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Program Manager, Wildlife Conservation Society – Vietnam

Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society

Position Title: Program Manager, Vietnam

Location: Vietnam

Application Deadline: January 31, 2014

Description: Position Objectives:

Support WCS’s program to reduce the threat posed by wildlife trade in Vietnam to WCS species and landscapes, particularly those in neighboring countries. Identify priorities, assist the Country Program Director develop strategies and approaches; develop and implement projects; coordinate financial and administrative support and facilitate communication and coordination with WCS Asia Program and other NY staff.

Promote wildlife conservation, particularly relating to the threat posed by unsustainable trade, in Vietnam with national government, international agencies, and other non-governmental organizations; and influence policies that promote the long-term persistence of wildlife and in Vietnam and beyond.


  • Coordinate, support, develop and implement program activities, projects and strategies in line with the Vietnam and Asia strategy and project work plans.
  • Supervise, train and assist national staff in their projects; promote teamwork and provide feedback to staff; ensure proper collection, analysis and publication of data.
  • Produce and supervise reports and other required technical and financial documents (e.g., work plans, technical reports and financial reports) for WCS and donors on schedule.
  • Contribute significantly to the raising of financial support for projects, in collaboration with the CPD, Asia Program and WCS NY staff. Develop proposals and participate in fund-raising activities; maintain contact with donors and ensure timely reporting.
  • Write and publish documents, reports, books, and technical papers. Create and/or update program documents, brochures, newsletters, and other materials including online platforms (WCS Vietnam Website, Facebook page, blog etc).
  • Attend meetings, workshops, strategy sessions, etc.
  • Promote wildlife conservation in Vietnam with government, donors and other non-governmental organizations through meetings, speaking engagements, media interviews, writing, and general communications. Coordinate media engagement with WCS NY.


3-5 years work experience in Southeast Asia
Minimum 3 years experience in management of local staff within an NGO
Knowledge and understanding on wildlife trafficking, environmental issues, law enforcement, wildlife conservation
Proven track record of fundraising and donor relations

How to Apply: Please use the following link to apply:

Once you are on the site, click on “Global Conservation Full-Time” to apply.

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