Country Manager

  • Utilise your substantial international development and management expertise
  • Be part of a dynamic global team
  • 2-year contract with tax-free salary packaging (conditions apply)

Location:  AVI Vietnam office in Hanoi
Applications Close:  midnight 1 March 2015
Contact Person:  Kate Seager
Contact Number:  (61 3) 9279 1755
Contact Email:  [email protected]

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and committed professional to join Australia’s leading international volunteer sending agency – a valuable contributor to the sustainable development in a wide range of communities.

We are currently recruiting for the position of Country Manager – Vietnam, to be based in Hanoi. The successful applicant will be offered a 2 year maximum term contract.

Reporting to the Manager Regional Operations Asia (based in Melbourne), this position will manage a small office, ensuring the coordinated delivery of a high quality Volunteer Program in Vietnam.

The successful applicant will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated experience in initiating new programs at country or regional level – with a focus on project/program development and implementation and monitoring as well as security, risk and critical incident management
  • Previous volunteer/deployee management experience – especially experience dealing with wellbeing support, conflict and sensitive issues
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of development issues in the region and well-developed cross cultural awareness, particularly in a Vietnam context
  • Previous experience working in Vietnam and fluency in Vietnamese would be highly desirable
  • Strong administrative, financial and problem solving skills – experience managing a small office will be well-regarded
  • Previous staff management, preferably in an international context

For a full outline of the position and applicant requirements please see the role profile on the AVI website:

Application Procedure:

Please submit a completed application form and a current resume to Kate Seager C/- [email protected]  Applications close at midnight AEST midnight 1 March 2015.

The successful applicant will need to be available to attend training in Melbourne in late April/May, followed by immediate deployment to Hanoi. These dates may alter. 

AVI is committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace.

AVI has a strong commitment to the safety, wellbeing and protection of children and youth. We therefore have robust screening procedures for personnel who are expected to have contact with children in their roles. This will include criminal record check and referee checks.

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Sun, 2015-03-01