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Timber Trade Officer

Wildlife Conservation Society - Expires on Aug 14, 2013
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Vietnam
  • Hanoi
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 5+ years
  • Expat and local
Sales / Business Development
Job Category
Renewables / Environment
Not specified

Job Description

The main tasks of the Timber Trade Officer will include, but not be limited, to the following:

  • †Provide technical, logistical, and administrative support to project activities under RAFT 2

  • †Manage and coordinate the day-to-day implementation of project activities under RAFT 2

  • Liaise with relevant government counterparts and coordinate with project partners to ensure timely, efficient and effective implementation of project activities

  • Responsible for maintaining and managing a database for all project-related electronic information including pictures, publications and other material

  • Support all communications efforts which help to enhance visibility and promote the efforts of the project

  • Ensure regular reporting of activities to the Coordinator of the TRAFFIC Greater Mekong Programme

  • †Responsible with the preparation of periodic and final technical reports

  • †Develop and assist in preparation of project proposals and funding applications

  • -Perform other tasks as required by the Greater Mekong Programme Coordinator

Job Requirements

  • Masters degree in environmental studies/ education, natural resource management, or related fields

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Sound knowledge of and experience working with government organizations operating in Viet Nam

  • Sound understanding of nature conservation issues, specifically as related to timber and forestry

  • Knowledge on international policy and processes, such as CITES and FLEGT, an advantage

  • Critical thinking and aspiration for high quality deliverables

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills

  • Excellent command of English and Vietnamese languages

  • Minimum 5 years experience working in a similar position or communication field

  • Experience working with an international organization is desirable

  • Creative, flexible and able to work under pressure;

About the recruiter

Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, has the clear mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe. Our story began in the early 1900ís when we successfully helped the ...

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