YAYASAN ALAM SEHAT LESTARI JOB VACANCIES 2020
- Reports to: ASRI Executive Director
- Status: Full-Time (40 hours/week),1-year Contract
- Location: Sukadana, Kab. Kayong Utara, Kalimantan Barat
- Timeline: To start between September to November 2020.
- Benefits: BPJS Kesehatan, BPJS Ketenagakerjaan, lunch at working days
ASRI works to conserve the biodiversity of tropical rain forests by meeting the health and economic needs of surrounding communities. Since 2007, ASRI has worked near Gunung Palung National Park (GPNP), a 108,000-hectare rain forest in western Borneo that serves as home to 5-10% of the world’s remaining orangutans and a watershed for 60,000 people. The ASRI Clinic, and our future hospital, provides high-quality, discounted health care to local communities in exchange for commitments to forest conservation. ASRI is a world-renowned organization that has been recognized with multiple awards globally and within Indonesia including the Kalpataru Award. Our integrated work with human health and conservation has brought about a dramatic decline in logging. In 2018, ASRI expanded to a second site: Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (BBBRNP), a 181,090-hectare rainforest in central Borneo, critical for orangutan reintroduction. ASRI’s Planetary Health model will soon be replicated by its US-based sister organization, Health in Harmony, in Madagascar and Brazil.
We are looking for a Program Director to oversee, support, and management of these followings program: (i) Conservation Programs, including Reforestation of critical orangutan habitat, community’s garden, and degraded lowland rainforest; Sustainable agriculture extension work and agricultural product marketing; Microenterprise program for the logger to become entrepreneurs through chainsaw buyback program; Goats for widows (livestock husbandry); Deforestation and illegal logging monitoring, Forest guardians and community organizing and capacity building; (ii) Education and community outreach programs, including ASRI Kids and Teens, Community outreach, Planetary health camp and field trip, exchange program, volunteering and internship; and (iii) BBBR replication programs including, two midwives clinic, mobile clinic, education, and conservation.
Program Director will participate in collegially and analytically in the Management Team’s strategic leadership of ASRI.
ESSENTIALS OF THIS ROLE
- Responsible for the success of these programs: Conservation program, Education program, and BBBR replication program. Directs and supervises the work of staff and managers on each program.
- Leading annual work planning processes for all of the programs (conservation, education, BBBR) and facilitating long term strategic planning processes.
- Monitoring and evaluating program achievements and progress, and restructuring programs in line with changing organization threats
- Working with the Grant Writer to author, review, and finalize grant proposal and report supporting all ASRI program activities (conservation, education, and BBBR replication)
- Representing ASRI at local, national, and international level forums relevant to building our networks and scaling up our impact
- Building partnership and maintaining positive relationships with other all ASRI stakeholders at local, national, and international level.
- Provide support for ASRI’s fundraising efforts.
- Liaising with our partner organization, Health in Harmony, through providing a timely update, information, feedback, and evaluation on conservation, education, and BBBR replication program
EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE
- Have a Master’s degree in Forestry, Natural Resources, Management, Agriculture, Sustainability, or any International Development related fields.
- At least five years or more of relevant work experiences in the field of conservation, climate change, education, and economic development initiatives
- The advanced network of a potential partner, collaborators, or other relevant stakeholders
- Statistical analysis and data management experience.
- Track record of developing successful grant and funding proposal
- Experience in working in small teams, ideally within an international and multicultural context
- Entrepreneurial mindset, Proven ability to seek out new ideas and ability to implement new initiatives
- Ability and experience working in (and/or virtually) with partners in other countries
- Strong analytical skills, critical thinking, problem-solving, and leadership abilities
- Strong crisis management and conflict mediation skills
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Excellent verbal and written command of English
- Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are essential
- Strong organizational skills and detail-orientation
- Grant management systems and working with a fundraising database
- Coordinating activities with other internal departments and/or external organizations
- Strong track records of developing and monitoring budgets
- Monitoring and evaluation methods (qualitative and quantitative)
- Monitoring compliance with applicable proposals, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
- Working with diverse academic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of our staff and partners
- Utilizing computer technology for communication, data gathering, and reporting activities
These qualifications and characteristics are critical to success in this important role at ASRI. Please describe how you meet these 4 Preferred Qualifications in your cover letter:
- Ability to manage targets and priorities and develop individual and team goals
- Demonstrated team-oriented and flexibility, and ready to help with organizational needs beyond the scope of your specific job duties
- Commitment to conserving tropical forests in conjunction with improving public health
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, with a strong equity lens, to support the development of staff from a broad spectrum of backgrounds, identities, and lived experience
- Willing to make 2-3 years commitment
- Willing to live in a small town in rural Borneo
- Willingness to travel locally, nationally, and internationally depending on the needs
- Not smoking
- Strong initiative, drive, and self-management to initiate and complete projects; seeking out resources and collaborating as needed
- Humility, flexibility, and willingness to test, shift your thinking and try something new
- Able to work in a small team environment – helpful, dependable, respectful, approachable
- Awareness and skills to create an equitable and inclusive work environment
Please send a cover letter, motivation letter, and resume/CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, and include email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org in CC by Sept 30th, 2020.
Please use the ASRI Program Director in the subject line. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to contact all applicants, but we will contact you soon if you are chosen for an interview.