WRI Indonesia is looking for Research Analyst

Program Overview

World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent national research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. WRI Indonesia is affiliated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global environmental research organization that works with various stakeholders to support policies and practices that are sustainable and profitable. WRI works with leaders in more than 50 countries for more than 30 years, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe, Africa, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States.

Launched in early 2014, WRI Indonesia builds on WRI’s 20-year history in the country and the official establishment of WRI Indonesia office has strengthened our impacts on the ground in recent years. Our current work primarily focuses on forest and land-use. Over time WRI Indonesia aims to expand its portfolio to include climate, energy, and city and transportation. Therefore, it is important for the organization to identify and put in place the research building blocks for achieving the vision of WRI Indonesia supporting science- and data-driven decision making at national and sub-national level.

Job Summary

As our Research Analyst you will report to the EU SUPA Project Lead and play a crucial role in the successful implmentation of a project called: Sustainable Management Peatland and Haze Mitigation in Southeast Asia (SUPA). In this project, WRI Indonesia seeks to improve management of peatland in priority jurisdictions to reduce GHG emission from peat degradation and fires while promoting equitable land use practices to enhance local livelihoods; the initiative will also be strengthen by promoting the sustainable management of peatlands in the ASEAN region through collective actions and to enhance cooperation to support and sustain local livelihoods, reduce the risk of fire and associated haze and contribute to global environmental management.

The ASEAN Member States (AMS), especially countries with the most significant contribution to peat degradation, such as Indonesia and Malaysia, have taken several policy measures to address this issue. However, tackling the issue of peat can only be effective through holistic and proactive approaches across biophysical, social, and economic aspects, which require collective efforts from non-state actors (NSAs), such as local communities, private sector, non-governmental organisations (NGO), research institutions, financial institutions, etc.

WRI Indonesia supports the AMS’ effort to reduce fires and haze in the region by empowering SEA NSAs and improving their capacity on sustainable management and use of peatlands with the following objectives:

·       Enhanced and mainstreamed knowledge on sustainable peatland management through reliable data utilization, promotion of actionable research, and best practices implementation at local level.

·       Catalyzed investment and business model transformation of sustainable peat commodities

·       Improved awareness and capacity of NSAs and communities to collaborate and provide mutual assistance in the future for sustainable peatland management and protection

Job Responsibilities

The Peatland Research Analyst will be expected to use their scientific expertise to develop research pipeline and to conduct research for related topics across EU SUPA initiative. The research outcomes are intended to promote innovative solutions and data-driven analyses that accelerate restoration at-scale and transform business-as-usual into best practices.

Below is the breakdown of the responsibilities of the Research Analyst:

Research activities management and development (70%)

·       To coordinate and support research projects related to forests and landscape restoration, including but not limited to co-creating research concept notes and reviewing knowledge products

·       To coordinate and communicate with corresponding managers and/or lead to make sure restoration-related research products are aligned with projects’ objectives

·       To advise on research collaboration among WRI Indonesia’s partners

·       To ensure high-quality data inputs by providing feedback on WRI and/or partners’ research, and conduct and/or supervise fieldwork as necessary

·       Track and monitor the review process of restoration-related publications

·       Contribute to the development of research capacity among WRI staff and partners through training and consultation

·       Contribute to report writing, and other publishing to raise the profile of WRI Indonesia’s ongoing activities

Project management, coordination, and stakeholder engagement (30%)

·       Manage programs, budget and ensure timely and accurate completion of grants and sub grants reports.

·       Actively assist with fundraising efforts to strengthen WRI Indonesia’s research profile in the field of forestry

·       Collaborate and coordinate with staff across WRI Indonesia’s programs, as well as WRI Global, and external partners to advance the interest of research activities of WRI Indonesia as a whole

·       Liase with Science and Research Manager of the Global Restoration Initiative Team

·       Organize meetings internally and externally, when necessary

·       Participate in discussions, meetings, conferences with key stakeholders

·       Identify and engage with relevant partners at the national and subnational level

·       Actively assist with fundraising efforts to strengthen WRI Indonesia’s research profile in the field of forestry

Job Qualifications

·       Legally able to work in Indonesia

·       Minimum 5-10 years of experience in conducting research on environment and/or development with relevant program implementation and project management experience

·       Master’s degree in environmental policy/law, environmental sciences, natural resource study, sustainable development, development study, or similar fields

·       Experience in building network of relationships and partnerships with governments, civil society, and other stakeholders engaged in environmental issues

·       Strong team player with ability to work across institutional departments/programs

·       Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia and English

·       Strong communication, writing, and research skills

·       Candidate must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and logical thinker with an ability to multi task, and work well under pressure

·       Flexibility and willingness to explore unfamiliar issues are all qualities that will be looked upon the hiring process

Contract Arrangement

Successful candidate will be appointed on 3 (three) months of probation period under consultancy contract. Upon successful completion of probationary period based on performance review by WRI Indonesia, he/she will be appointed as a Full-Time employee for 1 (one) year period.

Must have authorization to work in Indonesia to be eligible for this position.

Final candidates might be required to take a writing test and to produce two writing samples when needed.

Remuneration: Remuneration is commensurate with experience and skills. WRI offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package.

Qualified applicants should apply online through https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/job/ofGmbfwc in order to be formally considered. 

Application close: 1700 (Jakarta Time), 25 October 2019. We will close the advert earlier when best candidates are identified at earlier dates. 

This is a locally engaged position; Indonesian nationals are encouraged to apply.

WRI Overview

World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade in order to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. We are passionate. We value our diversity of interests, skills and backgrounds. We have a flexible work environment. And we share a common goal to catalyze change that will improve the lives of people. Our shared ideals are at the core of our approach. They include: integrity, innovation, urgency, independence and respect. The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges, and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground.. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.

We have been growing rapidly: our staff has doubled in size over the past 5 years and our operating budget is now $100 million. Founded in 1982, WRI has a global staff of 800+ people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions. 

WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices.

WRI Indonesia is national entity (Yayasan) associated with the World Resources Institute (WRI), a global environmental research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. WRI work with various stakeholders in the natural resources sector to support policy and management that are both profitable and sustainable. WRI work with leaders in more than 50 countries for more than 30 years, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the United States.

Launched in early 2014, WRI Indonesia builds on WRI’s 10-year history in the country and strengthens our impact on the ground. In the short-to-medium term, WRI Indonesia aims to expand its presence and portfolio to include projects in the climate, energy, as well as city and transportation programs.

The World Resources Institute (http://www.wri.org) is an environmental and development research and policy organization that creates solutions to protect the Earth and improve people’s lives. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, it is WRI’s policy to recruit, hire, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, protected veteran status, or disability. WRI’s global agenda requires a staff that is diverse – with respect to race, gender, cultural, and international background. Diverse perspectives and experience enhance the way WRI selects and approaches issues, as well as the creativity and applicability of WRI's policy research and analysis. WRI, therefore, encourages applications from U.S. minorities, persons from other countries (especially developing nations), and from women of all backgrounds.

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