Conservation Project Leaders in Kalimantan

Closing date : 10 October 2009

Fauna & Flora International – Indonesa Program


Conservation Project Leaders in Kalimantan

Founded  in  1903,  Fauna  &  Flora  International  (FFI)  is  the  world’s  longest-established  international
conservation organisation. Today, we are active in over 40 countries around the world, supporting hundreds of  projects to conserve species and ecosystems. FFI’s regional programmes cover Africa, Eurasia, Asia-Pacific and  the Americas. Our conservation action is distinguished by the fact that we are pioneering, take risks, maintain  low infrastructure costs, and are fully committed to building locally sustainable conservation programmes.

In Kalimantan we work to conserve orangutan and its habitats, employing a diverse programatic approaches.
These  include  establishment  of  orangutan  monitoring  and  protection  teams,  strenghtening  protected  area
management,  landscape  HCV  assessment,  spatial  planning,  ecolabel  certification  in  agriculture  and  forestry  sectors,  community-based  forest  management,  and  REDD  (reduce  emissions  from  deforestation  and  degradation).

We are seeking for qualified professionals to fill the following positions:
1.    Project Team Leader for Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan
2.    Project Team Leader for Ketapang, West Kalimantan
3.    Project Team Leader for Murung Raya, Central Kalimantan

As  project  team  leader,  she  or  he  will  be  responsible  for  overall  project  management  to  deliver  concrete conservation results. His/her primary tasks are:
1.    Provide overall leadership and conservation vision of the project
2.    Develop detail project workplans and prepare technical reports
3.    Supervise  and  monitor  fieldworks  carried  out  by  project  team  members  (staff,  secondment, consultants)
4.    Coordinate training, meeting, and technical assistance to partners and/or staff
5.    Strengthen and mantain  relationships  with government  officials, private sectors,  NGO  partners, and donors
6.    In coordination with Kalimantan Regional Manager, represent FFI-IP in project site.
7.    Provide technical and/or idea for proposal/project development

1.    Graduate or postgraduate in related fields
2.    Minimum 5 years experience in species and forest conservation projects, preferably in Kalimantan
3.    Team player, with strong communication, interpersonal, and organisation skills
4.    Excelent skills in presentation and writing in Bahasa Indonesia, preferably also in English

Candidates are invited to submit letter of application (in Bahasa Indonesia or English) that includes information on current and expected salary, with attached updated CV (with contact details of 3 referees) through email to no later than 10 October 2009. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.


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