Project Accountant; Project Officer

WWF is one of the world's largest and most respected independent conservation organizations, with almost 5 million supporters and a global network active in over 100 countries. WWF-Vietnam is one country component of the WWF Greater Mekong and is the implementing arm for projects in Vietnam mainly in Central Annamites, Southern Annamites and the Mekong Delta. Our major activities focus on Freshwater, Forestry, Marine and Aquaculture, Agriculture and Agroforestry, Policy and Advocacy.

We are currently seeking for well-qualified and experienced candidates for 02 full-time  position of

1. PROJECT ACCOUNTANT (based in Hue field office)

Main responsibilities:

The Project Accountant (PA) will support Senior Finance Officer (SFO) in Hue field office to manage and account for day to day cash inflows and outflows ensuring proper systems and procedures are being followed and smooth operating and achievement of accounting tasks in an efficient, effective, and accountable manner as well as assisting the Central Annamittes Field Office with Administrative issues.

Qualifications and Experience:

    * Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting, English, Business Administration, Business Management or in relevant fields
    * Minimum of 3 years working experienced as a finance officer, accountant with strong accounting skills and administration management, 1 year of which should be in international organisation
    * Experience in implementing and monitoring the compliance of finance and accounting system, policies and procedures.
    * Experience of working in multi-cultural environment is an advantage
    * Experience in developing administration, finance and accounting systems, policies and procedures is an advantage
    * Good knowledge of financial and accounting reporting systems, standards and practices
    * Basic knowledge of international finance and accounting standards
    * Thorough understanding of local finance and accounting systems, laws and  regulations
    * Good understanding practices of finance and accounting in non-profit organisations in Vietnam
    * A working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets and financial analysis.
    * Good interpersonal, Planning, time management and coordination skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Excellent English skills. Teamwork and virtual support

2. PROJECT OFFICER (based in Can Tho field office)

Main responsibilities:

The Project Officer will provide support to the Programme Coordinator in the planning, management, implementation, monitoring and reporting of project activities to ensure compliance with the Project Document and WWF’s contractual obligations and ensure close collaboration between the project management, partners and other relevant stakeholders in the project sites.

Qualifications and Experience:

    * Bachelor’s degree in aquaculture, conservation, natural resource management, bioregional planning, environmental, or in relevant fields
    * 3 years of practical experience as Project Officer, 2 years of which should be in related fields
    * Experience in conducting studies and coordinating research activities
    * Experience of working with SMEs, Government officials, local communities and/or donors at all levels
    * Familiarity with the project area and local residence will be an asset
    * Experience of working INGOs or bilateral development agencies is an advantage
    * Experience for working with environmental planning, policy and regulations will be preferred

  • Knowledge of aquaculture, conservation and natural resource management issues in Viet Nam, especially in related fields
  • Working knowledge of policy/institutional context in related field in Viet Nam

    * Knowledge of the realities of government agencies, development partners, donor institutions, and the not-for-profit sector in the project

  • Knowledge of M&E methodology, quality assurance
  • Good Communications and negotiation, Coaching and supervisory skills
  • Networking and teamwork
  • Good Planning, organisation, time management, facilitation and coordination skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and local language

The detailed Job Description (JD) of the positions is posted on

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, CV and available degrees and qualifications in English to:[email protected]

Closing date for applications: October 10, 2013.

-WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce-

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Hue; Can Tho
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2013-10-10