Functional Unit Leader EPU (Economics and Policy Analysis Unit) - The World Agroforestry Centre, 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

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 EPU (Economics and Policy Analysis Unit), the Functional Unit Assistant services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of EPU administration. The FUA promotes a client-oriented and consistent with rules and regulations approach in the Unit. The FUA works in close collaboration with other program team, functional unit, and projects’ staff to exchange information and ensure consistent and timely service delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • The successful candidate will be expected to perform the summary tasks as follow :
  • Provide administrative and communication services to EPU to ensure effective coordination and smooth implementation of activities of staffs and projects
  • Support data compilation and database management of projects under EPU
  • Support the secretarial and administration of meetings (internal and external), cross visits, seminar, workshop, etc
  • Assist in communication with partners to monitor and follow up agreement, financing, reporting, etc
  • Assist in preparing any related report/document for the unit, the annual workplan and budget, and proposals, including document translation, activity summaries, checking spelling and layout, and completeness of submission.
  • Assist in units’ publication/dissemination, such as publication distribution, exhibition, layout (poster and leaflet), and formatting in coordination with Desktop Publisher Unit.
  • Assist in sharing information in the unit, such as a call for proposal, scholarship, and any other information from the center or other source.
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Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Management, Information Management, Communication or related discipline.
  • Minimum 2 (two) years of relevant Administration experience is required at the national or international level.
  • Having experience working in non-profit organization or research centre will be the advantage.
  • Good knowledge of Communications (Bahasa and  English )
  • Computer literate (on Window based-systems including Excel and ACCESS).
  • Good knowledge of negotiations
  • Good understanding of time management
  • Strong character, multitasking person and able to work under pressure
  • Having vision to develop organization and intention to develop continuous improvement
  • Having interest in receiving feedback from others
Terms of offer
  • This is a Nationally General Support 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 thanFebruary 5, 2012 to :
ICRAF Human Resources Unit (code: FUA)
Only short-listed applicants meeting the requirements stated above will be contacted.

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