WWF International Job Vacancy: Law Enforcement and Wildlife Trade - Jakarta, 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: Law Enforcement and Wildlife Trade Staff, Jakarta.

This position will be based in Jakarta and report to Wildlife Crime Unit Coordinator.

The job holder will be responsible to develop a strategy for combatting widlife crime in Sumatra, mainly in Aceh and Central Sumatra to stop tiger and other protected species illegal trade within Law Enforcement and Wildlife Trade and in accordance to the conservation strategy of WWF Indonesia; coordinate and facilitate the intelligence led enforcement efforts of  WWF Indonesia and relevant law enforcement agencies in order to disrupt wildlife crime, such as  organized Tiger other species illegal trade in Indonesia,.  This will include monitoring of the most strategic Tiger/other species seizure cases in Indonesia and assisting to the Indonesian government to address organized Tiger and other species illegal trade. The position will also coordinate with TRAFFIC South East Asia office to address transborder Tiger/other species illegal   trade chains from Sumatra to the end markets. Furthermore, he/she will need to support the development and maintenance of wildlife crime database  for WWF  Indonesia, including on line illegal wildlife trade.

Requirements for This Position are:
  • Possess a minimum Bachelor Degree qualification and/or a professional background in a field relevant to law enforcement, wildlife conservation, management, conservation policy or equivalent, Master Degree are preferable
  • Minimum working experience of three (3) years in a related field and similar capacity
  • Significant professional work experience relevant to law enforcement and/or nature conservation with emphasis on law enforcement, familiarity with major trends in biodiversity conservation policy and its implementation, as well as issues relevant to the importance of effective law enforcement in reducing poaching and illegal wildlife trade where it impacts critically endangered species.
Interested applicants should send their CV and Cover Letter to vacancy@wwf.id with the subject of: Law Enforcement and Wildlife Trade Staff.

Applications will be closed 7 days after the publication of this advertisement (September 11th). 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.