Vacancy FFI : Biodiversity & Sustainable Palm Oil Officer

Fauna & Flora International promotes biodiversity conservation through mainstreaming environmental issues in agricultural practices in particular in oil palm sector and throughout selected supply chains. Fauna & Flora International works through private sector partnerships with selected companies which are committed to reduce their impact on biodiversity and improve their environmental management practices.

Scope of the Work:

The Biodiversity and Sustainable Oil Palm Officer will work closely with Kalimantan Conservation Program to oversee the assessment of high conservation value forest as well as areas suitable and not suitable for oil palm development at landscape level, socialize RSPO to stakeholders at the district level, facilitate the establishment of district and provincial roundtables, and the adoption of RSPO principles by private sector partners and local government planners. The specialist will also assist with environmental assessment of selected companies and verify the legality of current operations overlapping with critical biodiversity areas.

Detailed Description of Activities:

Under coordination of Biodiversity and Agricultural Commodity Specialist Coordinator, the BSPO Officer need to:

·         Identify and meet with key organizations who have undertaken work relating to palm oil mainly in (but not limited to) West Kalimantan (focused on Ketapang and Kapuas Hulu district) and Central Kalimantan (Murung Raya district). Conduct review of all existing materials and projects ongoing or planned relating to the sector.

·         Where information currently exists, review materials relating to land availability and land suitability for palm oil – create a map of potentially appropriate areas for new palm oil development. Document key peat land areas in project districts and document areas not suitable for palm oil production.

·         Meet with RSPO Indonesia Liaison office (Jakarta), understand RSPO initiatives in Indonesia and development strategies for Kalimantan fit into the overall RSPO initiative. Review RSPO guidelines and criteria and document key environmental and social consideration which should be considered

·         Liaise with GAPKI (the association of Indonesian oil palm producers) to develop RSPO membership in FFI project areas

·         Support facilitation of consultation workshops with private sector, government and civil society organizations companies to socialize and raise awareness  of the RSPO process and seek input on the feasibility of the proposed plan.

·         Facilitate the establishment of RSPO working groups at regional level (province/ district)

·         Undertake desk work to identify best practice models from elsewhere in Indonesia or Malaysia

·         Participate in regional RSPO meetings and present FFI’s partnership projects

·         Identify potential new private sector partners

·         To regularly document all findings in a report in addition to making presentations to the FFI team and partners on findings

Please send CV and Application letter to info@ffi.or.id before 8 April 2010

Vacancy of Marketing Specialist at World Agroforestry Centre - Southeast Asia Regional Office

