Senior Associate, Renewable Energy job at GGGI

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Senior Associate, Renewable Energy


The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organization dedicated to supporting and promoting strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies. To learn more please visit about GGGI web page.


The Senior Associate will be part of the energy team at GGGI Indonesia to help implement the project ‘Renewable Energy – Accelerated Transition in Indonesia (RE-ACT)’. The RE-ACT project aims to support a faster growing contribution from renewable energy towards Indonesia’s energy mix and a higher ambition on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The RE-ACT project started in October 2021 and has project duration of five (5) years.

The Senior Associate will work under the supervision of the Project Manager RE-ACT to help deliver the project. S/he will support several project outputs with a focus on renewable energy policies, rural electrification, capacity development (e.g., RUED workshops, training implementation, etc.), and renewable energy financing instruments, such as project funding options and de-risking instruments. The Senior Associate will work together with GGGI counterparts and partners, such as the Ministry of National Development Planning/BAPPENAS, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR), State-owned Electricity Enterprise/PLN, provincial governments, and international donors and public-private sector stakeholders.


The Senior Associate will support the following tasks:

  • Support the RE-ACT Project Manager in the development and implementation of the RE-ACT project.
  • Adopt and apply technical knowledge to deliver a portfolio of analytical services focused on a coherent evidence-based policy and regulatory reform process to accelerate investments in renewable energy, rural electrification, adoption of competitive renewable energy funding, and de-risking instruments.
  • Provide technical advice to GoI to inform the National Medium and Long Term Development Plan (RPJMN, RPJP), provincial energy plans (RUED), and relevant derivative regulations to accelerate investments in renewable energy and to reduce GHG emissions from the energy sector.
  • Prepare internal and external project reports.
  • Support the Project Manager to carry out administrative and operational tasks of the RE-ACT project.
  • Support GGGI with in-depth and effective stakeholder dialogues internally and externally.
  • Led by the Project Manager, work closely with government partners, including PLN, and other development partners to implement the RE-ACT project.
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders, including key government institutions, the private sectors, relevant academic institutions, and think-tanks.
  • Secure buy-in from a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure ownership of project results.


  • Provide analysis and technical input into the review, development, and assessment (qualitative and quantitative) of energy policies and strategic planning documents.
  • Review of existing legislative and institutional frameworks including gaps identification, required policy and regulatory changes, or additional legislations needed related to renewable energy.
  • Prepare briefing notes and analytical reports to support GGGI’s energy sector work in Indonesia.
  • Support other work requested by the RE-ACT project manager related to the RE-ACT Project.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering, energy, renewable energy-related or environmental economics.
  • Proven, progressive experience of at least 5 years with significant experience in renewable energy.
  • Experience in government regulations related to renewable energy, preferably in RUED, Ministerial/Presidential level regulations (PERMEN, PERPRES), RPJMN, and/or RPJP.
  • Strong knowledge of renewable energy project development, policy design and regulations (e.g., solar photovoltaic, biogas power plant, bio-CNG power plant, micro/mini-hydro power plant, and/or hydrogen).
  • Experience in renewable energy projects funded by international donor, local government, and/or private companies will be an asset.
  • Familiarity with energy sector analysis, energy planning, policy development, and financing with a particular focus on renewable energy.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
  • Creative problem-solving attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to build collaborative working relationships with government counterparts.
  • Excellent inter-personal, stakeholder engagement and consensus-building skills, ability to foster strong relationships with key government agencies and ensure ownership of program’s inputs.
  • Excellent understanding of the work and procedures of the Government of Indonesia. Previous experience working with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated capacity to facilitate in-depth, outcome oriented, stakeholder dialogues Experience working with key stakeholders (e.g., development partners, government, NGOs, and private sectors).
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to work under pressure, on a number of project activities simultaneously and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to GGGI’s core values.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues on the country team to achieve organizational goals.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Child protection – GGGI is committed to child protection, irrespective of whether any specific area of work involves direct contact with children. GGGI’s Child Protection Policy is written in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Jakarta, Indonesia
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