Project Officer

FFI’s mission is to conserve threatened species and ecosystems worldwide, choosing solutions that are sustainable, based on sound science, and which take into account human needs. FFI’s strategy to achieve this mission is to work with in-country organizations at all levels to support them in identifying and implementing country led sustainable solutions.

FFI Vietnam is implementing a number of conservation projects at Mu Cang Chai Species & Habitat Conservation Area of Yen Bai province, Muong La Nature Reserve of Son La province, Khau Ca Species & Habitat Conservation Area and Quan Ba district of Ha Giang province, Trung Khanh Species & Habitat Conservation Area of Cao Bang province, Kim Bang limestone forest of Ha Nam province, Cat Ba National Park of Hai Phong province, Pu Mat National Park of Nghe An province, and Kon Plong forests of Kon Tum province.

Fauna & Flora International - Vietnam Programme
is recruiting a
Project Officer


Start Date: As soon as possible
Duration: One year (with possibility of extension based on performance and available funds)
Location: Hanoi with frequent travel to project sites
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Salary: Package (inclusive) US$500 – US$600 gross/month


Job Title: Project Officer
Reporting to: Primate Projects Manager
Line manages: N/A
Main duties:
Under the supervision and close cooperation of the Primate Projects Manager, the Project Officer will support the day-to-day activity implementation of the conservation projects. All outputs will be high quality and within allotted timeframes and timelines. Where necessary, the Project Officer will also support the Project Managers on similar tasks of the other sites.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support develop annual/quarterly project work plans;
  • Help Project field-based Assistants develop detailed monthly work plan, review their Mission Terms of Reference (MToR) prior conducting activities, and review activity reports;
  • Support logistics for in-bound and out-bound study tours and field work;
  • Support develop communication and awareness raising materials such as project brochures, posters, leaflets, and calendars, etc.;
  • Collect environmental education materials to set up library corners for secondary schools in the project site;
  • Organize field trips for school children to natural/forest settings;
  • Conduct awareness-raising campaigns for local community villagers;
  • Support field work and surveys;
  • Support implementation of livelihood initiatives in targeted buffer zone communities;
  • Organize workshops and meetings as required;
  • Support project monitoring and evaluation;
  • Where necessary, support prepare monthly Spatial Monitoring And Reporting Tool (SMART *) report for project partners;
  • Maintain regular communication with key project partners and counterparts to improve site-based project activity delivery and output quality;
  • Maintain equipment of the project site-based offices;
  • Compile / collate scattered data of projects for further analysis;
  • Prepare activity reports and field trip reports;
  • Translate documents between Vietnamese and English and vice versa;
  • Manage and report on field trip finances following FFI budget allocation, cost norms and financial procedures;
  • Perform other duties as reasonably required.


  • University degree in one of the following fields: Forestry, Natural Resources Management, Nature Conservation, Biology, Development, Education or related fields;
  • A demonstrable interest in wildlife conservation and/or community work;
  • At least five years of experience of implementing conservation, community development or education projects;
  • Experience in project monitoring and evaluation;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Vietnamese;
  • Good working knowledge of written and spoken English;
  • Ability to work independently, setting targets and managing time;
  • Ability to work well in a team;
  • Strong computer skills, including good working knowledge of the MS package (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), and a basic knowledge of common GIS software.

Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and CV in English to Ms. Le Hong Viet via email [email protected] no later than September 14th 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates are contacted for interviewing.

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(*) To be trained in SMART during the project implementation.

Job Details
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Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2018-09-14