Green Growth Assessment Specialist Consultant

Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Jakarta, Indonesia 🇮🇩

Based in Seoul, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as “green growth”, which targets key aspects of economic performance such a poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government bodies, and private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change. GGGI has worked in Indonesia since 2013 and has recently embarked on the second phase of its joint program with the government, which will run until 2019.

GGGI supports stakeholders through complementary and integrated work streams – Green Growth Planning & Implementation and Knowledge Solutions – that deliver comprehensive products designed to assist in developing, financing, and mainstreaming green growth in national economic development plans.

GGGI supports the Government of Indonesia (GoI) in three focal areas: energy, infrastructure projects within special economic zones, and forest and land-based mitigation (including REDD+). The program, known as the ‘GoI-GGGI Green Growth Program,’ aims to demonstrate that green investments is possible and can become the norm both for investors and for planners, ultimately improving the overall quality of economic growth and development. GGGI collaborates with the Ministry for National Development (BAPPENAS), the Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, the Peatland Restoration Agency, and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. Central Kalimantan and East Kalimantan are designated as pilot provinces. 

Purpose of the Assignment

GGGI is using the Green Growth Assessment Tools (GGAT), including the extended Cost Benefit Analysis (eCBA), and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA – Kajian Lingkungan Hidup Strategis or KLHS) as tools to measure and compare green growth performance of investments. GGGI is supporting a large number of stakeholders, especially from the Government of Indonesia, to use these tools to prioritize projects with high green growth potential, or those that would benefit from a green growth re-design. At more detailed level the toolkit can be used for assessments at the site level using eCBA for example. It plays a central role to ensure and promote consistency between vision and implementation, between plans and projects. Optimization of resource allocation through projet prioritization and to obtain feedback for continuous policy improvement.

For this assignment GGGI Indonesia is looking for an expert that can support GGGI with capacity building, the improvement and optimization of the Green Growth Assessment Tools like eCBA and SEA throughout 2017.

Scope of Work

The scope of work of the Consultant related to output 2.4: Green Growth tools and methods for planning and investment decision making are provided to national, provincial and district government agencies, is as following:

As part of activity 2.4.1 “refine tools and provide training on application of the methodology” GGGI is looking for specific support in

  • The two SEA training Modules need to be developed and finalized, the modules are:
    • A High-level curriculum for government officials (1-2 day curriculum)
    • Detailed training for university partners (5-day curriculum)
  • This will be followed by providing 4 training workshops

Activity 2.4.2 is focusing on the institutionalization of the tools, the consultant shall be supporting the development of a sector brief, a capacity building plan for KLHK and potentially somebody to lead the joint cooperation with a new partner in Indonesia (to be finalized in the next few weeks).

Furthermore GGGI is looking for support in the execution and development of activities related to the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) tool in Indonesia. The SEA of SeZ Maloy needs to be developed and finalized, as well as the RPJMD SEA in East Kalimantan and the eCBA and SEA guidelines need to be developed specifically focusing on Special Economic Zones.

The expected number of days for these activities are 90 days

As part of GGGI’s support to develop Green Special Economic Zones under Activity 1.2 and 3.2, the Consultant shall play a key role in  the application of the eCBA tool in shaping strategic documents such as pre-Feasibility Studies, Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), and other related project documents .  The Consultant will also provide a eCBA training.

The expected number of days for these activities are 45 days

Furthermore the Consultant shall be supporting GGGI with the development and role out of a green growth curriculum (activity 4.3) specifically for the eCBA/SEA module for LAN. This shall be conducted in close cooperation with other consultants.

The expected number of days for this activity is 49 days

Reporting Requirements and Deliverables

The Consultant shall be expected to spend at least two full days per week in the GGGI office. Payments are based on daily basis.

For the different deliverables the Consultant shall report to different GGGI staff members. For the content and quality of the activities related to the Special Economic Zones, the Consultant shall report to the Special Economic Zone Lead. For the Curricula Development (activity 4.3) the Consultant shall report to the Knowledge and Capacity Development Lead. Overall the Consultant shall however report to the principal manager of the GGGI Indonesia program.

General overview of the timeline of the deliverables, to be fixed upon signing of the contract.



2.4 SEA Capacity Building plan for KLHK

April 2017

2.4 Final Sector Brief

May 2017

2.2 SEA for one SEZ and SEA/eCBA training related to SeZ (first one)

June 2017

2.2 SEA guidelines for SEZ

July 2017

2.4 two draft SEA training Modules

August 2017

4.3 Draft Curriculum

August 2017

2.4 RPJMD SEA in East Kalimantan

August 2017

2.2 SEA for one SEZ and SEA/eCBA training related to SeZ (second one)

December 2017

4.3 Roll-out and finalized curriculum

December 2017

2.4 Finalize SEA Maloy

December 2017

2.4 two final SEA training Modules

December 2017



  • More than 8 years of relevant experience in one or more professional disciplines with a relevant Masters degree (economics, (international) business or other relevant topics), or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of extended Cost Benefit Analysis / Strategic Environmental Assessments process and methodology, combining a broad grasp of relevant theory and principles
  • Ability to participate in multi-disciplinary teams and to work independently.
  • Strong thematic/regional knowledge
  • Captures specific features/aspects of the client needs or operational environment to ensure optimal project design/delivery.
  • Secures collaboration/agreement from colleagues/partners reflecting empathy of perspectives and identifying recognition of mutual/complimentary interests.
  • Organize work outputs to support optimal delivery through adapting procedures;
  • Anticipates/plans for operational dimensions including unique resource requirements that may affect quality project/service delivery.