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Admin Support Consultant

Reference number: 2311
Job status: In-progress
Job category: Consultancy
Duty station: Remote (home-based), preferably Bogor
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The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where trees in all landscapes, from drylands to the humid tropics, enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR and ICRAF are non-profit science institutions that build and apply evidence to today’s most pressing challenges, including energy insecurity and the climate and biodiversity crises. Over a combined total of 65 years, we have built vast knowledge on forests and trees outside of forests in agricultural landscapes (agroforestry). Using a multidisciplinary approach, we seek to improve lives and to protect and restore ecosystems. Our work focuses on innovative research, partnering for impact, and engaging with stakeholders on policies and practices to benefit people and the planet. Founded in 1993 and 1978, CIFOR and ICRAF are members of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.

CIFOR-ICRAF is looking for a

Admin Support Consultant


CIFOR-ICRAF is a non-profit, scientific institution that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. CIFOR’s Communications, Outreach and Engagement is responsible for providing all of CIFOR’S corporate and project activities with high-quality professional communications services. The administrative support is the key role to support the project activities of CIFOR-ICRAF.

Duties and responsibilities

The Admin Support will work closely with the Publication team, GLF and other project unit to process the payment for consultants and vendor, and to provide other task as required. 

  1. Ensure the invoicing and payments from all consultant and supplier are processed in a timely manner.
  2. Assist Editorial Management Administrator in relation with registration of COE requests.
  3. Provide the expenditures for consultants when required in liaise with the Team Support Assistant, COE.

Education, knowledge and experience

  • Diploma degree in secretary, business administration, communications, finance or a related field. Bachelor’s degree is a plus.
  • Five years in a fast-paced administrative role in a non-profit or research organization an asset
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, with fluent written and spoken English

Personal attributes and competencies

  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Attention to detail
  • Have initiative and capable of working independently as well as an effective team player
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with people in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Works well under pressure

Terms and conditions

  • This is a consultancy position.
  • Period of the consultancy is expected to be one year.
  • Work location: Remote (home-based), preferably Bogor
    To apply, please visit our career site at:
    To learn more about CIFOR-ICRAF, please visit our websites at: and
    CIFOR-ICRAF promotes Gender Diversity – Applications from women professionals are encouraged.
    CIFOR-ICRAF is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity.

Application process

The application deadline is 15 Nov-2022
We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.

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