Project Officer, Aquaculture

WWF-Greater Mekong – on the ground in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam – is working to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife. WWF has a long history of engagement in the Greater Mekong since 1980s. WWF-Greater Mekong works with government, industry and civil society partners to ensure that, as the region develops, it doesn’t squander the natural riches that so many depend on and that drive the region’s economic future. We aim to support the countries of the region in realizing their shared vision of a poverty-free and ecologically-rich Greater Mekong. Find out more at

The project “Establishing a Sustainable Pangasius Supply Chain in Vietnam” is to promote pangasius sustainable growth by closely working with pangasius small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Based on the experience, WWF will mobilize its network of EU buyers to drive promoting sustainable practices through the progressive requirement of the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Pangasius Standard

WWF-Vietnam is seeking for capable candidate for the position of  PROJECT OFFICER, Aquaculture (based in Can Tho city, Vietnam)

Main duties:

The Project Officer will provide support to the Aquaculture Coordinator in the corporate partnership, planning, finance management, implementation, monitoring and reporting of project activities to ensure compliance with the Project Document and WWF’s contractual obligations and ensure close collaboration between the project management, partners and other relevant stakeholders in the project sites

Key Requirments:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Aquaculture, Environmental economics, natural resource management, social science or in relevant fields
  • Additional courses on Accounting, Project Management or degree in a conservation, business and marketing would be strong asset
  • At least 2 years of practical experience as Project Officer, finance officer
  • Knowledge of aquaculture, conservation and natural resource management issues in Mekong delta, especially in related fields
  • Working knowledge of policy/institutional context in related field in Viet Nam
  • Knowledge of the realities of government agencies, development partners, donor institutions, and the not-for-profit sector in the project
  • Knowledge of M&E methodology, quality assurance

The JD is posted on

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and CV to: [email protected]

Closing date: Friday, 09 May 2014.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Can Tho
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2014-05-09