Econusa Foundation Vacancy: Program Associate – EcoNusa Business Incubation Specialist

 The EcoNusa Foundation is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance various local initiatives at national and international levels in an effort to provide support for sustainable fisheries and healthy ocean.

EcoNusa encourages the development of the capacity of civil society organizations to conduct advocacy, campaigns, communication, stakeholder engagement, and dialogue among stakeholders to meet the sustainable management of natural resources and promote transparency, conservation, and equality values. To achieve its mission, EcoNusa carries out several programs including: social movement for healthy ocean, policy advocacy, youth capacity building and awareness, and communication strategist.

The Econusa urgently invites the best, most-talented and highly-motivated individuals  to apply for the following vacancies:


Post title          : Program Associate – EcoNusa Business Incubation Specialist

Supervisor       : Chief Of Executive Officer

Unit                  : CEO Office

Duty Station    : Jakarta



Responsible for developing and implementing business model that can be implemented by EcoNusa to support community economic development and the effort for forests protection, coastal and marine protection as a part of EcoNusa sustainability strategy.

The Community Business Incubation Specialist is role with a focus on initial to advance development for key commodities based on community consultation and landscape priorities. This role will work closely with the all unit in EcoNusa.



·        Developing business and entity as a platform and run the operation of the business entity 

·     Research for the business opportunity that can be leverage by EcoNusa especially on community level and related with sustainable development effort in eastern Indonesia.

·        Developing a business model for each opportunity.

·        Connect the potential market with community product.

·        Liaison with Program, Learning and Operational teams ensuring effective working and efficient outcomes.

·     Identifying, developing and prototyping business solutions for community as solutions for sustainable livelihoods with key commodities and tourism (e.g. coffee, cocoa, sago, spices, coastal fishery, etc).

·     Identifying, developing and prototyping business and investment model and trade linkage (with value chain connection) for indigenous, village and conservation forests in Papua and Maluku.

·        Proactively engage key partners in the sectors and the government.

·        Support the planning, organisation and coordination of events and workshops as required.

·        Maintain the networks for the different programs and contribute to further development of the program. 



·        Minimum 5 years working experience with Master degree level.

·        Experience in business development and management.

·        Good experience in project and stakeholder management.

·        Knowledge of sustainability issues in the commodities, tourisms and landscape sectors.

·        Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially a very good working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.

·        Active, service and detail-oriented, analytical, structured and business minded.

·        Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

·        Able to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

·        This position demands intensive travels.



Internal : Works under CEO Office and close coordinate with Program, Operations and Communication Directorate.

External : Coordinates with government, community, market, vendor and other stakeholders.    

The job description covers the main tasks. Post holder may be required to carry out additional duties according to organizational needs and within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience

Please submit your letter of application and recent curriculum vitae with your portfolios by email to with subject “Program Associate – EcoNusa Business Incubation Specialist ” no later than May 2, 2021.


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Note: Only short-listed candidates will be notified