• Senior Officer, Sustainable Palm Oil, Living Landscape Programme Jobs in Malaysia - 918127

  • 4 - 6 Years
  • Malaysia - Sabah - Kota Kinabalu
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Job Description

At WWF, we're passionate about finding the right person for the job. Selection is based on merit, skills, relevant experience, qualifications, culture fit and alignment to our values. We need knowledgeable, talented people who’re passionate about engaging and inspiring others. People who share our optimism that it’s possible to change the world. People who’re determined to make a difference.

Purpose of Job

The purpose of this position is to change the behavior of the medium-sized growers and commit them to the RSPO standards and/or NDPE policy in the production of palm oil in the context of multiple-use landscape that includes protection, production and restoration, through multi-stakeholder processes. As the programme adopts landscape approaches to conservation, it aims to balance the protection for forest and wildlife, productive uses of land and improve the livelihood of local growers. Sustainable production of oil palm is therefore the key measures to address deforestation and reducing the threat to forest and wildlife.

Key OutputsDevelop a database of supply chain information.Facilitate growers forum in both Tawau and Sugut landscapes.Organise and facilitate the creation group certification for the medium growers based on appropriate selection criterias.Ensure that medium-sized growers meet the NDPE policy.Assessment of medium-sized growers in terms of their readiness for certification.Improved compliance of medium-sized growers to the RSPO’s Principles and Criteria for sustainable palm oil; to the NDPE policy; and to the nationally or internationally accepted best management practices for agriculture.Assist medium-sized growers in meeting RSPO certification and NDPE requirements.Develop RSPO and HCV training modules of agricultural extension services.Organise tailored training for government agencies and NGOs that provide extension services to oil palm growers.Submit regular quarterly progress reports and Technical Progress Reports to the Project Manager or Project Leader.
A graduate with related academic and professional background.Mature and able to work with minimal supervision and has the capacity to act on issues with professionalism.A strong sense of project ownership and attention to detail.Must be able to work with minimal supervision, both in the field and in the office.Good understanding of current issues especially having knowledge on environmental and conservation issues, especially with regards to palm oil, will be an advantage.Knowledge on certification/assessment standards (e.g. RSPO, MSPO, ISCC, HCV, etc) and other procurement policies (e.g. NDPE policy, Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto or SPOM, etc) will be an advantage.Excellent written and oral skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia.Good interpersonal skills, innovative thinking, versatile ability to work in a team and work independently.Pleasant disposition, hard working, team player, committed and dedicated to the conservation cause.Must be computer literate and have the ability to use appropriate technology for presentation to partners, stakeholders and potential donors.

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Role:Senior Executive

Industry:Non-Profit Organisation/Social Services/NGO

Salary:Not Disclosed

Deadline:05th Oct 2019

Company Profile

We are a Malaysian organisation affiliated with WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), the international conservation organisation.Established as a national conservation trust on 13 January 1972, WWF-Malaysia began as a humble two person-organisation. Today, we have close to 200 people working for us – from Kedah to Sabah. Also known as Tabung Alam Malaysia, we are governed by a Board of Trustees.Our early work focused on scientific research of wildlife and important natural habitats. This work later expanded to the management of protected areas. Today, WWF-Malaysia’s work covers the broader issues of the natural environment, incorporating such aspects as policy work, environmental education, public awareness and campaigns.

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