[enviro-vlc] WWF Vietnam - International Technical Advisor - VACANCY
Chris.Dickinson at wwfgreatermekong.org
Mon Oct 6 14:19:31 EST 2008
International Technical Advisor
Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative Project (BCI) - Quang
Tri and Quang Nam Province, Central Vietnam.
WWF, one of the world's largest independent conservation organizations,
has a global network active in 96 countries. From its Greater Mekong
Country Programme Office in Hanoi, WWF manages a wide array of
conservation projects in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Vietnam and Thailand in
forest, freshwater and marine/coastal priority area as well as on
species conservation. In close collaboration with the ADB and MONRE, WWF
Greater Mekong is running a 5 year-project the Central Annamites
Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative which aims to maintain
the ecological integrity of the Central Annamites landscape through
improved management of core areas for biodiversity conservation and the
sustainable development of the landscape through the creation of
community co-management mechanisms.
BCI Technical Advisor (International Position), based in Tam Ky, Quang
Nam or Dong Ha, Quang Tri province.
Major Duties & responsibilities:
●Provide supervision and technical support to selected Project
Officers in project development, implementation, and monitoring
●Liaise and network with government and non-government agencies
working in central Vietnam. This includes obtaining information on other
relevant programmes and projects, providing information about WWF
efforts, increasing cooperation and collaboration and negotiating and
●Effectively supervise the management of all project resources.
●Oversee the implementation of the BCI project in Quang Tri and Quang
●Coordinate with counterpart agencies and other agencies of central,
provincial and district governments.
●Formulate monthly and six-monthly work plans for project activities
in consultation with counterparts
●Manage activity implementation for identified technical fields
across the landscape.
●Provide planning and policy input at provincial and national levels.
●Supervise and support consultants and follow up on their
recommendations where appropriate.
●Coordinate with staff of relevant projects working in the
●Supervise financial management and reporting.
●Masters degree level or equivalent in forestry, conservation,
natural resource management or sustainable livelihoods.
●At least 5 years practical experience in managing projects and
provision of technical advice in conservation, forestry or natural
●Experience of working and negotiating with Government officials
and/or donors at all levels; experience in Vietnam is an asset.
●Significant supervisory experience, with excellent interpersonal,
communication and diplomatic skills with the ability to manage and
interact at all levels of an international, multicultural and
●Monitoring and evaluation experience.
Duration of assignment for above positions: An initial contract for 18
months with possible extension.
Expected starting date: ASAP
All interested teams or individual candidates are invited to email an
application letter, and a CV to Ms. Bui Thu Hien, HR official:
Hien.Buithu at wwfgeratermekong.org.
The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 31st October ,
Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
Interested candidate are invited to visit WWF websites:
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