WWF Indonesia Job Vacancy: Sustainable Palm Oil Technical Specialist - Jakarta

If you are passionate to contribute to conservation efforts in Indonesia, this is the opportunity for you to join the national conservation organization in Indonesia. Yayasan WWF Indonesia, an independent national conservation organization, is part of a global network of WWF. Yayasan WWF Indonesia is seeking the best candidate for the Sustainable Palm Oil Technical Specialist position. This position will be based in Jakarta, and report directly to the Sustainable Palm Oil Project Leader.

The main function of this position is to identify and provide day-to-day activities as well as give support for project objectives to ensure and strengthen the Yayasan WWF Indonesia program on promoting sustainability in order to touch the technical aspect and sustainable certification knowledge on palm oil that is in line with WWF-Indonesia strategic plan. The main outcome of this job is to support Yayasan WWF Indonesia's mission to implement sustainable palm oil on the upstream side, specifically on the smallholder and production landscape.

Requirements for this position are:
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, forestry, environment, forestry, social science, or other relevant experience areas. Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience, understand (in-depth) related RSPO, ISPO, and other certification schemes. Former auditor (RSPO and ISPO) preferred
  • Work experience developing and managing corporate relationships/engagement and executing sustainability projects relationships/engagement and executing sustainability projects.
  • Working knowledge of sustainability, conservation, and related topics, including in-depth knowledge of sustainability issues in the palm oil sector.
  • Extensive experience engaging, and or other industry stakeholders on sustainability topics, and strong understanding of certification and sustainable palm oil initiatives in the industry (RSPO, ISPO, HCVrn, HCSA, AFI, etc).
  • Should have a genuine interest in conservation and the work of WWF and be able to clearly demonstrate behaviors aligned to our values: Courage, Integrity, Respect, and Collaboration; and culture within WWF: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, and Innovate Fearlessly.
  • National and international environmental and social safeguards
Interested applicants should send their resume/CV and application letter to vacancy@wwf.id, with the subject Sustainable Palm Oil Technical Specialist no later than December 31, 2022.