Fauna & Flora International Job Consultant: Communication & Reporting - Aceh


Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is implementing a European Union funded project (2013-2016) with an overall objective “To mobilise and enable key stakeholders in Aceh to realise a provincial climate change mitigation and adaption strategy through inclusive planning, implementation and monitoring.” The project will be implemented through three objectives: i) Develop a REDD+ climate change policy framework in Aceh through a multi-stakeholder process; ii) Strengthen the role of the multi-stakeholder forum to address priority climate change issues in Aceh; and, iii) Demonstrate how a multi-stakeholder network can be established to prevent deforestation.

To work under the supervision of the Programme Manager (PM) for FFI in Aceh, and in close coordination with the Management Team of the FFI Indonesia Programme office and Communications staff based in the UK, FFI is seeking a Communications and Reporting Consultant to assist the PM with communications and reporting targets in the final stages of the above project.

Key Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Draft regular reports in consultation with the PM. Edit and translate reports into formal English;
  • Increase the visibility of the project and its funder by increasing communications outputs using a variety of media, in consultation with the PM and UK Communications team;
  • Initiate communications stories and ideas based around project activities and results, in conjunction with project staff, the UK Communications team and the PM; 
  • Act as the focal point for project documentation and information gathering, using existing FFI systems where possible and a thorough, methodical approach; 
  • Create a library of project resources, reports, field outputs, images and other documentation accessible to all project team members and embedded within FFI’s systems for the long term;
  • Become familiar with project funding rules and regulations regarding reporting and communications and ensure tasks are carried out to ensure high levels of compliance;
  • Any other task that may be requested by the PM
Requirements/Person Specification:
  • University degree in communications or a related field;
  • Proven ability to manage project information using an organised and methodical approach taking into account existing institutional systems and processes;
  • Proven ability to centralise and organise dispersed project information into structured systems in line with project objectives and outcomes;
  • At least two years’ experience of working in a communications-focused role;
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English;
  • Proven experience of producing news stories and knowledge of using social media to highlight project results is desirable;
  • Proven experience of liaising with colleagues remotely to complete project activities and to meet reporting and communications deadlines;
  • A collaborative, flexible and collaborative approach with NGO partners, colleagues and other stakeholders;
  • High competency in using computer systems (Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop), internet navigation, and everyday office equipment such as photocopier, scanner, fax machine, and fax machine;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Duty Station and Travel:
The post is based in FFI’s office in Banda Aceh with necessary travel within the country for reporting and communications tasks related to project activities. The Communications and Reporting Consultant will report to the PM and will work in close collaboration with programme and support team staff.

Contract Arrangements
Start Date: 01 October 2016
Contract Type: Consultant                                                         
Contract duration: 3 months 
Hours of Work: This is a Part Time Position

Qualified candidates shall send a cover letter and a short resume to dewi.kurnia@fauna-flora.org.

No correspondence and only short-listed candidates will be notified. Your email should have a subject heading of COMMUNICATION AND REPORTING CONSULTANT.

Deadline: September 24, 2016