Posted on 04 November 2016 by \"umi sugiharti email@example.com [Head-Hunter]\"
Surveying / Mapping Coordinator
Abt Associates intends to respond to an upcoming Request for Proposalfrom the Indonesian Government, through the Millennium ChallengeAccount-Indonesia, to implement a one-year project helping over 300 ruralvillages in fifteen districts throughout the country to delineate and demarcate their boundaries and map their resources toattract future investment in areas that will improve rural livelihoods in anenvironmentally sustainable manner. Inthis project, Abt Associates and its team of Indonesian specialists andsubcontractors will work with local communities and government in aparticipatory process to determine each community's physical boundaries andthen mapping its natural and cultural resource areas to create a geo-spacialdatabase of its land, assets, and resources.
Abt Associates is seeking a Surveying/Mapping Coordinator who willdirectly report to the project' Chief of Party and be responsible for thetechnical surveying and mapping component of the project. This position will support and overseesubcontractors who will provide geodectic and unmanned aerial systems (UAS)surveying of village boundaries and closely work with other technical andimplementation specialists on the project team. The position will be based in Jakarta and require travel to remotelocations in the field.
Roles and Responsibilities
a. Provide day-to-day technical and operationalplanning and supervision of the technical surveying/mapping aspects of theimplementation of the participatory Village Boundary Setting and ResourceMapping (VBS/RM) process in selected subdistricts and villages;
b. Participate in the district and subdistrictlevel planning meeting and serve as technical surveying / mapping resourceperson in all meetings, as needed;
c. Provide expert support to the DistrictCoordinators, Kecamatan Technical Working Groups and the Village ParticipationTeams as needed in surveying /mapping issues which arise during the VBS/RMprocess;
d. Prepare data and materials related to field workfor use in for technical reports and presentations. Coordinate directly withthe Chief of Party, District Coordinators, and other project staff in the planning,coordination, and implementation of field work, office processing, andpreparation of reports and presentations;
e. Coordinate and liaise with BIG regardingtechnical aspects of VBS/RM including data feeding to relevant databases,specifying data requirements, boundary markers, and ground control points
a. Bachelor's degree in natural resourcemanagement, forestry, geography, geodetic engineering, or related field.
b. Seven years of experience in project planningand management, especially in the management of community-based naturalresource management, community development, or participatory mapping projects.
c. Demonstrated skill in management oftechnical teams and communication and interaction with local government andcommunity representatives.
d. Knowledge of mapping and or land useplanning. Knowledge of unmanned aerial vehicle utilization for GIS mapping /surveying is an advantage.
e. Knowledge on and experience in participatorymethodologies;
f. Demonstrated ability to work independentlywith minimum supervision;
g. Previous work experience in Indonesia as wellas strong knowledge of Indonesian land issues;
h. Ability to travel to remote locations inIndonesia;
i. Fluency in English both in written andoral. Mandatory experience in writing technical reports in both the English andIndonesian languages.
The following qualificationis also desirable:
a. Fluency in Bahasa Indonesia
Interested candidates maysend a CV and cover letter to soon as possible but no later than 11 November 2016. Only qualified candidates willbe contacted.
Thank you for your interestin Abt Associates.
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