Conservation-Friendly Enterprise Development Specialist 

Position: Conservation-Friendly Enterprise Development Specialist

Working Location: Hanoi 

Deadline for Submitting CV: March 5, 2020


Winrock is seeking resumes for local technical roles in the anticipated Vietnam Biodiversity Conservation activity. This position will be based in Vietnam.  The anticipated project will improve the conservation of biodiversity and management of natural resources and critical ecosystems at key sites.


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with additional information on the positions available. These positions do not include expat benefits and require the candidate to be eligible to work in Vietnam without sponsorship from Winrock. Donor-funded project experience required.

Positions are contingent upon receipt of donor funding.



  • Lead and provide technical direction and activity implementation support to establish conservation-friendly enterprises and industries
  • Collaborate with other team members to achieve and actualize the goals of the project
  • Identify and build on successful biodiversity enterprises in targeted areas
  • Facilitate relationship-building with relevant government agencies and new and established private-sector actors
  • Develop the capacity of new and existing commercial biodiversity enterprises
  • Communicate and coordinate with project staff on technical questions related to biodiversity enterprise activities, work planning, and activity implementation
  • Develop and implement enterprise development tools and approaches
  • Provide management oversight to project staff focused on biodiversity enterprises
  • Liaise with local governmental and non-governmental (NGO) partners to ensure good coordination of effort and avoid duplication, share lessons learns and approaches for maximizing impact
  • Visit project areas regularly to assure progress towards project objectives and goals
  • Support and monitor the implementation of annual work plans and progress report preparation, monitoring all deliverables and contribute to monitoring performance indicators
  • Support knowledge management and continued project learning across all stakeholders
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the project leadership and Winrock’s Home Office


Minimum Experience Required:

  • 5 years of team management experience in Vietnam
  • Advanced degree in business, environment, management or related field
  • In depth experience working with the Government of Vietnam on biodiversity and/or private-sector initiatives
  • Localized knowledge of legal, policy and tenure issues in Vietnam related to private sector/commercial enterprise development
  • Strong relationships and networks in the Vietnam business community
  • Proficiency in English, both spoken and written. Native fluency in Vietnamese
  • Experience with USAID-funded projects preferred


Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.


How to apply:

Interested candidates with the right qualifications and motivation are invited to apply for your appropriate position no later than March 5, 2020

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