Information Management and Database Development Supporter

USAID Saving Species

Information Management and Database Development Supporter


Based in the Project Management Unit of USAID Saving Species (hereinafter referred to as PMU) and reporting to the Director of CITES MA, USS COP/DCOP the Information Management and Database Development Supporter will provide support to the effective functioning of the information database relating to CITES implementation in Vietnam.


  • Support CITES MA to:
    • Update information about farming establishments, species import and export licensing in the database;
    • Integrate the management system of origin traceability for the imported and exported species and farming establishments registered with the CITES MA;
    • Monitor and update the database on the farming activities provided by relevant organizations, individuals and agencies in order for collating and checking of the documents during the management, inspection and licensing process;
    • Provide feedback to the Information Technology (IT) companies on the errors found in the database or any necessary improvement for database efficiency;
  • Work with IT companies to provide information about CITES MA database; take meeting notes/briefs.
  • Participate in technical meetings and take meeting notes/minutes between CITES MA, USS and IT companies to develop and improve the software.
  • Support the organization of seminars, conferences and consultations workshop on the building a database;
  • Support CITES MA to develop an evaluation report on CITES data management to give feedback to IT Companies for editing and completing the database;
  • Support CITES MA in developing a report on CITES implementation in Vietnam based on a database system.
  • Other as requested by CITES MA and approved by USS.


  • Start date: Tentatively December 2019
  • End date: March 2021
  • Total working time: 14 months (8 hours per day, 5 days per week)


  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree or higher in the field (i.e: information and database management, or other fields related to state management,);
  • At least 2-year experience in the abovementioned field;
  • Experience in information review, database management;
  • Experience in synthesizing management data and information;
  • Experience in working with Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, or programs and projects related to environment, wild fauna and flora, or knowledge of the CITES licensing process or system is an advantage;
  • Good organization and time management;
  • Computer literate;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Proficiency in English.

Applications should be sent to [email protected]

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
USAID Saving Species PMU
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2019-12-31