Lowongan LSM 2010: GTZ - Advisor

Advisor

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH is an international
cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations.
GTZ promotes complex reforms and change processes. Its corporate objective is to improve people's living conditions on a sustainable basis. GTZ has been working in Indonesia since 1975 on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
GTZ – Technical and Vocational Education and Training/ Labor Market Information (TVET/LMI) is seeking 1 (one) qualified Indonesian candidate for the position of ADVISOR to be based in Jakarta. This position will be under Fixed-Term Contract starting15.02.2010 until 31.12.2010. Please find the job description below:
Responsibilities
The incumbent is responsible for the
* Support of the program to provide professional advice and input to, and to cooperate with, stakeholders in the Ministry of National Education, the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, the Ministry of Industry and BAPPENAS as well as their representatives on district level, with school and training centre management and instructors, with Private Sector representatives and other persons related to (decentralized) labor market information and labor market services (career guidance, vocational orientation, placement services etc.),
* Innovation and knowledge management as well as transmission of innovation to a wide range of persons,
* Coordination of activities within the Programme and with other relevant groups (incl. DED, CIM as well as RED program team),
* Integration of results and experiences into team efforts and into all relevant groups.
Tasks
Professional Advising and Consulting
"Decentralized Labor Market Information and Services"
* Participate in identifying needs for external support and advice, contribute to preparation and implementation of the consultation process, the project's /program's activities and effort in the regions
* Develop a strategic approach the operational of the component's activities in the selected regions,
* Assist with identification of appropriate instruments and methods to improve labor market information, analysis and use of information for planning, guidance and career orientation on a regional/district/institutional level.
* Assist in defining terms of reference, selection, and supervision of contracted third parties in carrying out project/program's activities, including performance evaluation
* Conceptualize, prepare and implement workshops, seminars, and other events on subjects that are related to the program's field of activities
* Develop and organize quality assurance and propose necessary changes, improvements and initiatives
* Monitor project progress, review reports and document concerning the progress of collaborative programs, determine bottlenecks and recommend alternative courses of management action to the Program Director
Networking and Cooperation
* Co-operate with and ensure regular contacts, dialogues: do PR work and cooperates with local communities, relevant organizations, non-governmental bodiesand persons within the program's environment as well as with other projects in order to enhance and maintain good working relationships
* Communicate and channel local interests and aspirations and exchange ideas and information for the benefit of the program
* Maintain repeated field visits to the regions in accordance with the requirements of the project
Knowledge Management
* Compile information about labor market information, vocational counseling, career guidance, placement services and ensure knowledge transfer
* Develop strategies and technical concepts including guidelines, manuals, and procedures, which are ready to be applied
* Prepare reports and presentation materials
* Prepare appropriate input to the various program reports/publications including annual reports; contribute to other reports required by the Program Director and the GTZ Headquarters
* Support research and study activities on policy topics that will benefit collaborative programs.
Management and Coordination Tasks
* Support general project planning/develop project designs, including preparation, organization and moderation of planning exercises, implementation, management, monitoring, quality management, evaluation, communication, and documentation
* Coordinate activities with Component Leaders for TVET Regulatory Reform (C1), Improved TVET Delivery (C3) and Certification and Assessment (C4) and the respective staff
* Coordinate and prioritize relevant project activities at the local level in cooperation with the partners, as well as in organizational preparation and in the implementation of these activities
* Prepare the budget for key events and related financial documentation
* Monitor operational budget against funds availability for the different program components
* Compile relevant information for collaborative activities and missions
* In the absence of the Program Director, undertake appropriate actions to facilitate continued operation of the program component 2
General Duties
Coordination of personnel, finances, and infrastructures within component 2
Interested candidate should submit the application letter, CV with latest photograph and list of references to Ibu Junita Sutedjo : junita.sutedjo@gtz.de by the latest 24.01.2010
Only short-listed candidates will be notified for interviews