STTA – Develop pitch-decks to support the identification of potential investors for biodiversity conservation in Important Ecosystem Areas (IEA) in Aceh

Overview

USAID SEGAR is seeking one short-term technical assistant (consultant) to develop pitch-decks to support the identification of potential investors for biodiversity conservation in Important Ecosystem Areas (IEA) in Aceh.

  • Job code: STACPD
  • Type: Consultant
  • Job location: Homebased; Aceh
  • Reporting line: Site Manager – Aceh
  • Expected Assignment: Immediately – 30 September 2024
  • Level of Effort: 30 days

USAID SEGAR is a five-year (2021 – 2026) Activity, designed to advance Indonesia’s development goals in balancing biodiversity conservation and sustainable land use with sustainable economic development and inclusive livelihoods. Within this context, the Activity has supported the development of Important Ecosystem Areas (KEP/) to improve land managment and conserve biodiversity, particularly in Other Use Areas (APL). As part of the Activity’s sustainability strategy, USAID SEGAR is supporting district governments to develop pitch decks to identify potential investors to support the management of these areas going foward. Specifically, under this Scope of Work (SOW) USAID SEGAR will support the identification of investment for KEPs in Cot Girek in North Aceh and Serbajadi-Lokop in East Aceh and Aceh Tamiang.

Expected Outputs and Outcomes

  • List of potential investments in each area (identified with key stakeholders).
  • Three KEP pitch decks to target potential investors in three districts to support indicative investment activities such as conservation-based community development, management unit operations, and restoration/habitat enrichment.
  • List of potential investors (both public and private).
  • Investment Mapping in Biodiversity Conservation Report.

Key Tasks

  • Develop a list of biodiversity conservation actions needed in KEP.
  • Develop pitch-decks.
  • Identify potential public/private investors.
  • Write and present Investment Mapping in Biodiversity Conservation Report.

Deliverables

  • List of potential investments (community development, organizational development, restoration/habitat enrichment).
  • Pitch-decks for KEP areas in North Aceh, East Aceh and Aceh Tamiang.
  • List of potential investors (public and private).
  • Investment Mapping in Biodiversity Conservation Report.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in sustainable development and natural resource management activities particularly in Aceh for candidates with a master/postgraduate’s degree or 10 years for candidates with a bachelor’s degree.
  • Educational background should be relevant to forestry or natural resources conservation investment.
  • Demonstrates excellent and accurate writing skills both in Bahasa and English.
  • Possesses knowledge and experience in preparing planning documents related to environmental governance, forestry, land, and livelihood.
  • Having experience and knowledge in developing biodiversity conservation and/or environmental investment planning.
  • Proven record of accomplishment in government and private sector engagement, as well as good communication skills.
  • Familiar with the socio-cultural aspects of Acehnese and Kalimantan communities, forest management, mapping of potential timber and non-timber forest products, and environmental services potential.
  • Understanding of conservation issues, biodiversity, restoration, social forestry, and community empowerment around forests.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders such as government, private sector, and communities.
  • Proven ability to work independently with supervision.
  • Fluent in English and Indonesian.

How to Apply

Please submit your application to [email protected] with the subject line “STACPD _YourName”. The application will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and early recruitment may occur until the position is filled.

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