Jobs at WWF-Laos:



WWF-Laos is looking for a passionate Lao professional to support the Civil Society Project Coordinator to supports WWF-Laos’ activities in engaging civil society organizations and community-based organizations to strengthen their capacity so they can fully engage in the environmental sector and play a key role in decision making to promote sustainable use and equitable benefit sharing of natural capital and the ecosystem services derived therefrom.
WWF’s CSO program helps to improve the enabling environment for CSOs by providing support for networking and participation at relevant forums and improving CSO capacity by providing institutional, financial and strategic capacity building.  By addressing these two components WWF-Laos supports CSO’s to more actively participate in natural resources management processes and maintain their own CSOs with sustainable funding and grants. The CSO coordinator will play a key role in coordinating this and providing support to CSO partners.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Manage CSO related activities, project budget and create synergies with WWF sites, and other stakeholders and report to CSOs Program Manager;
  • With coordination and support from the project teams, prepare annual project and activity implementation plans with CSOs and Implementing partners;
  • Develop, monitor, review and update projects’ activities work plan to ensure that the project attains its objectives as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible;
  • Support CSOs and CSO Programme Manager to prepare monthly monitoring reports (MMR), 6-months and yearly technical reports against the approved work plan and budget plan, as per donor and Government counterpart requirements;
  • Monitor and review the monthly, quarterly and annual budget expenditure reports; provide recommendations/feedback;
  • Manage, build and maintain networks and partnerships on biodiversity conservation and civil society with relevant agencies, NGO partners, local authorities and local communities;
  • Provide technical support to CSOs and Implementing Partners to identify capacity gaps and provide mentoring and capacity building to address these;
  • Provide Technical input and mentoring for CSO in project management and design, planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluation and the open standards;
  • Provide technical inputs to the projects where necessary;
  • Provide administrative support where required.

Required Qualifications:        


  • Master’s degree in development or social studies, natural resources management, environmental or conservation management, or in relevant fields;
  • Qualification in project management and/or in monitoring and evaluation;
  • Qualification in civil society development studies an advantage;
  • Capacity to work remotely and with minimum supervision;
  • At least 5 years of practical experience in managing, supporting and/or advising forestry-related projects or civil-society projects in either international NGOs, International Agencies (i.e. UN, EU) or bilateral development agencies;
  • Experience of working with Government officials, local communities and donor representatives;
  • Experience in coordinating multiple projects or separate project components;
  • Experience in working in a multicultural environment and regional projects;
  • Adhere to WWF’s values: Courage, Collaboration, Respect, and Integrity;
  • Fluency in English language.
WWF-Laos can offer you: Contract duration: initial 1 year with possible extension with industry leading benefit and salary package and ample opportunity for professional development. For more information on our work in Laos, please visit:

How to apply:

Interested candidates please download the application form from, and submit it together with a Cover Letter and CV in English to citing in the subject line the position that you applied for. 

Deadline for Applications: 6 June 2023

WWF does not charge or accept a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.

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