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is one of a network of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). As a global leader in agroforestry research and development, ICRAF’s ultimate purpose is to improve human welfare by reducing poverty, increasing cash income, improving food and nutritional security, and increasing environmental resilience through improved agroforestry systems. ICRAF has it’s headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and works in 21 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America.
In 1993, the World Agroforestry Centre opened a program for Southeast Asia with Bogor, in Indonesia, as its regional headquarters.  We currently work in five Southeast Asian countries including Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and China.
The Position
Under supervision of Functional Unit/Project Leaders, the Marketing Specialist is providing services in planning and implementation of agroforestry marketing strategies, including certification of special agroforestry products. This task includes involving overall project activities, designing and implementing the research activities, support in establishing and facilitating partnerships, liaising with partners, donors, ICRAF staff in SEA and other staff in other regions, and ICRAF management.
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the summary tasks as follow :
§  Design and implement marketing research activities, field surveys, value chain and sector analysis, studies of supply-demand and trade.
§  Assist with the development of marketing strategies and approaches, certification procedures (such as eco-certification, fair trade, organic products), preparation of research proposals, publishing results, etc.
§  Provide market-related input, including: impact assessment, market information systems, collective action, post-harvest processing, and enterprise development
§  Manage marketing databases and analyze data
§  Liaise with colleagues in the regions to share results and lessons learned
§  Make presentations at conferences, workshops and trainings
§  Represent ICRAF at national, regional and international events
§  Supervise students conducting marketing-related activities
Please visit our website to get a complete Term of Reference of the position :  http://www.worldagr oforestry. org/sea/careers
Qualifications and Skills Required:
§  MSc in Marketing, Economics or related disciplines
§  Good knowledge of markets and marketing, especially as relevant to smallscale agroforestry systems and enterprises
§  Experience in eco-certification process, requirements especially for agroforestry products in Southeast Asia
§  Capacity to work with diverse group of partners: farmers, NGOs, government officials, technicians, private sector, researchers, and international organizations
§  Good understanding of data processing and related software
§  Good experience in control and managing the project budget
§  Proven ability to write quality English-language reports and papers
§  Competency with computers and internet.
Terms of offer
§  This is a Nationally Professional Fixed Term position with a competitive salary and benefits package.
§  The contract is for a period of 2 (two) years, with possibility of renewal, subject to 3 (three) months evaluation period, assessment of performance and availability of resources.
Please submit your application with relevant qualifications, experiences, reference and a recent photograph in MS Word or Pdf format (Max. 500 kb), not later than April 8, 2010  to :
ICRAF Human Resources Unit
(code: Marketing Specialist)
Email: icrafsea-hr@ cgiar.org
Only short-listed applicants meeting the requirements stated above will be contacted.
ICRAF believes that staff diversity promotes excellence, and strongly encourages women to apply.  We invite you to learn more about ICRAF at our web site :
http://www.worldagr oforestry. org/sea

Lowongan UN Early Recovery Cluster Coordination of West Sumatra - ER Environmental Advisor

 

UN Job Vacancy: Early Recovery Cluster Coordination of West Sumatra
ER Environmental Advisor

The Early Recovery (ER) Cluster Coordination of West Sumatra is seeking applicants for the position of ER Environmental Advisor.This post is to provide analysis and advice, to both government and non-government actors on the impact of the September 2009 Earthquake on environment in West Sumatra. It is therefore strongly required, in addition to technical qualification in Environment expertise, that the candidate should have high writing and presentation skills, either in Bahasa or English.

Considering the circumstances on the ground, and that we need the candidate to start as soon as possible, this position is ideally suited to an Indonesian national candidate who is available for an immediate start.

Please find attached Terms of References for details.

Should you be interested, please send your application including an english up to date CV to sum.er.environmental.advisor@gmail.com by COB Friday, March 19th, 2010. We will process all applications that are submitted in English according to deadline. Submission beyond deadline is not advised and therefore will not be processed.
For those who are interested to apply, you are pleased to visit http://www.sumatraearthquake.org to gain general information of West Sumatra Earthquake Response, and http://groups.google.com/group/earlyrecoverycluster?pli=1 if you are interested to gain information on early recovery coordination and its process in West Sumatra. 

Please help us extend this job vacancy. We will appreciate it very much if you could also forward this application information and TOR to suitable candidates in your network.

Lowongan LSM : Canadian Red Cross - Site Supervisor

 

NGO Job Vacancy: Canadian Red Cross 
Site Supervisor

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) is in the final stages of implementing a major community-based reconstruction and rehabilitation program with the primary focus on shelter construction project in Aceh Besar, Lamno and Calang for beneficiaries affected by Tsunami of December 26, 2004. There is ongoing work related to the defects and liability period and the construction of Livelihood Community Centers in eighteen (18) locations in Aceh Jaya. Related to this, Canadian Red Cross is looking for qualified and committed candidates to fill the following position:

Site Supervisor

Based in Aceh Jaya

Summary of Objectives;

* That the health and safety of the labour force is in compliance with the CRC Code of Conduct (attached).
* Consideration of proximate neighbours and casual visitors during any demolition, remediation, and construction.
* That demolition is accomplished safely and in a manner not to cause harm to the building or its environs.
* That remediation works are accomplished according to agreed recommendations and according to best practice.
* That the primary and secondary structural members are accomplished in compliance with the approved QA recommendations according to best practice.
* Ensure that construction occurs in a timely manner.
* Supervise all construction work and ensure that in accordance with approved plans and designs.
* Ensure that all construction material is used appropriately and in accordance with approved plans.
* That the balance of the works necessary to complete the buildings are executed in conformance with the approved QA recommendations, the Bill of Quantities (BOQ), and the SNI
* Tracking and recording of Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
* Maintain contact with authorities at appropriate level.
* Provide timely reports and up-to-date information on all developments in the field.

