Job Vacancy

Riau Islands Regional Manager

Pohon Jelutung

The Role

The Riau Islands Regional Manager develops, manages, and advances conservation programs, plans and methods for YKAN-USAID Kolektif Project in Riau Islands and Bangka Belitung Province.

What We can Achieve Together

Together with YKAN and Yayasan Keanekaragaman Hayati Indonesia (KEHATI), we will collaborate in the implementation of the USAID Konservasi Laut Efektif (USAID Kolektif) to effectively protect Indonesia’s marine biodiversity through improving existing Marine Protected Area (MPA) management, functions, and benefits.

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, with experience in protection of Indonesia’s marine biodiversity. This position is responsible for developing the methods and implementation on the data compilation and collection related to target MPAs within Riau Islands Province. The Manager provides technical leadership & support the YKAN-USAID Kolektif Project by planning, directing, and implementing preserve management programs and stewardship. This position serves as the principle contact to government agencies, other conservation organizations, foundations, and the academic community.

The Riau Islands Regional Manager will be based in Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands with frequent travel to YKAN Jakarta Office and YKAN – USAID KOLEKTIF Project target areas. This position will report to the YKAN Kolektif Team Leader.

Please download the detailed job description from below link:

What You’’ll Bring:

  • BA/BS, law or business degree and 5 years’ experience in natural resource management 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 in English communication, oral and written.
  • Good computing skill in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Web Browsers.
  • Experience in delivering training and curriculum design.

What We Bring:

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

Apply Now:

To apply for this position, submit your CV and cover letter to with the subject line of the position title you are applying.

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