Finance/ Admin Intern

The German Red Cross (GRC) is part of the world wide Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement assisting victims of conflict and disaster and people affected by social or health related crisis. The Red Cross Movement provides to vulnerable people assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions and adheres to the seven principles of the Red Cross Movement: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality.

In Vietnam GRC is supporting its local partner, the Vietnam Red Cross (VNRC), to implement projects in the field of Disaster Relief & Rehabilitation, Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation, Water & Sanitation and Capacity Building.

The German Red Cross Delegation in Hanoi is seeking a Vietnamese national candidate to fill the position of an Intern.

Starting asap for the initial duration of 6 months on a full-time basis, with high potential of extension.

Based in Hanoi.

Duties and responsibilities

Finance tasks

Support the Finance Unit in
1.Timely submission of monthly financial reports (MFR) by the 15th/month
2.Reviewing financial documents from  VNRC 
3.Translating financial and supporting documents
4.Reconciling balances between GRC and VNRC on a monthly basis in assigned cost centres
5.Preparing documents for funds transfers, cash withdrawals
6.Cross-checking booking stamp information, adding date and item, reconciling original and copied vouchers
7.Managing admin work Performing other tasks upon request of the Finance Manager

Administrative tasks

Support the Administration/ Logistics Officer in
1.Translation and/ or interpreting from English to Vietnamese and vice versa;
2.Organizing workshops, seminars, training courses, etc;
3.General administration (filing documents, managing the office document, recording mails, fax, photocopying, scanning, recording/ managing inventory list, procurement, etc.);
4.Performing other tasks upon request by the Administration/ Logistics Officer.


  • Vietnamese citizen, University degree
  • Good command of written and spoken English (compulsory), including interpretation and translation from Vietnamese to English and vice-versa
  • Good computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Commitment and inspiration to work

Personal skills and abilities

  • Good interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills
  • Accuracy and thoroughness
  • Ability to work in team as well as independently

Learning opportunities:

  • Taking part in relevant events (internal trainings, meetings, workshops, etc.);
  • Practicing more administrative/ financial skills;
  • Induction to financial/ admin management system of GRC;
  • Possibility to work on a  career development plan;
  • Exposure to many international partners of the Red Cross Movement

You will be subordinated technically to the GRC Finance Manager and the GRC Admin/Logistics Officer.

Application Procedure

Interested Vietnamese candidates are invited to send their applications by email in English consisting of a CV and a letter of motivation to: [email protected]. Please indicate clearly the post you would like to apply, i.e “application for Finance/ Admin Intern”

Deadline: 1st September, 17:00 Hanoi time.

Please note that only applications which are submitted in English shall be considered. While German Red Cross appreciates all responses, only candidate under consideration shall be contacted and invited for an interview.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and, if a suitable candidate is found, he/she may be recruited before the deadline. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
German Red Cross (GRC)
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2014-09-01