Project Manager

WWF-Vietnam is one country component of the WWF Greater Mekong and is the implementing arm for projects in Vietnam mainly in Central Annamites, Southern Annamites and the Mekong Delta. Our major activities focus on Freshwater, Forestry, Marine and Aquaculture, Agriculture and Agroforestry, Policy and Advocacy.

We are currently seeking for an well-qualified and experienced candidate to fill a full-time position of PROJECT MANAGER for project “Life under a new climate: preparing rural livelihoods through ecosystem based adaptation at Lang Sen Nature Reserve”. The position will be based in Can Tho city,Vietnam with frequent travel to project sites (in Lang Sen Nature Reserve).

Main responsibilities:

The Project Manager is responsible for the planning, management and implementation of the project and ensures compliance with the Project Document and WWF’s contractual obligations. This includes responsibilities for technical, financial and administrative aspects of the Project. He/she will oversee the development of management systems, operational procedures and capacity building of key counterparts.
Qualifications and Experience:

- Master degree in conservation, natural resource management, bioregional planning,environmental, or in relevant fields
- Qualification in Project Management
- 5 years of practical experience in managing projects and/or conservation management
- Experience of working in (Vietnam), especially in the project areas
- Experience in conducting studies and coordinating research activities
- Experience of working with Government officials, local communities and/or donors at all levels
- Proven understanding of development and conservation context in the Mekong Delta.
- Knowledge of soils, hydrology and related cropping systems of the Plain of Reeds
- Knowledge of conservation and natural resource management issues in the Plain of Reeds.
- Knowledge of the realities of government agencies, development partners, donor institutions, and the not-for-profit sector in Vietnam
- Knowledge of M&E methodology, quality assurance

- Familiarity with the project area and local residence will be an asset.

The detailed Job Description of the position and requirement is posted on
Interested candidates should email a cover letter, CV and available degrees and qualifications in English to:
Ms. Bui Thu Hien, HR Officer, WWF-Vietnam.
Email: [email protected], or post to WWF
Vietnam Office at D13 Thang Long International Village, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Closing date for applications: 05 December 2012.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
WWF Vietnam
Can Tho
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2012-12-05