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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:

 

 

Program Officer Sustainable Tourism for Development (STfD) - Denpasar

Swisscontact (www.swisscontact.org), the Swiss foundation for technical cooperation is a private and independent operating foundation, promoting sustainable economic growth in developing countries. Swisscontact is implementing the Sustainable Tourism “SUSTOUR” Project as part of the Indonesian Swiss Development Cooperation. The SUSTOUR project is the third pillar of the STDI programme financed by SECO and jointly led by SECO and the MTRI. SUSTOUR aims to foster inclusive and sustainable tourism development in the destinations of Flores and Wakatobi to strengthen their long-term competitiveness, and contributes to the overall goal of competitive and sustainable destinations and a skilled work force which contribute to economic, environmental and social sustainability of the tourism sector in Indonesia. The rational for the SUSTOUR project is the need of awareness and capacity development at destination level and to facilitate better inclusion of and benefits for the local population. In addition the SUSTOUR project will complement the pillar 1 project, overseen by the World Bank, and ensure the active participation of the concerned districts and communities in the development of the Integrated Tourism Maser Plans for their destinations.

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


Program Officer Sustainable Tourism for Development (STfD)

Based in Denpasar


The Program Officer STfD, under the supervision of the Field Office Manager and the Technical Advisor STfD, is responsible for the technical implementation and coordination of program interventions aiming to improve destination inclusiveness and sustainability. Interventions include the development and strengthening of Community Based Tourism (CBT), the fostering of backward linkages and local tourism products and attractions as well as the strengthening of local tourism businesses and tourism vocational schools (SMK) to enhance quality and performance.


Task, Authority and Responsibility

  • To support the development of training and coaching programs for the tourism industry and local communities/ producers covering relevant sustainable tourism standards and decent work agenda. These programs include a Hospitality Coaching Program, a Tourism Skills Training Program for hospitality workers and tour guides, a Tour Operator Coaching Program and a Community Coaching Program to strengthen community-based-tourism organizations and/or producer groups;
  • To support the teams in Flores and Wakatobi in training selected local partners (e.g. community groups, local resource networks, NGOs, government officers and/or consultants) to understand and run the training and coaching programs and modules;
  • To facilitate technical Training of Trainers Programs for local trainers from the destinations to be able to run the training and coaching programs in the long run
  • To support in monitoring and quality assurance of the training/coaching programs;
  • To support the teams in Flores and Wakatobi in facilitating the implementation of specific technical workshops for the selected community/producer groups where deemed necessary
  • To support in the development of a concept for tourism SMK interventions;
  • To support in monitoring and quality assurance of related SMK interventions;
  • To provide necessary support to the field offices in Flores and Wakatobi for the technical implementation of further related program interventions aiming to improve destination inclusiveness and sustainability;
  • To support the TA STfD on regular liaison meetings with the Ministry of Tourism, and other project partners;
  • To support the TA STfD in related presentation material development and capitalization of lessons learned;
  • To support in preparation of program documentation, including program reports, monitoring and results measurements, evaluations and program plans.


Employee Requirements


  • Higher education: bachelor’s degree in tourism management, social science, community development, international development, or any other related studies, or similar education level;
  • Minimum of five years working experience within a development organization / NGO or similar;
  • Minimum of three years working experience in tourism development/management (private/public/ non-governmental);
  • Knowledge on sustainable tourism standards and certification schemes;
  • Experience in high quality training material development;
  • Experience in training facilitation, knowledge and attitude transfer;
  • Experience in private sector development in tourism and sustainability (hospitality and tour operators/ guides);
  • Experience in community development, facilitation and empowerment, especially related to product (artisanal/agricultural) and attraction/offer development;
  • Experience in vocational education development preferred;
  • Demonstrated coordination skills, and ability to mentor technical teams;
  • Demonstrated ability as team player;
  • Intercultural sensitivity and communication skills (within and outside the organisation);
  • Ability to represent the project professionally with project partners, government officials and other related stakeholders;
  • Excellent English skills (verbal and written).

