Regional Community Development Specialist

Regional Community Development Specialist

Type of offer:

Regional Community Development Specialist is responsible for implementing and achieving SIGAP replication and scale-up by overseeing and representing YKAN in engagements with relevant stakeholders. Serves as the principal contact to donors and other relevant agencies: government, private sector, and community. 

This might include one or more of the following functions:

  • Develop and implement plans and strategies for community engagements in community-based natural resource management.
  • Technical assistance for QA / QC provided to CSOs working in SIGAP replication villages.
  • Coordinate cross-site learning events among the conservation communities and the capacity-building program with local NGO partners and/or consultants in developing products produced by the community.
  • Supply an environmentally friendly regional planning team with information for location portfolios.
  • Develop and implement innovative scientific methods, analysis, tools, and frameworks to meaningfully engage communities and other stakeholders in the development of an environmentally friendly community economy.
  • Use various tools to obtain various levels of legal interest in land and implement various strategies to get public and private support for YKAN conservation priorities.
  • Develop YKAN strategic goals for jurisdictional and landscape conservation and protection.
  • Coordinate support in community initiatives to take part in forest conservation, climate change mitigation, livelihood development, etc.
  • Connect community institutions with government, village, sub-district and district levels, private companies, NGOs, etc.
  • Carry out support for the implementation of community-based forest management plans.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings and workshops at the community level.
  • Collect, document, and analyze various types of data and information related to the development of environmentally friendly livelihoods.
  • Coordinate technical and logistical supports during fieldwork and field trips, etc.
  • Geographic size and scope are East Kalimantan and other provinces of the SEGAR program.                                                    
  • Coordinate engagement with donors and relevant government agencies.
  • Plan and direct work on SIGAP replication and scale-up through SEGAR and other projects. 
  • Responsible for performance management, training, and development.
  • Maintain records (baseline, impact, lesson learnt) related to SIGAP replication and scale-up.             
  • May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently and on short notice, sometimes on weekends.
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