Several post at The Nature Conservancy

Closing date : 18 october 2009
cid:281231404@29092009-0AEF

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to
preserve the plants, animals, and natural communities that represent the
diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to
survive

The Conservancy (TNC) is seeking to recruit

Grant Specialist – Based in Jakarta

Essential Functions: Responsible for the administration of all aspects of
government-funded awards, such as the U.S. government, other national
governments, and multilateral agencies (for example, the World Bank, the
United Nations agencies, and the Inter-American Development Bank), including
review of proposals and preparation of budgets, set-up in central finance
systems, preparation and submission of all invoices and financial reports to
agencies, and maintenance of master agreement files. Works closely with
project managers to ensure that the terms and conditions of agreements are
met and properly documented, and directly with agency contracting officers
to clarify or negotiate financial and administrative requirements.

S/He is also directly responsible for the administrative aspects of partner
awards, including assistance with due diligence activities, preparation and
revision of agreements, review of invoices and financial reports, and
maintenance of award files. Works closely with project managers to ensure
that the terms and conditions of agreements are met and properly documented,
and directly with finance staff to clarify or negotiate financial and
administrative requirements. Ensure that award monitoring meets Conservancy
standards. The Grants Specialist is the primary point of contact for local
partners on award administration issues and with the Conservancy’s sub
recipient monitoring program. In addition, the Grants Specialist assists
Operating Unit Management with preparation of the work plan in response to
internal partner audits. The Grants Specialist is responsible for tracking
the resolution of action items detailed in audit response work plans. S/He
will support the Conservancy’s Asia Pacific Region, including the Indonesia
country program and/or Pacific Islands programs.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s / Master degree in finance, accounting or
business administration and 2 to 3 years related experience or equivalent
combination. Minimum 2 years of successful experience in government grants
administration preferred. Current knowledge of applicable U.S. Federal
government circulars (OMB Circulars A-110, A-122 and A-133), local
regulations, and of meaning of standard contract clauses. Current knowledge
of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) regulations as
detailed in 22 CFR 226 and USAID’s Mandatory Standard Provisions for U.S.
and Non-U.S. Non-governmental Recipients. Current knowledge of bilateral
agencies’ regulations preferred. Demonstrated experience using accounting
and financial reporting systems

Learning & Application Manager, Indonesia Forest Program – Based in Jakarta

Essential Functions: To provides technical and scientific strategic
leadership to the dissemination of lesson learned to staff within TNC as
well as to our external partners/stakeholders. S/he is also responsible for
the application or replication of the lessons learned or conservation
models, including capacity building & training activities, and provides
monitoring & evaluation mechanism to measure the success of the replication
or application of various models in different settings. As a learning
leader, s/he advises senior management on aspects of organizational
technical learning and development.

Qualifications: M.S in science related field and 6 years related experience
or equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidate must have
experience in designing, implementing, and directing complex or multiple
projects of strategic importance, including managing budgets, developing
curricula/training modules, supervising multidisciplinary professionals and
coordinating the work of partners. The ability to synthesize & integrate
project/program findings/lessons learned, and/or next steps and
communicating them to senior management is essential.

Land Use Planning Manager, Indonesia Forest Program – based in Berau, East
Kalimantan.

Essential Functions: Responsible for the overall planning, coordination and
implementation of a comprehensive land use planning program to protect
natural areas and habitat using the full range of land use planning &
conservation tools and cooperative projects with national, provincial, and
district government, conservation organizations and other partners as
appropriate. S/he works closely and coordinates with a wide variety of TNC
staff, private individuals, and corporations in support of conservation
goals. S/he is an expert in spatial planning & conservation techniques and
advises the land use planning staff and partners on the application of these
tools for conservation advancement.

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in natural resources management,
conservation, business, or another related field of study and at least 5
years successful work experience in spatial planning, land conservation, or
related field. Advanced degree may be required or preferred. Candidate
must demonstrate the ability to work efficiently and effectively with a wide
range of people including local communities, industry executives, and
government officials. Knowledge of current trends and strategies in
conservation and spatial planning & proven experience in developing,
directing and managing multiple projects and timelines are mandatory.

Land Use Model Development Manager, Indonesia Forest Program – based in
Balikpapan, East Kalimantan.

