Programme Assistant “Macro”

Vacancy Announcement

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. On behalf of the German Government, GIZ currently provides advisory services to the Government of Viet Nam in three priority areas: Vocational training, Environmental policy and sustainable use of natural resources, and Energy. For further information, please visit

With the ‘Macroeconomic Reform/Green Growth Programme’, GIZ directly links these priority areas of activity with Viet Nam’s Green Growth Strategy in order to achieve lasting impacts in all sectors and facilitate Viet Nam’s progress towards a sustainable future.

The programme aims at two principle objectives: (i) The Government of Viet Nam implements measures and actions which are well-oriented to support the environmentally and socially responsible growth in the framework of the Viet Nam’s Green Growth Strategy; and (ii) the macroeconomic stability is improved and capacity of government agencies is enhanced for better implementation of economic and social policies thereby contributing to the equitable and sustainable growth process in Viet Nam.

In this regard, Component “Effective Coordination of Green and Inclusive Growth Policies” of the Programme aims at improving the coordination capacity of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) in the area of green and inclusive growth. Main activities include enhancing the effectiveness of green growth and sustainable development strategy/action plans, developing and using statistical indicators for monitoring and evaluation of such policies, integrating more sustainable dimensions into the socio-economic development plan (SEDP), and formulating the policy framework for mobilising public and private resources for green growth objectives and sustainable development goals.

The Component is looking for a qualified national candidate to fill the following position:

Programme Assistant “Macro”
Duty station: Hanoi, Vietnam
Duration: ASAP until 31.12.2021

Main responsibilities:

  • Supporting the implementation of the Component activities in the field of Green Growth including preparing/translating necessary materials, interpreting; assisting the monitoring, reporting and knowledge management of the assigned areas; developing & maintaining contacts with relevant stakeholders
  • Supporting the research activities of the Component
  • Supporting the public relations and communication activities of the Programme
  • Assisting other Component/ Programme activities if and when required

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Economics, Econometrics, Public Policy, Finance, or other related field;
  • Minimum of 1 year of professional experience, preferably for international agencies and in relevant sector;
  • Having experience with private sector and public relations is advantage;
  • Excellent English with experience in translation and interpretation skill;
  • Excellent command of MS-Office;
  • Having knowledge/ experience in implementing project, using critical thinking and analytical skills for research purpose, and organising events
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work under time pressure, occasionally obliging to irregular and long working hour;
  • Team spirit and flexibility, discreteness and loyalty

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 23rd June 2020.

Note: Please state the following in the subject line: Application for the Programme Assistant “Macro”

The short-listed candidates will be contacted within 4 weeks after the deadline. Telephone contact is not encouraged.

Please complete all the information in GIZ Application form with link download here:


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Tue, 2020-06-23