Tuyển cán bộ nghiên cứu cho dự án REALU

Trung tâm Nông lâm Thế giới (ICRAF) hiện đang tuyển 01 vị trí cán bộ nghiên cứu cho dự án REALU làm việc trong thời gian 02 năm. Các cá nhân quan tâm xin gửi hồ sơ về văn phòng ICRAF Việt Nam trước ngày 18.12.2011. Chi tiết công việc như sau:

World Agroforestry Centre – Southeast Asia Regional Office
Recruiting a Research Officer
based in Hanoi, Vietnam.

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is one of a network of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). As a global leader in agroforestry research and development, ICRAF’s ultimate purpose is to improve human welfare by reducing poverty, increasing cash income, improving food and nutritional security, and increasing environmental resilience through improved agroforestry systems. ICRAF has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and works in 21 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America.

In 1993, the World Agroforestry Centre opened a program for Southeast Asia with Bogor, in Indonesia, as its regional headquarters. We currently work in five Southeast Asian countries including Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and China.

The Position
As a result of expanding work in the field of Climate Change, Reducing Emission through Avoiding Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) and Reducing Emissions from All Land Uses (REALU), ICRAF Vietnam is seeking a mature aged, open-minded, dynamic and energetic Research Officer. Under supervision of REALU Project Manager, the Research Officer will assist REALU/REDD+ project manager with the following:

Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the summary tasks as follows:
1. Assisting REALU manager in technical coordination of projects related to Reducing Emission through Avoiding Deforestation and Degradation in developing countries (REDD+), Payment for Environmental Services (PES) and Agorforestry Systems (AF) for livelihood, including:
– Research design and planning, research team building
– Participating in research as an investigator,
– Participating in REALU piloting in Na Ri district, Bac Kan province. This includes: (1) participatory carbon monitoring (training and practicing) as a part of REALU MRV system, (2) contracting with local community on REALU rewards, (3) organizing implementation of REALU contract, including but not limited to development of agroforestry models, guiding sivilculture techniques to local farmers (in conjunction with independent consultants), and assisting local farmers in developing their community forest management plan; and (4) Carrying out REALU pilot monitoring plan.
– Conducting spatial analysis relating to REALU sites as per required, with assistant of consultants if needed
– Assisting REALU international scientist in field visits and data collection
– Report writing
2. Participating in producing scientific publications and printing materials
3. Participating in other Consortium Research Programs (CRPs) assigned by ICRAF global to Vietnam
4. Exploring new funding opportunities for Vietnam and SEA region. The work would involve concept notes and proposal development and will be conducted together with ICRAF SEA team.
Qualifications and Skills Required:
 Vietnamese citizenship
 Holding at least a Master Degree in forestry, sivilculture, social forestry or other related fields.
 Having at least 5 years of experience in research and development management, planning, networking, coordinating and communication of international projects.
 Having field experience in forestry projects and/or forest inventory
 Having experience in REDD+ negotiations and researches
 Having proven knowledge on project management, research planning and implementation.
 Having proven skill of communication and negotiation, writing reports and documentation;
 Having proven ability in managing stressful working situation and team work spirits;
 Having mapping/GIS capacity and experience, particularly in the field of forest mapping and inventory
 Well organized; able to meet deadline
 Having excellent command of English
 Willing to learn new skills/knowledge related to the scope/content of the specified projects.
 Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in multicultural teams.
 Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills
 Generates creative, practical approaches to overcome challenging situations
 Devises new systems and processes, and modifies existing ones, to support innovative behaviors.
Terms of offer
 This is a Nationally Professional Fixed Term position with a competitive salary and benefits package.

 The contract is for a period of 2 (two) years, with possibility of renewal, subject to 3 (three) months probation period, assessment of performance and availability of resources.

Please submit your application with relevant qualifications, experiences, reference and a recent photograph in MS Word or Pdf format (Max. 500 kb), not later than 18 December 2011 to ICRAF Vietnam Office via Email: icraf-vietnam@cgiar.org

Only short-listed applicants meeting the requirements stated above will be contacted. Work assignment is expected to start from early January, 2012

ICRAF believes that staff diversity promotes excellence, and strongly encourages women to apply. We invite you to learn more about ICRAF at our web site: http://www.worldagroforestry.org/sea/vn