Program Assistant

Are you interested in joining an international organisation with a long-term commitment to fighting poverty? Would you like to work in a challenging environment to develop a career focused on shared values and lasting impact?

SNV Vietnam is looking for a Program Assistant, based in Hanoi, Vietnam with travel to other provinces.

SNV has been working in Vietnam since 1995. Using market based approaches, SNV is committed to reducing poverty by catalyzing sustainable solutions for the poor in agriculture, energy, water & sanitation, and REDD+.

SNV’s Inclusive Business Program supports and promotes business initiatives that integrate the low-income population into the supply chain of companies as suppliers, employees, distributors and/or consumers that generate win-win solutions for both, economic benefits for the company and job and income increase for the low-income population.

We are seeking for highly qualified candidates to provide daily financial, administrative and secretarial support to the Vietnam Business Challenge Fund and Inclusive Business Accelerator team.


  • Support in management of all the files, contracts, and information
  • Provide support to the Program Administrator and Internal Auditor with accounting work
  • Support in recording financial transactions of the specific program/projects
  • Follow up on the related receipts and payments of the program
  • Forecasts and project depletion for the assigned program/projects
  • Support the Program Administrator and Internal Auditor to prepare and check monthly, quarterly and annual program financial accounts
  • Assisting all members in daily administration tasks
  • Provide support in program/project monitoring & evaluation
  • Assist the team in preparation of program documentation, paper works
  • Keep the program team agenda’s up to date, arrange meetings and appointments
  • Make travel arrangement for members, attend visitors of the program
  • Provide interpretation/translation support to advisors in case of need

Candidate profile

  • Vietnamese citizen
  • University degree in relevant administrative, auditing, financial areas
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in Accounting, Auditing and Financial areas
  • Understanding and experience in project monitoring and evaluation is preferable
  • Initiative and creative in solving problems
  • Ability to work independently and with the team
  • Good organizing skills and interpersonal skills
  • Good accounting and administrative skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills (English and Vietnamese)
  • Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
  • Willing to travel to other provinces

Contract duration: a one-year contract with the possibility of extension and competitive salary package.

Desired start date: ASAP

Duty station: Hanoi, Vietnam

How to apply

Please send your application letter and CV, together with an indication of your current salary and compensation package, to [email protected] by May 9th 2014

Working at SNV

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 38 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development. By sharing our specialist expertise in Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene, we contribute to solving some of the leading problems facing the world today – helping to find local solutions to global challenges and sowing the seeds of lasting change.

SNV offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, per international standards.

We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment. Advisors benefit from, and contribute to, an internal global network of experts.

For more information, please visit our website at

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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SNV – Netherlands Development Organisation
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2014-05-09