Wildlife Crime Case Officer
Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) was established in 2000 as Vietnam’s first non-governmental organization focused on conservation of nature and the environment through education. Our mission is to foster greater understanding amongst the Vietnamese public about environmental issues of local, national and global significance, ranging from protection of wildlife and natural ecosystems to climate change.
ENV’s Wildlife Crime Unit (WCU) was established in 2005 to facilitate and motivate public involvement in efforts to combat wildlife trade, and to improve the effectiveness of front line law enforcement agencies. The WCU administers a public toll-free national hotline 1800-1522 for reporting wildlife crimes. Information reported through the hotline is passed on to the appropriate authorities. ENV then works closely with law enforcement agencies, tracking each case through to conclusion, and documenting the results on ENV’s Wildlife Crime Database. The WCU strives to achieve a successful outcome for each case, helping coordinate placement of animals, providing advice to the authorities, and encouraging bold action that would serve to deter future crime.
Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV) is currently looking for the position of Wildlife Crime Case Officer who is working exclusively on low to high wildlife criminal cases. The crimes officer actively investigates and tracks cases reported to WCU, coordinates responses and progress closely with the ENV Crimes Task Force consisting of the field investigations coordinator, WCU Manager and Wildlife Crime Technical Advisor.
• Monitor and track wildlife crime cases
• Answer the ENV Wildlife Crime hotline telephone
• Participate in wildlife trade surveys, campaigns, and other activities
• Complete English and Vietnamese language reports summarizing case results
• Maintain accurate and complete records of all case developments
• Ensure ongoing communication with WCU Manager for case updates, report new developments, redefine objectives and response methods.
• Provide weekly updates to the database on the status of all followed cases
• Other duties as required
• University degree required
• Fluent verbal and written English is a must
• Solid Vietnamese writing skills
• Highly motivated, excellent communications skills and ability to communicate and work with government authorities.
• Ability to work independently, take initiative, and pay close attention to details
• Critical thinking and good character
• Computer literacy: Word, Excel, Internet
Benefits and terms
• Attractive salary
• Long-term contract will be provided
• Mixed English-speaking environment
• Opportunity to work closely with international and national experts
HOW TO APPLY?
Interested candidates are invited to send your application form before 31 Jul 2012 by email or correspondence.
The candidate MUST use ENV standard application form which can be found from the link below:
Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV)
No. 5 Lane 192, Thai Thinh street, Hanoi
Phone: (04) 3514-8850
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
* Your applications will be treated on “First come, first serve” basic.
* Only short-listed candidates will be notified for written test & interview