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Forest Coordinator, WWF-Laos (RAFT 3 Project Manager)

Forest Coordinator, WWF-Laos (RAFT 3 Project Manager)
As part of its FY16-20 Strategic Plan, WWF Laos is implementing a comprehensive forest management and conservation programme in its Priority Landscapes and Priority Sites, aligned with the WWF International Network’s Forest Practice. This includes protecting high conservation value forest, reducing illegal timber flows, ensuring sustainable production of key commodities that impact biodiversity, and increasing FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified forest area.
RAFT, which stands for “Responsible Asia Forestry and Trade”, is a partnership between The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC), Tropical Forest Foundation (TFF), TFT (The Forest Trust), TRAFFIC, the Wildlife Trade Monitoring Network and WWF’s Forest Practice. Since its beginning in 2007, RAFT has been building the capacity of countries, businesses and communities in Asia Pacific to practice legal and sustainable forest management and trade, with a focus on timber legality verification and the application of sustainable forest management practices, including practices that reduce carbon emissions. RAFT phase 3 in Laos starts in the early months of 2016 for duration of 3 years.
 
WWF-Laos is looking for an experienced candidate to fill the position of Forest Coordinator, WWF-Laos (RAFT 3 Project Manager).
 
The RAFT3 Project Manager is responsible for the implementation of the RAFT 3 project (direct project implementation, including responsibilities for technical, financial and administrative aspects of the project) and is also the WWF-Laos Forest Coordinator, responsible for supervising and providing support to all forest-related staff in the Country Office, in alignment with WWF’ Forest Practice (forestry technical assistance). The RAFT Project Manager will also receive and coordinate guidance from the WWF GMP Forest Hub and the WWF International Forest Practice staff who are engaging in RAFT 3 regional activities.
 
Location: Vientiane, Lao PDR
 
Key requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in either forestry, conservation, natural resources management, or in other relevant fields;
  • Qualification in Project Management is preferred;
  • 5 years of practical experience in managing forestry-related projects in either INGOs or the United Nations or bilateral development agencies or private companies;
  • Experience of working with Government officials, local communities and donor representatives;
  • Experience in conducting studies and coordinating research activities;
  • 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.
 
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: 26th February 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

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 to fill-in the position of Finance Officer.  
 
 
Position: Finance Officer
Location: Vientiane, Lao PDR.
 
The Finance Officer provides support to Finance Manager in all financial activities at WWF-Laos to ensure transparency, accuracy and trustworthiness and compliance with WWF Greater Mekong financial system, policies and procedures and local legal requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting, Business Management, Business Administration, or in relevant fields
  • 3 years of working experience in finance and accounting administration, particularly in budgeting, with international NGOs is desirable
  • Proficiency in accounting software (ACCPAC) is preferred
  • Knowledge of English is preferable. 
The detailed job description is posted on http://www.wwflaos.org/about/work_with_us/ 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: jobs.laos@wwfgreatermekong.org  
Closing date: 11th February 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.
 

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://www.wwflaos.org/about/work_with_us/ 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 jobs.laos@wwfgreatermekong.org  
Closing date: 12th February 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