Winrock International-Indonesia Land Use Analysis and Stakeholder Expert

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Indonesia Land Use Analysis and Stakeholder Expert – Jakarta,

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock
International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Land Use
Analysis and Stakeholder Expert to be stationed in Winrock International’s
Jakarta office. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described
in the attached position description.
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in
the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase
economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.
The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Excellent benefits.
Applicants should go to to the Jobs link and submit a
current resume and cover letter referencing Land Use Analysis and Stakeholder
Expert by 27 June 2016.
Winrock would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but
only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be

Position Title:               Land Use Analysis and Stakeholder Expert
DepartmenT:                  Forestry and Natural Resource
Reports to:                      Program
Winrock is seeking Land
Use Analysis and Stakeholder Expert candidates to help development and
implement its innovative and cutting edge Low Emission Development projects. The candidate will be responsible for playing a
leading role in implementing several exciting Winrock Indonesia projects
related to sustainable and low emission development land use. The Land Use
Analysis and Stakeholder Expert will be working in close collaboration with

Winrock’s team of global experts to provide inputs to a series of innovative web
based spatial analysis tools. Together with Winrock’s globally-recognized technical
staff it its home office, spatial mapping consultants, and a web developer,
this position will manage the design of web-based GIS tools to examine the social,
greenhouse gas, hydrological, biodiversity, and other ecosystem services
impacts of various potential policy and land management decisions in areas
throughout Indonesia. The position will also work to compile local and national
spatial data. The GIS tool outputs will be designed to assist various types of
decision makers to examine the potential consequences of various land use
management decisions. The objective of this work is to create a set of tools
that will assist decision makers with to make sustainable land use decisions in
areas of conservation importance.
Along with
contributing to the technical development of these tools, the Land Use Analysis
and Stakeholder Expert will lead detailed consultations and capacity building with
various potential tool users, including both government and private sector
actors. As such, a large portion of the position will involve stakeholder
engagement and some related travel to priority landscapes in Indonesia. The position
will work closely with both US and Indonesian based Winrock staff and partners.
The Land Use Analysis and Stakeholder Expert will
also have the opportunity to contribute to writing, reviewing and editing
technical materials for project deliverables and tool development.
The Spatial Analyst
will have expertise in stakeholder engagement, GIS software, and have a science
background preferably in natural resource management.
Major Responsibilities
In close collaboration with the Project Directors,
Program Officers and other staff, the Land Use Analysis
and Stakeholder Expert

  • Identify strategic partners and
    help to develop collaborative initiatives to address evolving issues in
    land use management in the priority landscapes in Indonesia.
  • Provide technical assistance
    including support to acquisition of field data, aerial surveys, and other
    imagery, specifically on:
  • Create and run spatial analyses
    using ArcGIS and export data for project use.
  • Prepare project deliverables
    including spatial information analysis, database development, and
    publishing online maps with ArcGIS Online.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the
    GIS tools and provide suggestions for improvement based on GIS knowledge
    and stakeholder engagement in order to improve land
    management decisions in Indonesia
  • Provide training to team members
    and clients in the use of methods pertaining to the use of GIS.
  • Prepare and contribute to
    presentations of methods and results at public and private fora.
  • Maintain knowledge of evolving
    issues in the global climate change and environmental fields.
  • Recommend and implement new
    approaches that strengthen Winrock International’s reputation for good
    science and expand the visibility of Winrock International’s spatial
    analysis work.

literature reviews and background document research.
communications with project directors, team members and partner organizations.
periodic reports and written deliverables for institutional partners, donor
agencies and Winrock.
conferences and workshops related to applied GIS in palm oil plantation, forestry
and environment with government agencies, financial institutions, utilities,
trade associations, NGO’s, etc.; build strategic alliances; and, explore new
areas where the skills and experience of Ecosystem Services can be effectively
applied for other purposes.
individual tasks as needed or assigned
Qualifications AND BACKGROUND:

  • Master’s degree required with
    demonstrated coursework in the application of GIS techniques to issues in
    ecosystem ecology, forestry, soils, biodiversity, natural resource
    management or a closely related field. 
    Bachelor’s degree with extensive work experience will be considered
    as equivalent. 


  • 5+ years of experience
    collaborating with public and private sector stakeholders required.
  • 3+ years of experience in GIS applications
    related to natural resource management required.
  • Experience in analysis and design
    of projects using information technology and GIS required.
  • Knowledge and experience with the
    spatial datasets developed, spatial analysis and cataloged for Indonesia
    at local, regional, national, and international desired.
  • Familiarity with Indonesian
    government agencies associated with spatial and non-spatial information
    services desired.
  • Knowledge of the licensing and
    permitting process for land use in Indonesia desired.
  • Familiarity with climate change
    mitigation and greenhouse gas emission accounting desired.
  • Familiarity with development and
    sustainability policies and pledges by government and private sector
  • Familiarity with technical aspect
    for palm oil and forestry especially applications of GIS for private
    sector desired.
  • Experience with databases using
    SQL including construction and macro development is a plus.


  • Written
    and oral fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English required.
  • Ability to engage stakeholders at

    various governmental, educational, and technology backgrounds

  • Ability to work and train using
    ESRI software (ArcGIS 9.x, ArcInfo Desktop, ArcSDE, ArcIMS ArcView
  • Highly developed presentation
    skills with ability to lead discussions within a diverse group setting to
    achieve consensus and results.
  • Personal computer applications
    including Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheets, email, presentation, and
    database software. 
  • Excellent organization and
    management skills essential, including ability to coordinate a variety of
    tasks, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure. 
  • Demonstrated strong analytical
    capability and excellent interpersonal skills are required.
  • Good oral and written
    communication skills required.
  • Self-motivated and able to work
  • Familiarity in programming in
    related languages is a plus. 


  • Must be willing to travel, potentially to
    remote locations in Indonesia. Host-country nationals are encouraged to

Please send your CV and other supporting documents to [email protected] with subject Indonesia Land Use Analysis and Stakeholder Expert

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