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Siphandone Project (Phase-II) 4 new positions required

As part of its FY16-20 Strategic Plan, WWF Laos is implementing a comprehensive programme of conservation activities in the two landscapes included in the 4 southern provinces on the Lao PDR (Champassak, Attapeu, Sekong and Salavan) i.e. the Mekong Flooded Forest landscape (MFFL) and the Central Annamites Landscape (CAL). These two landscapes are made of the Greater Annamites and the Mekong priority eco-regions identified by WWF, containing many significant populations of globally threatened and flagship species. WWF aims to protect and restore these species and their habitats and a large part of this work involves supporting local communities and Government agencies in the landscape to strengthen the management of key protected areas, support freshwater conservation zones, and promote sustainable forest management.
 
Under Mekong Flooded Forest landscape (MFFL). The project “Improving food and income security in Siphandone through sustainable natural resource management and biodiversity conservation” will contribute to socio-economic development of the Lao PDR, and in particular that of Agriculture and Forestry, through the management and sustainable use of fisheries and aquatic natural resources in the Mekong River From November 2016 to December 2019 (3 years and 2 months)
 
WWF-Laos is looking for the experienced Lao National candidates to fill-in 4 positions of Siphandone II Project and 1 position for Rattan Project.  All positions for are base in Champasak Province.  
  1. Law Enforcement Officer  (1 position) Fishery Officer  (1 position) and Livelihood Officer (1 position)
The Officers provide technical support to the Project Manager in the planning, management, implementation, monitoring and reporting of project activities to ensure compliance with the Project Document and WWF’s contractual obligations and ensure close collaboration between the project management, partners and relevant stakeholders in the project sites. His or her specific role in collaboration with local partners, lead the process of monitoring biodiversity in areas surrounding project target villages, including preparing data collection tools, community training and coaching, establishing reference values and regularly reporting on these values.
 
Key requirements:
  • For Law Enforcement Officer applicant is required Bachelor’s degree in conservation biology, natural resource management, environment, or in relevant fields
  • For Fishery Officer is required Bachelor’s degree in fishery, conservation biology, natural resource management, environment, or in relevant fields
  • For Livelihood Officer is required Bachelor’s degree or diploma in agriculture, natural resource management, environment, or in relevant fields
  • Additional courses on Project Management and/or business administration is an advantage for all positions.
 
Required skill and competency:
  • 3 years of practical experience, at least 2 years of which should be in related to this fields either with NGOs or bilateral development agencies. Experience in conducting studies and coordinating research activities
  • Knowledge of conservation, law enforcement and natural resource management issues in Laos. 
 
  1. Project Support Officer for Siphandone Phase II project (90%  finance and accounting, 10% administration)
The Project Support Officer provides assistance in various aspects of administration, finance, logistics, and implementation of the projects under Southern Provinces Coordination Office and ensures compliance with operations systems, policies and procedures of WWF Laos. His or her specific role is to support projects administration, finance, logistics and other tasks as required by the Southern Provinces Coordinator, Project Manager and team officers in the course of project activity implementation.
 
Key requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in finance and accounting, business management,  English, or in other relevant fields
  • Qualification in Project Management
  • 3 years of practical experience as Project finance, admin or accountant or in related fields either with NGOs or bilateral development agencies.
  • Good team player, service-minded, communications and negotiation, Fluency in written and spoken English and Lao
The detailed job description is posted at http://www.wwflaos.org/about/work_with_us/.  Interested candidates should apply by sending a covering letter and CV, with mention of the position applied for, to: jobs.laos@wwfgreatermekong.org   

Closing date: 25th November 2016
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
WWF-Laos does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process 
We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce

Admin Assistant, WWF-Greater Mekong

WWF-Greater Mekong – on the ground in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam – is working to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife. WWF has a long history of engagement in the Greater Mekong and has been active in Laos since 1990. WWF-Greater Mekong works with government, industry and civil society partners to ensure that, as the region develops, it safeguards the natural riches that so many depend on and that drive the region’s economic future. Find out more at www.panda.org/greatermekong .
 
WWF-GM is looking for the experienced Lao National to fill-in the position of Admin Assistant to Representative and the Chief Operating Officer.
 
The Admin Assistant supports the Representative and the COO in administration & secretarial jobs as well as provides administrative support to Regional Team based in Laos, including arranging visas and work permits, logistic arrangement for meetings and conferences, handling all travel arrangements, handling purchases of office equipment and stationary, updating office inventory, involving in consultancy services selection and contract preparation, etc.
 
Location: Vientiane, Lao PDR
Key requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field such as Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Organisation Development, Secretary etc.
  • At least 2 years of practical experience in administration or secretarial service, preferably in the context of an international organisation
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Teamwork, Interpersonal skills, Critical thinking and Organizing skills.
  • Adhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging
 
The detailed job description is posted on http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/jobs/ and available upon the request.   Interested candidates should apply by sending covering letter and CV with mention a position you apply for, with submit your application in English to vacancy@wwfgreatermekong.org  
Closing date: 17th September 2016
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
 
WWF does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process 
We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce
 

Finance Manager, WWF­-Laos

WWF-Laos is part of the WWF-Greater Mekong, one of the biologically richest places on the planet, which works on environmental issues across Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. WWF-Laos established its presence in Laos starting in 2001 and in partnership with the government, has been implementing several projects in the areas of conservation of wildlife and natural resources; improvement of livelihoods/income generation and other relevant activities contributing to sustainable management of natural resources. 

