Project Officer

Organization name: DESIGN CAPITAL, HUE FUND

Work Location: 2nd floor, 134 Phan Chu Trinh, Hue city

Organization Information

Design Capital, Hue Fund (DCF) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, humanitarian and development non-governmental organization (local NGO). The primary mission of the foundation is to develop social entrepreneurs in impoverished and/or rural communities to foster economic development, community development, and cultural preservation. To foster socioeconomic development, we provide interest-free equipment capital loan to small and growing businesses. To develop social entrepreneurs we provide skills development, business development consultation services and we connect entrepreneurs to community-giving back opportunities as well as market places. To preserve culture, we work directly with artisans and artisan villages in developing and producing high quality and ethical heritage products.

Email: [email protected]

Job Title: Project Officer/Staff

Basic salary: $180 - $250 (depending on experience and salary raise opportunity depending on performance)

Job description: Design Capital Hue Fund has many partnerships with International NGOs or social enterprise including Thriive Organization, fashion4freedom to offer small and growing businesses interest-free equipment based loans which are repaid through charitable goods, services or vocational training classes to the community. We also provide free business consulting services such as product development, finance consulting, business strategy, accounting etc. for those qualified businesses with sustainable development. DCF is looking for a project officer – a team member to work collaboratively with our team consisting of a manager, 4 project officers, 1 project coordinator, entrepreneurs, partners and consultants. Upon successful completion of a fixed probation period, there will be permanent employment opportunity with DCF.


- To work closely with loan recipients
- To coordinate site visits to loan recipients for assessment, collection of economic data including financial data
- To assist with entrepreneur and business selection, contractual agreements including repayment plans & schedules, and equipment procurement process
- To assist with charitable repayment of products, services, or vocational training
- To assist with the collection, monitoring, and tracking of businesses’ repayment, growth, job creation, and needs
- To assist with organizing business development conference and workshops for businesses and entrepreneurs
- To work closely with Design Director and accelerated businesses in product design, sampling, and quality assurance for sample products.
- To work closely with Production Manager on product development process including quality assurance for design, sampling and production.
- To work closely with businesses to analyze their needs and production capability before, during, and after production process.
- To work closely with team members and partners on economic and community development projects.
- To assist with general administrative tasks.
- To perform other duties as assigned by DCF management board.

Job requirements:

The following is a list of job requirements:

  • Age: 22-30
  • Vietnamese citizen only
  • Excellent English language skills including communication and written.
  • Bachelor's Degree; priority given to graduates with Linguistic, Economic (Business Development, Marketing/Sales) degree and/or proven experiences.
  • Experiences in economic and community development, micro-financing or banking, business contractual agreement, supply chain, procurement, and production.
  • Prefer strong IT and computer skills including Excel and Microsoft word.
  • Prefer strong critical thinking and analytic skills.
  • Willing to work under pressure, on weekends, and to travel locally as well as regionally.
  • Work collaboratively with international and national colleagues.
  • Have interest or experience in social work.

Work outcome:

From this opportunity of work, you will gain the following experiences:

  • Working for an NGO
  • Working directly with small and growing businesses as well artisans from traditional villages.
  • Working directly with regional, national, and international partners, consultants.
  • Micro-financing, social entrepreneur development, business development, and community development.
  • Developing written and spoken English skills.


  • CV/resume with a recent picture.
  • Please note that only applications sent via email are accepted.
  • Application deadline: April 20, 2015
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
Job Details
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Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2015-04-20