ZSL Indonesia Job Consultant: Government Liaison - Bogor, West Java

The Zoological Society of London is an international wildlife conservation organization with a focus on science-based and pragmatic solutions. ZSL has been active in Indonesia for about 10 years, with a particular focus on the overlap between industrial development and biodiversity conservation. ZSL Indonesia is based in Bogor, West Java, with existing field projects in Jambi and South Sumatera. We are now looking for:

ZSL Indonesia is a highly diverse programme with projects involving climate change, public-private-people partnerships, sustainable landscape management, in addition to species conservation (namely the Sumatran tiger), protected area management, and combatting wildlife crime. 

The UKCCU/NICFI Project works with the Government of South Sumatra, national and district level governments, communities and the private sector to facilitate and support the government, private sector and local communities, to establish and pilot the sustainable landscape management partnership approach in the Sembilang-Dangku landscape of South Sumatra. The proposed impact of this project is to achieve “Inclusive economic growth and community prosperity, biodiversity conservation, forest protection and restoration, and the ending of deforestation, peatland drainage and wildfires that contribute to land-based Greenhouse Gas emissions”.

We are now looking for:

Consultant for Government Liaison (National) 

Terms and Condition
Start Date : June 2019
Duration of Contract : 3 Months
Work Area : Bogor, West Java
Reporting to : Governance & Institution Manager 

Key Purpose of the Job
KELOLA Sendang is a form of partnership between public sector, private sector, and community to promote sustainable landscape management. This project is intended to synergize and integrate parties to encourage a balance between production and conservation interests.

KELOLA Sendang project aims to support Green Development vision in South Sumatera: (i) to support the provision of integrated data and landscape information management; (ii) to strengthen the governance and policy; (iii) capacity building and development of pilot model and practices at local level; (iv) to support partnership development and resource mobilization.

Sustainable Landscape Management is determined by policies and governance that can accommodate the interest of the parties. Therefore, a good and intensive relationship for all parties is needed, especially KLHK. Landscape Project of Sembilang-Dangku need to be supported with a collaborative process to compile and to produce a variety of knowledge products that can be written from experience of project intervention at the site level. These knowledge products will provide a learning medium in sustainable landscape management for stakeholders in landscape projects. 

To achieve those targets, KELOLA Sendang need consultant who has experience in building relationship and communication with parties and develop writing concept to explain the KELOLA Sendang project’s approach. 

Scope of Work: 
  • To develop a writing framework based on supervision of Deputy Project Director of Kelola Sendang 
  • To coordinate and communicate regularly with KLHK and other stakeholders to report on project’s progress
  • To support and organize meetings between stakeholders and Project Director/Deputy Project Director and document all processes of the meetings.
  • Other tasks as requested by the project
Draft Writing Outline, Draft Writing Document, Final Writing Document, Minutes of Meeting, Presentation Materials/Slides, draft letter/report/MOU, BTOR, Monthly Timesheet 

Recruitment Qualification: 
  • Bachelor’s degree of any major 
  • Min. 3 years’ experience working in international donor agencies
  • Strong working relationship with stakeholders and the government Institutions.
  • Have a good working knowledge of English
  • Have previous experience in report writing
Application procedures
Please submit your application and curriculum vitae in English, relevant experience, past salary history and  references of min. 2 relevant experiences not later than May 26 , 2019, to [email protected]; cc’d to : [email protected] , placing the job title in the subject line and label your CV with your name.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.