Senior Project Officer - Nature-based Solutions CRxN Mekong Project

Location: Can Tho 

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home - the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.

All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge.

Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and Finance to Advocacy and Conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife.

What we do

We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainably.

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 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 committed, result-driven candidate for the position of Senior Project Officer - Nature-based Solutions CRxN Mekong Project, based in Can Tho, Viet Nam.

Major Functions:

Senior Project Officer,  Nature-based Solutions CRxN Mekong Project,  will  be responsible for the coordinating and managing the field implementation of activities in the buffer zone of Lang Sen wetland Conservation including planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of project’s activities under supervising of the Project Manager to ensure compliance with the Project Document and WWF’s contractual obligations. 


  • At least having University degree in environmental science, sustainability, aquaculture, environmental- economic, water conservation or any climate change related field, a master’s degree preferred. 
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Senior Project Officer or 5 years’ experience in Project Officer. 
  • Knowledge of aquaculture, conservation, environment, and natural resource management issues in Viet Nam, or in related fields. 
  • Good knowledge of Nature-based Solutions theory and application and freshwater conservation. 
  • Experience in engaging private sector.
  • Experience in conducting studies and coordinating research activities. 
  • Adherence to WWF’s values: Courage, Respect, Integrity, and Collaboration.
  • Demonstrates WWF behaviors in ways of working: strive for impact, listen deeply, collaborate openly, and innovate fearlessly.   

How to apply:

  • The detailed JD is attached. Send us your curriculum vitae & cover letter in English, naming each file: “Full name - CV/CL”.
  • For external candidates, please send your applications to [email protected] stating in the subject line:  SPO (Mekong Project) - Full name 

The deadline is September 11th, 2022

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Can Tho
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2022-09-11