Coral Triangle initiative Job Vacancy: Legal & Agreement Specialist - Manado, North Sulawesi - Indonesian

ThCoral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reef, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI–CFF) is a multilateral partnership of six countries working together to sustain the region’s rich marine and coastal resources. The CTI-CFF is managed through a Regional Secretariat based in Manado, Indonesia.

The Regional Secretariat is mandated to promote regional cooperation, sharing of lessons, and facilitate learning across the six Coral Triangle (CT6) countries. The Regional Secretariat also coordinates and monitors the progress in achieving the CTI-CFF Regional Plan of Action goals. Its main activities cover the following areas: organizational development, outreach and communication, regional coordination and mechanisms, technical and thematic working groups, development of key regional reports, and capacity development. It also serves as the main liaison and for all CTI-CFF official functions such as the biennial CTI-CFF Ministerial Meetings and the annual CTI-CFF Senior Officials Meetings.

In response to provide the necessary functions required to effectively support the implementation of legally binding measures to help strengthen the operations and implementation of the CTI-CFF goals and targets, the Secretariat needs additional resources and seek for a qualified individual for the following position as :

Legal & Agreement Specialist (LAS)

Under the supervision of Sr. Manager of Finance and Administration, this position will specifically handle a variety of legal-subject matters in the Secretariat.

Job Illustration:
  • Prepare and provide any legal documentation in relation with internal and/or external parties, including but not limited to agreement, letters, decree, and MoU in full subject-matters;
  • Engaging with the other government institutions in coordinating, facilitating, and convening a regular meeting to follow up regarding the relevant legally binding matters such as MOU and Host Country Agreement;
  • Provide legal advices or opinions including but not limited to the letters, agreements, MoU, and publication materials as required by the Regional Secretariat in general;
  • Prepare, maintain and organize knowledge products and other collateral materials in legal matters which are used for the regional exchanges, and Senior Officials’ Meeting / Ministerial Meeting;
  • Participate in activities related to the law which relating to the work plan of CTI-CFF Regional Secretariat;
  • Managing the production and dissemination of legally binding materials (e.g., publications, fact sheets, videos, photos, etc.) to update the CTI-CFF, and ED in particular;
  • Responsible for review of monitoring and evaluation results to identify challenges and determine course corrections as needed.
  • Perform special assignments as assigned by the Executive Director or Deputy Executive Director of CTI-CFF including but not limited to planning, meetings, conference calls, correspondence, internal and external communication, documentation, report, etc.

  • A graduate level degree or post graduate in Law or International Law.
  • A minimum 5 years of extensive knowledge and good understanding of legal and international law in a multicultural and multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Extensive high level experience and competency in negotiating and networking with regional and extra-regional / international governments and institutions.
  • Ability to advocate for and promote the management concerns, and the sustainability of general legal management to support the Secretariat’s proper functions and business services of the CTI-CFF.
  • High proficiency in both spoken and written English is a must;

Application process:
  • The CTI-CFF Regional Secretariat will only respond to applications in which there is further interest.
  • Please submit your application to before the end of a working day on 13th June 2018.

Conditions of application:
  • The candidate would be placed in Manado, Indonesia, therefore we would particularly welcome applications from local resident;
  • Type of Employment is Contract-basis with duration for 12 (twelve) monthsand may be extended depending on satisfactory performance and the mutual agreement between the candidate and the Regional Secretariat;