Vacancy Announcement

The Bhutan Trust Fund for Environmental Conservation (BTFEC) is pleased to announce vacancies for the following positions:

 Post  Qualifications/Experience No. of Slot  Remuneration Employ-ment Status
Chief Program Officer
  • PhD or Masters degree in environmental management or natural resources management from an accredited university;
  • Specialized training in major environmental issues of Bhutan;
  • Minimum five (5) years experience managing environmental program(s);
  • Minimum five (5) years experience supervising professional staff;
  • Demonstrated ability to create, lead and motivate a cohesive program team;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with staff, consultants and leaders of other conservation organizations;
  • Strong oral and written skills in Dzongkha and English
1 1) Min Pay scale: Nu.31,194 -Nu.40,287(based on work experience and qualifications)  Contract Term of five years, (renewal based on annual performance)
Chief Financial Officer
  • PhD. or Masters degree in economics, finance or business management from a globally reputable university;
  • Minimum of seven (7) years work experience in at least two of these areas: (a) project-based financial management, (b) organizational budgeting and oversight, (c) financial monitoring of grant administration, (d) endowment investment management;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage financial professionals, delegate responsibilities and share information;
  • Working knowledge of the principles of investing;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to publish articles in professional journals and/or participate in associations to maintain a professional profile in the field;
  • A desire to keep abreast of professional developments through regular specialized training and professional interaction;
  • Demonstrated personal integrity;
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with colleagues and other professionals;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Dzongkha and English;
  • Knowledge/experience in environmental conservation and economic development highly desirable but not required.
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Eligible and interested Bhutanese candidates are encouraged to submit their applications to the Director, BTFEC, Near Nazhoen Pleri Complex, Thimphu, latest by 1400 hours on 15th September 2015, along with the following documents:

  1. A Letter of Interest
  2. An updated Curriculum Vitae
  3. A list of at least three References with current e-mail address and contacts
  4. Copies of Academic & Training Certificates
  5. Copy of Citizenship ID Card
  6. Copy of Medical Fitness Certificate (with valid period)
  7. Security Clearance Certificate (with valid period)
  8. NOC from present Employer, if employed

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for selection interviews (oral and written) during which the above documents should be available in original. The BTFEC reserves the right to the final decisions on the recruitment of the above posts. For further details contact 339861, 339862 during work hours.

Officiating Director


Important Informaton

At a Glance

  1. Ongoing projects : 19
    1. Large Grants : 19
    2. Small Grants : 0
  2. Investment and Return :
    1. Off shore : 52,514,885
    2. In country : 7,249,228
  3. Projects since Inception : 239
    1. Large Grants : 161
    2. Small Grants : 78

Mandated by the Royal Charter, BTFEC’s field programs encompass the three broad themes: Biodiversity Conservation, Ecosystem Management and Social Well-being.

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