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Job Title : One Health Program Officer
Job Grade. : Band 3 – Class Professional Core
Base. : Bogor, West Java, with possible travel to project sites
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has a distinguished history of experts exploring and saving wildlife in some of the most remote and wild places remaining on Earth. WCS Indonesia Program (WCS-IP) has significantly grown over the last decades, and contributed substantially in supporting the Government of Indonesia (GoI), particularly Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) in conserving Indonesia’s biodiversity. WCS-IP currently has 5 thematic programs: Forest, Wildlife Trade and Policy, Marine, Rights and Community and the newest addition, the One Health program.
Through the new program, WCS-IP is aiming to add more support for MoEF, as part of the One Health authority in Indonesia, in enhancing the interlinked health of people, animal, and the environment while recognizing that intact and functioning ecosystems are the foundation of good health and wellbeing of all. This new cross-cutting program and its corresponding activities will be built from the already existing activities and new initiative at site, national and global level for reducing the risk of disease spillover and transmission from wildlife to human.
WCS-IP is currently seeking a Program Officer that is dynamic, well-organized, hard-working, and a committed team player to provide key technical support for developing the One Health program and its portfolio. The Program Officer will work with and assist the One Health Senior Coordinator to develop and implement the One Health-related activities that are embedded in other thematic programs. The One Health Program Officer will perform a variety of tasks, under the supervision of the One Health Senior Coordinator and in close collaboration with other programs and WCS-IP supporting units i.e Science and Technology; and Conservation Network and Partnership, covering two main areas: (i) Stakeholder engagement; and (ii) Program management and implementation.