Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest for the Protected Area Management Specialist, Palangka Raya based on our USAID LESTARI project. USAID’s LESTARI project supports the Government of Indonesia to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and conserve biodiversity in carbon rich and biologically significant forest and mangrove ecosystems.
Job Summary: The Protected Area Management Specialist serves as a long-term technical specialist to support successful implementation of Thematic Theme: Improved Management of Conservation Areas and Protection of Key Species in Katingan-Kahayan Landscape in Central Kalimantan. S/he will support the Landscape Coordinator in implementing a comprehensive strategy to improve management of conservation areas and protection of key species in Katingan-Kahayan Landscape, particularly in Sebangau National Park, Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park and Bukit Tangkiling Ecopark. The specialist reports to the Landscape Coordinator and works closely with Socio-economic Development Coordinator.
Requirements include previous experience in a similar position for USAID project or other international donor projects; minimum 3 years of forestry and biodiversity conservation sector experience; strong understanding of protected area management and conservation policies and issues in Indonesia; strong understanding and experience of facilitating collaborative conservation management in protected areas; proven experience in undertaking activities aimed at capacity building, improving policy and regulations, and data collection and monitoring of forests and wildlife resources; strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the technical and managerial responsibilities proposed; familiar with USAID procedures and regulations is an advantage; and willing to work and travel intensively and extensively in the field. University degree in related field required.