Combatting Wildlife Trafficking Program Manager

Chemonics International is immediately seeking qualified Vietnamese national or international candidates for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Governance for Inclusive Growth (GIG) program in Vietnam. We are seeking technical position candidates to support the Government of Vietnam’s efforts to improve governance and accountability, as a means to bring about broad-based, sustainable growth.

Combatting Wildlife Trafficking Program Manager (full-time, long-term)

Job Description:

  • Design, develop, and support the governance and accountability portfolio of GIG, with a focus on enhancing wildlife crime enforcement, inter-agency coordination, and institutional capacity building related to combatting wildlife trafficking (CWT) in Vietnam.
  • Provide technical analysis of CWT issues, policies, procedures, and institutional roles and responses.
  • Provide technical input and coordination to support development of improved procedures, coordination, and actions related to CWT, including enforcement.
  • Work as relationship manager with key government and nongovernment counterparts and beneficiary groups for CWT, including Customs, law enforcement agencies, judicial agencies, and local and international organizations working to eliminate wildlife trafficking in Vietnam.
  • Liaise with USAID, US Government (USG), and international organizations active in CWT in Vietnam, including arranging coordinated technical assistance or capacity building where appropriate.
  • Participate in development and delivery of training programs on CWT.
  • Other activities and responsibilities as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in subject area related to governance or other aspects of CWT.
  • Good understanding of the legal, regulatory, and institutional systems related to CWT in Vietnam and/or internationally.
  • At least 5 years of experience of supporting programs or related activities or policies, focused on wildlife crime enforcement, the legal and regulatory framework governing wildlife trafficking, and reducing demand driving wildlife trafficking.
  • Ability to work and manage relationships with counterparts and partners – including senior-level officials – from government of Vietnam, USAID/USG, nongovernment organizations, and international organizations active in CWT programs.
  • Experience implementing programs with multiple enforcement and judicial agencies, coordinating activities with multiple agencies, and supporting GVN efforts related to wildlife crime enforcement, the legal and regulatory framework, and demand reduction.
  • Experience with USAID or other donor or development organizations preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in program development.
  • Excellent writing & communication skills, demonstrated in professional experience.
  • Fluency in written & spoken English required. Vietnamese language preferred.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to manage/supervise activities.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis but this application window will close on March 20, 2015. To apply, please submit an expression of interest and CV only to [email protected]. Other supporting documents are not required until the final round of interview. Please include the position of interest in the subject line email following this format: Application - [name of position] – [Your full name]. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

Organization Name: Chemonics International

Application Deadline: Wed, 2015-03-20

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Chemonics International
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2015-03-20