Posted on 16 April 2021
Location: Phu Quoc or Con Dao, Viet Nam
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We are looking for a Senior Project Officer for the Mitigating Marine Plastic Debris in Viet Nam Project (BMU), based in Phu Quoc or Con Dao.
The “Mitigating marine plastic debris in Viet Nam” project is largely funded by German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) via WWF-Germany. In close collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), WWF-Viet Nam will promote and contribute to solving related issues with solid waste in general, plastic waste in particular, and the protection of marine biodiversity in Viet Nam.
The Senior Project Officer is in charge of coordinating and managing the field implementation of activities under the Plastic Marine Protected Areas (MPA) component that he/she is assigned to in compliance to donor’s and WWF’s requirements/ policies, with good quality (as working conditions allows) in a timely manner. The position will support activities under the Plastic MPA component with more focus and responsibility on the Phu Quoc and Con Dao island.
Key requirements for the role:
- At least Bachelor's degree in fields related to Waste management, Waste treatment technology, Natural resources management, Environmental science, technology or 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-stakeholder settings
- Good understanding of Phu Quoc and Con Dao island, and issues related to: conservation, climate adaptation, water resources management (quantity and quality), environmental protection and communication for changes
- 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. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae in English, and scan/photo of relevant diplomas/certificates to email@example.com stating the position title: [April 2021] SPO BMU - Full name in the subject line of the email
The deadline is May 3rd, 2021
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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