WWF-Greater Mekong: Program Officer

Posted on 26 May 2021

Location: Hue, Hanoi, or Ho Chi Minh City
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We are looking for a Program Officer for WWF-Greater Mekong, based in Hue, Hanoi, or Ho Chi Minh city. 

Major functions:

The Program Officer will provide technical, operational and communication support to the Regional Forest Program Manager (RFPM) under the scope of WWF – IKEA partnership project in 4 countries: Thailand, Viet Nam, Laos and Cambodia as well as the Greater Mekong Forest Program.

With regards to technical part, she/he will support the implementation of conservation intelligence work (forest trend, deforestation and forest degradation, land use and management, supply chain risk assessment etc.).
With regards operational and communication part, she/he will collect data and process into info graphic and develop project snapshot progress reports as well as prepare short case studies and stories for communication. She/he also plays a role to maintain and upload project results onto the project webpage/SharePoint; help RFPM with effective communication with donors & partners as well as provide logistics support when regional training and meetings/workshops organized.

Key requirements for the role:
  • Bachelor’s degree on Forest and/or Natural Resources Management
  • At least 3 years working with NGO as project or program support either with community engagement and development or monitoring & evaluation (M&E) or communication.
  • Experience with editing case studies and best practices.
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, and Respect & Integrity.
  • Demonstrates WWF behaviours 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 job descriptions is attached to this article. Send us your cover letter, curriculum vitae in English, naming the files Full name - GM PO, and scan/photo of relevant diplomas/certificates to recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn.
Please state in the position title of the email: [May 2021] GM Program Officer – Full name

The deadline is June 10th 2021.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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