Job : Project Officer Carbon Calculator Project

Background:
The Institute for Essential Services Reforms (IESR) aims at doing policy
advocacy & campaigning regarding access to energy, carbon justice and
extractive Industries Transparency. IESR conducts own research to base its
advocacy on and understands itself as a think-tank sharing innovative ideas
with civil society and decision makers in government and the business world.

IESR has developed an online carbon calculator on its website. Visitors get
access to an online tool where they fill in the electronic devices they use
at home and see straight away the carbon emissions arising from e.g.
watching 2 hours television. The calculator also shows emissions related to
transport, garbage or drinking of bottler water. The visitors get a tool at
hand where they see how a change of lifestyle or a reduction of using
electric devices leads to measurable carbon emission reductions.

The PROJECT OFFICER would be responsible for developing a more detailed
carbon calculator who could also calculate emissions for whole houses or
small and medium sized businesses. Much research is needed to generate
reliable carbon emission data for the Indonesian context. (e.g. trains and
busses in Indonesia have different emissions from public transport in
western countries or electricity produced in Indonesia has different
emissions from electricity generated in other countries)

Job descriptions:
1. Developing carbon calculator formula; testing complex formula for their
correctness
2. Developing ways to communicate complex data to users with limited technical understanding
3. Analyzing emission data which were gathered from the existing carbon
calculator
4. Contributing to IESR’s trainings for volunteers
5. Networking in order to pursue the personal mitigation campaign
6. Report writing and other publications writing necessary

Requirements:
1. University Degree with technical background (mechanical, chemical,
environmental, physical, electrical)
2. Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply
3. Good analytical background
4. Fluent in English (both active and passive, especially for reading &
writing)Enthusiastic in reading is a must (especially English)
5. Paying attention to details and accurate data
6. Good with Microsoft office (especially Microsoft excel)
7. Able to work under pressure
8. Experience in doing statistical work is an advantage

Work type:
Full time with work compositions:
Desk research (80%)
Networking and campaign (20%)

Duration:
1 year full time contract (incl. 3 months probation) with possible
extension.

Application process:
Please send your application including CV, cover letter and one work example
(report, statistics generated etc. ) by email to: *
recruitment.iesr@gmail.com
*Closing date: 02.06.2011

IESR will only contact shortlisted / qualified candidates.

Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR)
Mampang Prapatan VIII Komplek Bappenas No. R-13
Jakarta, 12790
Tel: +62+21+7992945 Fax: +62+21+7996160

http://www.iesr-indonesia.org
recruitment.iesr@gmail.com

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