Consultancy Services for the Wild Elephant GPS Collaring

 

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home - the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.

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

We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainably.

About WWF-Vietnam

WWF was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Vietnam. In 1985, WWF 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 http://vietnam.panda.org/. WWF 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.

Work location:     Flexible

Duration:             March 2021 to June 2021

WWF-Viet Nam, in collaboration with Yok Don National Park (YDNP) and the Elephant Conservation Center (ECC), is implementing Phase III of a USFWS-funded project aimed at conserving the largest population of Viet Nam’s critically endangered elephants. The project plans to conduct a pilot GPS tracking collar program on  this elephant population to determine their movements and activity patterns. The aim is to inform protection and conservation efforts for this population and  to establish a sound basis for planning human-elephant conflict mitigation efforts in Dak Lak province. In order to support ECC and YDNP to develop the Action Plan for the GPS collaring, WWF-Viet Nam is looking for national and international experts as follow:

  • 1 Vietnamese wildlife legal expert

  • 1 International expert on elephant conservation

  • 1 International Veterinarian

HOW TO APPLY:

The detailed Terms of Reference and detailed application process can be found HERE.

For CV submissions and further information or any other inquiries related to the application process please contact Mr. Nguyen Quang Hoa Anh (Project Manager, Wildlife Practice) at anh.nguyenquanghoa@wwf.org.vn, Mr Le Quoc Thien at thien.lequoc@wwf.org.vn and Dr Carolina Soto-Navarro (Technical Advisor, Wildlife Practice) at Carolina.soto-navarro@wwf.org.vn

Only selected candidate(s) will be contacted about the outcome of their proposals.

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

Job Details
Organisation Name:
WWF
Application Deadline:
Mon, 2021-03-29

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