Pusat Penyelamatan Satwa Tasikoki Job Vacancy: Tasikoki WiRES Manager - North Minahasa, North Sulawesi

Job Title: Tasikoki WiRES Manager

Department: Tasikoki Wildlife Rescue & Endangered Species (WiRES)

Position Overview
The WiRES manager is responsible for the coordination and supervision of WiRES staff and wildlife conservation activities, as well as the responsibility for the cleanliness, function and safety of WiRES resources (including enclosures, buildings, amenities and vehicles).

Essential Job Functions

  • Cost-efficient weekly budget and resource planning as well as management and priority setting of key staff teams;
    • Clinic, Release Programmes and Ex-situ Conservation
    • Food-house, Keepers and Wildlife Volunteers
    • Zootech Maintenance & Construction
    • Tree Nursery and food forest
    • Sea turtle conservation
  • Ensuring adequate stock control and provision of necessary equipment for WiRES staff, in line with ethical policies
  • Wildlife conservation NGO & government networking and promotion (national/international) to develop conservation programmes and support base
  • Risk management, health & safety at work management and prioritising ongoing maintenance / development of WiRES facilities
  • Managing relations with the local government offices with respect to wildlife conservation and law enforcement activities (BKSDA, GAKKUM, DisHut, Polda/PolRes, DisPen, etc). Providing monthly/annual reports and presentations.
Additional Tasks

  • Supervising/coordinating research students and interns
  • Directly liaising with visitors and potential sponsors
  • Support education officers and public content coordinator (PCC) – these will be managed or co-managed under Visitor & Education Centre team
  • Providing / requesting content for PCC
  • Writing funding/grant proposals and reports for sponsors
  • Designing enclosures for wildlife rehabilitation
Key skills

  • Bilingual English/Indonesian plus any other language is a bonus
  • Excellent IT skills, especially with accounting and financial reporting
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Wildlife/conservation management skills or transferable management skills from other sectors
  • Proposal-writing and report writing
  • Cost-efficiency, budget planning and resource planning skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role within wildlife conservation
  • Professional, reliable, trustworthy and environmentally friendly mind-set
  • Willing and open to learn
  • Vehicle driving licence is a bonus and encouraged
Commitment: 3 months trial as “interim manager” followed by 12 month contract based upon successful evaluation

This position is open to Indonesian nationals only or to those already with a resident permit for Indonesia. No coverage or assistance is intended for foreigner work permits.

Time and Place

  • Office hours, 2 days off and public holidays. Following trial period, “All-in” contract with overtime as necessary to fulfil duties.
  • 2 weeks annual leave after trial period.
  • Work space at wildlife clinic office
  • Some local travel (expenses paid) in the region (Manado-Bitung-Tomohon) will be necessary
  • Budget-dependant travel overseas (e.g. relevant conservation conferences/workshop’s in Bali/Java or regional rescue work to Ternate, Gorontalo, Sangihe-Talaud etc) may also be possible

  • OTJ - including expected self-study of necessary topics where appropriate
  • Will work as direct counterpart for Wildlife Programme Advisor

On the Job Supervision

  • Close coordination with conservation management team and Masarang management team.


  • On site meals and optional shared accommodation (estimated value Rp1,5jt/month)
  • 3 month trial contract at local UMP (Rp2.6jt/month), TBD
  • 12 month contract: Rp3.0jt/month 10 days paid annual leave, health insurance, and negotiable bonus commission-based, TBD
  • Relocation compensation may be considered for the right candidate if coming from outside North Sulawesi, TBD.
  • Assistance for on-site vehicle purchase/rental, TBD
PPS Tasikoki
Email: Info@Tasikoki.Org

Pusat Penyelamatan Satwa Tasikoki
Tasikoki Wildlife Rescue Centre
A Project Of The Masarang Foundation
Jalan Raya Tanjung Merah –Kema, Desa Watudambo, Kec. Kauditan, Kab. Minahasa Utara, 95327
Sulawesi Utara