Advertised:14-8-13 | Closing Date:13-9-13Swisscontact 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. Swisscontact is active in 29 countries and has some 750 employees. The organization is based in Zurich.The SCPP project is a large Public Private Partnership (“PPP”) in Indonesia which was established in January 2012. The Project is financed by the Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO, The Sustainable Trade Initiative IDH, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and five Private Sector Companies from the cocoa sector for the duration from 2012 – 2015. The Program works directly with 60,000 cocoa farming households in six Indonesian Provinces to improve farm productivity and livelihood conditions. All software development for data collection, analysis, and reporting is in-house which offers experience in the full software development cycle.Government Relation Officer (GRO)
Jakarta Raya - Jakarta, Sumatera, & SulawesiResponsibilities:
Under the direction and supervision of the Public Relations and Media Manager, the GRO will support all legislative and regulatory policy matters consistently with Swisscontact’s goals and priorities.Develop policy positions on matters relevant to the mission of Swisscontact in Indonesia.Conduct budgetary and policy analysis of pending and prospective legislative and regulatory proposals to determine impact on organization. Conduct similar ‘landscape” analyses of other environmental changes that may impact the organization.Facilitate the resolution of policy issues that arise relative to legislative, regulatory and organization matters.Support and advance the Swisscontact’s Government relations and advocacy agenda at the Government at Central, Provincial and District levels.Monitor any relevant Government legislation, regulations, industry trends and environmental changes that may impact the organization, priorities and goals of the Program and collaborate on the development of strategy to effectively influence outcomes on relevant matters.As requested, prepare memos, draft regulations and legislation, public testimony and develop advocacy materials.As required, prepare follow-up materials to meetings and requests for data or analysis by governmental, legislative, industry and academic stakeholders.Foster ongoing relationships with appointed and elected officials and other external stakeholders. This shall include organizing/supporting educational events and meetings on topics that will increase public and stakeholder understanding of the organization.Work with the Public Relation and Media Manager and other members of the SCPP senior management to keep organization information and impacts are up to date.Work closely with the Swisscontact Country Director and Public Relations and Media Manager on all media inquiries, press releases, and collateral materials development.Perform other related functions as required.Requirements: Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree, Law or equivalent.Required skill(s): • bachelor’s degree and relevant experience (a minimum of 5 years or more), ) with the indonesian government and/or regulatory processes., • masters or law degree is a plus., • Knowledge of agriculture value chains, especially the cocoa sector is a plus..Required language(s): English, Bahasa IndonesiaAt least 5 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.Applicants must be willing to work in Jakarta,Sumatera,Sulawesi &.Preferably Staff (non-management & non-supervisor)s specializing in Law/Legal Services or equivalent.Full-Time position(s) available.If you are JobStreet Member, "click here to Apply" button below
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