Working in 30+ countries globally, Conservation International (CI) Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to empowering societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature for the good of humanity. We are constantly growing and expanding into areas new and old. We are currently looking to fill the following position for our office in Jakarta:
Elasmobranch Project Officer (EPO)
The Elasmobranch Project Officer position has been created in response to the strong request of the Indonesian Government to CI for technical support in implementing the Shark and Ray National Plan of Action (NPOA) 2016-2020, most notably the activity of the Shark and Ray National Working Group, a technical working group that is assigned by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) as the NPOA’s implementation tools.
This position will report directly to Elasmobranch Conservation Management Specialist and required to carry out the following responsibilities:
- Act as primary liaison with KKHL in MMAF in the Shark and Ray Working Group activity, specifically supporting the monthly working group convening. Provide meeting report, project activity monitoring and evaluation, and project activity report.
- Work closely with KKHL, LIPI, and related NGO partners in drafting the necessary supporting document and accompanying protection regulations for conferring protected species status on CITES listed elasmobranch species, as well as any other elasmobranchs prioritized by the MMAF.
- Perform other duties as requested by the Elasmobranch Conservation Management Specialist and
QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONS:
- Bachelor or equivalent university degree in marine policy is required.
- Good command of spoken and writing English.
- Strong computer and writing skills required.
- Able to communicate and good presentations, and work as a team
- of 2 year working experience in policy engagement work with the MMAF is strongly preferred.
- Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skill is highly preferred.
- Detailed knowledge of Indonesia’s current marine policies with respect to species protection and good relationship with MMAF, LIPI, and NGO partners considered a strong plus.