Project Officer – EnABLE (2 positions)

I. Position Information
Job Title : Project Officer (2 positions)
Location : Samarinda
Duration of Contract : 12 months (possibility to extend)
Direct Supervisor : Project Coordinator EnABLE

II. Project Context
The World Bank with the resources provided by the EnABLE, a multi-donor trust fund, is financing a project to enhance the inclusion of target marginalized and disadvantaged groups in the East Kalimantan Emission Reduction Program (ERP) through enhanced awareness of and access to carbon and non-carbon benefits. Full details of the Indonesia EnABLE Project and associated East Kalimantan ERP are available on the World Bank website (https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/climatechange/brief/enable-enhancing-access-to-benefits-while-lowering-emission).

Project beneficiaries are marginalized groups, particularly adat and women, within the populations of approximately 95 villages in Paser Regency, Penjamin Paser Utara, and Kutai Barat Districts. The selected villages will be located within the existing forest cover in East Kalimantan province, and are eligible ERP villages, having been selected due to the high potential for emission reductions. In addition, the project will benefit government officials and other stakeholders by enhancing their capacity to deliver more inclusive ERP activities. Local NGOs will be recruited to support implementation of EnABLE by Kemitraan – especially organizations led by and representing indigenous groups – and will benefit from capacity building as a result of being involved in managing the project.

The development objective is to enhance the inclusion of target marginalized and disadvantaged groups in the East Kalimantan Emission Reduction Program (ERP) through enhanced awareness of and access to carbon benefits. The Project comprises of 3 main components:

COMPONENT 1: Capacity building and awareness raising for inclusive delivery of ERP
COMPONENT 2: Support for inclusive, nature-positive livelihoods and low-carbon practices
COMPONENT 3: Project management, monitoring and evaluation, & knowledge dissemination

The Partnership for Governance Reform (KEMITRAAN) is the selected Implementing Agency for EnABLE Phase-II. KEMITRAAN will be responsible to manage and implement the Project throughout the project cycle and liaise with the key stakeholders in project implementation. In ensuring the effectiveness implementation of the Project, KEMITRAAN will form a quality Project Management Unit that will manage the day to day implementation and monitoring-evaluation of the Project. To carry out the expected development objectives and outputs above, KEMITRAAN will recruit Project Officers that will lead and coordinate the project implementation at the subnational and community level. Under the guidance and direct supervision of Project Coordinator, the Project Officer will provide oversight on the assigned project location(s) and is primarily responsible for coordination of project related activities. S/He will be responsible for coordinating the overall project planning, implementation, monitoring of progress, facilitation of requirements to secure project progress, synergize activities across the relevant staff and experts within the project, coordination and relationship building with key stakeholders, including relevant sub-national and local governments, within the specifically assigned project location(s) to her/him.

EnABLE Project Officer will be based in Samarinda and will work closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist of EnABLE, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer fo Kemitraan, Field Supervisors of EnABLE, Community Facilitators, Admin & Procurement Officer of Kemitraan, Finance & Grant Officers of Kemitraan, Project Finance and Administration Assistants, Consultants /Experts and Advisors, CSO partners, Government institutions (MoEF, Local governments), The World Bank Task Team for EnABLE Indonesia, and other staffs within KEMITRAAN’s office.

III. Functions / Key Results Expected

  • Coordination of Project-related activities
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • External relations
  • Administration

IV. Recruitment Qualifications
Education: • Undergraduate degree in environment and/or natural resource management, forestry, environmental policy and or other relevant fields.
Experience:
• Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in the environment and natural resources management sector, including proven experience in emission reduction program, climate change mitigation, forestry and community-based development
• 3 years of successful record in project implementation at middle level.
• Knowledge of Indonesian current legislation, policies, and standards in the field of environment, natural resource management and climate change is desirable.
• Previous experience of working in an international organization with focus on forest management, REDD+, climate change, and relevant issues
• Extensive networks and positive working relationships with Government partners at the subnational (East Kalimantan) and local level is preferred
• Previous experience of working and sound knowledge of social and environmental baseline condition in the Project area is plus advantage.

For the complete Terms of Reference please download the following link:

https://kemitraan.or.id/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/ToR-Project-Officer_EnABLE_Final.pdf

To apply for this position please submit your CV and other supporting documents as required using this link https://hris.kemitraan.or.id/kemitraan-recruitment-form/ no later than June 13, 2024.  Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

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