The Nature Conservancy Job Vacancy: Community Livelihood Specialist, Berau - East Kalimantan

Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable.  One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners.

In Indonesia, TNC is affiliated with Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara (YKAN), with a mission to inherit sustainable natural environment for future generations by preserving lands and water terein in which all lives depends on, through management of protected reserved area, vital species habitat conservation and local communities empowerment.

We currently have an opening for: Community Livelihood Specialist

The Community Livelihood Specialist manages and advances the implementation of sustainable agriculture initiative in East Kalimantan. The Community Livelihood Specialist is based in Berau and report to Senior Community Manager, while maintaining regular communication/close coordination with YKAN|TNC Indonesia Terrestrial Program staff in Jakarta, Samarinda and Berau

Duties are include:

  • Support the development of various analyses promoting sustainable agriculture in East Kalimantan to achieve its green growth vision, including system dynamic model of key selected commodities and business analysis for key selected commodities to increase investment for sustainable agriculture development.
  • Provide technical assistance to village governments and community groups to develop plans, create partnerships and agreements, and mobilize resources to support the implementation of sustainable agriculture development initiative.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders, including government agencies, village governments, and community-based institutions, to actively engage in sustainable agriculture development initiative. 
  • Support the establishment of potential collaboration and partnerships among government, private sector, and community on sustainable agriculture development.
  • Organize various events and meetings in Berau District and East Kalimantan related to PRUKADES or sustainable agriculture development.
  • BA/BS, law or business degree and 5 years’ experience in natural resource management or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience negotiating complex agreements.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience communicating with the public and/or media both in writing and verbally.
  • Experience using applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Web Browsers.
  • Real estate license (if required). 
  • Experience with principles of land acquisition
Please send your CV and application letter to, not later than February 26, 2018. Please insert the position title you are interested to apply on the subject line.