TFT is taking action all over the world to transform supply chains, creating change from boardrooms to forests and factories.

We’re constantly growing and we’re often looking for new people to join our team.

Our current vacancies are listed below. We’re always interested in hearing from people who have passion, skills and talent. If you’d like to join us but are not applying for an existing vacancy, you can submit a spontaneous or intern application via the link at the bottom of the page.

Current Vacancies

HR and GA Officer – Indonesia

HR and GA Officer – Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia

Deadline: 12/15/2018

The Forest Trust

TFT (The Forest Trust) is an international fast growing non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.

TFT is seeking an experienced and motivated professional

HR and GA Officer

Based in Jakarta, Indonesia

About The Forest Trust (TFT)

TFT currently has presence in 19 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. We employ 230 people worldwide and work with big and small companies, communities and producers of raw materials to create compelling cases of transformation. With an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, we work on the ground with people to create inspiring transformation stories. We focus on creating value, engage without judging and carry hope and a positive vision of the future.

What Makes Us Unique

Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.

What We Offer

 A unique work experience in a fast-growing and dynamic non-profit directly impacting the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains.

 A dynamic environment with the chance to work in a multicultural team.

 The opportunity to lead complex projects, build customer relationships and develop new business, with exposure to different tasks.

Responsibilities and Scope

The Human Resources & General Affairs Officer will be a member of the TFT Team, focusing on human resources management aspect related to human resources, general affairs, and legal in Indonesia.

 Providing with minimum lead time process of HR & GA matters

 Assisting administration of medical reimbursement outpatient of employee and facilitating excess claim inpatient of employee with insurance company

 Assisting recruitment process such as delivery of application form, interview room, interview schedule, etc.

 Assisting administration of expatriate (Visa, KITAS, etc.) and coordination with third parties

 Assisting administration for training, workshop arrangement, etc.

 Preparing contract or agreement for employee, consultant, third party

 Coordinating with General Affairs Officer in Semarang Office related to procurement

 Maintain good communications and relations with employees

 Writing Monthly Reports for related activity

Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications

 Minimum Bachelor degree in related fields

 Minimum 4 years relevant occupational working experience

 Ability to understand Human Resources & General Affairs role and responsibilities

 Excellent knowledge of MS Office program

Language skills:

 Strong spoken and written skills in Indonesian and English

Personal characteristics:

 Flexibility, takes initiative/proactive and positive attitude;

 Ability to work within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;

 Ability to handle multiple tasks and work autonomously;

 Committed to TFT values:

○ Focus on action and on-the-ground results;

○ Entrepreneurial spirit;

○ Client-focused;

○ Open collaboration and communication;

○ Humble;

○ Respect for each other.

Working conditions / Physical effort:

 Based in Jakarta, Indonesia

 1 year contract – extendable

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email to indonesia.recruitment@tft-earth.org. The position will be open until filled. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Indonesian Coordinator of Kumacaya initiative – Indonesia

Indonesian Coordinator of Kumacaya initiative – Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia

Deadline: 12/19/2018

The Forest Trust

TFT (The Forest Trust) is an international fast growing and dynamic non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.

TFT is seeking a motivated, dynamic and friendly full-time:

Indonesian Coordinator of Kumacaya initiative

based in Jakarta, Indonesia

 

About The Forest Trust (TFT)

Kumacaya is an initiative of The Forest Trust (www.kumacaya.org ), an international fast growing and dynamic non-profit organization that helps companies transform the way they source raw materials, with the ultimate goal of protecting nature and improving peoples’ lives. TFT currently has presence in 19 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. We employ about 230 people worldwide and work with big and small companies as well as with communities and producers of raw materials.
The person chosen for this position will be coordinating Kumacaya action in Indonesia. He/she will be responsible to implementing the initiative in Indonesia. The main task will be to engage with civil society organisations & key individuals in the space to identify potential partners. He/she will arrange meetings to start socialising with local organisations working in the identified regions, and will research for the development of a model for Kumacaya that is replicable in the region.

About Kumacaya

The program is about helping to bridge the trust gap between industries and civil society. It is an innovative way of delivering truly independent, third-party monitoring of companies’ environmental and social commitments. At Kumacaya, we believe that civil society is best placed to provide independent monitoring and verification on the delivery of company commitments. The reason behind this thought process is because civil society exists in all the places touched by company supply chains. It is important to establish and promote constructive dialogue between the private sector and civil society, in order to be successful in making positive changes to supply chains. The impact of these connections will protect.

What Makes Us Unique

Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.

What We Offer

 A unique work experience in a fast-growing and dynamic non-profit directly impacting the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains.

 A dynamic environment with the chance to work in a multicultural team.

 The opportunity to lead complex projects, build customer relationships and develop new business, with exposure to different tasks.

