12 June 2019
Job ID: VN17-8
Project Officer
WHAT WE CAN OFFER
  • $300 USD per month
  • free on-site accommodation
  • accident insurance, meal and travel allowance
JOB DESCRIPTION

Employer: Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) Part-time post: 2 to 3 days/week Location: Dak Lak province Salary: US$ 300-500/month Duration of Position: 2 years (extendable) Direct report: Animal Welfare Department Manager Primary objective: To build positive relations with partner organisations to further our animal welfare, educational and conservation goals. Dak Lak Government (Agriculture department, Culture and Tourism department, External Affairs department) ● Arrange paperwork to ensure Animals Asia operate in accordance with government regulations including visit permits ● Arrange and attend relevant meetings and provide updates on AAF work in the region ● Develop partnership opportunities to promote our aims Elephant Conservation Centre (ECC) ● Arrange paperwork to ensure Animals Asia and consultants can provide advice and support to ECC ● Arrange and attend relevant meetings and provide updates on AAF work in partnership with ECC Yok Don National Park ● Arrange paperwork to ensure Animals Asia operate within the regulations of the national park ● Liaise with tourism department and provide support to improve the quality of the ethical elephant tours ● Arrange and attend relevant meetings and provide updates on AAF work in partnership with YDNP Buon Don People's Committee ● Liaise with committee members to discuss AAF work in the region and opportunities to involve and provide benefit to the local community Elephant owners in Lak ● Liaise with elephant owners and mahouts to discuss opportunities to involve and provide benefits to the local community Tourism Companies ● Discuss implementation of welfare recommendations ● Negotiate renting contracts for elephants and mahouts Other administrative responsibilities ● Support Animal Welfare Department Manager with administrative works ● Contribute activities to the departmental working reports and perform other duties as required Continuous improvement ● Contribute to the on-going review, development and implementation of changes to improve the productivity and efficiency of Animals Asia ● Participate in staff training and performance and development appraisal process to assist in the achievement of Animals Asia objectives and mission Miscellaneous ● Promote and advocate Animals Asia to the counter-partners ● Follow established Animals Asia procedures and policies

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Qualification/ Education/ Knowledge ● Knowledge of animal welfare issues ● Degree in administration or at least 3 years’ experience of working with NGO or governmental agencies. Experience ● Excellent project management skills ● Experience of managing a team ● Experience of writing project reports ● Experience of working with animal protection organisations in Vietnam ● Experience of working with governmental agencies in Vietnam ● Experience of working with various stakeholders relevant to campaign objectives Abilities/ Skills ● Good oral and written English language ● Ability to work in partnership with key stakeholders and sustain strategic partnerships with a calm and approachable manner ● Ability to plan & think strategically - experience of turning strategy into operational plans and effective action ● Good communication skills, and attention to details ● Proficient skills of computer, and web-based applications Circumstances ● Vietnamese citizen ● Ability to travel extensively within Vietnam and internationally


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