Job Vacancy – South Sumatera Project Officer
Location:Palembang, Sumatera Selatan, Indonesia
Position Type:Fixed term – full-time (with an end date)
About WRI Indonesia
WRI Indonesia is national entity (Yayasan) associated with the World Resources Institute (WRI), a global environmental research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. WRI work with various stakeholders in the natural resources sector to support policy and management that are both profitable and sustainable. WRI work with leaders in more than 50 countries for more than 30 years, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States.
Launched in early 2014, WRI Indonesia builds on WRI’s 10-year history in the country, and strengthens our impact on the ground. In the short-to-medium term, WRI Indonesia aims to expand its presence and portfolio to include projects in the climate, energy, as well as city and transportation programs.
This position will support WRI Indonesia’s One Map Initiative and other projects in the regional office.
The overall objective of the One Map Initiative is to transform land use decision-making processes to be open, accountable, and participatory. WRI Indonesia will achieve this through catalyzing a unified and transparent land use planning and monitoring system that is accessible to all land use stakeholders. Through partnership with local governments, civil societies and the private sectors, WRI Indonesia will develop a model of engagement that can be used to scale this approach into a National One Map Initiative. The work will span five years, focusing on Riau, South Sumatra, and Papua provinces. Other project portfolio in Riau include, but not limited to, Land Use Accountability (LUA), Peatland Mapping and Restoration, and Forest Law Enforcement, Government, and Trade (FLEG-T).
The South Sumatera Project Officer will be based in Palembang and responsible for the overall operational and administrative support of WRI project portfolio in the region, particularly in South Sumatera province and its priority districts. Reporting to the Regional Manager of WRI Indonesia, he/she will coordinate with the Project Coordinators and other key personnel of the projects. He/she will provide operational and administrative support to achieve the intended targeted impact on National One Map Initiative and other projects in WRI portfolio. He/she will liaise closely with the partners implementing similar programs as well as relevant agencies of the Government, local authorities, and civil society.
WRI is committed to ensuring gender equity across our program portfolios. As such, the Project Offcer is expected to incorporate attention to gender where appropriate.
The South Sumatera Project Officer’s main areas of responsibility will include the following:
Project Management (40%)
Operation Management (30%)
Finance Administration Support (30%)
WRI is committed to ensuring gender equity across our program portfolios. As such, you may be expected to support attention to gender where appropriate.
Other duties may be assigned.
Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a generous, comprehensive benefits package
Qualified applicants should apply online at careers.wri.org. All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered.
Application close: 1700 (Jakarta Time), 24 September 2017. We will close the advert earlier when best candidates are identified at earlier dates.
This is a locally engaged position; Indonesian nationals are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply and more information about WRI
Qualified applicants should apply online at www.wri.org/careers. All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered.
The World Resources Institute (http://www.wri.org) is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, it is WRI’s policy to recruit, hire, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, protected veteran status, or disability. WRI’s global agenda requires a staff that is diverse – with respect to race, gender, cultural, and international background. Diverse perspectives and experience enhance the way WRI selects and approaches issues, as well as the creativity and applicability of WRI’s policy research and analysis. WRI, therefore, encourages applications from U.S. minorities, persons from other countries (especially developing nations), and from women of all backgrounds.
About WRI Indonesia
WRI Indonesia is an independent research organization dedicated to contributing to the socioeconomic development of Indonesia in an inclusive and sustainable way. Our work is focused on four main areas: forests, climate, cities and transportation, as well as governance. We turn big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being.
Established in early 2014 with its headquarter in Jakarta, WRI Indonesia is a non-profit research organization affiliated with the World Resources Institute, a global environmental think tank based in Washington D.C. Our 500 experts and staff work with partners in more than 50 countries; we have offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States. In Indonesia, we have run projects with partners for over 20 years, and WRI Indonesia was formally launched to build a robust in-country presence, to formalize existing partnerships, as well as strengthen our research on the ground.
Learn more about our organization at www.wri-indonesia.org.