Monday, September 17, 2012

Tetra Tech ARD

Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest for the Regional Private Sector/Finance Development Officer (Kalimantan based) on our USAID Indonesia Forestry and Climate Support Project (USAID IFACS). USAID IFACS seeks to reduce the threats of deforestation and climate change, and help the Government of Indonesia (GOI) conserve the country's tropical forests, wildlife, and ecosystem processes (including carbon sequestration). JOB SUMMARY: He/she is responsible for the overall implementation of USAID IFACS activities in his/her designated region, including one or more landscapes, in the area of private sector development as defined in the project contract. Private sector development activities will also be closely coordinated with and support other components of the project as well. He/she will report to the Regional Manager and receive technical advice from Forest, Private Sector, Trade & Finance Advisor (Jakarta based). MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS: His/her responsibilities and tasks include: 1. Provide technical assistance directly to local communities and government and private sector entities to support small and medium enterprises and harness investment for forest management and biodiversity conservation. Technical assistance, among other things, will include providing direct input to communities and private sector on small business skills (e.g. cash flow forecasting, negotiating appropriate pricing for goods and services, etc.), identifying and implementing sustainable SME opportunities, best SME practices, payment for environmental services, low emission development practices, as well as organizing and leading trainings in related areas. 2. Work with other members of the USAID IFACS team and partners to assist target districts to develop and implement low emissions development strategies (LEDS). 3. Provide and coordinate assistance to extractive industries to improve their practices to lower emissions and reduce impacts on biodiversity, in accordance with funding restrictions. 4. Develop private community partnerships for forest management that generate income opportunities for local communities. 5. Develop and implement sustainable financing mechanisms to support spatial plans, including such activities as park rehabilitation, establishment and protection of wildlife corridors, watershed management, and forest conservation. 6. Contribute to monitoring and evaluation activities as defined and to development of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports as requested. 7. Participate in the development of the initial regional, landscape, and district level implementation plans in the area of private sector development based on the overall project work plan and oversee their implementation. This will involve coordinating with the Jakarta based Forest Trade and Finance Advisor and developing and maintaining direct consultation with a vast array of stakeholders, especially private sector players, the Chamber of Commerce (KADINDA) and industry associations, or financial institutions and others to establish a vision and direction for the overall landscape programs as well as identifying specific implementation activities. 8. Contribute to the annual planning process for their specific technical area and region and contribute to overall project work plan development. 9. Define the need for, develop scopes of work, identify implementing partners and oversee the use of project resources in private sector development which may include subcontracts, grants, short-term technical assistance, training and workshops among others. QUALIFICATIONS (MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS): . University degree in relevant subject matter such as business administration, finance, rural development, and others; . 6 years of experience working in similar roles either for donor projects, the private sector, or GOI with at least 3 years of experience working on donor projects; . In depth knowledge of the regions in Indonesia or at least 3 years working there; . In depth understanding of land use, forestry, and conservation issues in the regions, will be advantaged; . Native fluency in spoken and written Indonesian; . Strong coordination and team playing skills; . Strong written and verbal communications skills; . Ability to engage in activities occurring in multiple field sites with multiple stakeholders across Indonesia; . Willingness to travel extensively in Indonesia. Please submit your recent CV and Cover Letter as of 17 September 2012 (the latest) with subject Regional Private Sector/Finance Development Officer to: Tetra Tech ARD is an equal opportunity employer.


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