Posted on 20 April 2021
Location: Ha Noi, with travels to project areas as required
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We are looking for a Technical Manager for the MBI Project and NBSAP Activity, based in Hanoi with travels to project areas as required.
**Please note that this position is contingent on project award, funding and Donor Approval**
WWF-Vietnam is implementing with the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) in Cambridge (UK) a 1.5-year project on developing a pilot case study for Vietnam on a Multidimensional Biodiversity Index (MBI), a composite index on biodiversity for policy makers that aims to measure the state of biodiversity and its derived contributions to people at national levels. Additionally, WWF-Vietnam has also embarked on a partnership with other non-state conservation organizations to engage and support the Biodiversity Conservation Agency (BCA) on the development of the Vietnam National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) for the period 2021-2030, a Vision to 2040, acknowledging and in alignment to the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), to submit it to the Prime Minister for approval within 2021.
Reporting to the Wildlife Practice Technical Advisor, the Technical Manager is responsible for delivery on technical, managerial and administrative tasks needed to ensure efficient implementation, coordination and compliance on both projects. The Technical Manager will be liaising with relevant organizations and government counterparts and lead on project approvals processes. The position will also oversee external technical consultancies for delivery of projects’ activities.
Key requirements for the role:
- Master’s degree in Natural Resource Management or other Wildlife related fields.
- Minimum 5 years of practical experience in conservation research and project management in an international/national conservation organization.
- Experience in financial management and reporting.
- 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 is attached to this article. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae in English, and scan/photo of relevant diplomas/certificates to firstname.lastname@example.org, stating the position title [April 2021] Technical Manager, MBI - Full name
The deadline is May 5th, 2021
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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