Finance and Admin Support Intern

Job Description

Finance and Admin Support Intern


General information

The German Red Cross (GRC) is part of the worldwide 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. In Vietnam, the GRC is supporting its local partner, the Vietnam Red Cross (VNRC), to implement projects in the field of Disaster Relief & Rehabilitation, Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation. 

Since 2018 the German Red Cross (GRC) and its partner Vietnam Red Cross (VNRC) have started a new project ““FBF READY” which aims at reducing the human suffering of vulnerable population in Hanoi due to more frequent and severe heatwaves through the capacity building of the VNRC in Forecast Based Financing for anticipatory humanitarian actions.

The German Red Cross Delegation in Hanoi is seeking one Vietnamese national candidate to fill the position of an Intern.

Sector: Disaster Risk Reduction / Climate Change Adaptation

Contract type and duration: 6 months duration on a full-time basis (with possibility of extension)

Starting date: 18.03.2020

Location: The position will be based in Hanoi

Duties and responsibilities

Support the GRC team in performing the following tasks:

  • Performing general Finance, Administrative & Logistic tasks
  • Translating finance supporting documents from Vietnamese to English
  • Interpreting from English to Vietnamese and vice versa during meetings
  • Performing other work related tasks upon request of Line Manager.


  • Vietnamese citizen, University degree
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English (compulsory), including translation from Vietnamese to English and vice-versa
  • Good computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Commitment and inspiration to work

Personal skills and abilities

  • Good interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills
  • Accuracy and thoroughness
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently

Learning opportunities

  • Being a member of the GRC project team;
  • Taking part in relevant events (internal trainings, meetings, workshops, etc.);
  • Learning about GRC procurement procedure
  • Possibility to work on a career development plan; Exposure to many partners of the Red Cross Movement


You will be subordinated technically to Project Office Manager and you will be line-managed by the Head of project Office.

Application Procedure

Interested Vietnamese candidates are invited to send their applications by email in English consisting of a CV and a letter of motivation to: [email protected]. Please indicate clearly the post you would like to apply, i.e “Application for Intern”

Deadline: 08 March 2020, 17:00 Hanoi time.

Please note that only applications which are submitted in English shall be considered and that

the GRC may start short-listing the candidates before the deadline. While German Red Cross

appreciates all responses, only candidate under consideration shall be contacted and invited for an interview.

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