Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Vacancy of Junior Project Officer at the World Agroforestry Centre - Southeast Asia Regional Office, Bogor

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is one of a network of the Consultative Group
on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). As a global leader in
agroforestry research and development, ICRAF’s
ultimate purpose is to improve human welfare by reducing poverty, increasing
cash income, improving food and nutritional security, and increasing
environmental resilience through improved agroforestry systems. ICRAF has it’s headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya
and works in 21 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America.


In 1993, the World Agroforestry Centre
opened a program for Southeast Asia with Bogor, in Indonesia, as
its regional headquarters.  We currently
work in five Southeast Asian countries including Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and China.


The Position

Under the guidance of the Functional
Unit Leader (FUL) of Policy Analyst Unit (POLAN), The Project Officer will be
providing support to the implementation of project activities. She/he will be
assigned and responsible on the implementation of projects under POLAN. In direct coordination with the FUL and Policy
Analyst of POLAN, she/he will also work closely with the relevant stakeholders
involved, and will report to the FUL on daily basis.


Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be
expected to perform the summary tasks as follow :

Assist  in managing daily project activities Prepare
ToR for consultants and partners in conducting research or other services, manage
their contracts and review the reportsAssist
in donor relation (donor communication and consultation, progress report,
program evaluation, donor mission)Assist
in preparing project annual reports (technical and financial), annual work-plan
and budgetAssist
in developing proposalMonitor
funding level and be responsible to manage project expenses Arranging,
managing and monitor collaboration with partners to carry out capacity building
trainings, workshops, and researchesInvolve
in project evaluation at project end.Collaborate
with partners (sharing knowledge, jointly conducting activities or proposals)Attend
and present project results in meetings, workshops, seminars as requested by FUL.
and manage e-learning capacity building and research website.Assist
the implementation of communication strategy within the unit network as
requested by Functional Unit Leader.Write
articles for Southeast Asia Tales, Kiprah Agroforestri and other relevant
as facilitator in research workshopsInvolved
in project related researches as requested by Functional Unit Leader Other
related tasks assigned by Unit Leader


Please visit
our website to get a complete Term of Reference of the position :


and Skills Required:

Minimum Bachelor degree, preferably majoring in
Forestry or Natural Resources Management.At least 3 (three) years
of relevant experience, preferably on climate change and rural development.Experience in working
with not-for-profit organizations and government institutions.Research on natural
resource management background will be an advantage Good networking skills
and knowledge on local and national NGOs in IndonesiaExcellent communication
skills both in English and Bahasa Indonesia (reading, writing, verbal and
presentation).Computer literate (on
Window based-systems including Excel and ACCESS).


Terms of offer

This is a Nationally
Professional Fixed Term position with a competitive salary and benefits package.The
contract is for a period of 1 (one) year, with possibility of renewal, subject
to 3 (three) months evaluation period, assessment of performance and
availability of resources.


Please submit your application with relevant
qualifications, experiences, reference and a recent photograph in MS Word or
Pdf format (Max. 500 kb), not later than April 27, 2010  to :

ICRAF Human Resources Unit

(code: Jr. Project Officer)


Only short-listed applicants meeting the requirements
stated above will be contacted.aro


ICRAF believes
that staff diversity promotes excellence, and strongly encourages women to
apply.  We invite you to learn more about
ICRAF our web site :

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