Plastic Smart Cities Manager (Re-advertisement)

WWF was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Viet Nam. 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 environment 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 committed, result-driven candidate for the position: Plastic Smart Cities Manager (base in Ha Noi or Hue city, Vietnam)

Major functions: The Plastic Smart Cities Manager is technical lead for issues related to WWF-Viet Nam Plastic Smart Cities program. S/he is responsible for:

  • Develop and implement Plastic Smart Cities strategy & work plan to ensure the discharge of plastic waste into the environment in PSC targeted  cities or districts is reduced through strengthening governance, encouraging private sector engagement, creating a movement of plastic pollution free cities and supporting   incubation on plastic waste reduction.
  • Member of network plastic committee to coordinate with the Regional Plastic Smart Cities Coordinator to uphold the No Plastic in Nature initiative- Cities Pillar Strategy

Key requirements for the role include:

  • Minimum Master level degree in waste managerment, waste treatment area of expertise with over 5+ years of leadership experience
  • Experience in managing complex development projects with cities, specifically in Vietnam cities and understand complex government structure
  • Experience in project management in delivering and managing across multiple teams
  • Experience working in international NGOs or relevant development agencies including managing budgets and funding reports
  • Experience of working and negotiating with Government official and/or donors at all level is an advantage
  • Experience meeting stakeholders across public and private sectors
  • Leadership and management skills; People management, coaching, mentoring and capacity building/development;
  • Strategic thinking; diplomacy and discretion;
  • Project and financial management skills
  • Problem solving, and management of conflict and risk;
  • Influencing, networking, coordination, facilitation skills for both internal and external audiences and partners
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and diplomatic skill with the ability to manage and interact at all levels of an international, multicultural and multilingual organization.
  • Excellent presentation, communications, and public speaking;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;

How to apply

Detailed Job Description for the position is posted on and as attached.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae in English and scan/photo of diplomas/certificates to [email protected], stating the position title in the subject line of the email, by 05th July 2020

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

“WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.”

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Sun, 2020-07-05