Food and Agriculture Organization Job Vacancy: Regional Project Coordinator - Bali, Indonesian

Food and Agriculture Organization is currently looking for a Regional Project Coordinator to support the implementation of the Project GCP/RAS/289/GFF -  Enabling transboundary cooperation for sustainable management of the Indonesian Seas-. Please refer to the below Term of Reference for the post for your reference.

Regional Project Coordinator

Role: The Regional Project Coordinator (RPC) will assume general oversight and management responsibilities for the implementation of the ISLME Project, and also act as the Chief Technical Advisor for the project.  Specifically, he/she will:
  • Implement the project in accordance with the approved Project Document and the results-based Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWP/B), and in compliance with FAO procedures and GEF requirements;
  • Establish an M&E system to monitor project progress and impact;
  • Coordinate line agencies and other partners to work closely and implement ISLME project in accordance with approved work plan;
  • Be responsible for preparation and submission of the project’s periodic reporting (financial and technical), including 1) drafting of AWP/Bs and six-monthly project progress reports in a timely manner for review and clearance by the LTO, and BH, prior to their submission to the PSC and the GEF Coordination Unit, respectively; 2) preparation of GEF quarterly project progress reports; 3) contributions to annual Project Implementation Reports (PIRs); as well as any other reports requested by the Executing Agency and UNDP;
  • Monitor the expenditures, commitments and balance of funds under the project budget lines, and draft project budget revisions;
  • Supervise the Administrative / Finance Assistant;
  • Liaise closely with the National Coordinators and provide technical support to them as needed;
  • Review and approve draft request for proposals and bidding documents, terms of reference and performance contracts for consultants hired under the responsibility of the RCU;
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of the consultancies that shall be retained for specific activities under the responsibility of the RCU;
  • Organize PSC meetings, act as Secretary to the PSC, and prepare reports of PSC meetings and circulate these documents to all PSC members;
  • Represent the project in relevant meetings and conferences relevant to the achievement of the Project’s objectives;
  • Establish working relations with appropriate national and regional agencies and groups in participating countries to ensure effective implementation of ISLME supported activities, and ensure adequate information flow, discussions and feedback among the various stakeholders of the project;
  • Liaise with project partners to ensure their co-financing contributions are provided within the agreed terms;
  • Disseminate project information and best practices
Requisites: The Regional Project Coordinator must have the following skills/qualifications:
  • A post-graduate degree in environmental or fisheries management or natural sciences;
  • At least 12 years professional experience in the marine sector, with demonstrated work experience in the technical aspects of marine ecosystems and sustainable living resources management;
  • Solid and demonstrated understanding of the technical aspects of the field of fisheries and/or the marine environment;
  • Proven capacity to work with and establish working relationships with medium to high-level government and non-government representatives;
  • Proven capacity as a team leader;
  • Experience in working in the ISLME region and knowledge of relevant regional institutions;
  • Experience in working with international donors;
  • Experience in managing multi-donor projects;
  • Experience in preparing project technical and financial reports for international donors;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
Duration and Commitment: The Regional Coordinator will be contracted for a probationary period of one year subsequent to which the contract would be extended for an additional three years assuming satisfactory performance.
Duty Station: Bali, Indonesia (to be confirmed)
How to Apply:
  • Please submit your application Letter and CV in English
  • Submit to :
  • Deadline for submission is 4 July 2017
  • Only the qualified candidate will be proceed