Project Field Officer

SNV Vietnam is looking for a: Project Field Officer
Based in Lam Dong with frequent travel
(National part-time consultancy contract)
SNV has been working in Vietnam since 1995. Using market based approaches, SNV is committed to reducing poverty by catalyzing environmentally sustainable solutions for the poor in agriculture, energy, water & sanitation, and REDD+.
SNV is engaged in the project ‘Delivering Environmental and Social Multiple Benefits from REDD+ in Southeast Asia’ (MB-REDD+) 2010-2016, which provides advisory services to national government agencies (primarily the Vietnam Administration of Forestry - VNFOREST), and other stakeholders, to put into operation mechanisms to promote and demonstrate biodiversity performance as part of the national REDD+ programme. We are seeking for a part-time Project Field Officer to monitor the project field work activities in Lam Dong.


- Provide technical input in developing and introducing project activities of participatory forest monitoring and benefit distribution systems in the project site
- Assist local stakeholders implement the project activities and delivering resultant outputs
- Assist in the mobilization and coordination of activities implemented by consultant service providers
- Monitor activity implementation progress and quality of fieldwork implemented by consultant service providers in local project areas
- Provide support in organisational matters/facilitation for meetings/workshops/trainings
- Maintain good relationship with project partners and stakeholders at the local level
- Prepare and update regularly, work-plans and reports of the project to keep project partners informed about project progress
- Contribute to lessons learnt on local-level implementation of REDD+ components
- Support Project Coordinator to maintain a proactive SNV-Vietnam presence at the project site
- Prepare and monitor expenditure of project site-activity budget plans

Candidate profile

- University degree in forestry, environmental or social sciences, rural development or related fields
- Minimum of 5 year experience in natural resources management and/or rural development
- Field work experience with INGO is an advantage
- Basic understanding about REDD+
- Adequate understanding of financial and accounting procedures
- Ability to work independently and be a good in team player
- Good communication skills in English in both spoken and written;  
- Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Internet, Email, Power Points).
- Excellent communication skills in Vietnamese and English
- Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Internet, Email, Power Points)
Contract Duration: SNV Vietnam offers part-time one-year associate consultancy contract with the possibility of extension and a competitive salary package.
Desired start date: March 2013

How to apply?
Please send your application letter and CV, together with an indication of your current salary and compensation package, to [email protected] by 25th February 2013.
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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Lam Dong
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2013-02-25