Country Manager

Position Title: Country Manager, Vietnam
Position Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Position Type: Contractor, to June 2019
Estimated Start Date: September 2017
Application Closing Date: 8am AEST Tuesday 29 August 2017

Thank you for your interest in the position of Country Manager, Vietnam with Investing in Women (IW) program, as managed by Abt Associates on behalf of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

This document includes information on the following:

1. Program Overview;
2. Application process;
3. Terms of Reference;
4. Key Selection Criteria; and
5. Introduction to Abt Associates.

Please read this document carefully as applications that vary from the specified requirements may not be accepted.

Program Overview

Investing in Women was initiated in 2016 by the Australian Government to catalyse inclusive economic growth and poverty reduction in South East Asia. Investing in Women is being implemented in the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar, the program’s head office located in Manila.

The program’s goals are to:

1. More businesses achieve gender equality in their workplace
2. Impact investing in women’s SMEs has increased
3. National counterparts take steps towards removing barriers to women’s economic empowerment
4. Public attitudes are more supportive of women’s economic empowerment

For more information see

Preparing Your Application

Please read the following information carefully as incomplete applications may not be accepted.

To submit an application:

  • Prepare an electronic version of your CV (word or PDF);
  • Prepare a statement addressing the key selection criteria (max. 3 pages);
  • Ensure you have the details of at least 3 professional referees (preferably your current supervisor and 2 previous supervisors);
  • Visit the Abt Associates website ( and navigate to the ‘Careers’ section.
  • Locate the position you are applying for and select ‘Job Details’.
  • Details of at least 3 professional referees (preferably your current supervisor and 2 previous supervisors).Click on the ‘Apply Online’ button and follow the prompts.

Abt Associates is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, gender, age or physical ability. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to our program’s diversity and long-term outcomes.

Abt Associates is responsive to the needs of working families. Job share and flexible work arrangements can be discussed and considered for the preferred candidate.

Other Points to Consider:

  • If you are successful in being short-listed or are selected for this position you may be required to undertake a police check, psychometric test and/or a medical examination, and any other tests or checks deemed necessary.

Lodging Your Application:

All applications should be submitted online through our website at:

The closing date for applications is 8am AEST Tuesday 29 August 2017.

We welcome and thank all applications, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Investing in Women (IW) Program
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2017-08-29