Administration Officer

Job title: Administration Officer – maternity leave cover
Period: 19th August, 2011 – 19 January, 2012
Main duty station: Hanoi, 20% time on field visit throughout Vietnam

Organization background:
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a US-based conservation organization registered as a non-profit organisation and has been dedicated to conserving the earth's biodiversity since its establishment in 1895. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Global Health Program (GHP) works in tandem with the WCS Country Program in Vietnam to address the critical conservation issue of illegal hunting and trade in wildlife. They conduct research to provide reliable data on the health and emerging disease aspects of the wildlife trade in Vietnam and use the interface of human, wildlife and domestic animal health to promote conservation. They work closely with the government to strengthen wildlife crime law enforcement in Vietnam, and through their partnerships with other National organizations aim to build political momentum within Vietnam to take wildlife crime seriously.

Main responsibilities of the required post:
- Clerical function for Country Representative (CR), logistical arrangement/support for all WCS activities and staff (including communications)
- Technical input to the development of WCS program activities and projects
- General office management (e.g. ensuring all WCS computers are regularly backed-up and virus/spyware protection is up-to-date and scanned regularly, management of office filing system, office
work schedule, office meeting arrangement)
- Written and oral translation from and to Vietnamese for WCS activities
- Assistance to Country Finance Manager (CFM) in management of office equipment and stationary (including researching suppliers, compiling quotes, procurement, dissemination, inventory)
- Provide support to human resources and finances as required by the CFM (e.g. staff recruitment, benefits, maintaining staff details, emergency contact information, contracts, monthly financial reports
- Others duties as required by CR or CFM.

Desired qualifications: This position is for Vietnamese person who has:
- University graduate in a related field
- At least 2 years of work experience in a similar position with an international organization or NGO.
- Good English and Vietnamese language skills
- Good communication and team working skills
- Good computer skills
- Comfortable travelling to, and working in rural areas
- Passionate about conservation of Vietnam’s biodiversity
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and contact details for two references to:
Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu My – Administration Officer
Wildlife Conservation Society- Vietnam Program
1302, Thanh Cong tower, 57 Lang Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
Email: [email protected]
Deadline for Applications: 4th August 2011
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2011-08-04