Position: Deputy Country Director – Indonesia
Location: ZSL London Zoo – NW1
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a world-renowned centre of excellence for conservation science and applied conservation. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. This is realised by carrying out field conservation and research in over 50 countries across the globe and through education and awareness-raising at our two zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take conservation action.
ZSL Indonesia is a highly diverse programme with projects involving climate change, public-private-people partnerships, sustainable landscape management, in addition to species conservation (namely the Sumatran tiger), protected area management, and combatting wildlife crime.
ZSL Indonesia is seeking a dynamic and highly experienced individual at a senior level, working closely with the Country Director and the Head of Asia to lead and support the ZSL Indonesian programme. We are offering an exciting opportunity for an innovative and adaptable individual with extensive management experience to assist the Country Director in developing and delivering a suite of projects, streamlining the current operations in line with the highest standards prescribed by ZSL head office and external donors and stakeholders.
The post-holder will report to the Country Director of Indonesia and will manage a team of staff based at our Head office in Bogor, Java and in our field project in Sumatra.
The post-holder should have a proven track record in integrated development and conservation project management in Asia with experience dealing with large scale projects and large scale donor management and/or a higher degree in an appropriate subject such as conservation biology, environmental economics, conservation/development policy or a related discipline.
Candidates should also have:
The position will be based at ZSL’s offices in Bogor – Indonesia and will involve significant travel to relevant countries including our Main offices in London, Regents Park.
A full job description for this role can be accessed here.
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