9 May 2012


WWF – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

WWF is one of the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organizations, with almost 5 million supporters and a global network active in over 100 countries. WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the earth’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable, and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.

The Greater Mekong region is one of the biologically richest places on the planet; its varied natural resources support the livelihoods and well-being of millions of people in mainland Southeast Asia. WWF-Greater Mekong – on the ground in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam – is working to conserve the region’s biodiversity and build a secure and sustainable future for people and wildlife.

WWF is seeking to recruit well-qualified and experienced candidates for the following positions for “Strengthening Resilience in Natural Resources’ Dependent Communities”


1. Project Manager, WWF-Greater Mekong (based in Thailand, Lao PDR, or Vietnam)

The Project Manager is responsible for leading the planning, management and

implementation of the project and managing project resources effectively and efficiently

so as to achieve the project objectives and outcomes within the set timescale and

available budget. The Project Manager is also responsible for interfacing with and

reporting to the World Bank, which is supporting the project. Because the project is

being implemented in both Lao PDR and Vietnam, the Project Manager will play a

critical role in supporting Project Coordinators and other project staff in each country.

Likewise, the Project Manager will need to encourage synergies across the two countries

and synthesize lessons learned in each.

Email for application: vacancy@wwfgreatermekong.org, with attention to Ms. Nguyen

Dieu Linh, Human Resources Advisor

2. Project Coordinator, WWF-Laos (For Lao National and based in Pakse, Champasak

Province, Lao PDR)

The Project Coordinator is responsible for the management and implementation of the

Project in Lao PDR and ensures the compliance with the Project Document and WWF’s

contractual obligations.

Email for application: phonesavanh.philavanh@wwfgreatermekong.org, with attention

to Ms. Phonesavanh Philavanh, Human Resources Manager

The detailed Job Descriptions of the positions are posted on www.panda.org, www.panda.org/greatermekong and www.panda.org/laos under Jobs.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae and available

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae and available degrees and

qualifications in English to above-mentioned email addresses by 20 May 2012.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Categories: MANAGER and PROJECT. Job Types: Full-Time.

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