WWF-Viet Nam - Conservation Impact and Admin Officer

Posted on 16 November 2021

Can Tho
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About WWF-Viet Nam
WWF-Viet Nam was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Viet Nam. In 1985, WWF-Viet Nam 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-Viet Nam 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-Viet Nam. 
We are looking for 01 Conservation Impact and Admin Officer (UBS), WWF-Vietnam, based in Can Tho  

With the support from UBS Optimus Foundation, WWF-Viet Nam will implement the 3.5 years (2021- 2024) project: “Enhancing climate resilience of mangrove ecosystem and local communities in coastal zone of the Mekong Delta Landscape in Viet Nam”. The project will focus on (i) improving livelihoods for the mangrove shrimp communities so that they will halt deforestation: and (ii) enhancing mangrove management and protection via a range interventions from policy advocacy to ground work levels with the aim to enhance climate resilience of the mangroves and local communities in two target provinces: Ca Mau and Bac Lieu.

Major Functions:
Conservation Impact and Admin Officer will support the Project Manager and project team in the planning, monitoring, reporting and administration works in UBS project to ensure compliance with the Project Document, WWF network standards and Donor policy and to execute close collaboration between the projects and program’s management, partners and other relevant stakeholders.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop M&E plan for UBS project and ensure that the projects’ indicators and activity plans are fit into online database for project performance tracking
  • Develop necessary templates (sub-database) and/or ensure proper mananagement of sub-databases for monitoring, contributing to knowledge and information management systems and aggregating to (where possible) the conservation impact indicators.
  • Build capacity of the project teams to utilize the online reporting platforms and knowledge and information management systems as well as to conduct data analysis on thematic areas and on specific needs for project management and learning
  • Support administration works to ensure effective implementation and management of the project;
Required Qualifications  
  • Bachelor’s degree in sustainable development, natural resources and environmental management or conservation
  • Excellent knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation, and a good understanding of Development and Conservation Project Management
  • A successful track record of at least 05 years of practical experience in M&E
  • Ability to work within a multi-cultural international team
  • Demonstrates WWF behaviors in ways of working: strive for impact, listen deeply, collaborate openly and innovate fearlessly
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, Respect & Integrity;
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging;
How to apply
The detailed terms of references are attached to this email. Send us your curriculum vitae & cover letter in English, naming each file: “Full name - CV/CL”.
For external candidates outside the WWF network, please send your applications to recruitment.vn@wwf.org.vn stating in the subject line: UBS Admin - Full name
The deadline is Nov 30th, 2021
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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