WCS tuyển Bác sĩ thú y

Hiệp hội Bảo tồn Động vật hoang dã (WCS) đang tuyển Bác sĩ thú y làm việc tại Hà Nội. Hạn nộp hồ sơ: 15/08/2010.

Position: Wildlife Veterinarian – Vietnam
Affiliation: Duty station: Hanoi (with frequent travel to field sites)
Application deadline: August 15th, 2010
Start date: to be discussed

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a US‐based conservation organization registered as a non‐profit, tax‐exempt voluntary organization and has been dedicated to conserving the earth’s biodiversity since its establishment in 1895. Their efforts are concentrated in many of the world’s developing countries where biological diversity is greatest and pressure on nature is most intense. WCS currently works in more than 60 countries in Africa, Asia, and North and Latin America and has special institutional capacity in the following thematic areas: strengthening institutional capacity, biodiversity conservation, natural resource management, policy development, protected area establishment and management, landscape conservation, and
socio‐economic strategies for conservation.

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Global Health Program (GHP) works in tandem with the WCS Country Program in Vietnam to address the critical conservation issue of illegal hunting and trade in wildlife. We conduct research to provide reliable data on the health and emerging disease aspects of the wildlife trade in Vietnam and use the interface of human, wildlife and domestic animal health to promote conservation. We work closely with the government to strengthen wildlife crime law enforcement in Vietnam, and through our partnerships with other National organizations aim to build political momentum within Vietnam to take wildlife crime seriously.

Scope of work:
The National Veterinarian will work closely with the GHP Lead Field Veterinarian in Vietnam, the GHP Asia team, alongside Vietnamese government agencies, to plan and implement zoonotic disease Wildlife Veterinarian – Vietnam will work closely with the GHP Asia team and WCS Vietnam office to ensure efficient and accurate organisation of documentation and finances for the project.

Main activities:
• Assist GHP Lead Field Veterinarian in Vietnam with planning of research projects into diseases in wildlife within trade system in VietNam.
• Assist with collection of samples from wild animals, appropriate storage and handling of these samples and acquisition of export permits where necessary for diagnostics.
• Establish good working relationships with relevant Vietnamese government agencies to secure the necessary support for sample collection, storage and diagnostics. 
• Communicate and coordinate whit other relevant research institutions that collabarate with which GHP Viet Nam.
• Assist in training students and staff from government agencies including FPD, Customs, Quarantine and Environmental Police in wildlife health issues, biosecurity, sample collection and animal handling.
• Assist with organisation of stakeholder meetings organised by the Global Health Program in Vietnam and present and translate material where necessary.
• Ensure all persons employed by GHP and all projects/activities conducted by GHP adhere to the WCS Vietnam policies, national labour laws, and national legislation. 
• Work with GHP regional and national veterinarians/ project managers/directors to generate financial reports, project reports and donor reports in English and Vietnamese.
• Assure timely accounting and reporting on all country project expenditures.

Essential qualifications:
This position is for a Vietnamese national with an interest in wildlife and conservation, who has completed a University degree in Veterinary Medicine and has professional experience in a veterinary capacity. Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively in English and Vietnamese are essential.

Desirable qualifications:
In addition, candidates with the following competencies are preferred:
Experience working with wildlife or with an international organization, or INGO would be preferred but is not essential.
Practical experience in handling and collection of biological samples from animals
Interest in wildlife and conservation
Ability to work independently under minimum supervision within a team
Willingness to travel within Vietnam and to work flexible hours that may include weekends
Shows a high degree of initiative, responsibility, flexibility, personal/professional ethics
Excellent time management, and problem‐solving ability

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, contact details for 2 references to:
Miss Pham Thi Minh – Country Finance Manager
Wildlife Conservation Society, Vietnam Program
1302, Thanh Cong tower, 57 Lang Ha, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
Tel/Fax: +84 (0) 4 3514 9750/16‐ Ext 13
Email: wcsvietnam@wcs.org
Deadline for Applications: August 15th 2010
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted