Tiger Protection Coordinato
Terms and Condition
Start Date: July 2015
Duration of Contract: One year fixed-term contract
Work Area: Jambi
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday from 09.00 am up to 05.00 pm
Reporting to: Tiger Conservation Project Manager
Key Internal Relationships: Research and Community Coordinator, Wildlife Crime Investigation Unit Coordinator
Key Purpose of the Job
Assist the Tiger Conservation Project Manager in coordinating the Tiger Protection and Patrol Units (TPPUs) operating in ZSL Indonesia’s areas of operation (Berbak & Sembilang National Parks and the Dangku Wildlife Reserve) and the Human Tiger Conflict (HTC) Teams operating across the Berbak, Sembilang and Dangku landscapes.
Coordinate the activities of the TPPUs for the Berbak and Sembilang National Parks and the Dangku Wildlife Reserve and also the HTC teams covering the Berbak, Sembilang and Dangku Landscape. The TPPUs and HTC teams generally consist of between 3-6 Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) staff and 2-3 community rangers.
Main Duties And Key Responsibilities
In collaboration with MoEF establish and coordinate the TPPUs and HTC teams especially with regards to tackling Human-Wildlife conflict situations around the three protected areas;
Responsible for updating and maintaining databases and administration systems, ensuring accuracy of inputting and reports;
Communicate with relevant stakeholders at both regional and national levels;
Ensure the achievement of project activities and high performance in accordance with the project work plan;
Monthly reporting to the Tiger Conservation Project manager.
Expectations of Post Holder
To ensure that the ZSL policy for equal opportunities is adhered to and promoted in all aspects of the post holder’s work;
To ensure effective quality control and continuous improvement in all aspects of the work and responsibilities attached to this post;
Demonstrate professionalism towards handling sensitive and confidential information;
To comply with and promote ZSL’s Health and Safety policies and procedures and to undertake recommended Health and Safety training as and when necessary;
To be committed to professional self-development, through participation in in-service training as necessary for carrying out the job successfully;
To undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the objectives and grade of the post.
This job description is designed to outline a range of main duties that may be encountered by the post holder in this role. It is not designed to be an exhaustive list of tasks and can be altered accordingly in consultation with the post holder in order to reflect changes in the job or the organisation’s requirements.
Qualifications & Experience
A minimum of a first level degree preferably in Biology or Forestry (S1);
Extensive experience in wildlife conservation or a closely related area;
Prior experience in managing and developing a team.
An understanding of Indonesian Laws on forestry and wildlife;
Skills & Abilities
Has good ability in project planning, implementation, and evaluation;
Able to work under any circumstances, strong prioritization skills, able to deal with both scheduled and unscheduled tasks;
Having excellent communication skills; both oral and written in English and Indonesian;
Able to work independently and in a group.
Willing to travel extensively across Sumatra and beyond;
Having a valid driving licence for car and motorbike.
Please submit your application and curriculum vitae in English, cover letter, relevant experience, two referees, past salary history and expectation not later than June 30, 2015, to firstname.lastname@example.org, placing the job title in the subject line and label your CV with your name. Only short listed candidates will be notified.