Essential Functions: Responsible for the coordination and/or the development
of land use models specifically for oil palm plantation, mangrove forest,
mining, and small scale agriculture settings by leveraging the full range of
land use models & conservation tools and cooperative projects with national,
provincial, and district government, conservation organizations and other
partners. S/he works closely and coordinates with a wide variety of TNC
staff, private individuals, partners and corporations in support of
conservation goals. S/he is an expert in land use model development, spatial
planning & conservation techniques..

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in natural resources management,
conservation, business, or another related field of study and at least 3
years successful work experience in landuse model, spatial planning, land
conservation, preferably in the areas of oil palm plantation. Advanced
degree may be required or preferred. Candidate must demonstrate the ability
to work efficiently and effectively with a wide range of people including
local communities, industry executives, and government officials. Knowledge
of current trends and strategies in conservation and spatial planning &
proven experience in developing, directing and managing multiple projects
and timelines are mandatory.

Policy Associate, Indonesia Forest Program – based in Jakarta

Essential Functions: Compiles various national, provincial & district
regulations & legislations that relate to TNC forest & environmental
activities and responsible to provide value adding research and policy
analysis support to senior government relations staff. S/he provides
services that assist the government relation staff in influencing the
outcome of legislative, planning, and policy initiatives at national,
provincial & district level.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in law or environmental policy with 2 or
more year’s related experience, or advanced degree in a relevant field plus
1 year related experience. Candidate must have strong analytical and
writing skills to research information from divergent legislative &
regulation sources and to compile it into a cohesive reporting structure.

Administrative Assistant, Indonesia Forest Program – based in Bogor, West
Java.

Essential Functions: Provides administrative support for Indonesia Forest
Program with current emphasis on Forest Carbon Project. These functions
include various office tasks including, but are not limited to: answering
phones, sorting/distributing mail, maintaining equipment, working with
vendors, drafting correspondence, maintaining logs and costs, organizing and
filing. This may also include handling inquiries about Forest Program
activities, assisting in communications and/or educational materials, and/or
conducting simple program data research, maintain office library. May
prepare accounting forms and disbursement requests, monitor expense budgets
and review internal and partner financial reports. Coordinates logistical
support for program training events and/or meetings and produces narrative
and/or financial reports as needed.

Qualifications: Diploma or equivalent from secretarial academy plus at
least 1 year of experience. S/he must have excellent verbal and written
skills in English, and ability to perform high quality translations in
either language. Candidate must demonstrate experience in MS Office, Word,
Excel and Power Point. Attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and
flexibility to changing situations are essential.

Misool Project Leader, Indonesia Marine Program – based in Sorong, Papua

Essential Functions: Provides leadership to a site-based project team
involved in Marine Protected Area (MPA), development at a site to be
determined in the Raja Ampat Islands, Papua. Project modules will include
MPA design and program planning, implementation of MPA management in
coordination with local partners, evaluation and measuring of success,
coordination of surveillance with local authorities, biological and social
monitoring, community outreach and communications. S/he will work closely
with the marine portfolio manager on the development of annual work plans,
budgets, reports and fundraising proposals.

Qualifications: Candidate will preferably Master’s degree in marine
resources management or comparable discipline, and at least 10 years
experience in environmental conservation, Experience in coastal and marine
conservation management, Knowledgeable on policy and advocacy work in the
era of decentralized governing system in Indonesia and manage performance of
a large multi-disciplinary team.

Operation Coordinator Indonesia Marine Program – based in Wakatobi,
Sulawesi

Essential Functions: Provides overall direction for all activities related
to administration, personnel, facilities, information systems, office
management, responsible for development and implementation of annual
budgets and manages the processes for annual planning, Responsible for the
management, maintenance and reporting of all financial data related to an
Operating Unit. This includes annual budget development, monitoring and
maintaining all financial information, (including the accounts payable
system, funds received and receivable, and travel reimbursements), and
processing of internal financial forms. May also be responsible for
coordinating the procurement of materials, supplies and services for the
organization in a financially-sound manner. Researches and selects sources,
approves purchase orders, controls prices and quality. Maintains contact
with suppliers for information affecting prices, availability and delivery.
Negotiates purchase contracts and develops schedules for delivery of
products. Responsible for compiling and managing the purchasing budget and
handling gifts from donation organizations.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years related experience or
equivalent combination. Candidate must demonstrate experience in MS Office,
Word, Excel and Power Point. Attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines,
and flexibility to changing situations are essential.

