Project Coordinator

The project “Study on policy recommendations to support for development of small and medium enterprises in agricultural sector and rural areas – phase II + III ” (SMEs project) is sponsored by Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) with the purpose of providing policy recommendations to facilitate the growth of agricultural and rural SMEs in Vietnam so as to generate more employment for rural labor, increase rural incomes and promote the competitive power of enterprises.

The Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural development (IPSARD) is assigned as an implementation agency for the SMEs project with a Project Management Unit (PMU) based in the Institute. In order to deploy the activities of phase II + III, PMU is looking for experienced and qualified Vietnamese candidates for the position of project coordinator working in Hanoi:

Responsibilities:
- Work with donor and report on the activities of the project as required;
- Liaise, coordinate and work with partners, local authorities, ministries, relating organizations and agencies to implement activities of the project;
- Design and make action and financial plans for smoothly execution of the project
- Monitor and make process report, financial report and operation report of the project implementation according to  current Vietnam government and Donor’s regulation
- Team management and coordination,
- Organize activities in the frame of the project: events, training courses, workshops, etc;
- Assist Project Steering Committee (PSC) and Project Management Unit (PMU) in day-to-day activities and as required;
- Maintain good relationship with partners and to participate in public presentations of project achievements.

Requirements
- Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in business or project management (Master degree is an advantage)
- At least 3 years working experience in similar positions
- Ability to work autonomously and lead a team,
- Ability to work  under pressure and meet deadlines
- Competence in problem solving,
- Good command of English and competent in using Windows application software, knowledge in financial software is an advantage
- Knowledge and experience in the field of enterprise, agriculture and rural policy formulation and development is an advantage
- Experience in working with ODA Projects, NGOs, decision and policy makers is an advantage.
 
Interested candidates can send a cover letter, CV in English, and copies of relevant degrees to:
SMEs Project, Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD), 16 Thuy Khue, Tay Ho, Ha Noi
Tel: +84 4 37282592; Fax: +84 4 39711062 or Email: sme.ipsard@gmail.com
 
Closing date for application is October 15th, 2010 (early applications will be processed first). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SMEs Project, Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD)
Location: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2010-10-15