FFI tuyển Giám đốc dự án REDD+

FFI cần tuyển 01 ứng viên nhiều kinh nghiệm về Quản lý phát triển rừng bền vững cho vị trí Giám đốc dự án REDD+ tại Việt Nam, có nhiệm vụ kết nối hợp phần Việt Nam với dự án REDD+ tại các nước ASEAN do EU tài trợ. Hạn nhận hồ sơ: 15/5/2011.

Thông tin chi tiết như sau:

FFI is seeking a highly experienced and results-orientated individual with excellent skills in community forestry, sustainable forest management and decentralization in the forest sector to coordinate the Vietnamese component of the EU funded project “Developing community carbon pools for Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, plus enhancing forest carbon stocks (REDD+) projects in selected ASEAN countries”.

The successful candidate will have experience in REDD+ technical concepts, and at least 3 years’ experience in community forestry. S/he will have strategic vision, strong leadership skills and excellent communication and administrative skills. The successful applicant will have strong skills in high level corporate and government engagement as well as experience in engaging local communities as part of collaborative management and/or in strengthening Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in the forest sector. S/he will have a higher degree or equivalent training or experience in a relevant discipline such as forestry, forest conservation, environmental economics and substantial experience in a related role. Experience in Vietnam is required.


Start Date: As soon as possible

End Date: 15th January 2014

Probationary Period: Two months

Gross Monthly Salary: Range from USD 1,000 to USD 1,200.

Location: The position will ideally be based in Kon Tum with regular international travel, as required

Hours of Work: This is a full-time position, working Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to

5.30 pm, with a 60 minute lunch break


Job Title: National Project Manager,

Asia Pacific Community Carbon Pool & REDD+ Programme

Reporting to: Programme Manager,

Asia Pacific Community Carbon Pool & REDD+ Programme

Oversees: All project staff employed under the Vietnamese component of the Asia Pacific Community Carbon Pool & REDD+ Programme

Key Internal


Country Director, Vietnam Programme

Senior Programme Manager, Asia Pacific

Regional Director, Asia Pacific

Programme Director, Environmental Markets

Project Managers, Vietnam Programme

Regional Finance Advisor, Asia Pacific

Projects Officer, Asia Pacific

Regional Programme Development Coordinator, Asia Pacific

REDD Coordinator

Main duties:

Under the supervision of the Programme Manager, Asia Pacific Community Carbon Pool & REDD+ Programme, the Vietnam National Coordinator, Asia Pacific Community Carbon Pool & REDD+ Programme will ensure the effective, efficient and timely delivery of the Vietnamese components of the EU-funded project “Developing community carbon pools for Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, plus enhancing forest carbon stocks (REDD+) projects in selected ASEAN countries”.

Specific duties and required activities are detailed in the EU grant contract. To summarize:

Project implementation and development

  • Plan and oversee execution of the Vietnamese project activities according to the project contract and all subsequently determined work plans, including management of staff and sub-contracts
  • Plan and oversee the use of the project budget including co-financing to the EU grant which forms an integral part of the overall project
  • Represent the project and FFI, as required by the line management, at domestic and international fora
  • Co-ordinate the execution of the EU-funded project with FFI’s other related projects
  • Co-ordinate execution of the EU-funded project with other partner programmes and projects pertaining to the forest sector, whether under implementation or planned
  • Ensure all internal and external reporting requirements are met related to the project
  • Assist in raising additional support to complement project activities as needs are identified

Other duties

  • Supporting the development of national REDD+ policies that strengthen the role of local government and communities
  • Supporting the development of sub-national procedures and regulations for REDD+ pilot project activities
  • Piloting REDD+ community forestry projects that ensure sustainable revenue flows and other benefits to forest dependent communities
  • Demonstrating how biodiversity co-benefits can be achieved in community forestry REDD+ pilot projects
  • Drawing from practical local level experience and seeking to influence national and regional policy responses to deforestation and forest degradation
  • Supporting FFI strategic thinking on REDD+, inputting to a global FFI REDD+ strategy

Specific outputs

  • Reports and written outputs from the EU REDD project in line with donor requirements prepared and submitted on a timely basis




  • Excellent project management skills with proven experience in project planning, financial management, reporting and evaluation
  • Ability to think laterally and creatively
  • Strong communication skills, (written and verbal), with ability to present, persuade, influence and negotiate at senior level
  • Ability to convey the work of FFI with confidence and credibility
  • Good team player with the ability to also work well under own initiative
  • Strong organizational skills, with structured and methodical approach to work and a clear focus on results
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • An understanding and experience of working in or with NGOs
  • Competency with standard word processing and spreadsheet programmes

Knowledge and experience

  • MSc or equivalent training or experience in forestry, natural resource management or a related discipline
  • Minimum three years’ experience in forest conservation
  • Experience in developing performance-based payment mechanisms including REDD+
  • Track record of developing and delivering pro-poor ecosystem management projects, with a particular focus on governance and benefit-sharing issues
  • Minimum four years’ experience of project management
  • Demonstrable experience engaging with government, corporate and local partners at all levels
  • Familiarity with Vietnamese government organizations for forestry and environmental protection

Behavioural qualities

  • A demonstrated commitment to the conservation of Vietnam’s natural heritage
  • Capacity to work independently, to be flexible and responsive to the needs of the organization, to be organized, conscientious and careful, and to meet deadlines


Applications, consisting of a covering letter explaining why you feel you should be considered for this post, a full CV and contact details for two referees (who will not be approached without your permission), should be submitted either electronically to Le Hong Viet at viet.hong.le@fauna-flora.org and cc to John Parr at john.parr@fauna-flora.org

Please mark your application ‘National Project Manager, Asia Pacific Community Carbon Pool & REDD+ Programme’ and indicate in your covering letter where you saw this position advertised. The closing date for applications is Sunday 15th May 2011. Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing Monday 18th May 2011.

Regrettably, due to limited resources and the high number of applications we receive, we are only able to contact short-listed candidates. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

FFI values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity


Le Hong Viet

Administrative Assistant

Fauna & Flora International (FFI)

Vietnam Conservation Support Programme

340 Nghi Tam, Tay Ho, Hanoi

Tel:  84 – 4 – 3719 4117

Fax: 84 – 4 – 3719 4119