• Full-time
  • Contract type: National employment contract

Company Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term country presence in over 24 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services - empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

SNV has been working in Vietnam since 1995, and currently has over 50 national and international staff. SNV Vietnam’s team works together with communities, government agencies, and businesses in more than 50 provinces, including the remotest and poorest areas of the country. Our work focuses on three sectors - Agri-Food, Energy, and Water. By continuing to focus on these interconnected areas and adapting and expanding our approach within them, we will reach more people in Vietnam and beyond and ensure that they have every opportunity to lift themselves out of poverty.

The Tra Vinh Community Development Project

SNV Vietnam is currently starting up implementation of a long-term Community Development Project (CDP) assigned by a near-shore wind power project developer – the Tra Vinh Wind Power No. 1 Joint Stock Company (TWPC) and Climate Fund Managers (CFM). The objective of the CDP is to deliver net positive environmental and social impacts in the areas and communities where TPWC is operational and therefore an associated CDP is required. The project areas are in Truong Long Hoa, Dan Thanh and Long Toan communes of Duyen Hai town and Ngu Lac commune of Duyen Hai district, Tra Vinh province.

The CDP focuses on improving local livelihoods by investing in market-based approaches and the development of inclusive value-chains for sustainable aquaculture and horticulture, as the main livelihood opportunities in the area. Interventions will have a strong emphasis on promoting climate resilient approaches and on women’s economic empowerment in the respective value-chains in the target areas.

SNV is seeking a suitable candidate for the post Field Operations Assistant to support the implementation of the CDP project in Tra Vinh.

Job Description

Under the leadership of the Project Manager (PM), the incumbent will provide the following roles and support to the project implementation.

  • Provide daily support in all project activities, working closely with the field coordinator and project assistant.
    • Support to organise meetings/events/field work with project team and local stakeholders
    • Support farmers, farmer groups and local partners in project implementation
    • Take meeting notes, collect relevant data for the project
    • Basic book-keeping & accounting tasks
    • Take photos and videos when needed
  • Perform other tasks required by Project Manager or Sector Leader


  • Bachelor’s degree in environment, agriculture, social science and/or another relevant degree
  • At least one year work experience
  • Is familiar and experienced working in the project areas
  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders from farmers, authorities, and other organizations for communication, monitoring environment experiments, study
  • Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Internet, Email)
  • Having English is an advantage
  • Ability to work in a team and to sometimes tight deadlines

Additional Information

Contract Type: Employment contract 

Contract Duration: 12 months, full-time, with possibility of extension

Expected Start Date: ASAP

Duty Station: Duyen Hai town, Tra Vinh province

Travel to Projects:  Travel within Vietnam is expected

Report to: Project Manager 

How to apply?

If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and letter of motivation in English until 21st September 2023.

Applicants will be requested to provide us with the contact details of three people who are willing to act as a reference. We will only contact these references after your explicit permission.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should SNV wish to proceed with your application, two interviews with a Selection Committee will take place.

SNV is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Working at SNV:

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SNV strives to be an inclusive employer, thriving on the diversity of its people and does not discriminate on the base of disability status, religion, ethnic origin, gender and sexual orientation, etc.

At SNV we prioritise safety and security for all employees. We conduct thorough background and reference checks concerning possible safeguarding incidents for all candidates applying for International determined positions. As SNV participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme, all reference checks include a request to past employers to fill in a questionnaire regarding Misconduct (sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment), the “Statement of Conduct". This Statement of Conduct adopts the definitions used in the Scheme.  

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