IECD country Representative in Vietnam & Project manager

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This position includes two different missions: the first one as the IECD Country Representative in Vietnam and the second one as the Support to Small Entrepreneurs project manager.

  1. As the IECD Country Representative in Vietnam
  • Ensure IECD representation to local authorities, financial partners and to every structure that wants to work with IECD or that is interested in IECD
  • Keep working on structuring the local IECD anchorage in Vietnam through a solid network of local partners
  • Ensure that IECD and its staff (locals and expatriates) based in Vietnam abide by Vietnamese laws (reporting to local authorities, permit of operations, working permit, etc.)
  • Work with the South East Asia operations Director on coordinating the activities and on the IECD development strategy in Vietnam
  • Seek funding to ensure the good functioning and development of the different IECD projects in the country
  • Identify local talents who will be able to ensure the success of the IECD projects in Vietnam

In the mid-term, the IECD Country Representative in Vietnam could become responsible for managing the other activities and IECD project managers in the country (duty currently handled by the South East operations Director based in HCMC).

2.  As the Support to Small Entrepreneurs project

  • Ensure the piloting and implementation of the project:
  • Developing and piloting the activities plan,
  • Organizing the implementation of the project,
  • Supervising and controlling progress and achievements of the project
  • Lead and manage the local team that includes 4 field trainers and a finance officer
  • Ensure the financial follow-up:  
  • Developing and managing the annual budget
  • Piloting and supervising financial reports and audit processes
  • Ensure reporting: 
  • internal and external reporting
  • Preparation of evaluations


Education: Degree in a relevant field from a business or engineering school or a University.

Experience: at least 10 years of professional experience in the business or developing sector

Required skills:

  • Perfect mastery of Vietnamese (mother tongue or bilingual); professional level in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to ensure representation to various partners (local authorities, financial partners and private companies, etc.)
  • Ability to build strong relationships: mobilize and unite a partners’ network
  • Ability to lead teams: support, unite and train
  • Project management: operational monitoring and impact measurement
  • Skills in budget forecast and follow-up
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Fully proficient in MS Office, proficiency in Excel is mandatory

Interpersonal skills:

  • Leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, results driven
  • Strong communication skills, open-minded, ability to listen and patience
  • Diplomacy and ability to adjust your communication depending on your interlocutors
  • Excellent professional skills: this position with important responsibilities requires a strong commitment, pragmatism and perseverance
  • Thorough and organized
  • Strong moral qualities: honesty, humility and respect
  • Sharing IECD values: a focus on the person, a principle of service and a professional commitment


Status: local contract or Contrat de Volontariat de Solidarité Internationale (VSI)

Under the supervision of: the South-East Asia operations Director

In close collaboration with:

  • The Support of Small entrepreneurs program coordinator
  • The teams of both the Action for Entrepreneurship departments and the Education, Vocational training and Youth Employability
  • Administrative teams, based in Paris

Starting date and duration: summer of 2018 for 2 years, with possible extension

Localization: Binh Thanh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Compensation package:

  • Compensation, commensurate with experience
  • 1 annual seminar in France (1 week)
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Chère communauté,
Voici une proposition de poste pour être représentant pays de l'Institut Européen de Coopération et Développement, et chef de projet. Le poste est basé à HCMV.
Le profil idéal serait:
- Un viet kieu parlant le vietnamien et ayant travaillé à HCMV afin d'avoir un réseau professionnel établi.
- Le poste comporte un fort volet de "représentation" auprès des autorités locales, partenaires et bailleurs
- La capacité de monitorer un budget, et de rédiger des rapports narratifs et financiers
- La date de prise de poste serait mai-juin 2018

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