Provincial Program Assistant

SNV Vietnam is looking for Provincial Program Assistant, based in Thanh Hoa province (one year employment contract)

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 together with Winrock International, the American Red Cross and SRD, will implement the US$26.5 million USAID supported Vietnam Forests and Deltas (VFD) Program. The primary purpose of this program is to accelerate Vietnam’s transition to climate resilient, low emissions development through investments in reducing net emissions from forests, and enhancing resiliency of people, places, and livelihoods in the delta regions to short and long-term climate impacts. The program will primarily invest in provincial and district level demonstration and capacity building, and share lessons learned to inform national policies and implementation. The project intends to have a catalytic role, paving the way for scaled up impact. The project will be introduced in close consultation and in support of priorities of the relevant Government of Vietnam ministries and departments at the national and local level.

We are seeking for highly qualified candidate for the position of Program Assistant (based in Thanh Hoa province) to provide daily financial, administrative and secretarial support to the project activities.


  • Record financial transactions of the specific programs/projects
  • Prepare and check monthly, quarterly and annual program financial accounts
  • Forecasts and project depletion for the assigned programs/projects
  • Follow up on the related receipts and payments of the programs
  • Reconcile bank balances and manage liquidity levels of the programs
  • Provide support in program/project monitoring & evaluation
  • Assist advisors in preparation of program documentation, paper works
  • Keep the program team agenda’s up to date, arrange meetings and appointments
  • Make travel arrangement for members, attend visitors of the program
  • Provide interpretation/translation support to advisors in case of need

Candidate profile

  • Committed Vietnamese citizen
  • University degree
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience at international organisation(s)
  • Understanding and experience in project monitoring and evaluation is preferable 
  • Initiative and creative in solving problems
  • Ability to work independently and with the team
  • Good organizing skills and interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills (English and Vietnamese)
  • Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Internet, Email)
  • Willing to travel to other provinces

Contract Duration: SNV Vietnam offers one year employment contract

Desired start date:  as soon as possible

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 10th October 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
Thanh Hoa
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2014-10-10