National Extension/Training & Curriculum Development Specialist

SNV Vietnam is looking for a National Extension/Training & Curriculum Development Specialist - Renewable Energy Sector, based in Hanoi with limited travel to different provinces (Employment contract)
(The position will be confirmed subject to donor approval of the project)

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+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation).

SNV Vietnam is currently seeking a National Extension/Training & Curriculum Development Specialist for the Low Carbon Agricultural Support Project (LCASP) implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and 10 provinces of Vietnam. The project is supported by the Asian Development Bank and the Government of Vietnam. Project implementation is expected to last until December 2018. The overall objective of the Project is to reduce air, water and soil pollution by supporting Climate Smart Agricultural Waste Management Practices (CSAWMP), with emphasis on treating livestock wastes through the expanded use of biogas and bio-slurry processing technologies.  A long-term contribution will be made towards sustainable economic growth, self-reliance and the fight against poverty in Vietnam. 

We are looking for a dynamic candidate to fill in the post.


  • review and evaluate the current training programs/curricula and models relevant to low carbon agriculture support for transfer to farmers in the project provinces;
  • collaborate with relevant agencies to develop/improve the training program and curricula for training farmers on biogas value chains and other low carbon agriculture production;
  • work closely with relevant consultants to conduct training for staff, researchers, farmers on climate smart agricultural waste management technology and practices;
  • work closely with relevant consultants to develop and replicate business models and extension models in the provinces;
  • assist PPMUs in implementation of pilot research and demonstrations (P&Ds) in the project provinces;
  • design, develop and implement an information dissemination program on project activities for provincial and national level;

Candidate profile

  • Vietnamese citizen;
  • Bachelors’ degree in agriculture, extension and training, or related education relevant to the ToR;
  • Ten years of working experience in agricultural extension, training and curriculum development;
  • Good understanding of issues related to climate smart agriculture waste management and biogas value chain management;
  • Participated at least in three similar ODA projects;
  • Good command of spoken and written English; and
  • Good computer skills.

Contract Duration: SNV Vietnam offers a one-year full time employment contract with possibility of extension.

How to apply

Please send your application letter and CV, together with an indication of your current salary and compensation package, to [email protected]  by September 1st 2014.

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

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SNV – Netherlands Development Organisation
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2014-09-01