Rabu, 31 Juli 2013

Conservation International

Conservation International, an international non-governmental organization, is seeking to fill the position of SLP FIELD PROJECT COORDINATOR (Stakeholder Engagement) to be base Mandailing Natal/Tapanuli Selatan.

The Sustainable Landscapes Partnership (SLP) program will establish a replicable model of public-private partnerships that foster low carbon development opportunities, thereby helping to address global climate change and contribute to economic growth.  The SLP will combine public (USAID) and private philanthropic (Walton Family Foundation) funding into an initial $20 million Facility focused on catalyzing low carbon private sector investment in specific landscapes of high conservation value in
Indonesia over a five-year period.  This Facility will invest in low carbon and Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) development activities and business models that seek to reduce or eliminate deforestation and associated CO2 emissions.

Based in Penyabungan-Mandailing Natal Regency, the successful candidate will assist in implementing the engagement with USAID SLP project partners, including identify, engage and promote networking with the project stakeholders (public and private sectors). This position reports to Sumatra Landscape Manager with dotted line to SLP Stakeholder Engagement Manager and Sr.Ecosystem Service Manager. The positionprovides technical assistance in researching and identifying potential partners both public/private. The Officer assists in supplying required information for due diligence studies to ensure partners align with project goals and project requirements. Upon consultation with the SLP Stakeholder Manager, she/he will maintain network with stakeholders in Tapsel and Madina (and other project sites), and assist the SLP Stakeholder Manager in the event of onsite visits by contributing active role in resource mobilization, identifies and liaises
with other conservation focused organizations (local NGOs/ CBOs) for the development of best practices and leveraging networks. 

The Officer will coordinate with the others CI staff in Medan, Jakarta Team.

1.     Project Implementation:
·  Engagement process and day-to-day liaison with stakeholders and partners on the ground in Mandailing Natal Regency;
·  Provides on-the-ground support and coordination to ensure the smooth  implementation of the SLP multi-stakeholder forum which will support the SEA process and general support with stakeholders across SLP program areas (watersheds, natural capital, protected areas, policy/licensing, value chain work); 
·  Provides technical assistance in conducting research, identifying potential private sector partners, and assists in the development and ongoing management of SLP partnerships to ensure stakeholder participation and ownership in SLP activities;
·  Ensures that SLP interventions are facilitative in nature, are being driven by local stakeholders with a key objective being sustainable long-term adoption of SLP
alternative strategies, interventions and policies to support an alternative green business economy.

2.     Engagement 
·  Assist to establish and maintain network with stakeholders in Tapsel and Madina (and other project sites);
·  Provides Sumatra Landscape Manager, SLP Stakeholder Managers and team members with timely and accurate information in relation to community issues, concerns or conflicts. 

3.     Reporting 
·   Assist in supplying required information for due diligence studies with affiliate partners in aligning project with goals and objectives.

·  Bachelor degree and or S1 degree preferredin economy, social, antrophologyor natural resources management related science with at least 2 years of experience on conservation and community livelihoods in Sumatra (other regional experience will be considered);
·  Ability to work and communicate effectively with stakeholders ;
·  Excellent network and understanding of local stakeholders in the North Sumatran landscape specifically South Tapanuli and Mandailing Natal;
·  Flair for diplomacy; negotiation, mediation, conflict resolution, negotiating, develop networking and facilitation skills at all levels;
·  Demonstrated competency in field team management and multi stakeholder facilitation; 
·  Willingness to travel and work long hours, including work in arduous field conditions, often to remote areas and work weekends and after hours as needed;
·  Good communication skills in local language, Bahasa Indonesia and English;
·  Computer literate with experience on electronic communications (i.e. E-mail, Internet, etc.) as a user including a proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Interested candidates should send a current resume and cover letter addressing the required skills and capabilities (no more than 4 pages) to:  
Closing date for the application is 9 August 2013

(Only short-listed candidates will be notified).
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