GITEC Consult GMBH Vacancy: Team Leader Forestry & REDD+, Indonesian - Sulawesi

For an up-coming tender, GITEC is looking for an experienced international Team Leader (f/m) with specialisation in forestry and REDD+.

Basic Parameters

Country / Region: Indonesia / Sulawesi

Project Start: Expected for end of 2016

Duration: To be determined

Deadline: June 2016 / until filled

About the Company
Established in 1977, GITEC Consult GmbH has become a leading consulting company in Germany. GITEC operates worldwide and implements development projects in a variety of sectors. As one of Germany's leading consulting companies in development projects, GITEC can point to a history of more than three decades of professional experience in 130 countries and over 835 projects. GITEC is constantly looking for high-profile consultants.

The Project
The project "Consulting Services for Forest Programme III - Sulawesi, within the Indonesian-German REDD+ Programme", funded by KfW, aims for the implementation of a collaborative integrated management of the Lore Lindu landscape and therewith supporting Indonesia in strategy development and implementation of measures regarding conservation of biodiversity and watersheds in the framework of the national REDD+ strategy in Central Sulawesi.

The program activities comprise the following areas:
  • Natural resources management and integrated watershed management
  • Sustainable forestry management including forest landscape restoration
  • Biodiversity conservation and protected area management
  • Forest landscape carbon monitoring and analysis
  • Sustainable financing of environmental services
  • Regional and local land-use planning and conflict management
  • Sustainable livelihood
  • Project management including M&E, budgetary / financial matters
Your Main Duties in this Position
  • Overall management of the program
  • Organisation and implementation
  • Financial Management
  • Monitoring
  • Reporting and content
  • Ensuring overall coherence of approach and delivery on-time and high quality outputs
Your Educational Background
  • Internationally recognised graduate degree in project relevant field, e.g. MSc Forestry
Your Expertise / Profile
  • Proven in-depth knowledge of forest and watershed management
  • Connaisance of the Indonesian forest sector, the Indonesian forest policy and biodiversity
  • Well versed in developing institutional capacities
  • Fluency in English (oral and written), good working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia
  • Minimum of 15 years of professional experience, including 10 years in forestry, watershed management and natural resource management
  • At least 5 years of project management and team leading experience in international development cooperation;
  • Knowledge of KfW project management and handling of disposition funds would be an asset
  • Working experience in South East Asia required, experience in Indonesia would be an asset
Time Schedule / Duration of Assignment
The project is scheduled to start by end of 2016. The project duration is still to be determined.

If you are interested
Please send us an email containing your most recent English CV including full contact details, fee expectations (per day / per month) and details on availability to: