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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

UNIDO Vacancy Announcement: Tourism and Policy Expert for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP)

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) implements the National Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) programme with funding support from the Government of Switzerland and in close partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the Ministry of Industry. To support its programme, UNIDO is now seeking highly qualified national candidates to fill the following position:


Title: Tourism and Policy Expert for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP)

Duty Station:  Bandung, West Java (with duty travel within Indonesia to be separately authorized)

Start of Contract:  February 2016

Duration of Contract: Six months (full time) with possibility for renewal and extension depending on satisfactory performance appraisal and continued project funding for tourism sector under the RECP programme

*Project Context*

This project post pertains to the National RECP Programme in Indonesia, which was initiated in 2012 with funding support from the Government of Switzerland. The Ministry of Environment and Forestry and Ministry of Industry are the main governmental counterparts in Indonesia. The primary target group comprises several categories of enterprises, namely small scale industries (focus on agro/food processing, metal products, chemical and textile National Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) Programme Indonesia 2 sectors), industrial parks focus on Surabaya, Batam and Makassar), tourism (focus on Sleman/Magelang and Bintan) and micro-industries (potential focus on tofu production and informal recycling). The enterprise demonstration activities are supported by project activities targeting innovation (in particular towards cradle-to-cradle product innovation, eco-industrial parks/industrial symbiosis and green chemistry and engineering), policy change and improved access to finance.

The RECP Tourism and Policy Expert is assigned in the main to the Tourism Component of the RECP programme, whilst in addition supporting the policy and financing project components, working with the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, and where appropriate, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and the Ministry of Industry. The position will be based at the Centre for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Indonesia (CRECPI), located at the Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB).

*Function and Key Expected Results*

The RECP Tourism and Policy expert will work under the supervision of the Project Manager based in the Industrial Resource Efficiency Unit at UNIDO headquarters (based in Vienna, Austria) and with the additional guidance of UNIDO’s Chief Technical Advisor and National Programme Manager (based at the Centre for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Indonesia (CRECPI) in Bandung). The main function of the RECP Tourism and Policy Expert is to initiate, coordinate and support the execution of and follow up to RECP assessments in tourism sector (hotels and affiliated enterprises), and facilitate the implementation of resulting RECP options by those enterprises.  Moreover, the RECP Tourism and Policy Expert is required to provide input to relevant ministerial policy processes, at MoT (including pilot activities on sustainable tourism destination and certification) and MoEMR (including on energy and resource use efficiency).

The assignment is intended for a national expert with proven competence in areas of environment and energy management and policy. He/she shall have at least 7 years demonstrated professional experience in hospitality and service industries, preferably including hotels. She/he should have demonstrable knowledge of Indonesian tourism and energy policy including agencies and institutions involved. She/he should pose a team player and demonstrate ability to work by his/her own initiative. She/he must have excellent oral communication and drafting skills, in both English and Indonesian.

*How to Apply*

Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants are invited to send a complete CV with three references to Mr Rene Van Berkel (r.vanberkel@unido.org) and Mr. Moch. Iqbal (m.iqbal@unido.org) by no later than 14th February 2016.

Applicants must indicate the position for which they are applying in the subject line. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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