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Coral Triangle Initiative

Sales & Business Development, Operations · Full-time
Manado, Manado City, North Sulawesi, Indonesia · Remote
Posted on Friday, March 10, 2023


Coral Triangle Initiative Regional Conservation Trust Fund

(Hybrid position, preferably based in Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia)


The Coral Triangle Initiative Regional Conservation Trust Fund (“CTI-RCTF,” “RCTF,” or “the Fund”) is being established to finance programs that support the critical marine and coastal resources in the Coral Triangle. The proposed mission of the RCTF is "to support sustainable and effective management of a regional network of Marine Protected and Conserved Areas benefitting nature and communities in the Coral Triangle.” The design and development of the Fund is being led by the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) Regional Secretariat (RS), and supported by a range of strategic partners, the CT6 countries, and potential donors.  The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA) are providing technical assistance to the creation of the RCTF. The Fund is designed to create added value beyond the country financial contributions to the RS and any grant funds that current donors and NGOs provide, and to work in collaboration with existing national CTFs.


The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the RCTF will serve as the leader of the Fund’s Secretariat, responsible for the establishment and day-to-day management of the Fund, and implementation of its mission, strategies, and policies.


  1. 10 years minimum working in international conservation and development with progressively increasing responsibility
  2. 5-8 years’ experience in fundraising, strategic planning, or institutional development
  3. 5-8 years’ experience in managing staff
  4. Master’s degree, or equivalent work experience, in the field of environment, economics, finance, or conservation
  5. Extensive regional experience is highly desirable
  6. Excellent communication skills in English
  7. Knowledge of additional regional (CT6) languages desirable
  8. Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural, dynamic, diverse environment.


Please submit your application which includes a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, at least 3 (three) work references by 31 March 2023 to regional.secretariat@cticff.org.

The position is subject to open competition regardless of race, color, gender, mother tongue, religion and beliefs, or the national, ethnic or social origin.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Coral Triangle Initiative is an equal opportunity employer.
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