Independent contractor to represent and advance the conservation mission of the Foundation in Vietnam and Thailand

The Chantecaille Conservation Foundation
500 West Putnam Avenue
Suite 400
Greenwich CT 06930 USA


CCF Independent Contractor Job Specification
SE Asia - Vietnam & Thailand

I. Position

The Chantecaille Conservation Foundation is seeking to retain an independent contractor to represent and advance the conservation mission of the Foundation in Vietnam and Thailand.

II. Experience/Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following characteristic/qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 year’s work experience within the field of conservation.
  • Ideally known to or has experience in working with source of referral
  • Either Vietnamese or Thai citizen and resident in one of the two countries.
  • Fluent in local language(s) and English.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Must be a true self-starter and able to function effectively without daily oversight.
  • Strong work ethic and demonstrated history of commitment to conservation.
  • Highest standards of ethics, conduct, reliability and responsibility

III. Primary Responsibilities

The CCF SE Asia independent contractor will be responsible for:

  • Acting as CCF’s local market representative and serving as our primary point of contact with respect to all foundation activities in SE Asia.
  • Helping develop, guide and implement the stated conservation objectives of the foundation in the region
  • Frequent communications, visits and in-person interaction with NGO partners
  • Developing productive, efficient and effective working relationships with our NGO partners as well as local governmental organizations, community leaders, suppliers, vendors etc...
  • Building CCF’s network and conservation relationships needed to further the foundation’s mission within SE Asia
  • Working with NGO's to plan the strategy for and manage all aspects of our jointly created conservation programming
  • Overseeing all CCF expenditures as detailed within the Shared Services Agreements between the CCF and NGO partners
  • Gathering and reviewing invoices related to CCF expenditures and submitting to CCF project leaders and CCF accounting for payment on a monthly basis
  • Confirming, documenting and updating CCF project leaders on receipt of goods/services purchased by CCF, with monthly tracking reports
  • General update calls with CCF project leaders on a bi-weekly basis to provide status updates and address issues/obstacles.
  • Preparing quarterly written updates for the CCF Board on programming activities
  • Reporting opportunities for potential new programs, monitoring trends, best practices, government actions and legislation impacting our areas of focus and the conservation work of the CCF and our NGO partners
  • Assisting in the development of new strategic collaborations that enhance the effectiveness and/or reach of CCF’s conservation mission, including networking with local community leaders and NGO’s that seek to promote wildlife conservation
  • Maintaining standards of excellence for all programs, ensuring and maximum conservation impact of CCF funding provided.

IV. Requirements:

  • Time commitment – 2 to 4 full time workdays per week (16-32 hrs).
  • Acceptable to be working with other NGO’s in addition to CCF subject to approval and conflicts clearance
  • 5 references from past employers and/or work relationships.

V. Compensation

  • Commensurate with local market compensation for similar roles
  • Also dependent on key variables (eg. number of CCF dedicated workdays per week, conservation related education qualifications, years of work experience etc)

Interested candidates, please provide letter of interest and CV by July 31st, 2024 to:

Rory OConnor at [email protected]

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Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2024-07-31