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PEFC Support Desk Coordinator  

PEFC International is currently recruiting a Consultant to be based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. With expertise in forestry and the wood industry, the Consultant will support PEFC in a range of functions to strengthen our presence and ability to provide support to clients, stakeholders and partners. 

The Consultant will be able to provide support in the following areas:

  • Capacity building and technical support
    Provide advice and support to associations and companies as they pursue certification; Ability to communicate clearly on technical certification issues.
  • Marketing co-ordination
    Represent, network and liaise with diverse stakeholders; Facilitate the flow of information between a range of PEFC partners; Compile and disseminate tools; Work closely with the PEFC SE Asia Program and PEFC International to support logistics and administration especially related to projects and marketing activities.  
  • Communications
    Support the strengthening of PEFC’s online and offline communication channels and materials in Southeast Asia.  


The ideal candidate is a young professional with a solid academic background and related work experience, who is ready to advance their career in this diverse and independent role. 

A minimum 3 years professional experience in the forest-product sector is required. Very good English and Vietnamese required, Thai an advantage. Graduates from a wood industry and wood processing academy are preferred. Experience in auditing and marketing is an asset. 

The Consultant will be based at PEFC’s new Support Desk in the HAWA office. Periodic travel will be required. Conditions are flexible for the right person, i.e. part-time or full-time commitment, and for a minimum two-year period.  

How to apply

Please submit your letter of motivation (including your fee rate) and Curriculum Vitae to

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Forests area: 300 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): > 18,800

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