[Traineeship Program Notice] GIZ Indonesia for Peatland Management and Rehabilitation (PROPEAT) project: Traineeship for Peat and Mangrove Ecosystem Management

 As a part of Indonesia – German Cooperation in reducing emission from forestry sector as well as improving livelihood of rural communities a project name Peatland Management and Rehabilitation has been implemented.  The project aims to develop the planning and implementation capacities to rehabilitate peat ecosystem and mangrove forest in Kayan Sembakung Delta of North Kalimantan. The project also supports improving peatland management in East Kalimantan where Middle Mahakam area is the largest part of peat hydrological unit in East Kalimantan. The module combines policy and capacity development measures. Activities are implemented at the macro-meso and micro levels (pilot measures are used here as well).  Improved management practices of peat and wetland ecosystem is one of the expected outputs from this project. The support for social forestry in peat and mangrove ecosystem and development of Desa Mandiri Peduli Gambut (DMPG) are among others. 


For this reason, PROPEAT seeks a qualified Indonesian candidate of trainee for the following position:


Traineeship for Peat and Mangrove Ecosystem Management


A. Responsibilities

Experience and learn the inner working of the project and at the same time support the Peatland Management and Rehabilitation project in supporting the selected villages (Bebatu and/or Salimbatu) in social forestry, paludiculture demonstration plot and implementation of silvofishery concept in North Kalimantan.


B. Tasks

·      Assist the Community Based Peatland Management and Mangrove Rehabilitation advisor in facilitating the social forestry management board in North Kalimantan;

·      Assist in the planning process and implementation of set up silvofishery plot and/or paludiculture demonstration plot within the selected villages;

·      Assist in organizing the meeting and event at the village level;

·      Provide the support to review planning document in village forest management or related management document;

·      Learn to participate in the planning, execution and documentations of meetings, workshops, training, seminars and other events related to community-based management of peatland and mangrove in the scope of the project;

·      Learn to organize and disseminate information from the event or monitoring activity by preparing minutes of the meeting on the activities in peatland and mangrove management to the team members. 


C.    Required qualifications, competences and experience


·      Active student or fresh graduate with Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry or its equivalent.


Professional experiences

·      Voluntary experience in forestry survey and field work with the local community;

·      Basic knowledge of peatland and mangrove ecosystem and its management;

·      Good oral and written communications in English and Indonesia;

·      Good conceptual, inter-personal, communication, negotiation, co-ordination, facilitation and representation skills;

·      Knowledge and skills about digitalization;

·      Strong interest to work on issues related to gender, natural resource management, and aquaculture.


Other knowledge, additional competences

·      Good communication, organisational and information management skills;

·      Intercultural understanding is additional advantage;

·      Self-motivated with time and stress management skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.

·      Good command of Ms. Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word);

·      Experience with data management and picture editing software/application is an advantage;

·      Ability to work in a team and to adapt to an international working environment.



The traineeship is available for college or university student or graduated not longer than one year after graduation from a college or university


Please be informed that you are only allowed to apply for this traineeship, if you are currently enrolled as a student or graduated not longer than one years ago.


Duty Station: Tanjung Selor

Working Hours: 5 working days per week, 8 working hours per day

Expected Joining Date: ASAP

Duration of Internship: 3 months

Reporting to: Advisor (on KPH development, Capacity building and Knowledge management - North Kalimantan)


Interested candidates shall submit comprehensive resume and a motivation letter to: recruitment-indo@giz.de before November 24th, 2021


Please put: PROPEAT – MR  as your email subject and name the files using following format: [Your Complete Name]_[Motivation Letter/CV] (i.e: Nakula Sadewa _CV or Nakula Sadewa _Motivation Letter or Nakula Sadewa _Reference)


Only short-listed candidates will be notified