Start-ups Advisor


I. The project information

The Small and Medium Enterprise Development Project in Tra Vinh Province funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The project have 3 components:

  • Component 1: Build and implement SME development plan
  • Component 2: Build Small Scale Infrastructures in supporting SMEs development
  • Component3: Capacity building for public sector in supporting SMEs development

The project is looking for a suitable candidate for position of start-ups advisor (part time job)



Start-ups advisor is responsible for providing strategic technical support for PMU of SME Tra Vinh project and relevant agencies in development of startup to speed  up the number and competitive capacities of SMEs in Tra Vinh.


  • Suggest the strategic advices for PPC, DPI, Consulting Group to support startup, SME development and relevant agencies in innovative eco system;
  • Provide technical support to relevant agencies to build up and implement the action plan of innovative Start up in Tra Vinh until the year of 2020;
  • Cooperate with relevant agencies to build up the necessary capacities to promote innovative startup in Tra Vinh;
  • Advice and technical support to develop selected innovative ideas.
  • Enhance and facilitate the activities to link Tra Vinh with start-up eco system or resources in and out of Viet Nam.
  • Conduct other tasks to support PMU of SME Tra Vinh in strategic consulting; start-ups advices will be discussed and agreed by the two sides.

III. Experience requirement:

  • Educational background: At least BA degree of Economics, Laws, Agriculture, Business Management or other relevant areas.
  • Good English level (listening, speaking, reading and writing), at least two years of living and studying in the English speaking countries. Knowing Khmer language is a good advantage; female and Khmer candidates are an advantage;
  • Computer literacy: good of Word, Excel and applying programs in analysis and statistics;
  • At least 10 years of being business owner or keeping a key position such as General Manager, Executive Manager, Sales Manager, Human Resources Manager, Production Manager and Financial Manager;
  • Be the founder/Director of prestigious startup or incubation Center in and out of Viet Nam;
  • At least 3 years of practical experience supporting innovative start-ups in some provinces as strategic advisors, senior advisors, key experts/consultants, etc ;
  • Have coaching skills and special training activities with practical experience in coaching and conducting training related to creative start-ups, business development, sales and marketing to public officials and businesses;
  • Have experience to work with public and private sectors especially many types of enterprises such as SMEs and big corporations in country and abroad;
  • Able to analyze well and provide strategy and policy advice;
  • Practical experience to provide coaching and trainings in innovative start-ups trainings, business development; sales and marketing for private and public sectors.
  • Good capacity in leading and coordination team work under time pressure;
  • Result-based management good knowledge and capacity and good understanding of gender and environment integration in building and conducting of value chains;
  • Priority for the candidates who work as advisor or/and conduct consultations relevant start-ups in Tra Vinh province.

IV. Reporting

Start-ups advisor reports quarterly and/or complete work package to Director of PMU. In case, according to the request of PMU, an unexpected report is completed on the basis of the agreements of the two sides.

Application form (Vietnamese) will be sent to:

Mr. Nguyen Phi Toan, Admistration Officer
SME Project Managment Unit, Tra Vinh province
19A Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, ward 2, Tra Vinh city or via email:
[email protected]

Deadline of application: before 15h00 27 November 2017.

We only contact qualified applicants and won’t send back applications to unsuccessful candidates.


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SME Development Project in Tra Vinh Province
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2017-11-27