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Location: Ha Noi

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.

About WWF-Viet Nam

WWF-Viet Nam was one of the first International non-government organizations working in Viet Nam. In 1985, WWF-Viet Nam 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-Viet Nam 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-Viet Nam.

We are looking for committed, result-driven candidate for the position of Policy & Advocacy Lead, based in Ha Noi.

Major Function:

The Policy and Advocacy Lead plays a critical role in advancing the organization's mission by providing leadership in coordination of policy and advocacy, managing advocacy initiatives, and ensuring stakeholder engagement for WWF-Vietnam. (S)he is tasked with offering the necessary technical foundation for WWF-Vietnam's policy advocacy efforts, with a primary focus on areas such as advocating and promoting WWF Vietnam initiatives within the network and at high government provincial land central government agencies.

The role includes working with the Country Management Team to develop strategies that provide the ability for WWF-Vietnam to influence the rules, procedures, and actions of government entities, the private sector, and relevant regional and international institutions. The Policy & Advocacy Lead will also lead advocacy initiatives and technical interventions by cultivating relationships with government partners and key national and provincial institutions to establish WWF-Vietnam's presence, earn respect, and provide informed and collaborative relations to influence political action.


  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience in relevant discipline like environmental policy, environmental law, international relations, natural resources management or a related field.
  • Thorough understanding of socio-economic, conservation and development issues in Vietnam and in areas in charge
  • In depth understanding of national and regional environmental, natural resources, and geopolitical governance.
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Collaboration, Respect & Integrity.
  • Adheres to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.

How to apply:

  • The detailed JDs are attached. Send us your curriculum vitae & cover letter in English, naming each file: “Fullname - CV/CL”.
  • Please send your applications to stating in the subject line: Policy & Advocacy Lead - Fullname

The deadline is Sept 19th, 2023.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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

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Application Deadline:
Tue, 2023-09-19