Job Details
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Career Level:
  • Employment Type: Part Time
  • Start Date: Mon 02 August, 2021
  • Application Deadline: Sat 31 July, 2021
Job Description

General description (Position summary): This is a part-time role (2.5 days per week)to coordinate Asian Trails’sustainabilityeffortsbased on our mission and goals while being responsible for ensuring our objectives are met across all countries.

Main Responsibilities:

1) Travelife

Objective: Ensure that all Asian Trails offices have theirTravelife Partner status renewed in early 2022and regularly work on their Travelife action plan

  • Follow up with each country office on implementation of their action plan
  • Write and implement missing policies, guidelines and other documents as needed
  • Support each country office to renew and maintain their Travelife Partner status

2) Sustainability Projects & Planning

Objective: Ensure the implementation of sustainability projects within Asian Trails

  • Work with company management to set the company’s sustainability agenda
  • Supporting planning and implementation of our "Refillable Water Bottle" project
  • Supporting planning and implementation of our "Carbon Offsetting" project
  • Develop our activities to promote “Accessible Tourism” and “Paperless Tours”
  • Play an active role in the organisation and activities of IMPACT Vietnam
  • Other projects to be announced by CEO, GMs or MDs

3) Sustainable Product Development

Objective: Improve the sustainability of our products and supply chain partners

  • Support teams to improve the sustainability of their excursions and tours in accordance with our internal sustainable product guidelines
  • Support teams to audit animal excursions to identify those that are responsible
  • Support teams to evaluate the sustainability of key hotel partners
  • Help teams identify social business and NGO partners in each country

4) SuperviseCountry Sustainability Coordinators

Objective: Regularly communicate with each country’s Sustainability Coordinator (SC) to guide and advise them on implementing sustainability projects in their country

  • Be the main point of contact for all internal sustainability-related questions
  • Maintain regular contact with SCs to ensure targets and deadlines are being met
  • Co-ordinate with SCs on an ad-hoc basis to support the implementation of our projects
  • Understand the general sustainability context of each country we operate in

5)Sustainability Training

Objective: Build the capacity of our staff and tour guides on sustainability and responsible travel topics

  • Design and deliver regular online trainings to staff members from specific departments to improve their sustainability knowledge and help them to play a part in our sustainability projects
  • Design content for tour guide training sessions and support teams to deliver the content
  • Ensure that all countries’ core staff and tour guides receive formal training from a third party (e.g. ChildSafe) on child protection in tourism

6)Sustainability Marketing & Reporting

Objective: Ensure our sustainability efforts are communicated externally in a clear and concise way

  • Gather data from all countries to write a detailed annual sustainability report
  • Support Marketing with sustainability-related communications
  • Be the main point of contact for all external sustainability-related questions

7) ATV Sustainability (SuRe)Team

Objective: Motivate ATVSuRe Team and help them to develop, manage and implement sustainable actions

  • Hold monthly meetings and encourage employees to start, manage or participate in sustainable projects

 

 

Requirements
  • Desire to work in the Hospitality and Tourism industry
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Extensive knowledge of sustainable tourism management
  • Passionate about sustainability and responsible travel
  • Strong English writing and speaking skills
  • Able to design and deliver training
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficient in computer use: Microsoft Office, Excel, internet and other useful software

Note : this description, including the mentioned duties/extended duties, can be extended during the assignment

How to Apply