Vacancy Announcement: Agroforestry & Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Specialist Based in Lombok/Bima

 About the organisation:

Yayasan Relief Islami Indonesia (YRII) is an independent humanitarian and development organization. YRII, previously Islamic Relief Worldwide in Indonesia as globally with Islamic Relief Worldwide we have been fighting poverty and injustice for 30 years, in a world where more than three billion people still live in poverty.

Country Purpose:

Islamic Relief Worldwide in Indonesia has been operating since 2003, and officially became the Yayasan Relief Islami Indonesia in January 2022. The objective of the Yayasan Relief Islami Indonesia program is to contribute to the social welfare of the Indonesian people and to alleviate suffering. The main sector for the programme include:

·       Water and Sanitation

·       Sustainable livelihood

·       Education

·       Child Welfare

·       Shelter

·       Disaster Risk Reduction

·       Climate Change

The geographical area: NTB, Aceh, Central Sulawesi, West Sulawesi and Jakarta Province and will be expanded to all regions of Indonesia according to the development of the organization. The implementation of the program is carried out directly by YRII or through cooperation partners.

Yayasan Relief Islami Indonesia is seeking  Agroforestry & Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Specialist based in Lombok/Bima

Reporting Line:

Post   holder   would   directly   report    to   Project Coordinator under   the   overall   guidance   and supervision of Area Coordinator

Job purpose:

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Agroforestry and CCA Specialist will provides and support with technical assistance to the local partners in agriculture, forestry, climate change and related sectors. The Agroforestry  and CCA Specialist will support planning, implementation of agro forestry related intervention to the local partners adhered to the project focus.  S/he will liaise with project stakeholder (project team,  local government, local partners, volunteers, right holders and etc), In addition s/he will work closely with Local partners,  and meal officer to ensure  project deliverables achieved on scope, time and budget.

S/He must perform  her/his assigned areas with respect  to technical assessments, awareness raising, rights holders profiling, designing and delivering trainings. The respected position will capacitate the partner staff and volunteers   in undertaking  their duties and assignment  accordingly

 Specific Skills &Responsibilities:

·       Provide advice on what agroforestry practices are the most resilient to climate change depending on the local context in the target project districts.

·       Provide advice on quality tree planting material for farmers

·       Train and advice project beneficiaries (farmers, communities) on tree planting, bio-energy plantation establishment and maintenance operations

·       Track the progress of project implementation on daily, weekly and monthly bases and report to Area or Project Coordinator for further review and evaluation

·       Bridge the communication with Islamic relief partner in the project area

·       Document project learning, meetings, changes and activity reports undertaken by project team

·       Assist the data management in YRII and partners

·       Maintain close relationship with CCA working group at the national and regional level.

·       Liaises with partners, GO and NGOs to exchange knowledge and good practices of Climate Change Adaptation

·       Work on AX system to ensure all compliance related to finance, logistic are settled.

·       Prepare any form of report (weekly, monthly and progress report)

·       Along with partner lead, assess and review the performance of the volunteers and prepare recommendation for improvement


·       Relevant education background in agroforestry, social development, management

·       Three years minimum experience  in agroforestry, climate change or relevant field.

·       Capacity to work under pressure

·       Computer literate with fluency of using Microsoft Word, Excel, survey tools


·       Experience  and knowledge in agro-forestry with farmers and organized farmer groups

·       Experience and knowledge on climate change

·       Demonstrated ability to conduct/oversee evaluations, reviews, assessments, etc.

·       Experience  in the  evaluation   of  development  projects  using  a  range  of  qualitative  and quantitative methods.

·       Expertise in CCA  and Community Engagement is preferred

·       Able to write report  quality report  supported by data and evidence

·       Project management skill is required

·       Flexible

·       Knowledge  and  practical  understanding  of  and  ability  to  work  within  both  relief  and development NGO contexts.

 Strong interest in development work with respect for confidentiality and commitment to YRII overall aims and objectives, including gender, equality and equal opportunities in all aspects of YRII’s work.

YRII is a faith based-non government organization that respects diversity and inclusiveness. Applicants from diverse religions, gender, race, and physical impairment are encouraged to apply.


All YRII team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field project


Yayasan Relief Islami Indonesia participates in the inter-Agency Misconduct Scheme to ensure that our operations and programs, staff, representatives, children, young people and people at risk are protected against the risk of harm and abuse. With a zero-tolerance approach YRII is committed to responding appropriately and constructively to any and all information related to safeguarding issues during recruitment process.

How to apply :

Please send only your application letter and CV to the email address:  

Applications submit directly to Yayasan Relief Islami Indonesia Office will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The deadline for submitting applications:   4 February 2022