#JAKARTA Chemonics Indonesia Marine and Climate Support (IMACS) Project seeks a Non-Living Ocean Resource Management Specialist

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Non-Living Ocean Resource Management Specialist
Indonesia

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Chemonics seeks a Non-Living Ocean Resource Management Specialist for the USAID-funded Indonesia Marine and Climate Support (IMACS) project. The consultant will coordinate with and support the IMACS and Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) strategic planning teams to develop a marine affairs and fisheries strategic planning framework, focusing on non-living ocean resources management/offshore hydrocarbon pollution control strategies. The specialist will use the Nusa Tengarra Timur (NTT) oil spill and any other relevant international examples, such as the Exxon Valdez oil spill and the Gulf of Mexico spill as case studies to provide input on policies and procedures in the event of a future oil spill in Indonesian waters, and to provide methodologies on how to avoid disturbing the marine biodiversity in affected areas, focusing on minimizing the negative effects on marine resources and the people who depend upon them. This framework will be integrated into MMAF’s five-year strategic plan (2015-2019) to ensure a holistic approach to sustainable economic benefits from Indonesia’s aquatic resources.

This short-term assignment will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia, and will take place from late September to late December 2014. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities:
The Non-Living Ocean Resource Management Specialist will conduct assessments and prepare materials to support the strategic planning process, including:
  • Define a methodology that will be used by the IMACS team to report on strategic planning issues in the present MMAF strategic plan, and recommendation to MMAF on how to improve the next plan and on ways to implement the recommendations;
  • Use the NTT oil spill and other relevant international oil spills as case studies to provide written strategic input and a rapid assessment on non-living ocean resources management/offshore hydrocarbon pollution control strategies as part of draft policy papers. 
  • Participate in policy analysis, and provide strategic advice on the framework for non-living ocean resources management/offshore hydrocarbon pollution control strategies.
  • Prepare a methodology to be used to support the development of MMAF’s strategic plan and implementation in regards to non-living ocean resources management/offshore hydrocarbon pollution control strategies.
  • Be part of the IMACS strategic planning support team, assisting MMAF & contributing as required.
Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience at a senior academic level or high level government officer or international consultant or an industry professional
  • Experience working in teams comprised of senior government officials, university professors, recognized scholars, fisheries experts, senior industry members and other eminent people
  • High level program/activity planning and reporting skills
  • Experience in undertaking activities aimed at increased political support and access to financial resources for strategic planning and implementation of activities
  • Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the technical and managerial responsibilities proposed
  • Willingness to travel to selected provinces throughout Indonesia
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent command of written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia required
  • Good command of written and spoken English desirable
Application instructions:
Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to IMACS.project@gmail.com by September 19, 2014 with “Non-Living Ocean Resource Management Specialist” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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