Please visit https://recruitment.swisscontact.or.id for further application submission or click i'm interested button below


Program Officer Sustainable Tourism for Development (STfD) - Flores/Wakatobi

Swisscontact (www.swisscontact.org), the Swiss foundation for technical cooperation is a private and independent operating foundation, promoting sustainable economic growth in developing countries. Swisscontact is implementing the Sustainable Tourism “SUSTOUR” Project as part of the Indonesian Swiss Development Cooperation. The SUSTOUR project is the third pillar of the STDI programme financed by SECO and jointly led by SECO and the MTRI. SUSTOUR aims to foster inclusive and sustainable tourism development in the destinations of Flores and Wakatobi to strengthen their long-term competitiveness, and contributes to the overall goal of competitive and sustainable destinations and a skilled work force which contribute to economic, environmental and social sustainability of the tourism sector in Indonesia. The rational for the SUSTOUR project is the need of awareness and capacity development at destination level and to facilitate better inclusion of and benefits for the local population. In addition the SUSTOUR project will complement the pillar 1 project, overseen by the World Bank, and ensure the active participation of the concerned districts and communities in the development of the Integrated Tourism Maser Plans for their destinations.

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


Program Officer Sustainable Tourism for Development (STfD)

Based in Flores/Wakatobi


The Program Officer STfD, under the supervision of the Field Office Manager and the Technical Advisor STfD, is responsible for the technical implementation and coordination of program interventions aiming to improve destination inclusiveness and sustainability. Interventions include the development and strengthening of Community Based Tourism (CBT), the fostering of backward linkages and local tourism products and attractions as well as the strengthening of local tourism businesses and tourism vocational schools (SMK) to enhance quality and performance.


Task, Authority and Responsibility

  • To assist selected local communities to develop and offer CBT products and services applying sustainability criteria;
  • To assist local communities and/or further local stakeholders to develop new and/or improve existing tourism products and activities applying sustainability criteria, linking them to the tourism market;
  • To assist selected local suppliers to produce and gain market access as to provide agricultural and/ or artisanal products of decent and marketable quality to the local tourism industry;
  • Support the selected communities and suppliers to build partnerships with the local tourism industry (tour operators, dive operators, tour guides, hotels, etc.), and the district government;
  • To assist local tourism businesses and vocational tourism schools to increasingly improve performance mainly via in-service training, and pre-service training programs;
  • To support the development of various training and coaching programs for the tourism industry and local communities/ producers covering relevant sustainable tourism standards and decent work agenda;
  • To train, coach and monitor selected local partners (e.g. community groups, local resource networks, NGOs, government officers and/or consultants) to understand and run these program sustainably;
  • To facilitate improvement of interaction between selected local SMKs and the private sector including job placements and tracer studies;
  • To assist a periodic re-assessment and improvement of extra-curricular subjects and teaching material and activities as related to relevant STD and GSTC industry criteria;
  • To assist in preparation of program documentation, including program reports, evaluations and program plans.


Employee Requirements


  • Higher education: bachelor’s degree in tourism management, social science, community development, international development, or any other related studies, or similar education level;
  • Minimum of five years working experience within a development organization / NGO or similar;
  • Minimum of three years working experience in tourism development/management (private/public/ non-governmental);
  • Experience in community organizing, facilitation and empowerment, especially related to product (artisanal/agricultural) and attraction/offer development;
  • Experience in training and facilitation, knowledge and attitude transfer;
  • Experience in private sector development in tourism and sustainability (hospitality and tour operators/ guides);
  • Experience in vocational education development preferred;
  • Knowledge on standards and best practices with regard to sustainable tourism development;
  • Demonstrated coordination skills, and ability to mentor technical teams;
  • Demonstrated ability as team player;
  • Intercultural sensitivity and communication skills (within and outside the organisation);
  • Ability to represent the project professionally with local stakeholders such as partner organizations, and local officials;
  • Excellent English skills (verbal and written).

Please visit https://recruitment.swisscontact.or.id for further application submission or click i'm interested button below


Consultant

The Swisscontact Sustainable Cocoa Production Program (SCPP) is currently accepting applications for the position of:


Consultants

Based in several areas in Sulawesi


Outputs:

  • Provide report on weekly and monthly activity plan, monitoring data collection, training for farmers (for facilitator consultants post)
  • Responsible for the district management unit with support and collaboration with District Government and other stakeholders under the direction of Program Officer (for facilitator consultants post).
  • In charge to the proper administration, documentation, and cash accounting and timely manner payment of the SCPP project in district office (for administration and finance consultant).
  • Responsible for the cleaning of office, the availability and use of transportation facilities for the project activities (for support consultant).


Employee Requirements


  • University/bachelor/diploma degree majoring in Agriculture/Accounting (Facilitator/ administration and finance consultant);
  • Experience in the relevant field;
  • Previous working with NGO;
  • Strong sense of responsibility and control;
  • Good interpersonal skills and commitment to work in a team;
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality outputs on time;
  • Skills in computer, software systems (windows, spreadsheet, word processing, e-mail, internet.);
  • Experience of planning an activity and managing its budget;
  • Experience of risk mapping & Capacity Assessment on a local level;
  • Presentation skills.

