WWF International Job Consultant: Researcher Small Holders Integration - Indonesian

If you care about the environment and want to contribute to conservation efforts in Indonesia, this is the opportunity for you to join the largest national conservation organization in Indonesia. WWF-Indonesia, an independent national conservation organization, is part of a global network of WWF. WWF-IDN is currently seeking for the best candidate for the position of: Consultant - Researcher Small Holders Integration

This position reports to Palm Oil Manager. The job holder will be responsible to undertake social data collection and analysis and participatory engagement with smallholders and other related stakeholders for a selected landscape in Kapuas Hulu District, West Kalimantan province. The objective is to understand the different typologies of smallholders and the different interactions of these smallholders with the markets, regulations, and companies that drive their decisions towards legality and illegality. The focus of the project is social data collection and analysis and participatory approaches through the use of companion modelling to understand actors, construct scenarios of change, and engage institution for change.

Requirements for This Position are:

Required Qualifications
  • Demonstrated research experience in the area of sociology, political science, economics, natural resource management, ecology, geography, environmental science or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge on the social dimensions of conservation and in conducting stakeholder research. 
  • Experience working in low and middle-income tropical regions, in particular working in Indonesia
  • Evidence of an established record of contribution to research in the form of peer-reviewed publications in the international literature.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia
Desired skills and competencies:
  • A PhD in in the area of sociology, political science, economics, natural resource management, ecology, geography, environmental science or a related discipline.
  • Experience in working within and/or facilitating multidisciplinary or trans disciplinary  research teams
  • Experience in liaising and collaborating with NGO’s and other external agencies to develop collaborative initiatives.
  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Applicants from non-OECD countries are encouraged
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging
  • Applicant willing to spend 50% time in the office and 50% time traveling and field visit
Interested applicants should send their comprehensive CV including a list of publications and the names and contact details of at least two referees and Cover Letter to pagung@wwf.id with the subject of: Consultant - Researcher Small Holders Integration 

Applications will be closed 7 days after the publication of this advertisement (June 19th). Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

Be a part of us, who is currently working in 28 regions in 17 provinces from Aceh to Papua, with more than 500 staffs and supported by more than 64,000 supporters in Indonesia. WWF Indonesia also works with governments, local communities, private sector, NGOs, civil society, and the public at large.