Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Vacancy - REDD Coordinator

Terms of Reference - Government of Aceh REDD Coordinator


Start Date: As soon as possible

Duration of Contract: 12 months, subject to review

Probationary Period: 3 months

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Banda Aceh, with travel to Jakarta and possibly international

Hours of Work: This is a full-time position, working Monday to
Friday, with core office hours between 9.00am and 6.00pm, with a one hour lunch


Job Title: REDD coordinator

Responsible to: Mr Yakob, Director. Aceh Green

Works with: Government of Aceh REDD team

General Responsibilities:

The REDD coordinator will assist the Government of Aceh in day to day delivery of key activities to enable REDD project credits to be generated in a strategic and government
oriented manner

Specific Duties:

· Develop rapid work plan (timelines and budget)
· Ensure all outstanding IPSC2 Action Items are adequately
addressed by relevant parties
· Address wider due diligence issues not mentioned in IPSC2
Action Items
· Support Government of Aceh’s REDD team to develop, review
and agree on Ulu Masen-REDD Project Management Unit (PMU) concept and then
contact potential PMU members
· Liaise and communicate with government partners, not within
· Manage project development process and communicate with key
stakeholders to progress (legal, validation, management planning and community
· Contract technical support, as required
· Coordinate arrangements of REDD meetings
· Support the
Government of Aceh in securing funding for project implementation and
development costs

The Government of Aceh is seeking an individual with proven experience in the management and delivery of complex projects, strong technical expertise and excellent communication, negotiation and administrative skills.

Essential to the role are:

· A self starter with a proven track record of successful delivery of projects against deadline in a relevant field, such as natural resource management
· Excellent organisational and prioritising skills
· An ability to think, plan and manage strategically, for both programme management and financial planning
· Experience in engaging with multilateral grant agencies
· Excellent communication skills, including project preparation and report-writing
· Experience in working within a local team, and working as a considerate team player
· Excellent communication skills in both Bahasa Indonesia and English, including report-writing and presentations
· Creativity, flexibility, and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment
· An understanding of the issues surrounding avoided deforestation (or REDD)
· An ability to communicate publicly and with a wide range of audiences, including statutory donors, NGO, government and corporate partners, and colleagues at all levels
· Experience in dealing with Government and public sector regulators in Indonesia

Applications consisting of a covering letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this post, a full CV and contact details for two referees should be sent to:

Mr M. Yakob Ishadamy: yakob@indo.net. id

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