Monitoring Officer, Indonesia Marine Program – based in Wakatobi, Sulawesi

Essential Functions: Assists The Wakatobi Monitoring Coordinator with the
Execution of the biological monitoring program. It will include data
collection in the field, data management and coordination of logistics for
the various types of field work. The position will initially be involved
mainly in the data collection on Wakatobi Monitoring Programs of the marine
resources (coral reef resilience, reef monitoring, cetaceans, dugong, manta
rays and the related monitoring and surveillance. responsibilities as well
as socio-economic information based on the previous surveys, statistics,
spot interviews, and observation. The Officer will work closely with
members of partners, relevant stakeholders and institutions of Wakatobi that
are assigned to the biological monitoring program.

Qualifications : Bachelor’s degree (S-1) in marine biology or fisheries and
some knowledge on marine organisms and ecosystems. Master’s degree in
relevant field is an advantage. At least 2 – 3 years experience in
management of awareness and outreach programs. Affinity with the ocean, good
swimming and basic skin-diving skills. Certified diver is a must.

Policy Coordinator, Indonesia Marine Program – based in Derawan, East
Kalimantan

Essential Functions: Supports marine conservation goals in Derawan,
especially fosters development of marine conservation initiative among
stakeholders at Regency level (Berau) and community of conservation
practitioners representing Provincial (East Kalimantan) sites. The
coordinator oversees the development of Marine Conservation Area in Derawan
Islands. The person coordinates the administrative and operational aspects
of Berau MPA design and management module. The person will be responsible
for developing operational guidelines to ensure efficient management of the
program and compliance with regulations. S/he tracks government policies
and decisions that directly affect conservation goals, and serves as
coordinator for researching other issues of public policy and legislation.
He provides support to guiding the processes of legislative planning and
policy initiatives at Regency (Berau) and Kaltim Province levels. Perform
administrative, research, project management and tracking, information
sharing and communication to team members. Undertakes specific projects to
inform strategic initiatives, including gathering, synthesizing,
interpreting and analyzing information from external/internal sources.

Qualifications: Advanced degree preferred in biological sciences, natural
resources, communications, or education and 3-5 years related experience or
equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with
concepts and language of ecological sciences and conservation, preferably in
Marine Protected Area. Experience in liaising and coordinating with the
local government and conservation agencies and related stakeholders.

Conservation Coordinator, Indonesia Marine Program – based in Kupang, NTT

Essential Functions: Coordinates the scientific and operational, supports
annual work planning and budgeting, periodic financial reports, and
technical/scientific reports. Responsible for the coordination on the data
compilation and collection related to Savu Sea MPA detail planning. The
Coordinator will responsible to compiles descriptive statistics and assists
with statistical analysis and scientific reporting and publication. S/he
will assist in presenting the Monitoring program, involved in the planning
and initial implementation of the specific monitoring and surveillance
activity. The position will also supports in the development and
implementation of the resource use regulations and policies’ enforcement as
well as in the implementation of zoning system

Qualifications : Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Environmental,
Community Management/Community Development, and Law. At Least more than 5
years experience in the field of monitoring and surveillance or Masters
degree in Marine science or fishery may be preferred or required. Good
verbal and written skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia. Ability to
analyze and interpret data on resource status and resource use,
socio-economics, perceptions, and laws.

HR and Administration Officer – based in Jakarta

Essential Functions: Provides administrative support in one or more of the
following human resource functions: Employee Relations, Compensation and
Performance Management, Benefits, Payroll, Staff Development/Recruitment,
Organization Development and Training. Responsible for supporting human
resource programs, procedures, and plans and will provide assistance to HR
staff on various HR-related issues. Responsible for providing general
administrative support, and may include miscellaneous data entry. Provides
updates to various HR systems. Coordinates efforts of special project
activities within assigned functions.

Qualifications : Diploma or equivalent, plus at least 1 year of experience.
S/he must have excellent verbal and written skills in English. Candidate
must demonstrate experience in MS Office, Word, Excel and Power Point.
Attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, and flexibility to changing
situations are essential.

Please submit your application to : yarianto@tnc.org applications close on
Oct 18, 2009.

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