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How to apply?
To apply for this position please submit your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 21st February 2017.
Please specify the position name you are applying for (‘Procurement Officer SII’) in the ‘subject’ line of your email. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
For more information about Hivos Southeast Asia, visit https://sea.hivos.org/
Hivos Southeast Asia (Hivos SEA) seeks qualified Indonesian candidates for the position of:
Procurement Officer Sumba Iconic Island
Number of hours:
Up to March 2018
Hivos Southeast Asia is an International non-governmental organization guided by humanist values. It aims at structural poverty alleviation with a strong focus on civil society building and sustainable economic development. Hivos Southeast Asia provides financial support for local NGOs, is active in networking, lobbying and exchanging knowledge and expertise.
In 2010 Hivos Southeast Asia started the Iconic Island initiative. The Indonesian island of Sumba was chosen as the ‘Iconic Island’. Hivos Southeast Asia aims to provide access to reliable renewable forms of energy to the population of this island, and in doing so, ending their dependency on fossil fuels and support development and economic activities of the local population. With years of experience working with partner organizations to establish access to sustainable energy in developing countries, Hivos Southeast Asia is convinced that converting to sustainable energy while combining poverty reduction, is possible on a large scale. The results of the Iconic Island initiative should become an example for other parts of the world.
In December 2015, Hivos Southeast Asia signed a partnership agreement with the Millennium Challenge Account-Indonesia (MCA-I) which allows Hivos Southeast Asia to rapidly scale up renewable energy access and income benefits by replicating the successful approaches and business models developed under our Sumba Iconic Island (SII). The partnership agreement is working to achieve two outcomes; improvement of rural livelihoods through utilization of renewable energy in rural communities; and sustainable business models to create market (energy market and energy appliances market) of off-grid RE technologies adopted.
The Procurement Officer will be responsible for processing and purchasing transactions for equipment, material, supplies, capital goods and services in implementing a successful renewable energy projects in Sumba according to Hivos’s standard and donor’s requirements.
Roles and responsibilities
Knowledge, experiences and competencies
What do we offer?
An inspiring and dynamic working environment, dedicated colleagues and the possibility to work for an ambitious new international initiative.
Procurement Officer Sumba Iconic Island graded in Grade: 6 (from 1-12 Hivos’s SEA salary grade).
As soon as possible