WWF-Viet Nam - Partnerships Technical Lead (SA1 Lead) - USAID Saving Threatened Species

Posted on 26 August 2021

Ha Noi

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We are looking for a Technical Lead CWT Partnerships (SA1 Lead) for the USAID Saving Threatened Species, based in Hanoi.

**This position is subject to project award, funding, and USAID approval**

Major Function:
Reporting to the project’s Chief of Party (COP), the Technical Lead CWT Partnerships is responsible for technical management and thought leadership of Strategic Approach 1. This position will act as the coordinator of all external partnerships with the public, private and CSO sectors to ensure structured outreach and messaging to identify and develop champions who can contribute to countering illegal wildlife trade in these areas.

Key requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Public Policy, Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Natural Resources Management, Environmental or Conservation Management, Business Administration or relevant fields
  • 5+ years of experience in high level political and corporate engagement action, with preference for expertise in Natural Resource Management. 
  • Expertise in policy development and/or Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • 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 recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn, stating in the subject line: SA1 Lead - Full Name

The deadline is Sept 11th, 2021

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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