Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest for the Landscape Spatial Planning & GIS Specialist, Banda Aceh based, on our USAID LESTARI project. USAID’s LESTARI project supports the Government of Indonesia to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and conserve biodiversity in carbon rich and biologically significant forest and mangrove ecosystems.

Job Summary: The Landscape Spatial Planning & GIS Specialist provides day-to-day technical support in spatial planning and GIS to LESTARI landscape partners and project staff. This includes support for spatial plans, ensuring SEA-LEDS and LCP recommendations for HCV and HCS conservation and thus GHG emissions reduction are effectively integrated.

It also includes support for SDI development and implementation as well as spatial data management. GIS support includes as necessary technical support and capacity building to ensure effective use of spatial data and maps in LESTARI work including forest and land-use governance, protected areas management and species conservation, and private sector support.

The Landscape Spatial Planning & GIS Specialist will also support LESTARI monitoring and reporting requirements. Requirements include previous experience in similar roles either for donor projects, international organization, including but not limited to in depth knowledge of the assigned region/landscape, in depth understanding of GIS, land use, forestry, REDD+, spatial planning policy and conservation issues; familiarity with USAID procedures and regulations; and demonstrated ability to play a leadership role working on a multi-disciplinary team. University degree in related field required.

Please submit a letter of interest, CV and three professional references by 13 September 2015 (the latest) with subject Landscape Spatial Planning & GIS Specialist, Banda Aceh based to: