Business Enabling Environment Team Lead

The USAID LinkSME project, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), supports the Government of Vietnam (GVN) in its efforts to develop, adopt, and implement policy and regulatory reforms to provide a more favorable environment for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). It also works with business support organizations and the GVN to improve the performance of SMEs and integrate them into lead-firm supply chains.  The project is implemented by the International Executive Service Corps (, under a contract with USAID and an operating license issued by the People’s Aid Coordinating Committee. Click here for more information.

The project’s work on policy and regulatory reforms consists of two components. The first focuses on streamlining regulations and administrative procedures, reducing compliance costs, and enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs. The second focuses on supporting efforts to improve the effectiveness of government to business interactions, for instance enhancing government information available to enterprises and improving the government’s mechanisms for handling feedback from the business sector. The lead agency for these two components is the Administrative Procedures Control Agency under the Office of the Government. The USAID LinkSME project is seeking to engage on a full-time basis a Business Enabling Environment Team Lead. The team lead would work out of USAID LinkSME’s office in Hanoi but would be expected to travel as required to perform the duties and meet the responsibilities as specified here.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications ONLY at the link: or by visiting the IESC Careers page on and searching for opening jobs in Vietnam.

IESC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please note that this position is intended for a Vietnamese national. CV and letter of interest should be in English. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled. Applications by January 29, 2021 are strongly encouraged.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
USAID LinkSME Project
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2021-01-29