Project Assistant

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 environment issues and implemented field activities across the country.

Find out more at http://vietnam.panda.org/.

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.

We are looking for a Project Assistant, based in Ho Chi Minh Office with frequent travel to project sites in the Mekong Delta to support the project.

As our Project Assistant, YOU will provide support to the Project Manager in the planning, management, implementation, monitoring and reporting of projects’ activities to ensure compliance with the Project Document and WWF’s contractual obligations and ensure close collaboration between the projects, partners and other relevant stakeholders.

If you want a career filled with meaningful and diverse assignments and make a difference to our planet while enjoying a great work-life balance and evolve yourself every day, JOIN OUR TEAM!

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

  • Bachelor degree or higher degree in fields related to environmental science, environmental management, natural resources management, Water resource management, biology.
  • Proven experiences in planning and implementation of GO and NGO’s projects
  • Experiences in working or liaison with GO and NGO bodies (e.g protected area, national park), and working in multi-stakeholders settings
  • Good understanding of the Mekong Delta and issues related to: conservation, climate adaptation, forestry, water resources management (quantity and quality), environmental protection and communication for changes.
  • Can-do attitude and result-oriented communication mind-set
  • Organizing/ planning and problem-solving skills
  • Good research, presentation, report writing skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

How to apply:

Find out more about this position at https://vietnam.panda.org/en/get_involved/jobs/?uNewsID=364886

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 – 102020] Project Assistant – Full name in the subject line of the email, by 18th October 2020

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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