Field Investigator

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Field Investigator

Description of position

The ENV field investigator is responsible for designing and executing major ENV investigations focused on wildlife crime. The coordinator works in partnership with the ENV Wildlife Crime Unit (WCU) and other ENV departments, as well as with relevant law enforcement agencies on specific cases and focus areas.

Main Responsibilities

1. Research and coordinate major investigations/ inspections

  • Research information related to case/ subjects by different ways.
  • Help design and develop ENV and/ or law enforcement-partnered investigations
  • Conduct surveys and field research independently and with partner agencies

2. Law enforcement liaison

  • Serve as principal liaison in coordinating between ENV and law enforcement agencies on major cases and facilitate cooperation between Vietnam and authorities abroad on cases involving trans-border wildlife crime

3. Report

  • Produce quality detailed reports resulting from investigations/ inspection mission.

4. Communication

  • Provide the management team with regular updates on all important aspects of investigations that are underway.
  • Work and communicate closely with other relevant departments within ENV, especially the Wildlife Crime Unit.

5. Other duties:

  • Complete other duties and assignments as specified by ENV managers


  • College degree required
  • Investigation and law enforcement training preferred
  • Strong Vietnamese writing skills
  • Fluent verbal and written English
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Computer literacy: Word, Excel, Internet
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and pay close attention to details


Interested candidates are invited to send an up-to-date CV and a cover letter before Dec 31, 2020 to: [email protected]

Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV)
Room 1701, Block 17T5, Hoang Dao Thuy street, Cau Giay district, Hanoi
Phone: (0243) 6281 5424

Interested candidates are invited to visit ENV websites & Facebook for further understanding about ENV.

For more details about what we do, visit our website:
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* Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2020-12-31