Tetra Tech ARD Job Vacancy: Terrestrial Biodiversity Liaison Officer - Jakarta, Indonesian

Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest for Terrestrial Biodiversity Liaison Officer (STTA), Jakarta based, on our USAID LESTARI project. USAID’s LESTARI project supports the Government of Indonesia to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and conserve biodiversity in carbon rich and biologically significant forest and mangrove ecosystems.

Job Summary: The Liaison Officer will work closely with USAID to support  the secretariat of the Technical Team for USAID’s Terrestrial Biodiversity Program and facilitate communication among USAID, Bappenas, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, and the other relevant government agencies. This individual will report regularly to the Director and Deputy Director of the USAID Environment Office.  On a day-to-day basis, the Liaison Officer will take guidance from and work closely with USAID Indonesia,’s Forestry staff, especially the Forest and Climate Change.

Requirements include previous experience minimum of 5 years in working with international development, environmental conservation, or a related field (includes a minimum of 5 years working with Ministry of Environment and Forestry, and Bappenas); must be able to interpret Government of Indonesia agency policy, guidance and follow procedures accurately; demonstrated ability to play with high degree of diplomacy, consensus-building, teamwork, maturity, independence, and flexibility to effectively fulfill the responsibilities of the position and complexities of the position; and familiarity with USAID procedures and regulations. University degree in Forestry, Environmental Science, International Development, Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Science, or related development field.

Please submit a letter of interest, CV and three professional references by 24 April 2016 (the latest) with subject Terrestrial Biodiversity Liaison Officer (STTA), Jakarta based: recruitment@lestari-indonesia.org.