Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest for STTA Ecotourism Specialist, Jakarta 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 objective of LESTARI ecotourism activities is to facilitate the development of ecotourism as a sustainable alternative livelihood opportunity for targeted communities adjacent to important conservation areas in the LESTARI Landscapes as well as facilitate ecotourism development with local government. The consultant will act as the focal point to address all ecotourism related technical matters of the LESTARI Project and is the key to oversee the quality of technical report/paper for LESTARI ecotourism initiatives.
Requirements include minimum bachelor or master degree in tourism, development and planning, resource conservation, or a related field; at least 5 years of demonstrated and successful program management experience; experience with multi-lateral donor projects preferably familiar with USAID procedures and regulations; professional fluency in English and Indonesian; excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated experience in multi-stakeholder participatory planning; availability to travel at short notice for extensive field work; demonstrated community engagement experience, preferably related to development; demonstrated experience in undertaking stakeholder surveys, leading workshops, and capacity building training; experience in ecotourism development, the tourism industry and local government is preferred; experience in private sector business and marketing will be an added advantage; knowledge of the Landscapes ecotourism key stakeholders; experience working to preserve ecosystems or human cultures is a strong plus; able to work independently but also a strong team player and excellent communicator.