Climate resilience technical staff

Employment opportunity

The Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-International (ISET) Vietnam office was established in 2010 and engages in a wide range of innovative urban climate resilience and disaster risk reduction work throughout Vietnam. The office is based in Hanoi, and has undertaken major projects in Lao Cai, Hue, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Binh Dinh, Can Tho, and many other provinces. For more information, please visit:

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as Climate resilience technical staff. This position will be under a full-time 1-year contract with potential for extension, preferably based in Hanoi.

Position summary:

The Climate resilience technical staff will work under the direct supervision of ISET Vietnam Technical Lead and in close contact with all other team members, is responsible for performing a wide range of tasks from project implementation, workshop facilitation to providing technical inputs and drafting of technical documents in climate and disaster resilience projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist with general project implementation, includingproject coordination, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Provide technical support to and work closely with local partners in theimplementation of project activities.
  • Assist the Technical Lead to provide appropriate guidance, coaching and advice on the implementation of climate resilience/adaptation and disaster risk reduction activities.
  • Support the design, preparation, and organization of national, regional, and local workshops, roundtables on urban climate resilience, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.
  • Provide inputs to draft technical documents and reports.
  • Support knowledge management, documentation of lessons, experience and good practices and reporting on results and lessons learned.
  • Support background research within the project context.
  • Perform other duties and tasks at the request of the organization.


  • Be part of a dynamic competent team with opportunity to expand professional network and technical knowledge.
  • Be eligible for a competitive salary and benefit package with annual vacation, holiday and sick leave as per ISET’s policy. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Be eligible for staff’s personal health insurance package.


  • Master’s degree in one of the following fields: urban planning and development, urban resilience, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, water resources management. Candidates with degree on urban planning related fields must have experience in disaster risk reduction/resilience related fields or vice versa.
  • At least 6 years of hands-on experience in international funded projects related to sustainable urban development, urban resilience, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, and water resources management.
  • Experience in climate vulnerability, resilience and risk assessment, adaptation/resilience planning, project cycling, local networking, monitoring, and evaluation skills, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale.
  • Experience in facilitating trainings, workshops, report writing and presentations, and in working with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience in proposal writing and project planning and coordination.
  • Willingness to work on multi-tasks from technical to operational, networking and communication.
  • Experience and skills in GIS tools is a plus.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) and other relevant software tools for project management is required.
  • A good team player who is willing to take on responsibility and work independently.
  • Fluency in written and spoken in English and Vietnamese.
  • Willingness to travel frequently to project locations.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their most updated curriculum vitae (CV) and letter of interest, contact information of at least 1 referee, together with relevant degrees/certificate through the email:[email protected] by CoB 30 April 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.


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Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2024-04-30