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Environment Protection Fund

Job Vacancy


Environment Protection Fund


(Individual Consultant)

Position Title:  ACCOUNTANT (I-GFLL project)

Location: Environment Protection Fund Office

Type of Contract: Time base

The Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) was established in 2005 with an aim to strengthen environmental protection, sustainable natural resources management, biodiversity conservation and community development in Lao PDR.  EPF funding support is provided through the following financing windows: Policy Implementation and Capacity Enhancement (PICE), Biodiversity and Community Development (CBD), Water Resources Management (WRM), Pollution Control (PC), Sustainable Land Management (SLM) and Climate Change (CC).  EPF beneficiaries can be individual, commercial entities, government organizations or civil society entities.  Funding supports include non-refundable grants, preferential loans, interest rate subsidies, or a combination of these.  EPF funding sources includes benefits from EPF endowment, contributions from investment projects, and funding supports from international organizations.  EPF Office (EPFO) is responsible for day-to-day operations under policy guidance of EPF Board.

Currently the EPF is implementing the GIZ_GCF Project (FP117) ‘Implementation of the Lao PDR Emission Reductions Programme though improved governance and sustainable forest landscape management’ funded by BMZ and GCF. The GIZ and Government of Lao PDR represented by Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) and Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) had signed the Grant Agreement for the project ‘Implementation of Governance, Forest landscapes and Livelihood (I-GFLL) which EPF as National Executing Entity has the mandate to manage the fund under EPF Climate Change Funding Window (REDD+ Funding Window in FP117) and channeling fund to targeted beneficiaries in three provinces (Sayaboury, Luang Prabang and Houaphan).

Environment Protection Fund is seeking qualified national candidate to fill the following positions below:

The Prime Minister Decree No 146/PM established EPF as a financially autonomous organization.  However, per the revised EPF decree in 2017, EPF office is considered part of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE).

Key Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • At least a diploma in relevant field such as: accounting and finance.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in similar position in accounting or financial management, Experience with other major donors are an advantage.
  • Good PC/systems literacy, including strong excel skills, skills in using computerized accounting software is an advantage.
  • Fluency in Lao and English (written and spoken skills).
  • Good understanding of Government institutional and budgetary structures and ability to work with a range of agencies at national, provincial and local level.
  • Reliable, independent and dynamic worker with high social competence and good team spirit.
  • Good interpersonal skills and result orientation.

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Interested individual consultants shall provide their updated curriculum vitae indicating personal and technical skills, academic qualifications, experience in similar assignments along with the name of at least three (3) referees with contact information (e-mail address, telephone or fax numbers) the available position is detail below

Consultants may obtain the detailed Terms of Reference from the address below during office hours 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by September 28th, 2020. Only shortlist candidates will be contacted for an interview

Attn: Mr. Kinnakone Chittavong, E-mail:

Address: 2nd floor, Building No 100, Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR, P.O. Box: 7647, Tel: 021 252739; Fax: 021 252 741