Januari 29, 2021

The Nature Conservancy Job Vacancy: BHS Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator, Sorong – West Papua ted agencies in all YKAN work locations in West Papua Province.

Yayasan Konservasi Alam Nusantara, is the main partner of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Indonesia. YKAN mission is to inherit sustainable natural environment for future generations by preserving lands and water terein in which all lives depends on, through management of protected reserved area, vital species habitat conservation and local communities empowerment.

We currently have an opening for: BHS STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

The BHS Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator provides technical leadership & support by planning, directing, and implementing preserve management programs and stewardship in all YKAN work locations in West Papua Province, Indonesia. The project modules for which the Coordinator will have technical and financial responsibility include MPA program planning, conservation planning and strategies, implementation of MPA management in coordination with local partners, evaluation and measuring of success, coordination of surveillance with local authorities, biological and social monitoring, community outreach and communications. S/he contributes towards establishing the conservation partnership and negotiates complex and innovative solutions with government agencies and landowners to conserve and protect natural resources and the communities that relay upon them. S/he ensures the program is managed in an effective and efficient manner to develop key conservation partnership, build the capacity of partners and stakeholders in order to identify and resolve technical issues and to widely communicate solutions and best practices. The partners and stakeholders include both public and private organizations, village leaders, governmental agencies at village, subdistrict, district and provincial level, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector.

The BHS Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator will assist in the implementation of the Community Development program which will be implemented in all YKAN work locations using the SIGAP approach. S/He will help develop and maintain good relationships with the local authorities and communities and networks with partners in order to gain strong support from them and get their involvement.

The BHS Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator coordinates and consults regularly with the Marine & Fisheries Agency of West Papua Province, Management Unit of MPA and other relaThe BHS Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator works closely with the Papua Bird’s Head Seascape Manager on the development of annual work plans, budgets, and progress reports including donor reports. In managing the site-based conservation, s/he must ensure and is responsible for the implementation of all activities in compliance with YKAN’s policies and procedures.

The BHS Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator reports to the Papua Bird’s Head Seascape Manager and is based in Sorong, Papua Barat, Indonesia.


  1. BA/BS, law or business degree and 5 years’ experience in natural resource management or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience negotiating complex agreements.
  3. Supervisory experience.
  4. Experience communicating with the public and/or media both in writing and verbally.
  5. Experience using applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Web Browsers.
  6. Experience with principles of land acquisition.
  7. Experience in training and curriculum design

Please send your CV and application letter to recruitment.indo@ykan.or.id, not later than February 9, 2021. Please insert the position title you are interested to apply on the subject line.





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