The Nature Conservancy Job Vacancy: Mangrove Science Coordinator, Jakarta

Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable.  One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners.

In Indonesia, TNC is affiliated with Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara (YKAN), with a mission to inherit sustainable natural environment for future generations by preserving lands and water terein in which all lives depends on, through management of protected reserved area, vital species habitat conservation and local communities empowerment.

We currently have an opening for:

The Mangrove Science Coordinator coordinate and implement the scientific aspects of the mangrove ecosystem restoration and conservation activities, focusing on all MERA Project Sites. S/He will also provide limited support to other mangrove site-based projects.

Guided by MERA Conservation and Planning Manager at TNC’s Indonesia Program in Jakarta, S/He supports work planning and budgeting as well as preparing technical/scientific reports. While implementing the work plan, S/He monitors progress and proposes adaptations of the work plan (on mangrove science components) to supervisors if required.

The Mangrove Science Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation on the data compilation, collection, field survey, monitoring and producing science/program report related to MERA Project Science component.

The Mangrove Science Coordinator supports the development of the report for conservation component and management teams as well as assisting in the preparation of proposals. S/He will present the Science/Program to visiting donors and partners.

The Mangrove Science Coordinator will be supervised by MERA Conservation and Planning Manager, and S/He will adopt guidance from MERA Science/Program Division. S/He will be based in Jakarta office with frequent travel to MERA Project sites and other TNC sites.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marine science or biology or forestry and at least have 4 years of experience in mangrove conservation work or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with GIS software and data to create maps and other spatial planning tools is preferred.
  • Experience conducting surveys, recording data and writing project reports.
  • Demonstrated experience in MS Office, Word and Excel. May require Power Point and Data Base Management skills.
  • Experienced in working with a result-oriented environment.
Please send your CV and application letter to [email protected]not later than April 24, 2019.

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