WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY JOB VACANCIES 2020
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) works in over 60 countries to save wildlife and wild places through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature. WCS has worked in Indonesia for over 20 years because it is the world’s most important country for biodiversity conservation, being ranked #1 globally for marine biodiversity and #2 globally for terrestrial biodiversity. The large and diverse WCS Indonesia Program (WCS IP) spans the Indonesian archipelago and covers all aspects of conservation, from counter-wildlife trafficking, wildlife protection and law enforcement, to policy development, research, education and outreach, to large field-based operations covering both marine and terrestrial ecosystems. WCS partners closely with the Indonesian Government, local communities, schools and universities, and the private sector. The basis of all of our work is scientific data.
The WCS Indonesia Marine program focuses on the establishment and effective management of MPAs and the development of sustainable fisheries, as interlinked strategies to secure and manage Indonesia’s coastal marine resources. The Marine Program consists of Seascape Programs, covering the provinces of Aceh, North Sulawesi, North Maluku and West Nusa Tenggara, and the Marine Conservation and National Policy Program, which consists of five teams – Policy, Science, Shark-Rays, Knowledge Management, and Project Coordination Unit (PCU). WCS is implementing a number of International Climate Initiative projects focused on the seascapes of Aceh, North Maluku, North Sulawesi, and West Nusa Tenggara, with funding from the German government and the European Union, and supervision by the German development bank (KfW). The Projects aim to conserve Indonesia’s diverse marine ecosystems and important fisheries through the creation and improvement of MPAs and improved management of commercially and ecologically important fisheries. It will address threats of overfishing, destructive fishing, and loss of marine habitats.
Under the general supervision of the WCS Indonesia Country Director, the M&E and Reporting Officer will directly report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist and coordinate closely and significantly on daily basis with the KfW Marine Program Manager.
The M&E and Reporting Officer is responsible for providing technical support to the KfW Marine Project Coordination Unit, including but not limited to: donor report development, to collect and compile technical reports from each seascape, collect, compile and input M&E indicator target into database system, development of ToRs of activities, documentation of project outputs, event arrangements, assist communication and coordination with partners, and assist in ensuring efficient project management of the PCU.
- Compile and edit regular technical progress reports for KfW and manage documentation of KfW EU project activities and other related documents from site/unit
- Compile data on the monitoring and evaluation of project activities based on target indicators for the KfW projects
- Proofread documents (editing for grammar, punctuation, spelling, font style, list of table, list of figures, annexes, abbreviations, etc.) in English and Indonesian
- Compile and cross-check livelihood activities data and support the works of Livelihood Specialist
- Compile and cross-check data, support write-up and translation for the safeguard documents, particularly the Village Action plans
- Input data to the WCS Connect System, including data collection and reporting on key outputs, outcome, and impact indicators for program activities
- Assist and provide technical and facilitating support to arrangements of meetings, seminars, and workshops
- Other tasks which may be assigned by the supervisor
- The M&E and Reporting Officer will be based in Bogor with travel to the KfW project sites.
- Bachelor or master degree, preferred in environmental issues, biology, conservation or biodiversity preferred, but other relevant subjects such as Program/Project Management, International Relations, English are acceptable.
- At least two (2) years of relevant work experience in developing countries with WCS projects.
- Strong background in quantitative research design, methods, analysis, and application of subsequent insights to improve performance.
- Proficiency in data management and analytic software e.g. MS Excel, MS Power BI, Tableau, SAS, SPSS, Stata, R
- Must have knowledge in collaboration, learning, and adapting concepts for marine biodiversity and coastal community projects.
- Must have exceptional writing, proof-reading and editorial skills, communications and presentation skills, fluency in the English and Indonesian language
- Computer skills mandatory, proficient in Microsoft Office applications and database system
- Able to multi-task, establish priorities and meet deadlines
- Attention to details, diligent, eager to learn
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. As WCS Indonesia Program is a flexible organization, staff are expected to undertake any other tasks that are allocated to them but which are not part of their regular TOR.
POSITION: M&E AND REPORTING OFFICER
- Based in: Bogor with possible travel to sites (Aceh, West Nusa Tenggara, North Sulawesi, and North Maluku)
- Reports to: KfW Marine and Evaluation Specialist
- For more detailed information about the Wildlife Conservation Society – Indonesia Program, the position, and how to apply, please visit our website at: KfW Marine M&E and Reporting Officer > WCS Indonesia
When you are interested in the above position and consider that you possess the necessary qualification, please submit your job application consisting of updated curriculum vitae, expected salary, three professional references, and a cover letter explaining your interest in this work and/or this organization to email@example.com.
Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format “Monitoring and Reporting Officer_(name of candidate)”
Deadline: November 22, 2020
No correspondence, only short-listed candidates will be notified