WWF Indonesia Job Vacancy: Livelihood Coordinator, Lampung

If you care about the environment and want to contribute to conservation efforts in Indonesia, this is the opportunity for you to join the largest national conservation organization in Indonesia

WWF-Indonesia, an independent national conservation organizations, is part of a global network of WWF. WWF-IDN is currently seeking for the best candidates for the position of Livelihood Coordinator - Lampung.

This position will be based in Lampung and report to Joint Secretariate. The job holder will be responsible to coordinate community engagement and implement strategic livelihood projects in ten selected villages adjacent to the IPZ of BBS, and to capacitate resort-based staff of the national park in these approaches; - To develop site specific and strategic community engagement strategies which contribute measurably to the conservation outcomes of the project, particularly considering existing approaches of project partners; To supervise a team of community organizers in the implementation of livelihood and community forestry projects in a result-oriented, resource-efficient and timely fashion; To supervise external consultants and provide backstopping; To capacitate resort-based national park staff in methods and approaches of community engagement resulting in relevant conservation outcomes and also to network with the park administration, the NGO partners and other stakeholders in close coordination with the project coordinator.

Requirements for This Position are:
  • MSc (S2) in Agriculture, Forestry, Sociology, Anthropology or related fields..
  • at least ten years of work experience in projects with strong conservation background and in interdisciplinary teams.
  • Proven track record in development of community engagement strategies and successful implementation of sustainable and feasible livelihood projects.
  • Good background of habitat and species conservation challenges in the country, preferably in the Sumatran context.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as in facilitation and moderation of meetings and conflict resolution.
  • Familiar with government planning and budgeting processes, particularly on district and village levels.
  • Familiar with human rights issues in the context of forest land encroachment, and with the philosophy and approaches of the new national administration in this respect.
  • Knowledge of environmental and forest laws in the context of working in and around protected areas.
  • Problem-solving capabilities to adapt to changing frame conditions.
  • Technical and financial reporting skills, preferably for multi- or bilateral projects..
  • Experience in managing teams of community facilitators.
  • Experience in establishment and management of tree nurseries and forest restoration practices.
  • Knowledge of agroforestry practices, ideally involving coffee and cacao, and other sustainable forms of agriculture and animal husbandry adapted to fragile forest edge situations.
  • Knowledge of adapted infrastructure improvements in rural areas (including micro-hydro, clean water supply, biogas).
  • Knowledge of carbon stock assessment, ecotourism, co-management of protected areas, microfinance, management of cooperatives, eco-labelling, conduct of PRIDE campaigns, eradication of exotic species are all assets.
  • Good working knowledge in English.
  • Computer literate (text, spreadsheets, presentations; SurveyPro or similar an asset)..
  • Valid driver’s licence for car/motorcycle.
Interested applicants should send their CV and Cover Letter to [email protected] with the subject of Livelihood Coordinator Lampung.

Applications will be closed 7 days after the publication of this advertisement (December 29, 2017). Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

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