Project Manager

SNV Vietnam is looking for a Project Manager, based in Hanoi, Vietnam (National associate advisor)

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

SNV is engaged in the agriculture sector implementing Value Chain, Inclusive Business and Climate Change adaption and mitigation activities.  SNV is currently starting a new AusAID funded project to support and build the capacity of small holder rice producers and provincial agencies to meet these requirements by applying the System of Rice Intensification (SRI). An innovative, efficient and environmentally sustainable production system that increases productivity of rice cultivation while reducing requirements for water, seed, synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and labour . This system is also applicable to the central region where this project will upscale the implementation of the SRI system to two provinces in the central region of Viet Nam. Utilising an integrated approach the project will include; inclusive business and value chain development to create growth, access to markets, jobs, capacity development, income increases and wealth for the poor; and explore bio-energy solutions utilising rice residue biomass to reduce GHG emissions and alleviate waste disposal problems. To implement this assignment, SNV is now seeking to recruit a Project Manager.

-    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with project partners and stakeholders.
-    Act as the contact and information focal point for the project with technical advisory team, partners, stakeholders and donor.
-    Coordinate and support the technical advisory team, partners and stakeholders of the project to ensure effective and smooth implementation of project activities.
-    Prepare and coordinate the preparation of the program, annual and quarterly work plans.
-    Prepare project budgets and monitor budget disbursements project reports as required by the donor and SNV.
-    Assist in the development of the M&E framework for the project and carry out M&E tasks for the project as detailed in the M&E plan.
-    Coordinate and assist the partner technical team in the introduction and application of SRI, knowledge component to develop information materials to document and share activities, case studies and lessons learnt from the project.
-    Contribute technical advice and support to project activities in agriculture and/or agribusiness development.

Candidate profile
-     Committed Vietnamese citizen
-    University degree in agriculture, agronomy, agribusiness or related field
-    At least 7 years of relevant working experience at international organisation(s)
-    Understanding and experience in project monitoring and evaluation
-    Initiative and creative in solving problems
-    Ability to work independently and with the team
-    Good organizing skills and interpersonal skills
-    Good oral and written communication skills (English and Vietnamese)
-    Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Internet, Email)

Contract Duration:  SNV Vietnam offers a one-year contract with the possibility of extension and a competitive salary package

Desired start date: ideally in mid August 15th, 2013

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 Wednesday 7th August 2013

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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SNV Vietnam
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2013-08-07