Junior Research Officer

If you are looking for a challenge, and think you have the skills and character to meet our needs, apply now to join our elite team of professionals at ENV. We can make a difference!

About Education for Nature - Vietnam

Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) was established in 2000 as Vietnam’s first non-governmental organization focused on conservation of nature and the environment. 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. We employ creative and innovative strategies to influence attitudes and behavior, not only highlighting the need to protect Vietnam’s rich natural heritage and the living world around us, but also encouraging greater public participation in achieving this important and challenging task.

For more details about what we do, visit our website:
English language: www.envietnam.org
Vietnamese language: www.thiennhien.org

Position title: Junior Research Officer
Location: Hanoi-based but involves frequent travel
Salary grade: Depends upon performance and qualifications. Initial salary is pre-evaluation with staff grade salary awarded based on performance

Main responsibilities:

  • Carry out research & surveys examining specific aspects of the wildlife trade.
  • Provide supervisor & manager with regular updates on all important aspects of research & surveys that are underway.
  • Work and communicate closely with other relevant departments within ENV, especially the Wildlife Crime Unit.
  • Other duties as assigned by specified by WCU Team Leader & Manager


  • Vietnamese national
  • Research and survey skills required
  • Law enforcement experience or training is beneficial
  • Strong Vietnamese written language skills
  • Fluent English written and verbal skills required
  • Excellent communications skills and an ability to communicate and work with government partners
  • Capable, dependable, confident, with excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work under high pressure and meet deadlines, willingness to travel

Benefits and terms

  • Attractive salary
  • Long-term contract
  • Mixed English-speaking environment
  • Opportunity to work closely with international and national experts



Interested candidates are invited to apply for the vacancy not later than April 10, 2014 by email or correspondence.

The candidate MUST download ENV application form from the link below:

Nhan Thi Hien
Office Manager
Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV)
Room 1701, Block 17T5, Hoang Dao Thuy street, Cau Giay district, Hanoi
Phone: (04) 6281 5424
Email: [email protected] and [email protected]

* Your applications will be treated on “First come, first serve” basis.
* Only short-listed candidates will be selected for interview

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2014-04-10