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
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/stakeholde rs. 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/distributin g 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
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/scientifi c 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/Communit y 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.