Senior Specialist/Team Leader ; Deputy Chief of Party

Chemonics International Inc., a US-based international development consulting firm, is accepting applications from qualified professionals for the anticipated USAID-funded Vietnam Sustainable Forest Management project.  The Sustainable Forest Management project will focus on reducing land-based emissions and increasing carbon sequestration in Vietnam's natural production forests and plantation production forests. Objectives of the project include: 1) Improve community forest management; 2) Increase conservation-friendly enterprises in forest-dependent communities; 3) Increase functionality of law enforcement systems for forest crimes; 4) Improve production forest management practices; and 5) Mobilize domestic resources for forest management and protection.

Chemonics seeks senior technical and management professionals for this upcoming project, including the following, with the necessary qualifications:

Senior Specialist/Team Leader (multiple positions)

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in one or more of the following technical areas:
    • Community forest management and co-management
    • Land use planning, zonation, and land allocation and benefit sharing
    • Forest monitoring and management
    • Silviculture, plantation management, and sustainable timber certification
    • Sustainable livelihoods
    • Enterprise development and value chains, including timber, non-timber forest products, and other
    • Environmental law enforcement
    • Technology applications for forest management and enforcement
    • Payment for environmental services (PES/PFES/C-PFES)
    • REDD+
    • Monitoring and evaluation
    • Communications
  • Activity and staff management
  • Excellent communications
  • Fluent English

Deputy Chief of Party

  • Minimum 10 years experience and understanding in one or more of the above technical areas
  • Minimum 5-7 years project and staff management experience
  • Excellent organizational skills and written and verbal communications
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Fluent English

Submission Guidelines

If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly submit your application to before 17th February 2020

For any other inquiries, please send us an email at [email protected]. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Chemonics International
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2020-02-17