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If you care about the environment and want to contribute to conservation efforts in Indonesia, this is the opportunity for you to join the largest national conservation organization in Indonesia. WWF-Indonesia, an independent national conservation organization, is part of a global network of WWF. WWF-IDN is currently seeking for the best candidate for the position of: Long Term Consultant – Livelihood Manager

This position will be based in Kota Agung Lampung and report to Joint Secretariat (Sekretariat Bersama; consisting of the Head of BBSNP, WCS, WWF, YABI). The job holder will be responsible to to design strategy plan and implement strategic livelihood projects; to coordinate community engagement between the community and resort; to prepare all the information/ data to select the villages. Also to increase the capacitiy of resort-based in national park (ten selected villages adjacent to the IPZ of BBS).

Requirements for This Position are:
  • Indonesia Citizen (WNI).
  • MSc (S2) in Agriculture, Forestry, Sociology, Anthropology or related fields. At least five years of work experience in projects with strong conservation background and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Bachelor degree (S1) in Agriculture, Forestry, Sociology, Anthropology or related fields. At least ten years of work experience in projects with strong conservation background and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Proven track record in development of community engagement strategies and successful implementation of sustainable and feasible livelihood projects.
  • Good background of habitat, species conservation challenges, wildlife trade and human wildlife conflict in Sumatera.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as in facilitator of meetings and mediator of conflict resolution.
  • Familiar with government planning and budgeting processes, particularly on district and village levels.
  • Familiar with human rights issues in the context of forest land tenure, and with the philosophy and approaches of the new national administration in this respect.
  • Knowledge of environmental issue, local wisdom and forest laws in the context of working in and around protected areas.
  • Problem-solving capabilities to adapt to changing frame conditions.
  • Experienced in cycle project management.
  • Knowledge of environmental service and agroforestry practices, ideally involving coffee and cacao, and other sustainable forms of agriculture and animal husbandry adapted to fragile forest edge situations.
  • Knowledge of adapted infrastructure improvements in rural areas (including micro-hydro, clean water supply, biogas and new renewable energy).
  • Knowledge of carbon stock assessment, ecotourism, co-management of protected areas, microfinance, management of cooperatives, and eco-labelling.
  • Experience to conduct of PRIDE campaigns, eradication of exotic species are all assets.
  • Good working knowledge in English.
  • Computer literate (text, spreadsheets, presentations; navigation system, SurveyPro or similar an asset).
  • Valid driver’s licence for car/motorcycle.
Interested applicants should send their CV and Cover Letter to vacancy@wwf.id with the subject of: Long Term Consultant – Livelihood Manager

Applications will be closed 7 days after the publication of this advertisement (May 31st). Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

Be a part of us, who is currently working in 28 regions in 17 provinces from Aceh to Papua, with more than 500 staffs and supported by more than 64,000 supporters in Indonesia. WWF Indonesia also works with governments, local communities, private sector, NGOs, civil society, and the public at large