Administrative Officer/Contracts and Procurement “SGREEE”


As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. On behalf of the German Government, GIZ currently provides advisory services to the Government of Viet Nam in three priority areas: Vocational training, Environmental policy and sustainable use of natural resources, and Energy. For further information, please visit .

The GIZ Energy Support Programme is working with the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) on the development of the energy sector in Viet Nam. The current technological focus is on solar power, wind power, bioenergy, energy access and energy efficiency and smart grid.

The Smart Grids for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SGREEE) Project supports the Government of Viet Nam in the implementation of its Smart Grid Road Map with the aim to facilitate the integration of an increasing renewable energy share as well as the improvement of demand-side management by way of introducing intelligent grid solutions. The project has three action areas: i) Legal and Regulatory Framework; ii) Capacity Development; and iii) Technology Cooperation. On all three levels, the human and institutional competences of relevant partner organizations will be strengthened.

The Energy Support Programme (ESP) requires a qualified local professional for the position of:

Administrative Officer/Contracts and Procurement “SGREEE”
Duty station: Hanoi, Vietnam
Duration: 01.10.2019 until 30.09. 2020 with the possibility of extension

Main responsibilities:

  • Management and monitoring all contracts within the Energy Support Programme (ESP), including consultants, consulting companies and other service providers for different projects of the Programme; follow up their respective implementation and monitor respective payments in accordance with GIZ rules and regulations.
  • Purchasing materials and equipment for assigned project of ESP in accordance with GIZ rules and regulations
  • Ensuring of an effective flow of communication and information within the ESP as well as with colleagues of the Contract and Procurement Section of the GIZ Country Office
  • Support and back-up other Admin Officers when required

Minimum requirements:

  • A University Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as business administration or public administration;
  • At least 3-5 years of professional working experience in a similar position
  • Experience in a similar position in a project/programme in international development cooperation is an asset;
  • Strong experience in general administration and especially contract and procurement management;
  • Full proficiency in information technologies;
  • Vietnamese mother tongue and full proficiency in English;
  • Excellent management, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Dynamic, reliable and open-minded character having the willingness to excel and perform on a high- level, even under pressure and tight deadlines;

Successful candidates will enjoy good working conditions with a friendly and creative working environment, open corporate culture, competitive benefits and compensation and good policies of training and development.

Interested qualified candidates are invited to send the GIZ Application form in English, copies of relevant certificates and references, either by email (to [email protected] ) or by post (to GIZ Office Hanoi, 6th Floor Hanoi Towers, 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam), before 9th September 2019.

Note: Please state: “Application for the Administrative Officer/C&P “SGREEE” in the subject line or on the envelope.
The short-listed candidates will be contacted within 4 weeks after the deadline. Telephone contact is not

Please complete all the information in GIZ Application form with link download here:


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2019-09-09