[Coral-List] Vacancy: Conservation Manager, Komodo National Park, Indonesia

sangeeta sangeeta at putrinagakomodo.com
Sat Apr 5 22:18:54 EDT 2008

Dear Colleagues,
We are currently seeking someone to fill the position of Conservation
Manager for Komodo National Park and World Heritage Area in Indonesia.
Please find below details of the position. 
Please contact me directly if you require additional information on the
position. However, all applications should be sent to the Human Resources
Manager, copied in this email.
Sangeeta Mangubhai, Ph.D.
Conservation Manager
PT. Putri Naga Komodo
c/- Coral Triangle Center
Jalan Pengembak #2
Sanur, Bali 80228
tel: +
mob: 0812 338 7633
email:   sangeeta at putrinagakomodo.com
Website: www.komodonationalpark.org <http://www.komodonationalpark.org/> 
PT. Putri Naga Komodo (PNK) is part of Komodo Collaborative Management
Initiative established to support the 25-year management plan of Komodo
National Park (KNP) and World Heritage Area developed by the Government of
Indonesia with the assistance of The Nature Conservancy. The Conservation
Manager will be responsible for recommending and reviewing applicable
conservation policies, related procedures, guidelines and objectives, and
providing technical advice to the broader program as a whole. S/he will
oversee the following functions: marine and terrestrial conservation,
science, biological and socioeconomic monitoring, program evaluation, grant
writing, donor reporting and capacity building across the program. S/he will
assist with programmatic and strategic planning, the development of detailed
annual work plans and budgets, and the alignment of PNK's conservation work
with the KNP 25-year management plan. S/he will supervise the Science and
Monitoring Coordinator and Resource Protection Officer, and reports to the
Managing Director. The position is based 100% in Labuan Bajo, Flores, with
frequent travel to the Bali office.
Job Requirements
1.       Masters or PhD degree in Marine, Fisheries or Environmental Science
and/or Management.
2.       At least 10 years working experience in marine conservation and
management. Experience working in Indonesia, particularly in remote
locations in an advantage.
3.       Demonstrated ability to design and implement strategies and
procedures to enhance the overall performance of the program in accordance
with short- and long-term conservation goals and objectives.
4.       Demonstrated ability to motivate, lead and coordinate, set
objectives, and manage the performance of a small but highly creative team,
with different capacity and skills.
5.       Capable of balancing many different and sometimes conflicting
factors and issues when making decisions, and responding quickly,
efficiently and effectively to issues that might have financial and/or legal
impacts on the organization, or are potentially detrimental to the Park.
6.       Sound knowledge and understanding of organizational structure and
systems, financial procedures and reports.
7.       Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate sensitivity and
discretion with all aspects of work.
8.       Willing to work independently and under pressure in some work
periods, flexible hours and willing to travel to and work regularly in the
9.       Ability to develop and nurture partnerships with government
officials, private sector, local NGOs, communities and civil society, and
conduct training and capacity building of a range of stakeholders.
10.   Preference will be given to candidates with excellent oral and written
communication skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
11.   Indonesian Nationality, Manggarai (West Flores) residence is an
The deadline for applications is Sunday, 27 April 2008. If you have any
specific questions about the position please contact Dr. Sangeeta Mangubhai:
sangeeta at putrinagakomodo.com
Applicants should send their CV (with 3 nominated referees) and a letter
addressing the criteria above, to the PNK Human Resources Manager, Mr.
Bambang Wijarnako: bambang at putrinagakomodo.com

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