USAID - SEA Project Job Vacancy: Sustainable Fisheries Coordinator, Jakarta - Indonesian

Indonesia SEA


JOB TITLE: Sustainable Fisheries Coordinator
REPORT TO: Sustainable Fisheries Advisor
DUTY STATION: Jakarta, Indonesia

The Sustainable Fisheries Coordinator (SFC) is responsible to support in day to day management and coordination to implementing the Sustainable Fisheries activities to ensure the activities implemented within the defined timeline. This will include, but not limited, coordinating with SEA Project’s counterparts, partners, and the SEA Project team to undertake the preparation of activities, to monitor the implementation ensuring activities are implemented in accordance to designed objectives and outputs, to report activities (including minutes of meetings, activity reports, and progress reports) undertaken meeting the SEA Project’s standards and requirement, and providing recommendations and lesson learned for improvement.

The SFC is also to support assessments needed in designing and implementing Sustainable Fisheries activities to ensure activities are developed and implemented base on robust scientific justification and evidences. The SFC will work closely with the Sustainable Fisheries and Senior Sustainable Advisors as well as the COP/DCOP.

The SFC specifically will, but will not be limited to, the following:
  • Manage and coordinate timely implementation of national level work plan activities under the Sustainable Fisheries component of SEA Project including project coordination, communication, and execution under the guidance of the Sustainable Fisheries Advisor.
  • Participate in strategy development of project implementation, which include developing TOR, budget plan, initiating communication and coordinating with MMAF, provincial/district fisheries offices and related agencies.  This could include developing  recommendation for improvements and innovations to enhance performance on the SEA work plan implementation
  • Coordinate with MMAF to solicit feed-back on proposed methods and procedures.
  • Support the SFA to initiate and facilitate active participation of MMAF and related agencies in assuring regular consultation between counterparts and SEA Project, and establishing timetable for proposed activities.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocations as planned.
  • Engage to ensure accurate and timely financial and narrative of activities reports are prepared.
  • Provide support and contribute to progress, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Record lessons learned and best practices to be incorporated into project designs.
  • Utilize a network of relationship to collect and disseminate information and build support for desired objectives.
  • Engage with other relevant government agencies including other ministries to stimulate better integration in planning and coordinating towards sustainable fisheries and effective fishery managements.
  • Build coalitions among the various stakeholders to move the project forward
  • Provide support and contribute to the development of annual work plan related to sustainable fisheries in line with Indonesian priorities.
  • If needed, provide support in data/information/literature collection, analysis, and report writing for tasks undertaken.
  • Other related tasks, as requested.
  • Master degree in related field including fisheries, marine, and coastal resources management.
Work Experience:
  • At least three years working experience in related field.
  • Experience in project management; coordinating multiple activities.
  • Familiar in Indonesian fishing logbook and vessel registration systems.
  • Experience in working with Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) Republic of Indonesia and or international organization involved in sustainable fishery.
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • High degree of adaptability to varied working environments and good interpersonal
  • Able to work independently and in a team
  • Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and professional proficiency in oral and written English. Good problem-solving skills.
  • Good organizational skills, including establishing priorities and meeting deadline
  • Ability to facilitate effective meetings and is active listener
  • Has high cultural sensitivity working with people from diverse backgrounds, believes, ethnicities and cultures, and nationalities. This position is a national position, thus is limited for Indonesian nationality.. Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
If you are interested and qualified, please send your latest CV (no later than 10 pages) to: before April 27, 2019. Please note the title of the position you are applying for in your submission email.