Job Vacancy_Co-Management Specialist/Officer_Yay MDPI_Denpasar

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*JOB TITLE: Co-Management Specialist/Officer*

*Code: CMS *

*JOB FUNCTION*: To support and develop the Fisheries Improvement Department
of MDPI in its mission to work on sustainable fisheries implantation in
Indonesia and the region. This is done through contribution on varied
aspects within the department but specifically to focus on the development
of the Co-Management/Data Management Committee approach.


The primary responsibility for the program management advisory staff is to
implement activities which work towards improvement of sustainability
within small scale fisheries in Indonesia. Fisheries improvement focuses on
various aspects, namely:

– The sustainability of the fish stocks

– The sustainability of the environment

– The management of the fishery

The theory behind MDPI is that working in the community on sustainability
efforts is incomplete without a focus on the human factor. Hence fisheries
improvement additionally includes the sustainability of the fishing
communities. For this reason the position also focuses on:

– Community development

– Capacity building

As Co-Management Specialist (CMS) you are responsible for ensuring that the
programs of MDPI are well developed, especially with regards to meeting
requirements which pertain to fisheries management objectives of the
government. The CMS is the main liaison between MDPI and the government on
fisheries management issues, regulations and is the primary implementer for
the DMC system.

The job is implemented within the umbrella of the Fisheries Improvement
Department (FIT) and will be in strong collaboration with fellow program
officers, Field Systems Development Officer (FSDO), and the Data Collection
Officer (DCO). Additionally, as an organizational Officer level the SEO
will support the management of MDPI to make strategic plans with regards to
implementation and development of the organization.


Each of the following points explains the topics which will constitute a
portion of the employee’s time. The importance of a given responsibility
may alter throughout time as the programs of MDPI develop, change and grow.
The employee should be aware that these tasks are related both to
maintenance of current sites and development of new field sites within the
MDPI program.

1. *DMC development*: The CMS is leading MDPI CO-Management
approaches, manages and develops implementation of these and focuses
strongly on relationship building at the provincial and national government
levels. As this approach develops, the CMS focuses on ensuring alignment
with national government policies on co-management and ensuring
infrastructures are built and developed for expansion, replication and
institutionalization of co-management in small scale fisheries.

2. *Data Collection Field systems:* The CMS ensures that the field
teams and officers leading the field team implementation have good access
to and a strong overview of the national regulation and international
developments pertaining to data collection and legal, reported and
regulated fisheries

3. *Field team development*: The CMS is supporting the FIT team in
developing materials and events which aim towards capacity development
especially related to aspects on fisheries management, regulations and

4. *Stakeholder Engagement** and supply chain development*: The CMS
is responsible for identifying and developing strategies which support
strong government engagement at a district, provincial and national level

*5. **National Fisheries Management: *The CMS will support the
development of programs that support the government in developing fisheries
management and will develop strategies for the FIP program to meet its
requirements under principle 3 of the MSC standard

*6. **Fish**eries Improvement Program implementation**: *The CMS will
work with the Field Strategy Development Officer and the Data Collection
Officer to ensure FIP activities are planned and developed and that
progress is reported on within the FIT program.

*Remarks/Skill needed : *

– Bachelor degree in Fisheries, Marine Resource Management, Community
– Minimum 6 year experience in the similar position and preferably
domicile in Bali
– Experience working in an international NGO is desirable
– Excellent English both spoken and written
– Excellent computer skill especially Microsoft excel or access
– Detail oriented and target oriented
– Strong initiative and well organized
– Possess leadership, communication and problem solving skill
– Possess good presentation skill
– Able to cope working in a fast pace organization
– Willing to frequently travel to implementing areas in Indonesia or
abroad and willing to work overtime when needed.


– Internally with the managerial and advisory levels

– Government (national, provincial and district)

– Fishermen

– Processors

– Suppliers

– Community members

– Academia

– Extension workers

– Other NGOs

Please visit our site for more detail:

Updated CV and application letter should be sent to [email protected]

Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format: *<CMS
><your name> *

Closing date for application is up to *18 September 2016*

(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)

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