Winrock International Job Consultant: Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Methane Capture Programs - Indonesian


Program Management Consultants for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Methane Capture Programs – Jakarta, Indonesia

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the Jakarta-based consultancies as Program Managers for programs in the areas of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Accounting and Methane Capture.The responsibilities and qualifications are described in the below position description.

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. Winrock matches innovative approaches in agriculture, natural resources management, clean energy and leadership development with the unique needs of our partners. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.

Winrock has a longstanding commitment to the sustainable development of Indonesia. Beginning in 1960, the Agricultural Development Council (a Winrock predecessor organization) provided scholarships to over 50 promising Indonesian scholars to receive their masters and PhDs in rural social sciences. Many A/D/C fellows went on to hold prominent positions in academia and government. Today, Winrock programs in Indonesia are informing decision-making for sustainable land use, promoting clean energy solutions (bioenergy, solar, and wind), and improving the agricultural practices of smallholders. 

The salary or daily rate will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits are included for fulltime staff

Applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter referencing “GHG / Methane Capture Program Managers - Jakarta to by November 25, 2016.

Applications will be considered as received.


POSITION TITLE: Program Managers
LOCATION: Jakarta, Indonesia
STATUS: Fulltime employee or part time consulting
REPORTS TO: Country Director

Winrock International is recruiting Program Mangers to lead on-going and anticipated projects in the areas of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) accounting and/or Methane Capture. Consultants with strong management skills and experience in either or both of the topic areas will be considered. This position will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Both Indonesians and expatriates will be considered.

Assignments are contingent upon secured funding and contract awards to Winrock and approval from the clients.

Serve as Program Manager for various programs. The applicant will be expected to:
  • Lead technical assignments, working in close coordination with the project team.
  • Be responsible for overall project management.
  • Liaise between project teams and donors.
  • Coordinate between local project teams and Winrock Headquarters technical specialists.
  • Manage technical specialists and provide technical direction.
  • Manage project budgets and reporting requirements and provide quality control oversight of deliverables.
  • Excellent communication skills, both interpersonal and written, in English. Bahasa Indonesia also preferred.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience managing environmental projects in Indonesia and a minimum of 5 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: climate science, carbon accounting, waste-to-energy, and/or renewable energy.
  • Demonstrated experience managing donor-funded projects, including engagement with industry and government.
  • Experience with the Indonesian palm oil industry and sustainable best management practices is preferred.
  • For methane capture programs, experience in the palm oil industry and POME-to-energy projects is preferred.
  • For GHG programs, experience with renewable energy and with natural resource management projects is preferred.
  • Ability to manage a wide range of stakeholders and represent Winrock to a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent computer skills, including word-processing, spreadsheets and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced degree in relevant field of study (e.g., Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Forestry, Natural Resource Management, International Development, Public Policy, Rural Development)