What We Can Offer
The mission of Aotearoa New Zealand’s International Development Cooperation programme, as a part of the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, is to support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world.
We are seeking applicants who can contribute to the strategy, policy and planning of New Zealand’s development programme in Viet Nam and who have good practical project management experience. Strong communication skills both in English and Vietnamese are essential, as is effective relationship building and financial management and administration skills. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation or age.
This is a busy role which can be demanding and stressful at times. There will be a requirement for you to travel around Viet Nam and to sometimes represent the embassy during project monitoring and evaluation visits. We need someone who is a strategic thinker and who is able to manage tasks effectively and be flexible, adaptable and resourceful in how you go about your work. A positive attitude and a good sense of humour will go a long way in helping you fit quickly into our small, friendly team.
• At least 5 years project management experience in a donor agency, multilateral organisation or INGO.
• Excellent relationship management, analytical and problem solving skills, and English/Vietnamese written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a small team.
• Willingness to travel outside Ha Noi – including to remote locations.
Qualified applicants should submit their application in English, including a covering letter, CV, no later than 5pm on Tuesday 30 November 2022. Please include “Application: Policy Adviser” in the subject line of your email. The successful candidate will need to satisfy a police check.
A copy of the position description for this role may be obtained from the New Zealand Embassy; please send a request to the email address above.