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Chemonics International Inc.
Newly awarded USAID BIJAK Project (Bangun Indonesia Untuk Jaga Alam Demi Keberlanjutan)

Position: Advocacy Campaign and Social Marketing Technical Associate
Date of Hire: July 18th, 2016 (adjustable)
Type: Fixed-term employment
Period: 2 years (with possible extension)

Project Overview
USAID’s BIJAK (Bangun Indonesia Untuk Jaga Alam Demi Keberlanjutan) is a Jakarta-based, five-year project implemented by Chemonics International. The overarching objective of USAID’s BIJAK project is to address the constellation of market forces, financial incentives, policy levers, social norms and values driving deforestation and biodiversity loss in order to promote enduring changes in individual and organizational behavior which reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and conserve valuable marine and terrestrial biodiversity. To realize this object, BIJAK will work through national instruments and systems to impact the following:
  • Number of national level laws, policies, regulations, decrees, procedures, or fiscal and budgetary practices reformed, revised, adopted and/or applied with USG assistance in order to reduce GHG emissions, reduce wildlife trafficking, and conserve valuable terrestrial and marine biodiversity.
  • Improved capacity and willingness of Indonesian institutions and organizations to address biodiversity conservation, especially wildlife trafficking, and climate change as a result of USG assistance
  • Number of businesses engaged in extensive land-use practices, especially palm oil, developing green business practices and sharing them widely with others in their industry with USG assistance.
  • Amount of investment leveraged in USD from private and public sources for biodiversity conservation and/or climate change as a result of USG assistance
  • Public opinion and behaviors changed as a result of advocacy campaigns developed and implemented with USG support to support targeted terrestrial and marine biodiversity conservation and low carbon development issues.
  • Model(s) for successful low emissions development and forest conservation developed and shared with USG assistance at all levels of government and with other key stakeholders.
Position Responsibilities
  • Supports the Resource Rights, Governance and Policy Reform Specialist in designing and implementing a strategy that strengthens and sustains the effort of civil society organizations to  reduce emissions and conserve biodiversity.
  • Liaises and collaborates with a host of civil society organizations and government stakeholders to help build a coalition of support behind strategic environmental policy reforms
  • Monitors the activities of subcontractors and grantees pertaining to environmental advocacy campaigns and social marketing.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in communications, social marketing, public relations, environment policy, or a related field
  • Minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in Indonesia doing strategic communications, implementing advocacy campaigns through mass media and social networks, and building coalitions across civil society groups, preferably for environmental causes.
  • Demonstrated commitment to environmental values
  • Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia; excellent written and oral communications in English
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity
Instructions
If you are interested and qualified for the Advocacy Campaign and Social Marketing Technical Associate position on BIJAK, please send your latest CV to bijakrecruit@chemonics.com by July 12, 2016. Early submissions encouraged. Please note the title of the position you are applying for in your submission email.