Administrative Officer “MCRP”


As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. We work in a variety of fields and support our cooperation partners in designing strategies and meeting their policy goals. GIZ Viet Nam is currently engaged in three priority areas: 1) Vocational training; 2) Environmental policy and sustainable natural resource use; 3) Energy. For further information please visit our website:

The Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Programme (MCRP) (2019-2021) is the development program that is funded by the governments of Viet Nam and Germany and implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Its objective is to support the Vietnamese authorities on their path for a sustainable development of the Mekong Delta through the climate-resilient management of natural resources along the coast. MCRP will focus on three working areas:

  1. Governance support for national level and 13 Mekong Delta provinces: Support the establishment of an institutional framework for regional coordination in the Mekong Delta
  2. Investment policy for national level and 13 Mekong Delta provinces: Support the improvement of investment planning and coordination for a climate-resilient and gender-sensitive land and water use management incl. coastal protection for the Mekong Delta
  3. Technology and Solutions for seven coastal provinces and An Giang province of the Mekong Delta to intensify the use of innovative and climate-adapted technologies and solutions.

MCRP has a comprehensive workplan focused on three key areas: land-use and agriculture, water and regional coordination in the Mekong Delta. To effectively carry out activities of the programme, additional human resources are required.

Hence, the Programme is looking for a local qualified candidate to fill the following position:

Administrative Officer “MCRP”

Duty Station: Hanoi, Viet Nam

Duration: 01. May 2020 until 31 December 2020 (Maternity Cover) with potential extension

Main responsibilities:

  • Providing administrative services for the MCRP programme and its affiliated projects in the sector, particularly in the areas of event management, contracting and procurement and accounting;
  • Full compliance of administrative activities with GIZ rules, regulations, policies and strategies;
  • Full compliance with MCRP’s management rules and regulations in consultation with the direct supervisor;
  • Promoting a client-, quality- and results-oriented approach within the MCRP Programme and GIZ Office;
  • Close collaboration with the Admin team of the MCRP in Hanoi, provinces and with the entire programme team in Hanoi and the other GIZ projects working in the sector;
  • Ensuring smooth office operation and a permanent exchange of information with MCRP Programme staff and members of affiliated projects to consistent service delivery.

Minimum requirements

  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the area of contract management, procurement, project accounting, finance in a development cooperation project, working experience in GIZ Vietnam system is an advantage.
  • Fluent in English (both orally and in writing). Good knowledge of German would be an advantage
  • Ability to work both independently and in team under high work pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good working knowledge of information technologies (related graphic design software, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)

Successful candidates will enjoy good working conditions with a friendly and creative working environment, open corporate culture, competitive benefits and compensation and good policies of training and development.

Interested, qualified candidates are invited to send the application in English, including copies of relevant certificates and references, either by email (to [email protected]) or by post (to GIZ Office Hanoi, 6th Floor Hanoi Towers, 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam), before 31st March 2020.

Note: Please state “Application for Administrative Officer (MCRP)” in the subject line or on the envelope.

The short-listed candidates will be contacted within 4 weeks after the deadline. Telephone contact is not encouraged.

Please complete all the information in GIZ Application form with link download here:


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Tue, 2020-03-31