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Vacancy #:   1307
Unit:   Lao PDR Country Office
Organization:   International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location:   Lao PDR Country Office, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Reporting to:   Deputy Project Coordinator
Work percentage:   100%
Function group:   P2
Expected start date:   01 July 2016
Type of contract:   Fixed-term (24 months with possibility of renewal)
Closing date:   30 June 2016

  • At least a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline, such as Climate Change, Hydrology, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management or Environmental Management.

• At least 7 years of progressive work experience out of which at least 5 years in a project management role; experience in project implementation and execution is essential; GEF and KFW grant management experience is highly desired

• Strong presentation skills and exceptional written and spoken communication skills in English is essential; ability to speak Laos would be highly beneficial

• Experience and ability to work in a multicultural and multi-perspective environment and a broad awareness of the Greater Mekong region

Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button.

Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST).

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News type Vacancies
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Source of information iucn
Geographical coverage Laos,
News date 16/06/2016
Working language(s) ENGLISH