[Traineeship Program Notice] GIZ Indonesia for the TVET System Reform (TSR) Project: Trainee

 The TVET System Reform (TSR) project is a joint effort between the Governments of Indonesia and Germany that aims to support the implementation of key elements of the Government of Indonesia's reform agenda in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).  This area of cooperation is being carried out by the Indonesian Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs and GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, with the full support of the Coordinating Ministry of Human Development and Culture, the Ministry of National Development Planning/Bappenas and The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN).

The TSR project works at both the national and sub-national levels and has two main areas of activity:

  1. TVET policy and coordination, to better align and regulate the roles and initiatives of stakeholders, both private and government in the TVET system
  2. Cooperation with the private sector to increase their involvement in TVET development. 

TVET System Reform 2.0 Project is currently recruiting one Indonesian candidate for: 


 A.    Responsibilities

Supporting the TSR 2.0 Project in implementing its activities related to both Field of Activities as well as general tasks of project management. 

Trainee involved in this project will be given specific assignments so he/she can learn, and gain work experience related to the TSR project works at both the national and sub-national levels and has two main areas of activities. TSR project will support this development through a mentoring concept where the Senior Advisor TVET System Reform will mentor trainee during their tenure at TSR through a close cooperation and interaction with his/her mentors. 

B.    Tasks

The aim of a traineeship with the TSR 2.0 Project is to give the trainee an insight into the inner workings of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and its project implementation. 

The trainee will experience and be involved while assisting specific tasks such as preparing and conducting relevant activities. As part of their learning process, the trainee will be working closely with and assisting the project advisors, in the following area:

Support for organization of various Online, Offline and Hybrid Events/ Meeting/ FGD and Socialization of TSR 2.0 activities (e.g., online Coaching Clinic of Super Tax Deduction on Vocational Activities and Socialisation and training activities under KADIN Indonesia – KADINDA Capacity Development Program – Training of Trainers on Cost and Benefit Analysis, Productivity Improvement, PROPERMI, In Company Trainer Training and other additional related activities) including:

·      Assist in preparing the Terms of Reference of the event and Request for Event Form

·      Assist in contacting the potential venues

·      Assist in looking for various necessary service providers, among other interpreters, video conference streaming, printing companies

·      Providing support during the Socialization (technical support during offline event)

·      Preparing the supporting document for invoice verification (invoice, list of participants)

·      Assist in organizational aspect of event such as developing promotional materials and supporting logistic of events such as seminars, conference, or other activities organized by TVET System Reform project

·      Participate in the planning, execution and documentations of meetings, workshops, training, seminars, and other events held with the framework of the project as part of the learning process.

·      Prepare and arrange meeting invitations and updates in coordination with the advisors.   

Support for Monitoring and Evaluation:

·      Assist in collecting and compiling necessary data for monitoring

·      Assist in data processing 

Support for Communication:

·      Assist in conducting media monitoring on issues related to TVET, FoA 1 and 2 


·      Attend the discussion and meetings

·      Assist in providing simultaneous interpretation (Indonesian to English v.v.) in meetings

·      Take meeting minutes (notes, protocols) to be reviewed by concerned advisor.

·      Assist in providing update report to the senior advisors and to provide summary of each activity 

C.    Required qualifications, competencies, and experience


Student in a bachelor’s degree program in management, communication, international relation, business administration, or other relevant field; recent graduates are also encouraged to apply. 

Skill and knowledge

·      Interest and sufficient knowledge in management and communication

·       Excellent command in both spoken and written English

·      Good communication, organization and writing skills

·       Ability to work and adapt in a team

·       Excellent command of MS – Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams)

·      Experience in literature research and expert interviews 

Please be informed that you are only allowed to apply for this internship, if you are currently enrolled as a student in the final year/ currently writing the final thesis or have graduated for no longer than one year. 

Duty Station: Jakarta
Working Hours: 5 working days per week, 8 working hours per day
Expected Joining Date: a.s.a.p.
Duration of Internship: 6 months
Direct Supervisor: Senior Advisor TVET System Reform


Interested candidates shall submit comprehensive resume and a motivation letter to: recruitment-indo@giz.de before June 13th, 2023.


Please put: TSR 2.0 Trainee 2023 as your email subject and name the files using following format:

[Your Complete Name]_[Motivation Letter/CV] (i.e: Nakula Sadewa _CV or Nakula Sadewa _Motivation Letter or Nakula Sadewa _Reference)


Only short-listed candidates will be notified