General Duties:
* Apply the security rules at all times
* Respects and observes the staff regulations of the CRC in Indonesia
* Respects and observes the code of conduct of the CRC in Indonesia
* The employee may be asked to perform duties and task not covered in this job description as well as to provide support to other departments when necessary

Qualifications:

* University degree in civil engineering or related field.
* Minimum of 6 years professional work experience.
* Experience working in field, supervising work teams and managing labour
* Understanding of local construction standards, government permits and licensing.
* Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel and e-mail) is a must; CAD and database experience are assets
* Fluency in English, spoken and written preferred, basic level required
* Fluency in Achenese language an asset
* Ability to work under pressure in a potentially unstable security environment
* Self motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual
* Ability to work as part of a team as well as to work autonomously when required
* To be able to use initiative and make appropriate decisions

Please Notice: Applications should be sent to recruitment.id@redcross.ca quoting Monitoring consultant as the subject of the e-mail. The attachment should not exceed 200 Kb. Only candidate meeting the Essential Qualifications will be considered. Applications must be received by 22 March, 2010 Canadian Red Cross gives an equal-opportunity employment regardless of race, gender, religion, or political affiliations.

Lowongan : UnLtd - Mentoring Coordinator

 

Development Job Vacancy: UnLtd
Mentoring Coordinator

UnLtd's national mentoring programme is expanding further and we're now recruiting for a part time post to be based in Leeds/Bradford. See below. Please spread the word.

Mentoring Coordinator, UnLtd -The Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs

Salary: £25,624 - £27,594 pro rata (+ pension contribution)
Location: Bradford/Leeds
Terms: 21 hours per week until April 2011 (12 months fixed contract)
Responsible to: Manager of UnLtd Connect

Overall Purpose of Mentoring Coordinator

Working alongside the Manager of UnLtd Connect, a resourceful and highly effective individual with experience in identifying and developing partnerships is required to manage relationships with some of UnLtd's key partners and stakeholders in the UnLtd Connect mentoring programme. There is considerable scope to use initiative and bring new ideas to this role.

The Mentoring Coordinator will:

* Develop, maintain and continue to build a strong and effective network of active business mentors and volunteers within the UnLtd Connect network, that enable the social entrepreneurs supported by UnLtd and other partners involved in the Leeds LEGI programme to progress and become more sustainable in their operations.
* Identify, research and approach organisations in the public, private and third sector for the purposes of partnership with UnLtd.
* Coordinate effective internal communications with UnLtd Development Managers in the Bradford office to ensure their active engagement and timely referrals of social entrepreneurs to the UnLtd Connect services.

For more information and details on how to apply visit www.unltd.org.uk/recruitment for further information.

Download the:

Job Description Document
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form

on http://www.unltd.org.uk

Closing date: 9.00am, 8 April 2010

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

UnLtd Connect - A network harnessing expertise in social entrepreneurship - http://www.unltd.org.uk/unltdconnect

Lowongan Kerja LSM The International Crisis Group

The International Crisis Group (ICG) is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization whose mission is to prevent and resolve deadly conflicts around the world through field-based analyses and high-level advocacy.

