Finance Manager for the "USAID Counter Wildlife Trafficking Activity” (CWT)

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About WWF-Viet Nam

WWF was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Vietnam. In 1985, WWF began working on a national conservation strategy and since then has worked closely with the Vietnamese Government on a diverse range of environmental issues and implemented field activities across the country. Find out more at WWF recognizes that its employees are its most important asset. A competent workforce, thoroughly trained, properly motivated and bound together by mutual trust and common objectives is crucial to the success of WWF. 

We are looking for 01 Finance Manager for the "USAID Counter Wildlife Trafficking Activity” (CWT), based in Hanoi.

The “USAID Counter Wildlife Trafficking Activity” is a 5-year program starting from June 2021 to July 2026. The Activity aims to increase Viet Nam’s leadership in countering wildlife trafficking through enhancing the commitment of Government of Vietnam (GVN) leaders at the national and provincial levels, increasing effectiveness of wildlife law enforcement and reducing demand and consumption of illegal wildlife products. To realise this, USAID has identified the following key objectives:1) Engage and develop political and local champions to address CWT; 2) Strengthen law enforcement; and 3) Reduce consumer demand.

Major Function: Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Party (COP) and technical supervision of the Finance Director of WWF Vietnam, the Finance Manager shall support the COP in general administration of the program, overseeing budgets, financial planning & management of the USAID-WWF Counter Wildlife Trafficking program in Hanoi and ultimately achieving program goals. The Finance Manager will be responsible for ensuring compliance with WWF & USAID policies and ensures sound management of WWF revenues used toward accomplishing WWF’s mission

Key requirements for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting or finance. A Master’s degree and/or a recognized accounting qualification would be an asset.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in similar financial, compliance, or operational role supporting international donor projects; Experience with USAID funded projects will be an advantage
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, Respect & Integrity.
  • Demonstrates WWF behaviors in ways of working: Strive for Impact, Listen Deeply, Collaborate Openly, Innovate Fearlessly;
  • Adheres to WWF’s brand values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging;  

How to apply

The detailed terms of references can be found here:

Send us your curriculum vitae & cover letter in English, naming each file: “Full name - CV/CL”.

Please send your applications to [email protected] stating in the subject line of the email: Finance Manager - CWT - Full name.

The deadline is Aug 7th, 2021

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Sat, 2021-08-07