The Nature Conservancy Job Vacancy: Orangutan Project Manager - East Kalimantan - Kerja Ngo

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The Nature Conservancy Job Vacancy: Orangutan Project Manager - East Kalimantan

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. In Indonesia, TNC has been supporting improved natural resource planning and management for more than 20 years, including working with government, private sector, and local communities. We currently have an opening for:
The Orangutan Project Manager oversees all aspects of the Orangutan conservation program in Indonesia. S/he provides strategic leadership and support for TNC’s orangutan conservation planning work and establishes overall conservation priorities in the region.  S/he will work with various orangutan program/project partners, manage contracts, monitor progress, and report to donor agencies. S/he serves as the principle contact to government agencies, business associations (timber, plantations, mining, etc.), other conservation organizations, foundations and the academic community. S/he will play a leading role in donor identification, cultivation and stewardship for the program. S/he disseminates best practices, provides training and analyses to best implement organizational measures of success, and develops key partnerships.  While a substantial portion of the program will be focused on East Kalimantan, the program will also be involved with lesson sharing and policy dialogue at the national and international levels. S/he will play an important role in designing and implementing TNC’s emerging global orangutan strategy.
  • BA/BS degree in natural resources management, conservation, business, law or another related field of study and at least 7 years’ experience in land conservation, real estate, law, business or related field.
  • Experience managing complex or multiple projects, including managing finances and coordinating the work of other professionals and partners.  
  • Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives and managing performance.
  • Experience developing partnerships (partners, community, government.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience influencing, developing and implementing conservation policy and plans.
  • Knowledge of current trends and practices in relevant discipline and regions.
  • Ability to develop practical applications of scientific concepts and technical innovations for conservation purposes.
  • Knowledge of methods and standards of biodiversity information systems and initiatives.
  • Communicating clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in Bahasa Indonesia and English.

Please send your CV and application letter to, not later than November 15, 2016. Please insert the position title you are interested to apply on the subject line.

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