Internship at SNV

SNV Vietnam is looking for an Internship at SNV Vietnam  (based in Hanoi with travelling to project sites if required)

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 38 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

SNV has been working in Vietnam since 1995. Using market based approaches, SNV is committed to reducing poverty by catalyzing environmentally sustainable solutions for the poor in agriculture, energy, water & sanitation, and REDD+.

We are currently looking for an internship with the following requirements:

Objectives of the Internship

To provide admin and field progress support to different projects at SNV Vietnam.

Intern Duties and Responsibilities

Main tasks of the selected candidate are as follows:

1. Administrative & finance assistance:

  • Supporting Programme Assistant, Project Co-ordinator 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 Project 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;
  • Provide interpretation/translation support to visitor in case of need;
  • Responsible for office reception (phone, mail handling) and office maintenance.

2. Other requirement

  • 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;
  • Translation the relevant project documents English-Vietnamese and Vietnamese- English if required.


The Intern will be coached and supervised by SRI project Manager

Duration of assignment:

- 4-5 days per week in 6 months, from 01 April 2015 until 30 September 2015
- number of working days: estimated 120 days


  • Bachelor degree in administration, financial field;
  • 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).

Support from SNV

SNV will support the intern local travelling expenses when the intern is required to work in the fields out of the working station in Ha Noi.

He/she will benefit from working with multi-national team of professionals with rich and diverse fields of expertise.


Applications should enclose a CV and a cover letter in English. Please send application via email to [email protected] before Saturday 24th March 2015.

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

For more information on SNV, please refer to our website:

We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SNV – Netherlands Development Organisation
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2015-03-24