#REDD #BOGOR Cifor Vacancy: Information and Communications Group

Webmaster for REDD Indonesia Website
Information and Communications Group (Ref. 1434)
Bogor, Indonesia

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is a nonprofit, global research organization dedicated to advancing human well-being, environmental conservation and equity.

We conduct research that enables more informed and equitable decision making about the use and management of tropical and sub-tropical forest landscapes. We help policy makers and practitioners shape effective policy, improve the management of tropical forests and address the needs and perspectives of people who depend on forests for their livelihoods. Our multidisciplinary approach considers the underlying drivers of deforestation and degradation which often lie outside the forestry sector: forces such as agriculture, infrastructure development, trade and investment policies and law enforcement.

CIFOR is looking for
Webmaster for REDD Indonesia Website

REDD Indonesia website (www.redd-indonesia.org) is a bilateral cooperation of CIFOR with the Forestry Research and Development Agency (FORDA) of Ministry of Forestry (MoF). The main aim website development is to share information and knowledge including raise awareness of latest progress REDD+ implementation in Indonesia.

Officially launched on April 2011, the website had been visited by almost 6000 viewers across archipelago and had become one of important reference about REDD+ progress in Indonesia. Thus, the need to expand the website feature is urgently needed to ensure the content is updating on daily basis.

CIFOR recruits a webmaster to manage, maintain day to day REDD Indonesia.org content including to ensure the new version of operating system that is Joomla ver. 2.5 running well. 

Summary of responsibilities
Under the supervision of a team of web FORDA and CIFOR, webmaster will help preserve Indonesia's REDD website uses version 2.5 application Joomla., With the following tasks:
  • Ensure the website runs fine 
  • Ensure server connection to the webserver runs well 
  • Creating a reliable security system and handle the website if there is a security breach 
  • Website back up on a regular basis 
  • Improve the features and appearance as needed when needed 
  • Manage user settings / permissions 
  • Help update website content 
  • Help update content of the DA-REDD 
  • Help replying questions on the guest book and e-mail REDD-I 
  • Helping to improve the dissemination of website visits 
  • Creating web management reports (number and updated material, the performance of web admin, etc.) and transaction website (traffic statistics, download, read news, etc.) each month. 
  • Knowledge sharing to FORDA staff on how to manage website
  • A minimum of Diploma degree in Information Technology or related field, Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Comprehensive experience in developing applications based on Joomla and PHP
  • Good skills and knowledge of web servers, databases, php, javascript
  • Master the basic use of Photoshop
  • Able to understand English
  • Can work with the parties involved in the development of REDD Website
Terms and Conditions 
  • This is a consultancy position. 
  • The appointment will be for a period of 9 months 
  • The duty station will be at CIFOR Headquarters in Bogor, Indonesia.
Application process
  • The application deadline is 12 October 2014
  • We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.
To apply, please visit our career site at HERE