  • Preparing three detailed reports and/or briefing papers per year setting out relevant research findings and policy recommendations in concise and clear fashion.
  • Providing analysis and advice on the key issues linked to addressing the political, security, organized crime and social issues in Indonesia and the region;
  • Conducting extensive field research on prevailing security, political and social conditions within Indonesia and the region;
  • Proposing policy initiatives to the relevant governmental, international organization and non-governmental actors to address the underlying issues that feed impunity, violent crime and institutional/state weakness; and
Requirements:
  • Expert knowledge of politics and society in Indonesia combined with strong field research experience in the country and ability to analyse national politics and/or the security sector. Knowledge of a regional conflict (eg Papua, Aceh) an advantage.
  • Experience in security policy analysis and conflict prevention.
  • At least five years professional experience in government, academia, international organisations, NGOs or journalism.
  • Excellent writing in English, editing and analytical skills and ability to formulate well-targeted policy recommendations combined with an ability to write to deadlines.
  • Fluency in English and Indonesian.
  • Higher degree in international relations, political science, journalism, sociology or equivalent through experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good public presentation skills, a strong capacity for effective teamwork, as well as the ability to work independently; and
  • Ability to conduct field research for several weeks at a time in an often demanding environment.
How to apply
Applications should be submitted in English and include a CV, cover letter, contact details of at least 3 referees and two writing samples pertaining to conflict in Indonesia. In the cover letter (which should be sent as an e-mail) the candidate should briefly propose his or her own ideas on themes for two future Crisis Group reports relating to conflict in Indonesia, and briefly describe how she/he would research them (in no more than two pages). Please refer to Crisis Group’s website for previous publications: http://www.crisisgroup.org. Please send applications by email to Asia.vacancies @ crisisgroup.org, including “Analyst, Indonesia” in the subject line.
Recruitment will remain open until the appropriate candidate is appointed. After sending us your e-mail you will receive a response confirming receipt of your application. Please note that after that, only candidates selected for further consideration or interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Indonesian candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Reference Code: RW_839AGV-83.

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Lowongan Kerja UNICEF

Indonesia has made significant progress towards achieving its basic education targets. However, while the country as a whole is on track to broadly achieve the second Millennium Development Goal (MDG)

  • Responsible to provide overall technical and managerial support to the planning, programming and implementation of the UNICEF’ supported Education and Adolescent Development programme in Papua and West Papua.
  • Develop AusAid sectoral workplan and formulate, implement and monitor key activities, ensuring alignment with country priorities and approaches defined in the programme strategy. More specifically:
    • Provide technical support to Government authorities in developing their capacity in data collection, priorities identification and preparation of budgeted education operational plans
    • Provide support to the development of stimulus packages to improve access to quality education in primary schools.
  • Provide strategic oversight of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and contribute to related reports. Ensure quality control of the various baselines, surveys and mappings planned under the AusAid proposal.
  • Bring coherence and synergy between the Education programme and other relevant sectors of UNICEF’s assistance to Government.
  • Ensure exchange of information, experience, identify potential bottlenecks and new strategies and courses of action to accelerate/improve delivery of services and achieve Education programme objectives.
  • Interact with Government and other partners, NGOs, UN and bilateral agencies in the different stages of the programme implementation and conduct periodic programme reviews with key partners and stakeholders to identify good practices and gaps/bottlenecks and recommend appropriate follow-up actions.
  • Responsible for leading and managing a group of professional and support staff to develop manage and administer the programme.
  • Provide strategic and operational support to the AusAid Program Steering Committee, as required.
  • Any other tasks, as requested by supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience :
  • Relevant post graduate level qualifications in education, preferably with a focus on educational leadership and management, policy development and analysis.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in the education sector including policy development, strategic education planning and management of policy implementation
  • Demonstrated understanding of the challenge for Indonesia’s education sector in reaching its targets for Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MDG)
  • Previous experience in working in decentralized government structures at national and sub-national level
  • Demonstrated skills in management of projects/programs
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in a cross-cultural environment
  • Previous experience working in the region and knowledge of Bahasa Indonesian is a strong asset.
How to apply
Please send application, CV & full curriculum vitae, updated Personal History P11 form and latest Performance Evaluations to jakartahr @ unicef.org (Reference Code: RW_83697W-71)