Fisheries Program Planning Manager

The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Bali, Indonesia 🇮🇩

Job ID: 53007

Location: Indonesia

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Bali, Indonesia

Bali Field Office


The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube   to hear stories from staff or visit  Glassdoor.

One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”


The Fisheries Program Planning Manager directs aspects of protection, science, stewardship, and community relations for a geographic area within a Business Unit (BU) or program. Serves as the principal contact to government agencies, other conservation organizations, foundations, and the academic community. 


The Fisheries Program Planning Manager provides program management support to the Sustainable Fisheries Program Director in the overall management, operation, and coordination, ensuring smooth implementation of the fisheries components of YKAN’s program of work in Indonesia in accordance with the standards set out by the organization. S/he helps ensure a seamless program delivery, team management and development, and quality control and evaluation including providing solutions to problems that are raised. S/he supports the Sustainable Fisheries Program Director in overseeing the implementation of different programs and projects.

Duties include:

  • Assist in the implementation of the Indonesia Fisheries Conservation Program (IFCP) management cycle encompassing the strategic planning, program development, operations, and learning while compiling and keeping records of the periodical performance dashboard.
  • Manage internal reporting requirements.
  • Work together with the Sustainable Fisheries Program Director, the Asia Pacific, WO, Indonesia Corporate Engagement and Philanthropy teams in identifying and evaluating funding opportunities, including providing the needed information for budget details and proposals.
  • Support the engagement with public donors throughout the implementation of the projects and help put together reports to donors, especially for private donors.
  • Work with the Operations team and the Sustainable Fisheries Program Director to compile contracts (write TORs, monitor process), monitor contracts, track deliveries, and manage relations with contractors.
  • Coordinate regular meetings with IFCP team members to monitor progress of annual work plan, expenditure, inquire potential problems and to ensure that the decisions, action points and follow-ups are carried out by the team members on a timely manner.
  • Assist the Sustainable Fisheries Program Director in undertaking management responsibilities as necessary, such as distributing workshop/seminar invitations to appropriate staff, draft speeches, develop key presentation materials for meetings and conferences, research and resolve specific issues/challenges within IFCP. May represent the Sustainable Fisheries Program Director in visiting YKAN colleagues and partners and at meetings and workshops, as needed.

The Fisheries Program Planning Manager reports to the Sustainable Fisheries Program Director and is based in Bali, Indonesia.


  • BA/BS degree and 5 years’ experience in conservation practice or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing complex or multiple projects, including staffing, workloads, and finances under deadlines.
  • Supervisory experience, including motivating, leading, setting objectives, and managing performance.
  • Experience in partnership development with non-profit partners, community groups and/or   government agencies 
  • Experience negotiating.


Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world! 

TNC offers competitive and comprehensive benefits packages tailored to the individual countries where we work. These may include health care benefits, retirement benefits, parental leave, paid time off, life insurance, and disability coverage as well as an employee assistance program and other life and well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on 

We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports the health and well-being of the people we employ.


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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.





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