Forest Restoration Officer (Tabin Landscape, Sabah)

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Semporna, Malaysia

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11 days ago

  • Hybrid work arrangement
  • Flexi hours
  • Career development

The Sabah Landscapes Programme prioritised restoration work in Phase 3 (FY21-25) under Objective 6 the programme has planned to implement forest restoration projects in order to enhance connectivity of wildlife corridors within landscapes.

Reporting directly to the Forest Landscape Restoration Manager to ensure restoration implementation is carried out and implemented effectively, the Programme Assistant will supervise all restoration implementation work within the Tabin Landscape according to the designated work plan.

Major Activities

The programme assistant will be responsible to;

1. To maintain a good working relationship with Local Acting Partners in achieving the objectives of the restoration programme.

2. To carry out and attend to the forest restoration needs of the WWF-Malaysia (SLP), which include but are not limited to:

Provide support to the Restoration Manager:

i. Progress on site preparation

ii. Progress on tree seedlings preparation and planting activities

iii. Progress on maintenance activities

iv. Compilation of data and information from the field to the Programme Officer (Forest Restoration) for preparing monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly and biannual reports on the forest restoration programme, consisting of:

v. Progress on site monthly inspection and biannual joint verification Plan

vi. Assisting Restoration Manager on ESSF audits and implementation on all projects in the landscape

3. Effectively working with and maintain good relationship all appointed Restoration Contractors and / or partners for efficient implementation of contracted forest restoration activities

4. To maintain good working relationships and effective collaboration with major partners such as, Sabah Forestry Department and other stakeholders for effective implementation of forest restoration projects


  • A diploma or degree in Forestry and / or Forest Rehabilitation
  • Ability to conduct data collection and report writing for field operations and implement restoration strategies.
  • Excellent communication skills in Bahasa Malaysia and proficiency in English
  • Must possess class D driving licence.
  • Ability and fit to perform field work.
  • General understanding of WWF-Malaysia, GIS and environmental communication is an advantage.


Job Type: Contract
Contract length: 24 months

Salary: RM2,300.00 - RM2,700.00 per month


  • Additional leave
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Maternity leave
  • Opportunities for promotion
  • Professional development


  • Flexible hours
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday

Application Deadline: 10/13/2022