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Environment Protection Fund


REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(Individual consultant)


Position Title:  Consultant on Outreach and Conservation Awareness (Lao National Only)

Location: Department of Forestry (DOF)

Employment Status:


As part of the Second Lao Environment and Social Project (LENS2) implementation, a number of national, regional, and/or international consultants will be mobilized to assist the various SDAs to implement the sub-projects. One priority SDA is the Department of Forestry (DOF). DOF has received a $2,8 million to implement a subproject entitled Institutional capacity building for protected area management and wildlife conservation.  The sub-project objective is: to strengthen the policy and institutional framework and DOF’s capacity to protect and manage the National Protected Areas and the National Protection Forest (NPF) systems.

Department of Forestry (DOF) now invites eligible individual consultants to submit your application with cover letter indicating technical skills, academic qualifications, experience in similar assignments and updated curriculum vitae along with the name of at least three (3) referees with contact information (e-mail address, telephone or fax numbers).

Position: Consultant on Outreach and Conservation Awareness (Lao National Only)

Location: Department of Forestry (DOF)

Duration of Assignment: 10 months

Objective of the services

To provide technical assistance to (i) to provide technical support to the seven sub-projects (10 months) on outreach and conservation awareness.  The consultant should successfully implement the sub-project activities under this assignment.

The minimum qualifications requirements are:

General qualifications:

  • Master Degree (or higher) in, forestry, rural development, and/or similar specializations;
  • Business administration, management, or any field that includes management skills;
  • MA degree in a subject related to media, learning/education and communication.

Adequacy for assignment:

  • Minimum of 10 years professional experience related to village outreach, conservation awareness, biodiversity conservation and/or similar specializations;
  • Experience with community based conservation and multiple-use protected areas;
  • At least one similar assignment successfully completed (with reference provided);
  • Excellent conceptual and designing skills;
  • Excellent time management skills, with an ability to deliver high-quality outputs on time.

Language Skills:

  • Excellent in Lao and English written and verbal communication skills;

Computer literacy:

  • Very good computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email, use of technical software for training/design/media product development purposes.

The following additional qualifications would be an advantage:

 

  • High motivation and spirit in conservation;
  • Excellent communication skills both in Lao and English language;
  • Demonstrated skills in teamwork;
  • Positive and constructive approach with working with Lao Government staff.

How to apply:

The work will start from 1st December 2019. Only Lao applicant should send her or his CV with a letter of interest via email to: inthapathas@gmail.com

Deadline of application:  Thursday, 14 November 2019 before 4 p.m. Vientiane Time.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

The National Consultant will be occasionally based at the DoF Office in Vientiane with travel to the provinces.

Detailed ToR and recommended CV template can be downloaded from EPF website: www.laoepf.org.la/vacancy

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Institutional capacity building for protected area management and wildlife conservation Project. Department of Forestry (DoF), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Thatdam Road, Hatsady Village, Chantabouly District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.

Tel: +856 21 255628

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