Defense Fund Project
a non-profit organization located in Jakarta, experienced and specialized in
promoting and implementing programs in renewable energy, clean development mechanism
and community based environmentally friendly small- and medium-sized business
empowerment. YBUL works through
education, capacity building, feasibility studies and policy advocacy. It also fosters access to microfinance and
links small- and medium-sized businesses to technology, markets and financial resources.
YBUL’s focus is on rural communities.
world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business
leaders turn for win-win solutions. With
programs from Boston to Beijing, EDF focuses on strong science, uncommon
partnerships and economic-based approaches to solving the earth’s most urgent
environmental challenges. The EDF Oceans
Program brings together science, economics, policy and law to design and
implement sustainable fishing for more fish in the water, more food, and more
YBUL-EDF Sustainable Oceans Partnership was established in 2015. EDF and YBUL have formed a partnership to
unite marine conservation and community sustainability in Indonesia through
reforms of fishery management benefit people and nature. We bring 25 years of hands-on experience and
results, critical information, and handbooks to help guide stakeholders to
design and implement sustainable fisheries management. We work in partnerships with governments and
stakeholders and we design sustainable fishing that helps fishers and
communities become stewards.
Manager – Strategic Alignment and Partnerships
closely with the YBUL-EDF Indonesia and EDF global teams. Consideration will be given to those with experience
and expertise in natural resources including disciplines of science, economics,
policy and/or communications. Candidates
should have a specialty related to fisheries or be willing and able to gain
Manager for Strategic Alignment and Partnerships will work with YBUL-EDF to
develop and leverage partnerships with science and research institutions,
governments, bi- and multi-lateral agencies, community organizations,
indigenous groups, fishing industry representatives, and other private sector
and non-government organization. S/he will be responsible for exploring and
identifying new partnerships as well as managing on-going partner projects and
relationships. S/he works with the Senior
Fisheries Manager and YBUL-EDF staff as well as other professional resources to
implement processes and systems for joint and shared project planning, work plans,
donor relations, and grant proposals.
to explore and identify alignment between YBUL-EDF and the marine conservation,
food security, economic development and fisheries management priorities of government,
private sector, university and NGOs.
manage partnerships that achieve the Program’s priorities; create appropriate
partnership agreements, such as MOUs, to detail the commitment of the Program
and partner to carry out specific roles, contribute resources, etc.
work with the Program and partners to develop plans to increase the capacity
and knowledge of the Program staff and partners to achieve mutual priorities.
to monitor and report on the progress of partnerships including briefing teams
and identifying follow-up needs, lessons learned, and new challenges and
share information on sustainable fisheries projects throughout Indonesia and
identify opportunities for learning and collaboration.
the Program’s Indonesia director to develop processes and systems to write
partnership work plans and project proposals to successfully deliver
Play a role planning
and coordinating content and participation for workshops and trainings,
including domestic and international participation.
with diverse partners in Indonesia and EDF’s global team.
in and contribute to meetings, trainings and workshops.
bachelor degree; masters preferred.
years work experience in a relevant field, such as marine biology,
environmental science, natural resource management or government relations.
experience working cooperatively with diverse people and interests.
network of relevant government, universities, research institutions, private
sector, and other non-government relationships.
experience managing projects and complex partnerships.
work collaboratively with a team and also independently.
and Bahasa Indonesia skills (verbal and written).
maintain a professional attitude and work independently with little guidance.
ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
willingness to work from Jakarta office and home, and frequently attend
meetings around Jakarta, Bali and other sites; travel periodically to project
sites around Indonesia; likely to include infrequent international travel.
Indonesia’s fisheries and/or natural resources laws, policies, bureaucracy.
a cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications (no more than one
page) and resume or CV including three references (no more than four pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position will remain open until it is filled. (Only short-listed candidates will be