Finance/Admin. Assistant

The German Red Cross is part of the world wide Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement assisting victims of conflict and disaster and people affected by social or health related crisis. The Red Cross movement provides to vulnerable people assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions and adheres to the seven principles of the Red Cross movement: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality.
The German Red Cross assists in disaster response, rehabilitation and capacity building projects internationally on appeals of their sister organisations within the movement.

The German Red Cross (GRC) and the Vietnam Red Cross National Societies are implementing together an Emergency Project in “Community Based Health Care and Brunch Development Northern Vietnam – CBHC “.
The German Red Cross Delegation in Hanoi is seeking a Vietnamese national candidate to fill the position of Finance /Admin Assistant. The Person will work under the supervision of the Finance/Admin Officer.
Duration: 12 months contract with high potential for extensions

Roles and Responsibilities
- To work closely with VNRC HQ Project Accountant and provincial project Accountant and provide them with supports for finance and fulfilling of donors’ requirement.
- Support the VNRC Chapters and GRC Finance/Administrator in financial management of the projects.  
- Provide secretarial/administration support
- Provide oral translation at meetings, training sessions, workshops and conferences in both languages
- Help to prepare minutes, note taking, reports, and routines correspondences;
- Other tasks as requested by the German Red Cross project office

They are looking for an experienced and qualified candidate with qualification and experience and personal skills:
- Background in Accounting or finance
- At least two years experience in a similar job
- Preferably Red Cross / Red Crescent knowledge/ experience
- Knowledge of Red Cross/ Red Crescent principles and willingness to adhere to them
- Experience in Governmental Finance and Administration system
- Good English in writing and speaking
- Ability to work in team, independently and in stressful situations
- Competence in MS Windows programs, word processing, Excel, etc.
- Willingness to travel to project  provinces (at least 30% of working time)
- Willing to work following strict deadlines and ability to handle short time notice, work pressure.
- Sense of initiative and responsibility
- Good interpersonal, communication and negotiation  skills

Please send applications ppackage including CV, details of 2 references and a covering letter addressing the list of key competencies in English until the 26.10.2009  to the
German Red Cross
Country Office Vietnam
15 Thien Quang
Mail: [email protected]

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
German Red Cross
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2009-10-26