Senior Aquaculture Officer

WWF is one of the world's largest and most respected independent conservation organizations, with almost 5 million supporters and a global network active in over 100 countries. 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.

SWITCH ASIA or also called “Establishing a Sustainable Pangasius Supply Chain in Vietnam” project is to establish a sustainable pangasius supply chain in Vietnam, which is fully in line with the objective to promote pangasius sustainable growth by closely working with pangasius small and medium enterprises (SMEs). 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.

To support for the implementation of SWITCH ASIA, we are currently seeking for well-qualified and experienced Vietnamese candidate for  full-time  position SENIOR AQUACULTURE OFFICER, based in Can Tho city

Main responsibilities:

Providing support to the Aquaculture Coordinator in the planning, management, implementation, monitoring and reporting of WWF-Vietnam’s work in this project. He/She will work closely with project partners: Vietnam Cleaner Production Centre (VNCPC), Hanoi University of Science and Technology; Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP); WWF-Austria and relevant stakeholders including pangasius producers, local and national government agencies and relevant organizations, to ensure the targets set in the Project Document will be achieved fully, and on time.

Qualifications and Experience:

    * Bachelor’s degree in aquaculture, aquatic biology, environmental economics and/or relevant fields.
    * Good knowledge of aquaculture, conservation and natural resource management issues in Viet Nam, especially in related fields
    * 5 years of practical experience as (Senior) Project Officer, 2 years of which should be in related fields
    * Experience of working and negotiating with SMEs, Government officials and/or donors at all levels.
    * Proven record in project proposal development, project M&E, and report writing.
    * Good interpersonal, communication and diplomatic skills with the ability to manage and interact at all levels of an international, multicultural and multilingual organization; Excellent English skills
The detailed TOR of the positions and requirement is posted on

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, CV and available degrees and qualifications in English to:[email protected]

Closing date for applications: 10 May, 2013.

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

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Can Tho
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2013-05-10