Swisscontact 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. The foundation is based in Zurich, Switzerland. With 86 million in annual turnover in 2016, Swisscontact is now implementing more than 100 projects in 34 countries with more than 1,200 staff. Swisscontact has been active in Indonesia for the past 43 years.

Swisscontact is currently accepting applications for the position of:

Program Officer Management Support

Based in Bantaeng,  Sulawesi Selatan (Job Code: ADV.000044)

Job Brief

The Program Officer Management Support will focus on the technical assistance for the establishment and strengthening of the Community College:

Your Tasks

Management Systems and Processes:

  • Conduct the activities to strengthen the school managerial processes
    • Educational management systems (e.g. strategic planning, accreditation, academic services, research and community services, capacity building, technical and administrative tasks, tracer study)
  • Promote cooperation&nbspAcademy Vocational - industries - expertise (partners)
    • Establishment of an industry network in the Poly-region
    • Internship management
    • Job placement
    • Knowledge and technology transfer
    • Regular events between the Poly and local industry


  • School management and leadership experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience in Vocational Education and Training institutions (VET)
  • Experience in processes such as accreditation, curriculum development, teacher training, research and community services, public-private cooperation, strategic planning
  • Knowledge about the Indonesian Academy Vocational /Community College and&nbspTechnical and Vocational Education and Training system development
  • Communication skills in English
  • Desirable: Degree/working in a technical sector (metal, industrial manufacturing)

Jobs Details

  • Location: Bantaeng, Sulawesi Selatan
  • Advertised: 02 March 2020
  • Application Close: 30 June 2020

We create opportunities

Swisscontact is the business-oriented independent foundation for international development cooperation. Represented in 34 countries with over 1200 employees, it promotes – since 1959 – economic, social and environmental development.