Vacancy of Junior Project Officer for ICRAF – Bogor

The The World Agroforestry Centre is one of a network of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). As a global leader in agroforestry research and development, ICRAF’s ultimate purpose is to improve human welfare by reducing poverty, increasing cash income, improving food and nutritional security, and increasing environmental resilience through improved agroforestry systems. ICRAF has it’s headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and works in 21 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America.

In 1993, the World Agroforestry Centre opened a program for Southeast Asia with Bogor, in Indonesia, as its regional headquarters. We currently work in five Southeast Asian countries including Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and China.

TOR: Junior Project Officer
The Position. Under the guidance of the Functional Unit Leader (FUL) of Policy Analyst Unit (POLAN), The Project Officer will be providing support to the implementation of project activities. She/he will be assigned and responsible on the implementation of projects under POLAN. In direct coordination with the FUL and Policy Analyst of POLAN, she/he will also work closely with the relevant stakeholders involved, and will report to the FUL on daily basis.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in managing daily project activities
Prepare ToR for consultants and partners in conducting research or other services, manage their contracts and review the reports
Assist in donor relation (donor communication and consultation, progress report, program evaluation, donor mission)
Assist in preparing project annual reports (technical and financial), annual work-plan and budget
Assist in developing proposal
Monitor funding level and be responsible to manage project expenses
Arranging, managing and monitor collaboration with partners to carry out capacity building trainings, workshops, and researches
Involve in project evaluation at project end.
Collaborate with partners (sharing knowledge, jointly conducting activities or proposals)
Attend and present project results in meetings, workshops, seminars as requested by FUL.
Develop and manage e-learning capacity building and research website.
Assist the implementation of communication strategy within the unit network as requested by Functional Unit Leader.
Write articles for Southeast Asia Tales, Kiprah Agroforestri and other relevant media.
Acting as facilitator in research workshops
Involved in project related researches as requested by Functional Unit Leader
Other related tasks assigned by Unit Leader
At least 3 (three) years of relevant experience, preferably on climate change and rural development.
Experience in working with not-for-profit organizations and government institutions.
Research on natural resource management background will be an advantage
Good networking skills and knowledge on local and national NGOs in Indonesia
Excellent communication skills both in English and Bahasa Indonesia (reading, writing, verbal and presentation).
Computer literate (on Window based-systems including Excel and ACCESS).,
Please submit your application with relevant qualifications, experiences, names and address of three referees (including telephone, fax numbers and email address) and a recent photograph in MS Word or Pdf format (Max. 500 kb), not later than: 27 April 2010 to:
ICRAF-SEA Human Resources Unit
Code: ‘Junior Project Officer

Only short-listed applicants meeting the requirements stated above will be contacted.

ICRAF believes that staff diversity promotes excellence, and strongly encourages women to apply. We invite you to learn more about ICRAF and website to get a complete Term of Reference of the position at our web site :

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