WWF-Viet Nam: Protected Areas and Law Enforcement Officer, USAID Biodiversity Conservation (SA 2/3 Officer)

Posted on 01 June 2021

Locations: Thua Thien Hue, Quang Tri province, Quang Nam, Cat Tien, and Da Lat
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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-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 07 Protected Areas and Law Enforcement Officers for the USAID Biodiversity Conservation Program: 
  • 01 based in Thua Thien Hue
  • 01 based in Quang Tri province
  • 03 based in Quang Nam
  • 01 based in Cat Tien
  • 01 based in Da Lat  
Major functions: 
The Protected Areas and Law Enforcement Officer (SA2/3 Officer) reports to the SA 2/3 Manager and is responsible for implementing, monitoring and analyzing activities of SA2/3 in the geographic area he/she is assigned to. The major functions of the position relate to the activity areas of the two strategic approaches: 
  • Strategic Approach 2 (SA2): Strengthen management of special use and protection forests in project provinces. 
  • Strategic Approach 3 (SA3): Improve law enforcement, increase its functionality and increase public participation in wildlife crime reporting. 
Key requirements for the role:
  • Graduate degree or higher in natural resources management, conservation, biology, forestry, environmental management, or related fields. 
  • More than 3-year working experience in conservation, natural resources management or forestry in Vietnam. 
  • Experience with capacity building and natural resources governance. 
  • 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 are attached to this article. Send us your cover letter, curriculum vitae in English, naming the files Full name - SA2/3 Officer, and scan/photo of relevant diplomas/certificates to recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn stating in the subject line: SA2/3  Officer – Full name
The deadline is June 15th, 2021.
 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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