Vacancy announcement

 In Vacatures

Institution: The Inter-American Development Bank

Country: The Republic of Suriname

Project: Promoting Sustainable Forest Management

Sector: Forestry

Loan No.: ATN/OC-18844-SU

Reference No.: 01COP032023

Open to: All Interested Candidates / All Sources

Position: Individual Consultant

Working hours: 50 hours for 4 months

Deadline: 19 April 2023

The Republic of Suriname has received financing from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), toward the cost of implementing a program related to The Promotion of Sustainable Forest Management.

This program is implemented by the Foundation for Forest Management and Production Control (SBB).

The Executing Agency invites all suitable and qualified candidates to apply for the vacant position of an Individual Consultant responsible for finalizing the Code of Practice for the Research and Development Department. Candidates will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out by the Inter-American Development Bank for Individual Consultants (GN-2350-15).


  1. Finalize the previous COP so that it is aligned with the new developments and innovations in the forestry sector, including feedback collected through an engagement process with stakeholders and experts.
  2. Provide a proposed framework that can be used to measure compliance of the field operations with the COP.



  • University degree in forestry, environmental management, natural resource management with more than three (3) years experience or a related technical degree with more than five (5) years of relevant experience;
  • Demonstrated experience in Reduced Impact Logging and/or climate smart forestry activities (RIL-C)

Specific skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in social and community development.
  • Demonstrated experience in Environmental assessments.
  • Demonstrated skills for the synthesis and writing of technical documents.
  • Knowledge of English, Dutch and preferably Sranan
  • Excellent team players, and preferable residence in Suriname

Click on the link for more information about the  TOR Code of practice;  ”Promoting sustainable forest management”

Further information, including full Terms of Reference, can be obtained by sending an e-mail to the e-mail addresses below. Applications for the position must be done by e-mail by submitting a Curriculum Vitae and cover letter by 19 April 2023 before 16.00 p.m. Suriname Time (SRT).

Foundation for Forestry Management and Production Control (SBB)

Martin Luther Kingweg pc. 283

Paramaribo – Suriname



Tel: 483131 extension 24

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