Senin, 12 Agustus 2013

Tetra Tech ARD

Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest for the Institutional Development/Governance Advisor Jakarta based on our USAID Indonesia Forestry and Climate Support Project (USAID IFACS).

USAID IFACS seeks to reduce the threats of deforestation and climate change, and help the Government of Indonesia (GOI) conserve the country’s tropical forests, wildlife, and ecosystem processes (including carbon sequestration).


Lead efforts to strengthen natural resource governance capacity, increase multi-stakeholder coordination, and improve implementation of forest management, climate change, and environmental law enforcement mandates.
Achieve this through direct performance of tasks and supervision of designated staff, consultants, and partner organizations. S/he report to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP).


  1. Conduct analyses required to inform spatial planning and land-use decisions, including costs/benefits of alternate land use options, perverse   or un-intended consequences of policies and regulations, ecological appropriateness for intended use, promotion of Forest Management Units (FMUs), likely impacts of climate change, and identification of low carbon
  options for development.
  2. Facilitate government institutional coordination and policy making, including technical assistance for budget planning, zonation, multi-stakeholder participation, clarifying land and resource rights, and inclusion of climate change adaptation and mitigation.
  3. Train government officials, NGOs, private sector and community members in relevant aspects of spatial planning, landscape approaches, carbon finance, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.
  4. Enhance investigative and forensic capabilities of law enforcement through technical assistance, improved information access, strengthened community engagement and wildlife crime units, forensic and investigative training, and linkages to the ICITAP program conducted by the Department of Justice.
  5. Supervise all project activities within specific sites if requested by DCOP.


  - A graduate degree in public financing, regional development, economics, political management, business administration, or similar fields.
  - At least 10 years of general institution strengthen and partnership building expertise including a track record in effective institution strengthening, public policy development, public participation and partnership building with government at local and national levels.
  - Proven experience in undertaking activities aimed at increased political support and access to financial resources for community and environmental improvement.
  - Demonstrated understanding of decentralized governance systems including experience advising executive and legislative branches of local government in budgeting, planning, management of services and/or policy development, particularly with respect to forestry and climate change.
  - Native fluency in spoken and written Indonesian.
  - Professional competency in spoken and written English.
  - Ability to engage in activities occurring in multiple field sites with multiple stakeholders across Indonesia.
  - Willingness to travel extensively in Indonesia.

Please submit your recent CV as of* 18 August, 2013 (the latest) with subject Institutional Development/Governance Advisor, Jakarta based to:

Tetra Tech ARD is an equal opportunity employer.

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