Junior Programme Officer - “Legal Advise”


As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. We work in a variety of fields and support our cooperation partners in designing strategies and meeting their policy goals. GIZ Viet Nam is currently engaged in three priority areas: 1) Vocational training; 2) Environmental policy and sustainable natural resource use; 3) Energy. For further information please visit our website: www.giz.de/viet-nam.

With the project ”Support to the Office of the Government in legal issues”, GIZ is supporting Viet Nam’s legislative reforms by providing advisory services to the Office of the Government of Vietnam, especially the Department of Law. It organises training measures, field trips, international and national workshops and study tours. In particular, the project focuses on strengthening technical capacities and improving the partners’ understanding of rule of law, constitution and international legal standards. It also works to enhance the institutional and functional organisation of the legislative process.

In this regard, the Project “Support to the Office of the Government in legal issues (Legal Advise)” is looking for a qualified national staff for the position of:

Junior Programme Officer
“Legal Advise ”

Duty Station: Hanoi, Vietnam
Duration: ASAP until 30 th April 2020

Main responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Monitoring and Evaluation of the project and its activities;
  • Set up a data base for the documentation of the activities of the project
  • Supporting the translation and interpretation works of the project;
  • Supporting the implementation of the project’s activities;
  • Ensuring knowledge management in the assigned activities;
  • Supporting research activities of the project;
  • Assisting other activities within the organisational unit if and when required.

Minimum requirements

  • University degree in Law, Public Policy, Economics, International Economics or other related cademic subject
  • At least 2 years of professional working experience, with at least 1 year professional experience in/with a Vietnamese ministry or in a donor agency, preferably with working experience with the Office of the Government.
  • Expertise and working experience in legal topics in Viet Nam
  • Knowledge of the policy making process in Vietnam
  • Knowledge of M&E process in project management
  • Excellent English, especially in translation
  • High level written and oral communication and report writing skills in both English and Vietnamese.
  • Demonstrated team work ability, dynamic and self-motivated character.
  • Excellent command of MS-Office.

Successful candidates will enjoy good working conditions with a friendly and creative working environment, open corporate culture, competitive benefits and compensation and good policies of training and development.

Interested qualified candidates are invited to send the GIZ Application form in English, copies of relevant certificates and references, either by email (to [email protected]) or by post (to GIZ Office Hanoi, 6th Floor Hanoi Towers, 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam), before 19th March 2018.

Note: Please state “Application for the position of Junior Program Officer_ LA” in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted after the deadline. Telephone contact is not encouraged.

Please complete all the information in GIZ Application form with link download here: http://bit.ly/2nyiCY6


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Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2018-03-19