IWT Senior Project Officer

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
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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.

We are looking for an IWT Senior Project Officer, based in Hanoi to engage in a series of actions to conserve wildlife from the illegal trade, especially in relation to ivory, rhino horn, and native species poached from protected areas for exotic meat and traditional medicines.

As our IWT Senior Project OfficerYOU will work to deliver the program objectives on combatting wildlife crimes in relation to ivory, rhino horn and wild meat, and ensure close collaboration between the project partners and other relevant stakeholders in the project sites

If you are passionate about combating wildlife crimes and want a career filled with meaningful and diverse assignments while enjoying a great work-life balance and evolve yourself every day, JOIN OUR TEAM NOW!

In order to be a good fit, you should have:

  • Masters of science on environmental management, environmental communication, environmental science, biology conservation, or relevant fields preferred, Bachelors accepted;
  • At least five years of working experience in an international development/environmental related organization or similar, of which at least two years should be in the field of illegal wildlife trade control or social behavior change to drive social trend in wildlife consumption;
  • Good understanding of illegal wildlife trade issues, the supply and demand drivers that link to social norms and behaviors of wildlife consumers in the Vietnam context, and enforcement approaches to address the trade of illegal wildlife products;
  • Knowledge of environmental conventions, regional and national laws and commitments related to wildlife crime, especially CITES;
  •  Strategic thinking to ensure sustainable and impactful results in project implementation;
  •  Competence in application of statistics for monitoring and evaluation;
  •  Creative event concept design and organization;

How to apply:

The detailed description is attached to this article. Send us your cover letter, curriculum vitae in English, and scan/photo of diplomas/certificates to recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn stating the position title [WWF – 112020IWT Senior Project Officer – Full name in the subject line of the emailby 24th November 2020.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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