Consultant to Support Forest Protection Department to Synthesize Comments on the Draft Decree on VNTLAS

Job Opening: Consultant supporting Forest Protection Department to synthesize comments on the draft Decree on VNTLAS

WWF was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Vietnam. In 1985, WWF began working on a national conservation strategy and since then has worked closely with the Vietnamese Government on a diverse range of environment issues and implemented field activities across the country. Find out more at

We are looking for a consultant to support the Forest Protection Department (FPD), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to synthesis public comments from all stakeholders on the draft Decree on Vietnam’s Timber Legality Assurance System under the FLEGT/VPA between Vietnam and EU to submit to the Government for approval.

Major objectives: Through this consultancy, we aim to achieve three objectives:

  • Synthesis and analyse all comments from stakeholders on the draft Decree on Vietnam’s Timber Legality Assurance System and submit for appraisal.
  • Explain the opinion of appraisal from various levels of the related agencies, support FPD to revise the draft Decree to submit to Government for approval.


This assignment requires desk study from 18 September to 31 December 2019.                

Key requirements for the role include:


  • Extensive knowledge in FLEGT and VPA process.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in timber legality
  • Demonstrated ability to work in policy development
  • Analytical skills
  • Writing skills, especially policy
  • Good English and experience in writing similar reports and preparing knowledge products


  • Advanced degree in forestry, supply chain
  • Related study published.
  • Working experience with FPD is an advantage

How to apply

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae to [email protected], stating the position title in the subject line of the email, by 16th September 2019

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

“WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.”

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Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2019-09-16