Position: Program Officer, Intelligence Research
Reports to: Law Enforcement Assistance (LEA) Team Leader
Location: Ha Noi
Country Program: Viet Nam
Team/Division: Law Enforcement Assistance
Position Type: Full-time
Internal liaison: WCS Viet Nam’s Managers, Team Leaders and regional CWT team
Expected travel: Approximately 50%
WCS has been working in Viet Nam since 2006, focusing on strengthening the commitment, capacity and actions of the government of Vietnam to combat wildlife trafficking. Through support and cooperation to executive and judiciary sectors, including Ministry of Public Security, Supreme People’s Court, Supreme People’s Procuracy, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the National Assembly, it has provided and shared intelligence on criminal wildlife networks which help generate well-informed decisions in enforcement operations. WCS Viet Nam have generated a wide range of reliable data on a number of related issues on illegal wildlife trade, trained and briefed about 3,300 law enforcement officers, policy makers, journalist, researcher and managers at nation-wide in investigation and enforcement techniques, legal barriers and distributed a number of technical handbooks and guides. It has assisted central agencies to review and propose necessary changes to national legislation, criminal intelligence analysis systems, inter-agency cooperation. WCS has also facilitated Government to Government dialogue through multilateral and bi-lateral collaboration efforts, between Viet Nam and Asian, African and Latin American countries, to detect and response to illegal wildlife trade networks. Its wildlife health expertise has been leveraged to address unregulated wildlife trade and mitigation of pandemic threats, through collaborative research, training, and policy development.
WCS Vietnam is looking for a Program Officer (PO), Intelligence Research who works under the supervision and closely with the LEA Team Leader to research and gather information on wildlife trafficking in the field and through open sources. S/he contributes to collecting, managing law enforcement data, and producing intelligence products. S/he works with local stakeholders and law enforcement counterparts to promote professional responses to intelligence on wildlife trafficking.
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Application Process: Interested candidates, who meet the required qualifications should apply online via this link: https://forms.gle/jcciZdS3kBbXoR2J7 latest by 23:59 of 15 May 2020.
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