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Technical Writer and Research Associate - Asia

Jakarta, Indonesia
4 days ago
Full time role

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Wildlife Works' mission is to ​​create market-based solutions for wildlife and ecosystem conservation that drives direct financing and self governance ...

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Job Description

About Wildlife Works

Wildlife Works is a global REDD+ Project development and management company with an innovative, market-based approach to climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation. Over its 20+ year history, Wildlife Works established a successful model that uses the emerging carbon offset marketplace to protect threatened forests and wildlife, while funding indigenous and forest-dwelling communities. REDD+ allows us to partner with communities from tropical forest countries to monetize their forest and biodiversity assets, whether they are communities, land ownership groups or governments. Wildlife Works manages a portfolio of current and prospective REDD+ projects throughout the tropics and is growing to meet market demand and interest in our innovative approach.

Job Summary

Wildlife Works seeks a candidate for the position of Technical Writing and Research Associate, Asia to contribute to technical documents in support of the delivery of high-quality emission reduction offsets for Wildlife Works’ Asian Projects.

The candidate will work with the global and regional teams, amassing information to contribute to mission-critical technical documents, such as Project Description documents (PDs), yearly monitoring reports (MRs), and feasibility and pre-feasibility studies. The candidate will be expected to produce clear, accurate contributions for the intended audience. The Technical Writing and Research Associate, Asia should have broad general writing experience in English. Familiarity with scientific documentation is desired, preferably with an interest in and knowledge of forest conservation, biodiversity and social monitoring.

The Technical Writing and Research Associate, Asia will report to the Lead Technical Writer based in Burlington, Vermont USA. However, the position will be based in the Wildlife Works’ Asia regional office in Jakarta. The Technical Writing and Research Associate, Asia will work day-to-day with Asia Regional Staff. The candidate is expected to produce high quality documents on schedule according to tight, but reasonable time constraints. The position requires a passionate individual with excellent cross-cultural communication skills to support Wildlife Works’ international REDD+ projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute written content to Wildlife Works technical documents, including pre-feasiblity reports, feasibility reports, Project Descriptions (PDs), Project Monitoring Reports (MRs), project summaries, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), technical documentation, templates, meeting minutes, and other documents as required.
  • Amass and document content from Wildlife Works’ regional and global staff according to assigned timelines and deadlines.
  • Describe research results with clarity and thoroughness, while ensuring consistency of style and content.
  • Adhere to documentation criteria consistent with accreditation bodies (such as Verra), as well as Wildlife Works’ applicable document templates.
  • Prepare supporting representations of technical data including charts, figures, and other data visualizations.
  • Communicate professionally and comfortably to your colleagues across multiple applications, time zones and cultures / work styles.
  • Maintain documentation efficiencies and organization in support of Wildlife Works project sourcing, development, accreditation and yearly verification.

Requirements

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, Journalism or science/technical discipline.
  • 5+ years of demonstrable writing experience in an academic institution or private sector.
  • Excellent command of the English and Bahasa Indonesia languages.
  • Robust attention to detail, impeccable grammar and strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to solicit, compile and explain work of colleagues.
  • Adept interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate in a multi-cultural team.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word advanced reference and editing functions, including the use of track changes, cross referencing, citations and automatic caption management.
  • Legal authorization to work in Indonesia.

Preferred:

  • Proficiency in local or regional languages.
  • Research experience in science, technology, engineering, or math.
  • Experience in collaboration with international teams.

Wildlife Works' mission is to ​​create market-based solutions for wildlife and ecosystem conservation that drives direct financing and self governance ...

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