Field Support Assistant (Intern) - ForCES Project

Duration:  1/6/2013 – 30/12/2013 (can be extended to subject to required workload and successful performance)
Location: Hanoi, Viet Nam with travelling if required

Assignment objective:

To provide admin and field progress support to ForCES project. Specifically, the intern will support implementation of ForCES project, including planning process and pilot test implementation.

Duties and responsibility

The intern is expected to join the 2rd year of the project. Main tasks are as follows:

1. Administrative & finance assistance:

- Supporting PA, project manager and project office for ensuring project activities LCBs contracts are implemented properly narratively and financially.
- Administrative and logistic support for project activities (meetings, workshops, field works, visits, etc.);
- Supporting the PM to maintain hard and soft copy filing systems of project documents and contacts;
- Support in preparing and monitoring expenditure of project site-activity budget plans;
- Support checking correctness of invoices /receipts.

2. Technical assistance:

- Assisting local stakeholders implement the project activities and delivering resultant outputs;
- Monitoring activity implementation progress and quality of fieldwork implemented by consultant service providers in local project areas;
- Providing support in organisational matters/facilitation for meetings/workshops/trainings and other capacity building activities of the project;
- Maintaining good relationship with project partners and stakeholders at the local level;
- Preparing, and updating regularly, work-plans and reports of the project to keep project partners informed about project progress;
- Contributing lessons learnt on local-level implementation of REDD+ components to other SNV project sites, local and national government agencies, and other REDD+ stakeholders in Vietnam.

Assignment and benefit:

SNV offers an allowance of 10-15 USD/working day and covers for expenses such as travelling and additional per diem 18 USD/day when incumbent is working in the fields out of the working station in Hanoi.

The Interns will be coached and supervised by the ForCES project manager.


- University degree in forestry, environmental or social sciences, rural development or related fields;
- Basic understanding on Forestry.
- Experience in administrative and/or financial assistance; experience with INGO is an advantage;
- Ability to work in team and to set up harmonious and effective working relationships;
- Good communication skills in English in both spoken and written;  
- Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Internet, Email, Power Points).


Applications should enclose a CV and a cover letter in English. Please send application via email to Ms. Vu Thi Que Anh at [email protected] before 15th May 2013.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis to identify appropriate candidates as soon as possible.

SNV Viet Nam Office
6th Floor, Building B, La Thanh hotel
Hanoi, Viet Nam
Tel.: + 84 4 3846 3791

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SNV – Netherlands Development Organisation
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2013-05-15