Berbak Green Prosperity Partnership Project Job Vacancy: Planning Expert - Jakarta, Indonesian

We are currently looking for qualified candidates to fill in the position of PLANNING EXPERT

Terms of Reference
Project: Berbak Green Prosperity Partnership
Duty station: Menteng, Jakarta, but with frequent travel to the 7 provinces concerned
Donor: MCA-Indonesia
Firm (employer): Euroconsult Mott MacDonald

The national Peatland Restoration Agency (Badan Restorasi Gambut or BRG) was formed early 2016 by the President in response to the massive forest and peat fires of 2015 which affected approximately 850,000 ha of peatland. Component 3 of the Berbak Green Prosperity Partnership (BGPP) aims at institutional strengthening of BRG.

Component 3 of the BGPP has a job opening for a local short-term Planning Expert to provide technical support to BRG in the supervision of the preparation of the National, Provincial and KHG level peat restoration plans.

The Berbak GPP is funded by Millennium Change Account Indonesia (MCA-Indonesia).

Background of the assignment
An important planning instrument for BRG, in line with PerPres No 1, 2016 is the development of Peatland Ecosystem Restoration Plans (RREGs or Rencana Restorasi Ekosistem Gambut). A total of 104 KHG level, 7 provincial level and 1 national level plan will be developed in 2017 for implementation in 2017-2020.  The provinces concerned are: Riau, Jambi, South Sumatera, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, south Kalimantan and Papua. The actual development of these plans has been outsourced by BRG. Upon request of BRG, Component 3 will assist BRG in its supervision role for the preparation of these plans.

The selected candidates will be expected to start working with BGPP in August 2017, and the assignment is expected to be completed during four months (August-November 2017).

Details of the position are listed below:

Position: Local Planning Expert

Duration: 4 months

Minimum qualifications

  • Support the BRG supervisory team to manage the implementation process for the development and preparation of above plans accordance to the existing guidelines
  • Prepare the workplan for the supervisory work and activities
  • Formulate recommendations, and suggest actions to improve the (development of the) plans for peat restoration as prepared by the planning consultant(s)
  • Report on above tasks
  • Master’s Degree Regional Planning
  • Proven experience with peatland restoration and management
  • Excellent reporting and communication skills

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application and CV to: by the latest June 15, 2017. Applicants should clearly indicate on the subject line of their email the position (for which they apply) and their name.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.