URGENTLY NEEDED: Environmental Enterprise Development Specialist – USAID BIJAK Project

VACANCY
Chemonics International Inc.
USAID BIJAK Project (Bangun Indonesia Untuk Jaga Alam Demi Keberlanjutan)

Chemonics International seeks applications for
an Environmental Enterprise Development Specialist on the newly awarded USAID
BIJAK project.

Position: Environmental
Enterprise Development Specialist
Date of Hire: July 18th,
2016
Type: Fixed-term employment
Period: 2 years (with possible
extension)

Project Overview

USAID’s BIJAK (Bangun
Indonesia Untuk Jaga Alam Demi Keberlanjutan) is a Jakarta-based, five-year
project implemented by Chemonics International. The overarching objective of
USAID’s BIJAK project is to address the constellation of market forces,
financial incentives, policy levers, social norms and values driving
deforestation and biodiversity loss in order to promote enduring changes in
individual and organizational behavior which reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)
emissions and conserve valuable marine and terrestrial biodiversity. To realize
this object, BIJAK will work through national instruments and systems to impact
the following:

  • Number
    of national level laws, policies, regulations, decrees, procedures, or fiscal
    and budgetary practices reformed, revised, adopted and/or applied with USG
    assistance in order to reduce GHG emissions, reduce wildlife trafficking, and
    conserve valuable terrestrial and marine biodiversity.
  • Improved
    capacity and willingness of Indonesian institutions and organizations to
    address biodiversity conservation, especially wildlife trafficking, and climate
    change as a result of USG assistance
  • Number
    of businesses engaged in extensive land-use practices, especially palm oil,
    developing green business practices and sharing them widely with others in
    their industry with USG assistance.
  • Amount
    of investment leveraged in USD from private and public sources for biodiversity
    conservation and/or climate change as a result of USG assistance
  • Public
    opinion and behaviors changed as a result of advocacy campaigns developed and
    implemented with USG support to support targeted terrestrial and marine
    biodiversity conservation and low carbon development issues.
  • Model(s)
    for successful low emissions development and forest conservation developed and
    shared with USG assistance at all levels of government and with other key
    stakeholders.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Advises
    and supports the Deputy Chief of Party in the development and implementation of
    a comprehensive private sector strategy, which includes reforms to both the regulatory
    environment and to industry best practices, to promote conservation-oriented
    best practices within Indonesian extractive industries, with a focus on the
    palm oil sector.
  • Liaises
    and collaborates with government counterparts and key public and private
    stakeholders to establish strategic relationships and partnerships
  • Guides
    day-to-day direction of all BIJAK activities related to private sector
    engagement, including oversight of subcontractors and grantees.

Minimum
Qualifications

  • Advanced
    degree in natural resource management, environmental law, environmental
    economics, or a related field
  • Minimum
    of five years of relevant professional experience in Indonesia, including a
    track record of effective engagement with the private sector on environmental
    or land use issues
  • Experience
    leveraging public-private partnerships and implementing reform in the palm oil
    industry highly preferred
  • Fluent
    in Bahasa Indonesia; excellent written and oral communications in English
  • Demonstrated
    leadership, versatility, and integrity

 

Instructions

If

you are interested and qualified for the Environmental Enterprise Development
Specialist position on BIJAK, please send your latest CV to [email protected] by
July 12, 2016. Early
submissions encouraged
.
Please note the title of the position you are
applying for in your submission email
.
    

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