Project Officer for the SDC Wetland Project

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-Viet Nam 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 Officer for the SDC Wetland Project. The project will focus on key wetlands of the Mekong Delta to improve local communities’ livelihoods and their climate change adaptation capacity while restoring and conserving the wetland ecosystem they rely on. As our Project Officer, you will be in charge of the field implementation of project activities on “Improving the lives of poor communities in Viet Nam’s Mekong delta through conservation-friendly alternative livelihoods in Ramsar designated wetlands”, while ensuring compliance with donors and WWF’s policies.

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

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in fields related to Natural Resources Management, Environmental Protection, Water Resources Management, Biology.
  • Proven experience in planning and implementing NGOs’ projects
  • Experience in working or liaising with GO and NGO bodies (e.g protected area, national park), and working in multi-stakeholders settings.
  • Good understanding of the Mekong Delta, specifically on issues related to wetland conservation, water bird conservation, climate change, salinity intrusion, hydrology, community development, livelihood improvement.
  • Knowledge of the policy/institutional context related to wetland conservation and the government agencies, development partners, donor institutions, and the not-for-profit sector in the region;
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural environment and with international organizations

How to apply:

The detailed Job Descriptions is attached to the offcial article. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae in English, and scan/photo of relevant diplomas/certificates to recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn stating the position title: [Feb 2021] Project Officer SDC Wetland - Full name by March 14, 2021 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. “WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce." Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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