WWF-Laos is looking for the experienced Lao National candidate to fill-in a position of Finance Manager.   
 

Position: Finance Manager
Location base: Vientiane, Lao PDR
 
The Finance Manager ensures the implementation of finance, accounting systems, policies, and procedures for WWF-Laos which are aligned to WWF International Field Operations Manual and compliance with all local laws and other statutory requirements related to Finance in Laos. As a member of the Country Management Team (CMT), FM shares responsibility for the overall performance of the Country Programme.
 
Key requirements:
  • Master or Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration, or in relevant fields;
  • 7 years of practical experience in finance and accounting management, 3 years of which should be in Lao PDR;
  • Experience in implementing and monitoring the compliance of Finance system, policies and procedures, preferably the context of an international organization;
  • Adhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

 
The detailed job description is posted at http://www.wwflaos.org/about/work_with_us/.

Interested candidates should apply by sending a covering letter and CV with mention of the position you are applying for, to: jobs.laos@wwfgreatermekong.org  

Closing date: 17 Septamber 2016

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

WWF-Laos does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce. 
 

FLEGT Project Finance Officer, WWF-Laos

WWF-Laos is part of the WWF-Greater Mekong, one of the biologically richest places on the planet, which works on environmental issues across Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. WWF-Laos established its presence in Laos starting in 2001 and in partnership with the government, has been implementing several projects in the areas of conservation of wildlife and natural resources; improvement of livelihoods/income generation and other relevant activities contributing to sustainable management of natural resources.
 
WWF-Laos is looking for the experienced Lao National candidates to fill-in a position of FLEGT Project Finance Officer.
 
Position: FLEGT Project Finance Officer
Location base: Vientiane, Lao PDR
 
FLEGT Project Finance Officer (90% is finance and accounting, 10% is administration). This position will be responsible for finance and accounting of FLEGT project in Laos. He/she also needs to provide assistances in various aspects of administration in ensuring the compliance of systems, policies and procedures from WWF-Laos, WWF-GM, WWF international and donors.
  
Key requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in finance and accounting, plus business administration is an advantage.
  • Knowledge and skill on international finance and accounting systems.
  • Understanding and Knowledge of project administration.
  • Basis knowledge of environmental and conservation issues in Laos and region 
The detailed job description is posted at http://www.wwflaos.org/about/work_with_us/

Interested candidates should apply by sending a covering letter and CV with mention of the position you are applying for, to: jobs.laos@wwfgreatermekong.org  

Closing date: 17 September 2016
 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
WWF-Laos does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a dive

Accountant, WWF-Laos

WWF-Laos is part of the WWF Greater Mekong, which works on environmental issues across Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. WWF-Laos established its presence in Laos starting in 2001 and in partnership with the government, has been implementing several projects in the areas of conservation of wildlife and natural resources; improvement of livelihoods/income generation and other relevant activities contributing to sustainable management of natural resources.

We are looking for creative Lao National candidates for the position of Accountant based in Vientiane, Lao PDR with travel to provinces as required. 
 
Position: Accountant
Location base: Vientiane, Lao PDR  

The Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day cash management for WWF-Laos and administration of the Finance and Accounting Function. 

Key requirements for the role include:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration, or in relevant fields.
  • 2 years of working experience as Accountant, Finance Assistant or Bookkeeper.
  • Knowledge of local finance and accounting system, standards and practices.
  • Good understanding of normal practices in non-profit organizations
  • Basic knowledge of international finance and accounting standards is an advantage
  • Knowledge of English is preferable. 
The detailed job description is posted on http://www.wwflaos.org/about/work_with_us/ and is available upon request.

Interested candidates should apply by sending a covering letter and CV with mention of the position you are applying for, to: jobs.laos@wwfgreatermekong.org  

Closing date: August 17th 2016
 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
WWF does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce. 

Senior Finance Officer, WWF-Laos

WWF-Laos is part of the WWF Greater Mekong, which works on environmental issues across Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. WWF-Laos established its presence in Laos starting in 2001 and in partnership with the government, has been implementing several projects in the areas of conservation of wildlife and natural resources; improvement of livelihoods/income generation and other relevant activities contributing to sustainable management of natural resources.

We are looking for creative Lao National candidates for the position of Senior Finance Officer based in Vientiane, Lao PDR with travel to provinces as required. 
 
Position: Senior Finance Officer
Location base: Vientiane, Lao PDR
 
The Senior Finance Officer is responsible for general accounting management at WWF Laos. He/she maintains complete and accurate financial records to ensure all transactions and project sites comply with the finance and accounting system, policies and procedures of WWF Greater Mekong Programme and donors, general accounting practices and legal requirements.

Key requirements for the role include:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration, or in relevant fields
  • Thorough understanding of international and local finance and accounting standards
  • 5 years of practical experience in finance and accounting management
  • Basic knowledge of environmental and conservation issues in Laos is preferred
  • Adhere to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging. 
The detailed job description is posted on http://www.wwflaos.org/about/work_with_us/ and is available upon request.

Interested candidates should apply by sending a covering letter and CV with mention of the position you are applying for, to: jobs.laos@wwfgreatermekong.org  

Closing date: August 17th 2016
 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
WWF does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.