Executive Assistant


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. We work in a variety of fields and support our cooperation partners in designing strategies and meeting their policy goals. GIZ Viet Nam is currently engaged in three priority areas: 1) Vocational training; 2) Environmental policy and sustainable natural resource use; 3) Energy. For further information please visit our website: www.giz.de/viet-nam.

The Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Programme (MCRP) (2019-2021) is the development program that is funded by the governments of Viet Nam and Germany and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Its objective is to support the Vietnamese authorities on their path for a sustainable development of the Mekong Delta through the climate-resilient management of natural resources along the coast.

MCRP will focus on three working areas:

  1. Governance support for national level and 13 Mekong Delta provinces: Support the establishment of an institutional framework for regional coordination in the Mekong Delta
  2. Investment policy for national level and 13 Mekong Delta provinces: Support the improvement of investment planning and coordination for a climate-resilient and gender-sensitive land and water use management incl. coastal protection for the Mekong Delta
  3. Technology and Solutions for seven coastal provinces and An Giang province of the Mekong Delta to intensify the use of innovative and climate-adapted technologies and solutions.

MCRP has a comprehensive workplan focused on three key areas: land-use, water management and regional coordination in the Mekong Delta. To effectively carry out activities for regional coordination and agriculture additional human resources are required.

The Programme is looking for a local qualified candidate to fill the following position:

Executive Assistant “MCRP”
Duty station: Hanoi, Vietnam
Duration: ASAP until 31.12.2021

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensure the administrative support and maintenance of an overall good flow of communication, especially to and from the Programme Directors and the Management Team, according to rules and regulations of GIZ;
  • Ensure the daily operational execution of administrative affairs concerning the Programme Directors;
  • Ensure smooth Communication and flow of information within the Programmes offices and with the GIZ Hanoi office;
  • Support to the Programme Directors in logistics and administrative works (travel claims, car service, etc.)
  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of the management team.

Minimum requirements:

  • A University Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as business administration or public administration
  • At least 5 years of professional working experience in the area concerned; experience in a similar position in a project/programme in international development cooperation is an asset
  • Strong experience in general administration and especially office management and logistics
  • Good working knowledge of telecommunication systems (telephone, fax, e-mail, internet and its software) and office software
  • Vietnamese mother tongue and full proficiency in English; good knowledge of German
  • 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.
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally

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 14th October 2019.

Note: Please state: “Application for the Executive Assistant - MCRP” 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 encouraged.

Please complete all the information in GIZ Application form with link download here: http://bit.ly/2nyiCY6


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Mon, 2019-10-14