As a part of the IMM implementation process, ITTO is seeking IMM Correspondents in Vietnam and Congo Republic. The correspondents will be part of IMM’s team of independent country correspondents currently active in Ghana, Indonesia as well as Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and the UK.
IMM correspondents must have thorough knowledge of forestry as well as timber and timber products sectors in their respective country. A broad network of contacts among the private sector and government agencies is essential for the position. Ideally, candidates should have experience in undertaking market and trade flow analysis.
The Correspondents main tasks will be to prepare Market National Scoping Studies for Vietnam/Congo Republic. The Correspondents will also provide market feedback, liaise with FLEGT authorities and other stakeholders on a regular basis and inform the IMM Lead Consultant of any important developments.
Correspondents will be contracted as independent consultants on a part-time basis (40-50 days/year) for an initial one-year period. Subject to satisfactory performance, Correspondents may be reappointed for a period of one year in subsequent years during the period of IMM implementation. The working language of the IMM is English.