Responsibilities and Scope

The country coordinator performs a variety of tasks including:

 Research on civil society organisations context and identify relevant civil society organisations such as NGO’s, civil society actors, experts, communities…

 Research on potential panellists

 Handling the due diligence and feedback from panellist and building the panellist database

 Follow-up socialisation of Civil society organisation

 Writing TORs and link with other teams

 Any other tasks and responsibilities appropriate to the level of this post as required by the Kumacaya Programme Manager

Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications

 Experience in relationship with CSO’s

 Interest in sustainability topics and personal alignment with TFT values

 Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills

 Attentive to details

 Self-starter, Ability to multi-task and prioritize

 Ability to work both autonomously and within a Team

 Competency in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

 Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience

 Immediate or early availability

Language skills :

 Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia

 Fluent in English

Working conditions / Physical effort:

 Based in Jakarta, Indonesia

 Some trips within Indonesia

Other information:

 1-year contract

 Immediate start

 Indonesia citizenship

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV via email to indonesia.recruitment@tft-earth.org & c.goubin@tft-earth.org. Please put your last name and IndoKumacaya2018 in the subject line of the email. Successful candidates will be contacted by email for an initial interview. The position will be open until filled. Only candidates who send a full application will be considered. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

INTERN / Living Soils – France

INTERN / Living Soils – France Lille, France 

Deadline: 12/15/2018

The Forest Trust

TFT (The Forest Trust) is an international fast growing and dynamic non-profit organization which helps companies transform their supply chains across the world for the benefit of people and nature.

TFT is seeking a motivated

INTERN – LIVING SOILS

Project Leader Assistant

based in Lille, France 

About The Forest Trust (TFT)

 TFT currently has presence in 19 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, India, and several locations within West Africa, Europe and the Americas. We employ 230 people worldwide and work with big and small companies, communities and producers of raw materials to create compelling cases of transformation. With an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, we work on the ground with people to create inspiring transformation stories. We focus on creating value, engage without judging and carry hope and a positive vision of the future.

What Makes Us Unique

Beyond providing advice on policy set up based on our strong technical expertise, we see the world through interactions and relationships. Operating between two worlds (NGO-Companies/Buyer-Supplier), we encourage our partners to look inside, and are not only their environmental conscience. In addition to traceability and assessments, we create and innovate solutions to the challenges companies and communities face.

What We Offer

  • A unique work experience in a fast-growing and dynamic non-profit directly impacting the conservation of the environment and improvements in human rights and social equity through supply chains.
  • A dynamic environment with the chance to work in a multicultural team.
  • The opportunity to lead complex projects, build customer relationships and develop new business, with exposure to different tasks.

About the Living Soils Initiative

The Living Soils Initiative, launched by TFT (The Forest Trust) aims to accelerate the adoption of conversation agriculture practices by Farmers. According to FAO this type of agricultural practices are bringing economical, agronomical and environmental benefits to farmers while fighting climate change, as they allow the storage of carbon in the soil. They can also play a critical role in biodiversity’s conservation and regeneration. Indeed, a living soil allows biodiversity to thrive in cultivated lands, by regenerating the very basis of food webs. Thus, TFT aims to fight climate change and restore ecosystems by regenerating cultivated lands, at scale.

TFT’s Living Soils initiative accompanies farmers who are willing to implement those conservation practices but who are lacking the technical support. Starting with a pilot project in a major French agricultural region, the initiative is innovating to scale-up these practices by creating new economical tools to finance farmer’s transitions.

Responsibilities and Scope

Under the responsibility of the project leader of the Living Soils Initiative, the intern’s responsibilities will be the below:

LIVING SOILS

  • In-depth study of retailers and agro-industrials agricultural supplies (from procurement specifications to agricultural practices on field), including both desk research and field study
  • Elaboration and follow up of action plans aimed at transforming agricultural practices towards conservation farming practices
  • Participation in projects development in France, including but not limited to mapping of key actors, crop rotations, agricultural practices
  • Support in research and information monitoring on the sectors (information monitoring on the sectors news, conferences, meets with producers on the field)
  • Support the project leader in the development of high quality project proposals

OTHER PRODUCTS

  • Implementation and follow up of traceability surveys on other sectors such as cocoa, soy or palm oil
  • Data analysis, risks prioritization, action plans recommendations

Requirements – Candidate Profile Minimum Qualifications

  • University degree or higher in a field related to agricultural science, rural development, agronomics
  • Good understanding and high interest in agroecology, ideally in conservation farming practices
  • Good understanding and a high interest in agricultural supply chains
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyse systems and identify key issues and risks
  • High level of rigor and autonomy
  • Interest and commitment for TFT’s visions and missions

The candidate will have to demonstrate rigor and practical sense in the different database analysis that will be given to him/her. Good analysis, synthesis, editorial and organizational skills will be also required. Plus, the autonomy and initiatives shall guarantee a versatility in the missions.

Language skills:

  • Strong communication skills in French (speaking and writing)
  • Good communication skills in English (speaking and writing) preferred

Personal characteristics:

  • Ability to work in small teams with varying workloads
  • Passion for working on issues related to sustainability, resilience, human rights and supply chains
  • Hands-on, practical, innovative
  • Flexibility, takes initiative/proactive and positive attitude
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work autonomously
  • Committed to TFT values:
    • Focus on action and on-the-ground results;
    • Entrepreneurial spirit;
    • Client-focused;
    • Open collaboration and communication;
    • Humble;
    • Respect for each other.

Working conditions / Physical effort:

  • Based in Lille, France
  • Internship duration: 6 months or more
  • Starting date: ideally in January but flexible

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email to france.recruitment@tft-earth.org. The position will be open until the 15th of December 2018. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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