Job Vacancy

Oceans Program Coordinator (South Sumatra)

Pohon Jelutung

The Role

The Ocean Program Coordinator (South Sumatera) develops, manages, and advances conservation programs, plans and methods for large-scale geographic areas of Indonesia Ocean Program (IOP) in South Sumatera, including MERA and SECURE program in villages in Ogan Komering Ilir (OKI).

What We can Achieve Together

The Ocean Program Coordinator (South Sumatera) provides program management support to overall management, operation, and coordination, ensuring the smooth implementation of the components of the MERA and SECURE Program in Ogan Komering Ilir (OKI) – South Sumatra in accordance with the standards set by the organization.

We’re looking for YOU:

Are you looking for a meaningful work and wanted to make a difference? Welcome to YKAN. At YKAN, with the mission to protect lands and waters on which all life depends, we provide innovative solutions for realizing harmony between people and nature, through effective management, non-confrontational approaches, and building collaborative partnerships with all stakeholders for a sustainable Indonesia. Together with you, we can make a difference.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate in conservation, and have experience in program implementation and reporting, including providing solutions to problems. The Ocean Program Coordinator (South Sumatera) supports MERA and SECURE teams in overseeing the development and implementation of different programs and projects in South Sumatera relating to provincial, district and particularly in OKI.

The Ocean Program Coordinator (South Sumatera) is based in Palembang, South Sumatra, and reports to the Coastal Resilience Senior Manager.

Please download the detailed job description from below link:

  • BA/BS in forestry, environmental studies, natural resource management, community development and 5 years’ experience in natural resource management, village mentoring or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience negotiating complex agreements. 
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience communicating with the public and/or media both in writing and verbally.
  • Experience using applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Web Browsers.
  • Experience in training and curriculum design.
  • Excellent communication skills via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

What We Bring:

We offer a competitive benefits package including health care benefits, annual leave, a positive work culture, and the opportunities to support people and nature in Indonesia.


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To apply for this position, kindly send your CV & application letter to: with the subject title of the position you are applying for, no later than August 28, 2023.