Climate Policy Initiative – Project Manager Vacancy (Palangka Raya Based)

Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) is a team of analysts and
advisors that works with policy makers around the world to improve the most
important land use and energy policies, with a particular focus on finance. CPI
works in places that provide the most potential for policy impact including
Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia and the United States. Our work helps
nations grow while addressing increasingly scarce resources and climate risks.
This is a complex challenge in which policy plays a crucial role.

In Indonesia, at the national level, CPI partners with the
Ministry of Finance to support the Ministry’s work to improve fiscal policies
and instruments to encourage the transition to a green economy and the
optimization of land and energy resources. At the regional level, CPI has
worked to implement Production and Protection Approach on a Landscape
Management (PALM) in Central Kalimantan. CPI works with key local partners,
Palangkaraya Institute for Agricultural Research (PILAR) Foundation and the
Center of Excellence at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Palangka Raya
(UPR), as well as the local governments and agribusiness community. The program
started in 2013 and is now entering the second phase covering the period of
2016-2020 with main funding from the Government of Norway. The key components
of the program are fiscal policy studies, development of smallholders toolkit
for business, support for smallholders to integrate into sustainable supply
chain, and public-private-people partnership to implement the PALM model in two
strategic districts. Currently CPI is looking for Project Manager to be based in Palangka Raya.  

the following and other duties as assigned:

  • Support the planning and implementation of PALM program
    in Central Kalimantan;
  • Manage ongoing relationship between CPI Indonesia
    Program and key partners in Central Kalimantan, ensuring continued
    engagement into the program implementation; 
  • Work closely with CPI’s Analysts to maintain
    coordination for implementation of activities carried out by local
    partners and other partners contracted by CPI Indonesia Program;
  • Plan and coordinate events in Central Kalimantan to
    engage key stakeholders at key points in the process (organization of
    venue, preparation of agendas and briefing material, drafting of meeting
  • Support monitoring and reporting of the program
  • Provide updates and advice on local contexts relevant
    to the program’s objectives;

General program support and other duties as required.


  • At least five years of professional experience in the
    areas relevant to development, climate change and or natural resources
  • BS or BA required with coursework in policy, economics,
    environment or natural resources management. Possession of a Master’s
    Degree is a plus.
  • Proven work experience in project management is
  • Verbal and written proficiency in English language is



  • Commitment to the mission and values of CPI;
  • Exceptional project management skills;
  • Experience building and developing relationships with
    external stakeholders, strong client relations’ skills;
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, time
    management, and prioritization skills, and an ability to work under
    pressure and on tight deadlines;
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills;
  • Intellectually curious and willing to work within a
    technical field;
  • Flexibility, professionalism, poise, enthusiasm for
    working as part of a team, and an ability to maintain a sense of humor and
    interact with a diverse array of people;
  • Self-driven;
  • Knowledge of the Indonesian land use management issues;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook,
    and PowerPoint).



CPI is hiring for one full-time
position, open immediately. The position will be located in Palangka Raya, but
may require occasional travel within and outside Central Kalimantan. Title and
competitive compensation will be based on experience. CPI offers an excellent
benefits package.


Interested candicate
should send application letter and CV to [email protected]  no later than 8
August 2016. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the email
subject. Only short listed candidates
will be contacted for interview.

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