National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Specialist

SNV Vietnam is looking for a National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Specialist, based in Hanoi, Vietnam (Employment contract)
(The position will be confirmed subject to donor approval of the project)

SNV has been working in Vietnam since 1995. Using the market based approach, SNV is committed to reducing poverty by catalyzing 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 ICT 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


  • Work closely with MARD and other Ministries to review existing ICT facilities that are relevant to LCASP; identify gaps related to access of information relevant to the LCASP 
  • Submit a detailed work plan for the various tasks to be undertaken by the ICT specialist during the course of her/his assignment
  • In consultation with the Central Project Management Unit (CPMU), specify design criteria for a Website (Vietnamese and English language version) on LCASP and assist CPMU to draw up a contract for a web site development studio. Make an assessment of existing web sites of MARD and MONRE institutions that are relevant for LCASP
  • Prepare proposals on policies and protocols for publishing information on the websites of relevant institutions involved
  • Develop a management system for the project, using MS Project Manager software
  • Advice and assist with the expansion of the computerized common data base on biogas installations, make it accessible from internet, and specify required hardware and software
  • In close consultation with the GIS Specialist, develop a system whereby the GIS facility for LCASP can be accessed from internet

Candidate profile:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, ICT, Database Management, or other relevant education
  • Five years’ experience with ICT development and at least 3 similar ODA projects.
  • Good command of spoken and written English; and
  • Excellent computer hardware and software skills (Familiar with Ms Project; Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Power Point, etc.).

Contract Duration: one year 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.

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: 
Mon, 2014-09-01