Wildlife Crime Unit Team Leader


Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) was established in 2000 as Vietnam’s first non-governmental organization focused on the conservation of nature and the protection of the environment. ENV combats the illegal wildlife trade and aims to foster greater understanding amongst the Vietnamese public about the need to protect nature and wildlife. ENV employs creative and innovative strategies to influence public attitudes and reduce demand for wildlife trade products. ENV works closely with government partners to strengthen policy and legislation, and directly supports enforcement efforts in the protection of endangered species of regional, national, and global significance.

For more details about what we do, visit our website: www.envietnam.org


Position: Wildlife Crime Unit Team Leader
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Reports to: Douglas Hendrie, Chief Technical Advisor
Term: One year minimum

The Team Leader is tasked with the following duties and responsibilities:

Capacity Building and Communication

  • Oversee day-to-day running of the Wildlife Crime Unit
  • Assist with management of crime database
  • Hiring, training and capacity building of Wildlife Crime Unit staff
  • Daily communications to the management board
  • Coordinate and report on activities of the crime unit
  • Administration tasks, monthly report writing and donor report writing

Special Projects

  • Research, analysis and reporting
  • Other duties and special assignments as assigned by the Chief Technical Advisor


  • Native English speaker
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Supervisory and management experience desirable
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • A passion for wildlife conservation
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong multitasking and time management skills
  • Prior employment in Vietnam (preferred)


  • Monthly stipend (equivalent to national staff team-leader salary)
  • Business/working visa after three month period


Interested candidates, please send an up-to-date CV and cover letter stating your interest and availability via email to:

Nhan Thi Hien (Ms)
Administrative Manager
Email: [email protected]

Jan Burrows (Mr)
Development Advisor
Email: [email protected]

David Orders (Mr)
Wildlife Crime Unit Team Leader
Email: [email protected]

Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV)
Room 1701, Building 17T5, Hoang Dao Thuy street, Cau Giay district, Hanoi
Tel: (04) 6281 5424

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 3rd, 2017

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