Project Technical Officer

Project Technical 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

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 Technical Officer for the Sand Mining Project, based in Ho Chi Minh City Office, with frequent travel to project sites in the Mekong Delta

Sand Mining is a new project with WWF-Vietnam working to clean up the sand mining industry through a program of deep research, modelling, and government engagement. This five-year project will take you across the Mekong delta, working alongside the private and public sector to alter the course of destructive sand mining practices, contributing to Vietnam’s long-term sustainable development.

The Project Technical Officer is in charge of implementation of activities in relation to the IKI Sand Mining project “Drifting Sands: Mitigating the impacts of climate change in the Mekong Delta through public and private sector engagement in the sand industry” started in July 2019. The position may also contribute to other projects/ programmes under the Freshwater Practice.

Key requirements for the role:

  • Bachelor degree in fields related Sediments science, Hydrology, Geology and Mining, Civil Engineering.

  • At least 3 years of practical experience in areas related to the above-mentioned areas.

  • Practical experience in GIS software and tools.

  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, Respect & Integrity.

  • Demonstrates WWF behaviors in ways of working: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, Innovate Fearlessly;

  • Adheres to WWF’s brand values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging;

How to apply:

The detailed terms of references can be found here: https://vietnam.panda.org/en/get_involved/jobs/?uNewsID=367176

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae in English, and scan/photo of relevant diplomas/certificates to recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn with the title: [April 2021] PO Sand Mining - Full name in the subject of the email by April 25th, 2021.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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

Job Details
Organisation Name:  WWF
Location:  Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline:  Sun, 2021-04-25
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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