Carbon Pricing Policy Expert (UK PACT) (Associate Opportunity) 

  • Role type
  • Fixed Term Contract

  • Location/s

  • Closing Date
  • 07/07/2024

Job Description

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Role Title: Carbon Pricing Policy Expert (UK PACT) (Associate Opportunity) 

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Job ID: 2024-2381


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world.

Ricardo plc is a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company. With over 100 years of engineering excellence and employing close to 3,000 employees in more than 20 countries, we provide exceptional levels of expertise in delivering leading-edge and innovative cross-sector sustainable products and solutions. Every day, we enable our customers to solve the most complex and dynamic challenges to help achieve a safe and sustainable world.

Ricardo, in consortium with the Indonesian research Institute for Decarbonisation (IRID) and Tax Centre UI as local partners, is implementing a UK Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions (UK PACT) Programme on Carbon Pricing in Indonesia. The project is funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), it started in July 2022 and is expected to end in September 2025.

As part of the support we provide to the Government of Indonesia, we are looking for an expert on carbon pricing policy to be seconded to the Coordinating Ministry of Maritime and Investment Affairs (CMMIA).

All applications will be processed, interviewed and contracted by the Indonesia Research Institute for Decarbonisation. IRID will provide monthly salary with benefits as IRID’s employee, including tax and BPJS.

Scope of work

You will be seconded to and hosted at CMMIA office in Jakarta, Indonesia, in a full-time basis with possibility to work beyond the office hours when needed. A part time arrangement can be discussed, if necessary.


  • Direct support to the Deputy Coordinating Minister for Forestry and Environmental Management.
  • Provide technical assistance and research support on topics related to carbon pricing policies within the boundary set by the FCDO.
  • deliver the tasks under the supervision of the Assistant Deputy for the Climate Change and Disaster Management of CMMIA, and in close consultation with IRID and Ricardo.
  • Report directly to the Assistant Deputy for the Climate Change and Disaster Management of CMMIA.
  • Submit a monthly summary of the tasks performed together with timesheets to IRID; send brief updates at any time, if requested;
  • Regularly liaise with Palladium/FCDO and join meetings with Ricardo, IRID and Tax Centre UI, and any other trainings/workshops, as required.


  • Master’s degree in environmental policy, environmental engineering, economy or law, with demonstrable professional experience; or bachelor’s degree in environmental policy, environmental engineering, economy and law, with extensive professional experience in carbon pricing policies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Indonesia's regulatory systems and relevant legal and policy related to carbon pricing;
  • Demonstrated understanding of carbon pricing related issues, both at international and national levels;
  • Ability to conduct policy analysis and prepare briefing in limited time and under time-pressure.
  • Able to work independently and demonstrate the ability to also work in a team.
  • Fluent in writing and orally in both English and Bahasa Indonesia, including in formal languages.

Periodical review will be conducted based on input from relevant parties.

Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.


We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.


Next steps

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.


Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.