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Communications Manager

WWF-Laos is recruiting for the position of Communications Manager.

The position’s role will ensure the development and implementation of the 2015-2020 Communications Strategy for WWF-Laos, which is aligned to the WWF-GM Communications Strategy. The Communications Manager, in agreement with the Country Director, will set clear priorities to ensure identified activities can be delivered in a successful and impactful manner.

Required Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree communications, public relations, journalism, media relations or other relevant field.
Required Skills and Competencies
  • 5 years practical experience in communications and public relations
  • Experience of working in an international organisation in a developing country
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience managing other staff members
  • Excellent writing and oral communications skills
  • An understanding of the realities of PR and communications for promoting conservation issues
  • Experience in graphic design is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Lao language is an advantage
For more information, please refer to the full Job Description on the right hand side of this page.

Interested candidates should apply with cover letter and CV. Please submit your application in English and make clear the position you’re applying for in your email to:, Human Resources Manager. Closing date: September 18th 2015.

Rattan Project Support Officer

The Project Support Officer provides assistance in various aspects of administration, finance and implementation of the projects and ensures compliance with operations systems, policies and procedures of WWF-Laos.

Required Qualifications:
- College diploma in development studies, English, finance and accounting or in relevant fields, bachelor’s degree is an advantage
- Basic knowledge of environmental and conservation issues in Lao PDR especially in Rattan and Non Timber Forest Products (NTFP) and community based natural resource management. 
Required Skills and Competencies:

- 2 years of practical experience as Project Support Officer or Project Assistant
- Experience of working in INGOs or the United Nations or bilateral development agencies or in related fields is an advantage

Interested candidates should apply with cover letter and CV. Please submit your application in English and make clear the position you’re applying for in your email to:, Human Resources Manager. Closing date: September 18th 2015.


We are looking for an experienced Lao National to fill the position of Project Manager for Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) with WWF-Laos.  
Our country programme office was first established in Vientiane, in 2001. Since then, our small team has grown to over 40 Lao, international and volunteer staff working on over 10 projects countrywide with offices in Vientiane, Champassak and Salavan provinces. WWF Laos’ vision is that by 2030, the human footprint stays within the country’s capacity to maintain the full spectrum of biological diversity and ecosystems, and the key services they provide, to enhance Lao people’s livelihood resilience and contribute to the sustainable conservation of the overall ecological integrity of the Greater Mekong region.
The specific objective of the WWF FLEGT support project is that the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) in Laos accounts for the needs and interests of forest-dependent communities, civil society and forest sector companies and the VPA processes distinctively address transboundary issues in timber trade, including impacts on forest services and the needs of these target groups.
Position: FLEGT Project Manager
Location: Vientiane, Lao PDR.
The Project Manager is responsible for the planning, management and implementation of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade - Common Access to Voluntary Partnership Agreement Process (FLEGT-VPA) Project. Key requirements for the role include:
  • ·      Bachelor’s degree in conservation, natural resource management, bioregional planning, environmental, or in relevant fields.
  •        Proven understanding of issues in related fields and working knowledge of policy/institutional context in Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT), and forest management in Laos.
  •        5 years of practical experience in managing project in either NGOs or the United Nations or bilateral development agencies, 2 years of which should be in related fields
  •        People management, coaching and capacity building/development
  •        Proven skills in project and financial management.
  •        Proven communication and coordination skills, in multi-lateral context, in written and spoken English and local language.
  •        Team-worker and able to motivate and work with multi-cultural teams.
  •        Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Passionate & Optimistic, Challenging & Inspiring, Credible & Accountable, Persevering & Delivering Results
Interested candidates should apply by sending covering letter and CV with mention a position you apply for. Please submit your application in English to:, Human Resources Manager.  

Closing date: 25th September 2015
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