ZSL Indonesian Job Vacancy: Regional Wildlife Protection Coordinator and Trainer - Bogor

Position: Regional Wildlife Protection Coordinator and Trainer (Full-Time / 1 Year Fixed-Term Contract)

Salary: Competitive Salary

Location: Bogor (Indonesia)

About us:
 The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a world-renowned centre of excellence for conservation science and applied conservation. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. This is realised by carrying out field conservation and research in over 50 countries across the globe and through education and awareness-raising at our two zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take conservation action. 

Overview of Position:
A Regional Wildlife Protection Coordinator and Trainer is required to coordinate all assessments, training and support activities involving wildlife protection in the Asia region, with specific emphasis on the Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) and the SMART approach. A key area of focus will be the UKCCU/NICFI-funded South Sumatra Partnership for Landscape Management Support Project (“KELOLA Sendang”). Activities will be undertaken in close coordination with all ZSL teams involved in wildlife protection and using SMART on the ground.

Main responsibilities will include working with the Asia programme staff to:
  • Work with in-country teams to establish a strategic approach for the roll out of protection measures, including SMART across Asia
  • Assist in set-up of SMART, including threat assessments, reviewing monitoring protocols and existing security management protocols, planning and target-setting, and developing appropriate reporting systems
  • Coordinate the development and delivery of SMART training for applications beyond wildlife protection such as ecological and fire monitoring
  • With a focus on Indonesia, work with country teams to establish training schedules and workplans for protection activities, with a specific focus on SMART operationalisation
  • Conduct periodic, site-level reviews of protection systems in Indonesia and regionally
  • Contribute to the development of SMART as a tool and assist in the development of training materials for both wildlife protection and SMART
  • Assist with the development of wildlife crime investigation teams and informant networks, creating a viable model in Indonesia that can be rolled out in other ZSL Asia landscapes
  • Communicate with relevant stakeholders at both regional and national levels, promoting SMART and its capabilities
  • Be one of ZSL’s representatives on the SMART Partnership
  • Engage and lead, where appropriate, on investigative work, collaborations with government agencies, and interactions with poachers and wildlife traders
  • Ensure the achievement of UKCCU/NICFI project objectives related to SMART and protection in accordance with the project work plan
  • Provide monthly reports to the management team
Person Specification:
The successful candidate must have an undergraduate and preferably a Masters level degree in criminology, law/law enforcement training or a related subject. The candidate should be experienced in project planning, implementation, and evaluation; the use of SMART, as well as experience in wildlife crime. We are looking for someone who is able to work under challenging field conditions and who possesses excellent communication and prioritisation skills. A solid understanding of wildlife trade and conservation issues in Asia and globally is required. 

To Apply and Closing Date:
Applicants will need to upload their CV and covering letter (detailing relevant experience and skills, stating why they want the position and including details of availability).

Closing date for applications: Midnight Sunday 18th September 2016

The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and Wales: no. 208728.

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