National Program Officer Embassy of Switzerland

Embassy of Switzerland

Embassy of Switzerland, Jakarta

Indonesia is a priority country for Switzerland’s economic development cooperation. Under the responsibility of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SEGO), the Indonesia country program aims at strengthening economic governance, supporting private sector development, and mitigating environmental impacts.

The Swiss Embassy in Jakarta wants to strengthen its team working on economic development cooperation with a National Program Officer

The post holder will assist with the implementation of SECO’s country program for Indonesia In the areas of private sector development, economic governance and trade-related measures. These measures target, for example, regulatory reform to improve the business and investment climate, corporate governance In companies and financial sector institutions, access to finance for SMEs, integration of SMEs, into global value chains, trade capacity building, application of standards and norms, and the promotion of social and environmental standards.

Prospective candidates should have

  • University degree at post-graduate level or equivalent, in economics, development studies, political/social science or a related field.

Experience:

  • Min of 5 years of professional Exp in the areas of private sector development, trade facilitation and economic policy;
  • Practical know-how of development cooperation. Demonstrated experience of program management. Knowledge of relevant actors in development cooperation in Indonesia;
  • Work experience with an international organization and/or private sector company.

Skills and competencies:

  • Capacity to work independently and to interact with a broad range of partners;
  • Good analytical & writing skills; ability to plan & organize work
  • Excellent report-writing skills and good communication skills;
  • Excellent command of English and Indonesian;
  • Sound knowledge of economic & social trends in Indonesia.

Please send applications with the reference “NPO SEGO” to:

Embassy of Switzerland, Jakarta
Head of Economic Development Cooperation (SEGO)
Jl Rasuna Said Blok X 3/2 Jakarta 12950
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Closing date: October 27, 2011

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