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The Zoological Society of London is an international wildlife conservation organization with a focus on science-based and pragmatic solutions. ZSL has been active in Indonesia for about 10 years, with a particular focus on the overlap between industrial development and biodiversity conservation. ZSL’s Indonesia is based in Bogor, West Java, with existing field projects in Jambi and South Sumatera.We are now looking for:

Senior project advisor for policy development and stakeholder engagement (consultant)

Position Information

Title: Consultant
Duty Station: Palembang
Duration of Assignment: 01 May  – 30 December 2017

Scope of work

  • Provide guidance and review of sub-national programs and policies to be linked and supported by the project for better implementation. Support the project in developing sub-national policy such as Governor Decree.
  • Help to facilitate communication between the project and landscape stakeholders and ensure that all necessary agreements available.
  • Help to ensure that the project is well coordinated with government institutions at district and provincial level, private sectors and donor agencies during the project implementation period. 
  • Ensure project activities are well coordinated among the local government institutions and support South Sumatra Government’s initiative on sustainable landscape management  
Deliverables / Final Products Expected

  • Review reports of sub-national programs and policies; reports on developing sub national policy.
  • Coordination works between projects and landscape stakeholders
  • Minutes or reports during the engagement process with government both in district and provincial level
  • Coordinate project activities that need to align with local government and support South Sumatera government’s initiative
  • Recommendations (and recommendation notes) on strategic decisions related to project
  • Provide PVR (Project Visit report) on every field trips assigned to the consultant by KS
Recruitment Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding on the issues of landscape governance, sustainability and green growth, esp related to the dynamic of national-subnational relationship
  • Good level of engagement and networks in public sectors in both provinces and district level and private sectors in South Sumatera 
  • High level of understanding in Sustainable Landscape Management issues 
  • Preferably a high level of written and spoken English; 
  • Flexible and able to work under pressure and often to tight deadlines; including an ability to prioritize jobs;
  • Able to use initiative and work both independently or in a group, such as in remote areas with very limited facilities. 
Application Procedures
Please kindly send your proposal that suits deliverable mentioned above along with time frame of the implemented activity not later than April 24, 2017 to indonesia@zsl.org, placing the job title in the subject line and label your CV with your name.  Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.