World Agroforestry Centre Job Vacancy: Communications Coordinator - Bogor, Indonesian

About our organization
The World Agro forestry Centre (also known as ICRAF) in Southeast Asia is the region’s leading agro forestry research-in-development organization which generates science-based knowledge about the complex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. Aspart of the Centre’s work to bring tree-based solutions to bear on poverty and environmental problems, researchers – working in close collaboration with partners – are developing new technologies, tools and policy recommendations for increased food security and ecosystem health.

The Centre’s headquarters are located in Nairobi, Kenya, and research is conducted in 34 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. We are supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and receive funding from over 50 different donors.

About the position The Indonesia Communications Coordinator will work closely with the Indonesia Country Coordinator (with reference to the Regional Communications Specialist) to ensure effective communication of the work of ICRAF in Indonesia to a range of audiences from local through national to international.

Detail job description is attached.


  • Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline (communications, media, international relations, public policy, development, marketing, science, project management,law etc.).
  • At least five years’ experience in communications or related discipline at a strategic level.
  • Personal Competencies
  • Able to generate strategic, creative and practical approaches to overcome challenging situations.
  • Extensive,active network of relationships in the target sectors or demonstrated ability to create and maintain them.
  • Demonstratedability to think strategically to achieve goals.
  • Extremely good time, people and project management skills; self-directed; well-organized; able to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a multicultural environment.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Ability to travel within Indonesia and externally.
  • Good command of written and spoken Indonesian and English.
Terms of offer
The World Agro forestry Centre is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. We believe that staff diversity promote sexcellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women. This is a national position and will be for a period of 2 (two) years, renewable subject to 3 (three) months’probation period, assessment of performance, continued relevance of the position and availability of resources.

How to apply
Applications for the position must include:

  • A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements and salary expectations.
  • Detail curriculum vitae, including names and addresses of three referees, including telephone, fax numbers and email addresses.
All correspondence should be addressed to the Human Resources Unit,World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Southeast Asia Regional Office via email: and should indicate “Application for Indonesia Communications Coordinator” on their application letters and email submissions.

Applications will be considered until 18 August 2016or until a suitable candidate is identified and selected.  Please note that only short-listed applicantsmeeting the above requirements will be contacted.