Protected Area Planning and Community Participation Facilitators


The Project of Biodiversity Conservation Corridors, matching to climate change and sustaining forest management – Central Annamite Landscape – Vietnam (BCC-GEF project) is funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF) through Asia Development Bank (ADB), and implemented in three provinces of Thua Thien Hue, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue. In Thua Thien Hue province, BCC-GEF project is implemented at Sao La and Phong Dien Natural Protected Areas (NPA) in A Luoi and Phong Dien districts respectively.

To support the Protected Area Management Boards (PAMB) of Sao La and Phong Dien in implementing their conservation activities, the BCC-GEF project is seeking for potential and highly-qualified candidates for the position of Protected Area Planning and Community Participation Facilitators working at the two afore-mentioned NPAs.

The PA Planning and Community Participation Facilitators should have the following qualifications: (i) degree or diploma from a recognized university or technical institution, with specialization in science, education, biology, agriculture, environmental management,  communications or relevant field; (ii) at least five-year experience actively promoting participation of communities and civil society organizations in biodiversity conservation programs and projects in Viet Nam; (iii) Demonstrated knowledge of various tools, methods and instruments used in protected area planning and management; (iv) keen understanding of the policy and regulatory framework which governs biodiversity conservation,  particularly in sustainable forest management; (v) strong interactive and interpersonal communications skills; and (vi) high level of competence in English speaking and writing.

Reporting to the respective PAMB, the PA Planning and Community Participation Facilitators will work at the PA level, and provide overall support to the implementation of the village community conservation planning and implementation processes under Component 1. This will include, but not be limited to:

  • Monitoring of project activities;
  • Community mobilization;
  • Mapping of natural resources and impacts;
  • Formation of Village Conservation Committees;
  • Village planning and implementation of forest co-management and livelihood activities;
  • Participatory monitoring and evaluation;
  • Implementation of Gender Action Plan;
  • Training in participatory methodologies for PAMB staff, Provincial Governments and local stakeholders;
  • Contribute to project technical and management reporting; and
  • Support the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the project GAP at the respective protected area and their surroundings.

These positions are reserved for Vietnamese nationals only. Candidates are welcomed to send their CVs and motivation letters, clearly responding the recruitment requirements to Mr. Tran Xuan Hien at [email protected] and cc Mr. Le Ba Phuc at [email protected] between 21 August and 15 September 2017.

Candidates screening will be started on 16 September 207. Please, be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Recruitment announcement (Vietnamese)

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
BCC - GEF Project
Thua Thien Hue
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2017-09-15