Position title: Field Researcher

Working place: Save Vietnam’s Wildlife, Cuc Phuong National Park

Reporting to: Field Manager

Introduction of Save Vietnam’s Wildlife:

Save Vietnam’s Wildlife is a national non-profit that is dedicated to preventing the extinction and championing the recovery of Vietnam’s threatened wildlife. 

Introduction to the recruitment job: 

SVW is seeking an enthusiastic early-career conservationist to join our field team.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in conservation in Vietnam. The successful candidate will gain research skills, practical experience in surveying rare mammals, knowledge of the conservation challenges facing pangolins and small carnivores in Vietnam, and work experience in a conservation organization. Training will be given; the successful candidate will work with SVW’s research team, which includes an international technical adviser. 

Duration: Full-time employment

Expected starting date: As soon as possible

Salary: Competitive salary (based on experience)

Responsibilities of Field Researcher:

  • Monitoring post-release pangolins using advanced technologies
  • Camera-trapping for rare mammals
  • Supporting data analysis of monitoring and camera-trapping data
  • Writing scientific reports and publications (if any)
  • Liaising with government partners, donors and other relevant authorities
  • Supporting anti-poaching team in using SMART conservation software


  • Vietnamese national
  • Working proficiency in English, both written and spoken
  • A Bachelor degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or similar
  • Proven interest in wildlife conservation
  • Able to live and work in isolated and challenging conditions
  • Patient and positive attitude
  • Good organizational and reporting skills
  • Any data analysis or field survey experiences will be a bonus


  • Working in a leading conservation NGO and having chances to advance in a dynamic growing organization
  • Working on English speaking environment
  • Having opportunities to participate in international training workshops
  • Advancing field research skills
  • Receiving trainings to most up to date conservation supporting tools
  • Contributing meaningfully to the society 

How to apply: Applicants are requested to send a CV and a one-page cover letter (written in English and Vietnamese) addressing the position criteria to [email protected]

Application ddeadline: 20/11/2020

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Phone contact: 02293 848 053 

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