The Forest Trust Job Vacancy: Senior Spatial Analyst - Jakarta, Indonesian

The Forest Trust

TFT (The Forest Trust) is an international fast growing non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.

TFT is seeking an experienced and motivated professional

Senior Spatial Analyst
Based in Jakarta, Indonesia

About The Forest Trust (TFT)
TFT currently has presence in 19 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. We employ 230 people worldwide and work with big and small companies, communities and producers of raw materials to create compelling cases of transformation. With an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, we work on the ground with people to create inspiring transformation stories. We focus on creating value, engage without judging and carry hope and a positive vision of the future.

What Makes Us Unique
Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.

What We Offer 
  • A unique work experience in a fast-growing and dynamic non-profit directly impacting the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains. 
  • A dynamic environment with the chance to work in a multicultural team. 
  • The opportunity to lead complex projects, build customer relationships and develop new business, with exposure to different tasks. 
Responsibilities and Scope
  • Provide thorough analysis and recommendations for TFT and clients by creating strong forest/farm/plantation estate management plan programs for their companies;
  • Coach the HCS and HCV studies at TFT project sites;
  • Assist and train TFT’s clients to create, monitor and evaluate an Integrated Land Use Plan.
  • Write reports for internal and external audiences; 
  • Coach the assessor of companies’ performance against international standards; 
  • Familiar with international standards of various certification schemes, such as the FSC, PEFC, RSPO, ISPO etc. is a plus
Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum


Graduate / Master’s degree in related field;
  • Minimum of 7 / 4 years experiences Strong skills for techniques of sampling, surveying, data analysis and management systems of biodiversity;
  • Site Conservation Planning and Participatory Conservation Planning;
  • Landscape analysis;
  • Sufficient GIS and statistic data analysis skills;
  • Familiar with tropical forest restoration principles;
  • Familiar with laws and regulations related to natural resource management in Indonesia.
The Senior Spatial Analyst will be a member of the TFT Team, and focus on issues related to forests, farms, and palm oil estate management in Indonesia. Ideal candidates must be comfortable to train company staff (both at HQ and field levels) on the implementation of Spatial Analysis and development of Integrated Land Use Plans. Strong writing skills are also required, as the position will involve writing reports and proposals for TFT business and donor clients.

The Senior Spatial Analyst will also be expected to support the management of stakeholder relations between TFT and Indonesian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and research institutions. Strong spoken and written skills in Indonesian and English are a plus.

Other Information:
  • 1 year, extendable;
  • Based in the Jakarta office; and
  • Willing to travel throughout Indonesia
To Apply
Only qualified candidates fully meeting the above criteria, are invited to apply. They are encouraged to send their cover letter and resume via email to [email protected] by 24 October 2018 at the latest.

The position will be open until filled. Only selected candidates will be contacted.