Program Assistant

Program Assistant for six (06) month employment contract

Based in Hanoi with travel to other provinces

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in more than 30 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organizations 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.

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

SNV Vietnam is currently seeking a highly qualified national candidate to manage the day-to-day support of Agriculture projects in the position of Project Assistant. Excellent organizational skills, commitment and striving to learn and grow, as well as good customer relations and the ability to communicate and train effectively are important qualifications and skills needed for this position.


  • Provide overall programme support to the project managers and the programme team to ensure the projects operate smoothly and effectively.
  • Support in preparation, consolidation and management of activity budgets, contracts, partner contracts (in collaboration with advisors), program/ project documentation and correspondence.
  • Together with advisors-in charge, follow-up on partner contracts and contract implementation, financial advances, reporting and clearance.
  • Make travel and logistics arrangements for project events, missions, visitors, workshops/meetings etc.
  • Provide interpretation/translation in case of need
  • Manage the filing storage (hard and soft copies), including consolidating and uploading project agendas, plans and reports to the appropriate SNV shared drives
  • Other tasks assigned by the Project Manager or Sector Leader.

Candidate profile

  • Committed Vietnamese citizen
  • University degree in economics, developments, business management or relevant subject
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience at international organisation(s)
  • Keen to learn by doing
  • Passion for community development, business
  • Takes initiative and creative in solving problems
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Good organisational skills and interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills (English and Vietnamese)
  • Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Internet, Email)
  • Willing to travel to other provinces


  • The position is based in Hanoi, with frequent visits to project sites.
  • The position reports to the Agriculture Sector Leader SNV Vietnam offers a six month employment contract.

Desired start date: ASAP

How to apply?

Please send your application letter and CV, together with an indication of your current salary and compensation package, to SmartRecruiter by 19th June 2019.

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Wed, 2019-06-19