Position: Director
Position Type: Permanent, full-time
Reporting to: Director, Programming
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

Agriteam Canada Consulting Ltd. provides management and technical expertise to developing and transitional country partners on projects that promote sustainable growth and meaningful opportunities for people to improve their lives. Over the past 30 years, Agriteam has managed and implemented more than 350 projects and assignments in dozens of countries worldwide.

Agriteam is currently recruiting a Director for an upcoming Food Safety & Agri-Food Value Chain project in Vietnam. The objective of the project is to improve the performance of national and sub-national governments in enforcing food safety regulations; to increase competitiveness of Vietnamese agri-food products domestically and internationally; and to increase consumer demand for safe agri-food in Vietnam. The project will operate across the agri-food value chain by engaging and building the capacity of three main target groups: the public sector (enabling environment), the private sector (supply side), and the consumer (demand side).

The Director will be based full-time in Vietnam, and will be responsible for supporting the Project Manager in the management of the Project, personnel and contractors.


  • Master’s Degree in Food Science, Veterinary Science, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Epidemiology, or Food Microbiology;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in senior level project management;
  • Minimum of 4 months managing a work assignment related to international development projects;
  • Minimum of 2 years managing a work assignment related to food safety or food quality;
  • Experience providing high-level strategic direction and oversight to project planning and implementation;
  • Experience applying principles of results-based management and risk management;
  • Experience with human and financial resource management;
  • Experience reviewing and approving work plans, progress reports and financial reports;

Additional Qualifications

  • National and international experience in safe/quality food value chains, food inspection, and food safety practices;
  • Experience providing institutional capacity building;
  • Experience managing complex multi-stakeholder relations, working with a diverse group of stakeholders ranging from government departments, donors, civil society and/or non-governmental organizations, media, farmers/producers, processors, and distributors ;
  • Demonstrated experience working in Vietnam or in the region;
  • Knowledge of Vietnamese institutions, agencies, universities, private sector companies and ministries involved in food safety;
  • Must be fluent in English;
  • Must be Vietnamese citizen, permanent resident, or holding a valid Vietnam work permit.


Agriteam Canada offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Interested applicants are asked to submit their cover letter and CV to [email protected] .

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Thank you for your interest. Please note; only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Agriteam Canada
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2019-03-15