Senior Project Officer

Location: Thua Thien Hue/ Quang Nam

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All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.

Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.

What we do

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About WWF-Viet Nam

WWF-Viet Nam was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Viet Nam. In 1985, WWF-Viet Nam began working on a national conservation strategy and since then has worked closely with the Vietnamese Government on a diverse range of environmental issues and implemented field activities across the country. Find out more at WWF-Viet Nam recognizes that its employees are its most important asset. A competent workforce, thoroughly trained, properly motivated and bound together by mutual trust and common objectives is crucial to the success of WWF-Viet Nam.

We are looking for 01 Senior Project Officer for the “Strengthening Civil Society to Accelerate Conservation Efforts in the Central Annamites” (Leading the change) project, based in Thua Thien Hue or Quang Nam (preferably Thua Thien Hue).

The “Strengthening Civil Society to Accelerate Conservation Efforts in the Central Annamites” (Leading the change) project aims at intensifying capacity and create enabling environment for people and community to effectively exercise their rights, control decisions, equitably receive benefits from natural resources and contribute to sustainable management of key ecosystems and habitats. The project is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to implement in 5 years from 2018 – 2022.

The project comprises of 4 major components including: i. Strengthening capacity of CSOs and local CBOs; ii. Supporting CSOs to participate in policy advocacy process related to natural resources management; iii. Assisting the participation of communities in natural resources management; and iv. Supporting communities to participate in social economic development.

Major functions: 

The Senior Project Officer is in charge of coordinating and managing the field implementation of activities under the “Strengthening Civil Society to Accelerate Conservation Efforts in the Central Annamites” project incompliance with donor’s and WWF’s requirements/ policies, with good quality (as working conditions allows) in a timely manner. The position will support activities under the project with more focus and responsibility in the ThuaThien Hue and Quang Nam provinces.

Key requirements for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resources management, forestry or other relevant fields;
  • Knowledge of sustainable forest management, VPA-FLEGT process; business development and forest policies;
  • Minimum 8 years of practical experience in implementing projects, preferably in conservation or community engagement;
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, Respect & Integrity.
  • Demonstrates WWF behaviors in ways of working: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, Innovate Fearlessly;
  • Adheres to WWF’s brand values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging;

How to apply

The detailed terms of references are attached to this article. Send us your curriculum vitae & cover letter in English, naming each file: “Full name - CV/CL”.

Please send your applications to [email protected] stating in the subject line of the email: SPO Sida - Full name

The deadline is Sept 15th, 2021

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Thua Thien Hue or Quang Nam
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2021-09-15