National Consultant with theIDLgroup

theIDLgroup is seeking qualified national development professionals with five or more years’ relevant professional experience, for both short-term consulting contracts and potential longer-term assignments in Viet Nam. 

Who they are – theIDLgroup Ltd
theIDLgroup is a private sector development organisation committed to delivering professionalism and fresh perspectives to the challenge of eradicating global poverty.
They are based in Bristol, England, and provide international development consultancy services in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Americas and the Pacific.  In 2007, theIDLgroup integrated with FRR.  Both firms have a 20-year history of providing high quality services to clients and development partners worldwide.
Together, theIDLgroup provide advisory services in five interconnected areas:
- Rural growth and livelihood security
- Natural resource management and the environment
- Governance, institutional reform and political economy
- Social development, and civil society strengthening
- Development strategies in fragile and post-conflict states

Their international clients include:
- International Financial Institutions:  World Bank, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank
- Bilateral Donors:  DFID, GTZ, Danida, AFD, AusAid, Netherlands, Norad, Irish Aid, CIDA, Sida
- Multilateral Donors and Agencies:  African Union, Commonwealth Secretariat, European Commission, Multi-donor trust funds,
- United Nations Agencies:  UNDP, FAO, IFAD, ILO, UNICEF
- Developing Country Governments and Agencies: worldwide
- Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs):  Oxfam, Care, World Conservation Union, Landmine Action, Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), ActionAid, World Vision, Save The Children, Fauna & Flora International
- Private Sector:  Shell, Geneva University

Typical services to clients include:
- Development of Programme and Project Concepts and Design
- Project/Programme Management
- Monitoring, Review & Evaluation of Projects and Programmes
- Design, Development & Delivery of Training and Capacity-building Courses and Programmes
- Policy Analysis and Reviews
- Institutional Analysis and Reform
- Facilitation of Workshops, Retreats and Events
- Management of Consultation Processes

theIDLgroup (under the name of FRR) has maintained a permanent presence in South-East Asia since 1997, and through their office in Hanoi, Viet Nam (established in 2005). They provide technical advisory and project management services to a range of clients.

What they are looking for
theIDLgroup is expanding its activities in South East Asia.  They expect further growth of their Natural Resources and Environment portfolio, and therefore have a continuing need for Vietnamese professionals with the following areas of technical expertise:
- Agro-forestry, Forestry and Community Forestry
- Agriculture and Rural Development
- Agricultural Economics, Public Expenditure Reviews, and Sector / Policy Analysis
- Community-based Natural Resource Management
- Land Use Planning, Land Management and GIS
- Biodiversity Conservation & Protected Area Management
- Environmental Impact Assessment/Strategic Environmental Assessment
- Integrated Coastal Zone Management
- Ecotourism
- Environmental Economics and Finance (PES, REDD)
- Climate Change Adaptation

theIDLgroup also has a long track record in providing consulting services to projects in the Social Development, Rural Growth and Governance portfolios.  They are seeking to expand these services in Viet Nam and the sub-region and are particularly interested to hear from practitioners with experience in Vietnam and South East Asia in the following areas of expertise:
- Poverty & Social Impact Analysis, Assessment and Monitoring
- Poverty Reduction Strategies
- Community Driven Development (CDD)
- Human Rights and Rights-based Approaches
- Civil Society Strengthening
- Governance, Participation and Accountability
- Food Security / Cash and Food Safety Nets
- Sustainable Livelihoods
- Gender, Vulnerability and Social Protection Analyses

Development professionals interested in working with theIDLgroup in Viet Nam and the South East Asia region should send an explanatory email or covering letter and an up to date Curriculum Vitae by email to Vu Thi Minh Phuong at [email protected]
theIDLgroup Ltd
2A, Lane 11, To Ngoc Van, Quang An, Tay Ho, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel:     ++ 84 4 3717 2349/50
Fax:    ++84 4 3717 2351

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
theIDLgroup Ltd
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2011-02-28