The Biodiversity, Environment & Communities thematic area of the IUCN Lao PDR Country Program is currently being developed to streamline program activities related to (i) terrestrial species conservation, (ii) environmental education / awareness / capacity building (iii) climate change adaptation, and (iv) national protected areas. There are currently two projects within the IUCN Lao PDR Country Program that are under this thematic area: (i) the Mekong Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change (Mekong ARCC) project, and (ii) the ARCUS Advancing Protection for Southern White-cheeked Gibbons in Phou Hin Poun National Protected Area, Lao PDR project. The field sites for these projects are within Khammouane and Champasak provinces of Southern Lao PDR.
• At least a university degree in a relevant discipline, such as Conservation Biology, Climate Change, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Management or Development Studies
• At least 3 to 5 years of progressive work experience; experience in project coordination, implementation and execution is essential
• Strong presentation skills and exceptional written and spoken communication skills in Lao and English is essential
• Experience and ability to work in a multicultural and multi-perspective environment and a broad awareness of conservation, climate change, communities and natural resource management issues in Lao PDR
Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button.
Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST).
Other job opportunities are published in the IUCN website: http://www.iucn.org/involved/jobs/