apply a market systems approach/ engage in private sector development
  • Experience and understanding of tourism market systems/ businesses preferred
  • Experience in engaging the private sector on innovative market driven solutions
  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic skills with the ability to think strategically
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, facilitation and coordination skills
  • Constructive problem-solving skills with high tolerance for uncertainty
  • Persistence
  • Ability to manage complexity and adapt to changing work conditions
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to mentor team members
  • Intercultural and contextual sensitivity
  • Motivated and enthusiastic personality
  • Excellent English skills (verbal and written).
  • This vacant position is for Indonesian citizen only.

Please visit https://recruitment.swisscontact.or.id for further application submission


Program Officer for Business Development

Swisscontact (www.swisscontact.org), the Swiss foundation for technical cooperation is a private and independent operating foundation, promoting sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies. For Swisscontact the private sector is the most important driving force behind economic development and sustainable poverty reduction to open up pathways into a future of opportunities.


Swisscontact is implementing the Sustainable Tourism Destination Development Project “SUSTOUR” as part of the Swiss-Indonesian Development Cooperation. Tourism is an important part of the Indonesian economy and an important source of employment and foreign exchange reserves. The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) has been actively supporting the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism since 2009 to strengthen the competitiveness of selected tourism destinations. The SUSTOUR project focuses to develop a sustainable and inclusive expansion of tourism in Indonesia. Two targeted destinations, namely Western Flores (East Nusa Tenggara) and Wakatobi (Southeast Sulawesi) will be benefitting from economic, social and environmental sustainability which will favour the local population. SUSTOUR runs from July 2018 until December 2022.


For program activities in Denpasar Office, Swisscontact is looking for an enthusiastic and independent professional in the following field of expertise:


Program Officer for Business Development

Based in Denpasar


The Program Officer for Business Development operates on a national scope and reports to the Technical Advisor for Destination Development. He/she is responsible to support in market systems diagnostics and management of project interventions which aim to improve the competitiveness of markets for sustainable tourism products and services in Western Flores and Wakatobi.


Task, Authority and Responsibility
Support in market system diagnosis and intervention management:

  • Conducting analyses/ diagnostics of the tourism market and interrelated market systems as an on-going and integral part to guide the project strategies
  • Developing and/ or refining intervention plans, including developing innovative intervention ideas and models, preparing business cases and pitching documents to potential partners
  • Building and managing partnerships, including finding and approaching potential partners, pitching and co-developing intervention ideas/models, negotiating partnership agreements; managing relationships with partners, monitoring relationships and revising tactics if needed
  • Monitoring and measuring intervention results in order to improve intervention performance, including developing/revising results chains, gathering data, analysing results and assessing progress towards systemic change
  • Facilitating/ implementing intervention activities together with intervention partners

Support in general aspects:

  • Representing the project towards external stakeholders and attend/ facilitate relevant meetings, workshops, etc.
  • Working closely with international and/or national technical short-term consultants to carry out related assignments in quality and time
  • Ensuring smooth coordination with the SUSTOUR Offices in Flores and Wakatobi
  • Development of related presentation material and capitalization of lessons learned
  • Preparation of project documentation, including project and intervention reports


Employee Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, political economy and/or related fields; Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years working experience with the private sector, or development agencies/ projects which apply a market systems approach/ engage in private sector development
  • Experience and understanding of tourism market systems/ businesses preferred
  • Experience in engaging the private sector on innovative market driven solutions
  • Excellent analytical and diagnostic skills with the ability to think strategically
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, facilitation and coordination skills
  • Constructive problem-solving skills with high tolerance for uncertainty
  • Persistence
  • Ability to manage complexity and adapt to changing work conditions
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to mentor team members
  • Intercultural and contextual sensitivity
  • Motivated and enthusiastic personality
  • Excellent English skills (verbal and written).
  • This vacant position is for Indonesian citizen only.

Please visit https://recruitment.swisscontact.or.id for further application submission


Swisscontact
Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation
Hardturmstrasse 123
CH-8005 Zürich

Tel. +41 44 454 17 17
Fax +41 44 454 17 97
E-Mail info@STOP-SPAM.swisscontact.ch