Alam Sehat Lestari Foundation Job Vacancy: Conservation Programs Manager, Sukadana - West Kalimantan - Kerja Ngo

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Alam Sehat Lestari Foundation Job Vacancy: Conservation Programs Manager, Sukadana - West Kalimantan

We Are Hiring: Conservation Programs Manager
(Based in Sukadana – West Kalimantan)

Alam Sehat Lestari (ASRI) is an innovative planetary health non-profit located in West Kalimantan, Indonesia that is seeking an Conservation Programs Manager to work with us to help save Gunung Palung National Park – one of the biological wonders of the world that is home to a critical population of orangutans. The ASRI Clinic, and our future hospital, provides high-quality, discounted health care to local communities in exchange for commitments to forest conservation. This work is supported by a portfolio of conservation and community development programs designed to target individual drivers of illegal logging in Gunung Palung. ASRI itself is supported by US Non-profit Health in Harmony.

Your job would be overseeing a team of 10 Indonesian staff members and the conservation programs they manage which include:
  • Reforestation of critical orangutan habitat with native tree species
  • Sustainable agriculture extension work & agricultural product marketing
  • Micro-enterprise program for loggers to become entrepreneurs
  • Goats for Widows/Livestock husbandry
  • Conservation education and community outreach
  • Illegal logging monitoring and GIS analysis
  • Forest Guardians/Community organizing and capacity building
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Leading annual work planning processes for the conservation program and facilitating long-term strategic program planning processes
  • Monitoring and evaluating program achievements and progress, and re-structuring programs in line with changing conservation threats
  • Facilitating the professional development of conservation program staff through identifying suitable training and education opportunities
  • Authoring grant proposals and reports supporting all ASRI program activities (conservation, health and community development)
  • Compiling and managing annual conservation division budget; ensuring the transparent and responsible expenditure of program budgets
  • Representing ASRI at local, national and international-level forums relevant to building our networks and scaling-up our impact
  • Building partnerships and maintaining positive relationships with other conservation stakeholders in the Gunung Palung landscape
  • Supervising conservation program volunteers and interns from within and outside Indonesia
  • Liaising with our partner organization, Health in Harmony, through providing timely information on conservation program updates
You are:
  • Willing to make a 2-year commitment
  • Willing to live in a small town in rural Borneo
  • Fluent in both Bahasa Indonesia and English
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing situations with patience and humor
  • Eager to work among different cultures and ethnicities, with varying socio-economic backgrounds
  • Team-oriented, and ready to help with organizational needs beyond the scope of your own specific job duties
  • Committed to conserving tropical forests in conjunction with improving public health
You have:
  • A Masters degree in a relevant field (environmental science or management, forestry, agriculture, geography, international development, etc.)
  • Three+ years relevant work experience in developing countries, including (ideally) at least 1 year in Indonesia
  • Statistical analysis and data management experience. Experience with GIS, cartography, or remote sensing is also a plus.
  • Track record of developing successful grant and funding proposals
Salary
Commensurate with experience and with relation to in-country standards

Submission details:
Please submit (1) CV or resume and (2) cover letter describing why you are interested in this position to both: wilfirmus@alamsehatlestari.org and monica@alamsehatlestari.org

Please send an email of interest immediately, and submit your full application not later than October 31, 2017.  Materials may be submitted in either English or Bahasa Indonesia.

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