Please send your CV to id.procurement@swisscontact.org for further application submission.


Analyst, for Data Quality and Results Reporting

The Swisscontact Sustainable Cocoa Production Program (SCPP) in Indonesia leads consortium of chocolate and cocoa companies for the development of a sustainable cocoa economy throughout Indonesia. To date, SCPP has reached over 138,000 cocoa farming families with technical training, finance, and better technology for cocoa production. SCPP is currently accepting applications for the position of:


Analyst, for Data Quality and Results Reporting

(2 post)
Based in Jakarta and Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan


Swisscontact is looking for an energetic, analytically minded and inquisitive person to join its highly successful Sustainable Cocoa Production Program to provide data analysis and progress reporting to Senior Management. This position will be responsible for assuring the accuracy and quality of the results data. The position will be based in Makassar, with responsibilities to monitor and track progress of activities across all project areas of Sulawesi, and using Swisscontact’s state-of-the-art management information system, CocoaTrace.


Task, Authority and Responsibility

  • To assist regional Sr. Program Manager in program planning preparation (annual, quarterly and monthly);
  • Develops monitoring plan based on SCPP’s key performance indicators and undertakes periodic field and desk review to validate data (e.g. through supporting documents provided by the program team);
  • Responsible for facilitating the reporting by the field program team and ensure the delivery of all information from Program target areas is on time, coherence and accurate;
  • To support Technical Writer Specialist by providing materials for narrative reporting or facilitating any necessary sources and references either from the field program team or third party;
  • Work with Finance Manager Sulawesi to conduct internal audit in program areas for effective and efficient program implementation in all district level office.


Employee Requirements


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in monitoring and evaluation, learning and knowledge management;
  • Experience with field study, field assessment, and/or program audit;
  • Possess data analysis ability;
  • Ability to engage with key stakeholders and technical experts;
  • Experience working in inter-cultural teams and environments;
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality outputs on time;
  • Good interpersonal skills and commitment to working in a team;
  • Some capacity in writing in English and Bahasa Indonesia;
  • Strong proficiency in use of Microsoft Office applications;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Agricultural and Natural Sciences, or a related subject from an accredited academic institution.

Please visit https://recruitment.swisscontact.or.id for further application submission or click i'm interested button below


Program Officer Training Development

Swisscontact Country Office Indonesia

Swisscontact has been implementing projects in Indonesia for more than 40 years. The Country Office supports all Swisscontact projects, currently the S4C project (TVET), WISATA project (tourism), the SCPP project and the Swiss Import Promotion Program (SIPPO).


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.


The Swisscontact Skills for Competitiveness (S4C) in Indonesia is currently accepting applications for the position of:


Program Officer Training Development

Based in:

  • Bantaeng – South Sulawesi
  • Jember – East Java
  • Kendal – Central Java
  • Morowali – Central Sulawesi


The Program Officer Training Development will focus on the technical assistance for the development of the state of the art “dual-like” training approach:


Task, Authority, and Responsibility


“Dual-like” Training Development:

  • Coach the establishment and development of “dualization“of TVET;
    1. Change from the theory focused teaching to practical learning
    2. Building up of school factories within the Poly
    3. Development of occupational profiles, curricula and training methodologies
    4. Strengthen the demonstration practical skills and overall coaching skills of the teachers
    5. Assessment for recruitment of industry teachers including certification process
    6. Implementation of “company teachers” within the participating industries


Employee Requirements


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

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


Program Officer Management Support

Swisscontact Country Office Indonesia

Swisscontact has been implementing projects in Indonesia for more than 40 years. The Country Office supports all Swisscontact projects, currently the S4C project (TVET), WISATA project (tourism), the SCPP project and the Swiss Import Promotion Program (SIPPO).


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.


The Swisscontact Skills for Competitiveness (S4C) in Indonesia is currently accepting applications for the position of:


Program Officer Management Support

Based in:

  • Bantaeng – South Sulawesi
  • Jember – East Java
  • Kendal – Central Java
  • Morowali – Central Sulawesi


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:

  • Coach the activities to strengthen school managerial processes;
    1. Strategic and operational planning
    2. Quality assurance
    3. Administration processes
    4. Tracer studies
  • Promote cooperation Poly – industries – expertise (partners);
    1. Establishment of an industry network in the Poly-region
    2. Internship management
    3. Job placement
    4. Knowledge and technology transfer
    5. Workshop for development of occupational profiles, curricula and training methodologies
    6. 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)

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


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