What We Can Offer
Duty station: Can Tho, Vietnam
Duration: ASAP to <31.12.2023>
Contribute to the preparation and implementation of MCRP’s operation plan;
Closely cooperate with the senior project officer responsible for urban resilience for the following:
Establish a workplan to carry out pilot activities including sustainable urban drainage systems, urban drainage planning, nature-based solutions, sponge cities and pre-feasibly studies for urban infrastructure in the 13 provinces in the Mekong Delta;
Establish a workplan to upscale project results in 13 provinces including tariff roadmaps for cost recovery of O&M for flood management and drainage systems, and regulations to implement Decree 80 on drainage and wastewater management.
Provide regular technical advice on the implementation of MCRP‘s urban resilience and disaster risk management (DRM) activities to the 13 provinces. This will involve regular travel to the 13 provinces.
Carry out Information sharing and advocacy to national level on the challenges and policy reforms for improving urban resilience
Closely cooperate with the contracts and procurement officer responsible for implementing funding arrangements for pilot construction projects on urban resilience for the following:
Establish a workplan for organizing technical and economic reports, tendering process, appraisal process and supervision of urban construction projects in the 13 provinces in the Mekong Delta;
The selection and contracting of consultancy services to carry out assignments on urban resilience
Support the implementation of GIZ financial management and acquital processes for construction projects.
Identify opportunities to cooperate with the private sector in areas such as urban resilience, coastal and riverbank erosion and disaster risk management
Maintain a consistent flow of communication and information sharing between members of MCRP’s regional coordination group
Cooperate with experts from MCRP’s thematic groups to share experiences and establish collaboration on related issues
University degree in urban development, urban flood protection, public administration in Vietnam, urban drainage planning with a focus on infrastructure planning and investment (BA or master’s degree)
Extensive experience in Vietnam’s policy and regulatory framework for the state management of urban planning, urban management and development, and infrastructure investment
Experience in the Vietnam government’s processes including the tendering process for urban construction projects, the appraisal process and supervision of construction
Experience in Vietnam’s financial management and acquittal systems for urban construction projects
Experience in working with provincial level government in the Mekong Delta
At least 5-7 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
Good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
Strong managerial and organisational competence
Willingness to regularly travel to the 13 provinces in the Mekong Delta
Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management
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 (download form by clicking Apply Now or go to http://bit.ly/2nyiCY6) copies of relevant certificates and references, either by email (to HR Email mentioned in the GIZ Application form) or by post (to GIZ Office Hanoi, 6th Floor Hanoi Towers, 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam), before 31st December 2020.
Note: Please state the following if you wish to apply for one of the above positions in the subject line or on the envelope: “Application for the Project Officer based in Can Tho – MCRP”.
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: http://bit.ly/2nyiCY6
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