National Intern


As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH  supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for  sustainable development. We work in a variety of fields and support our cooperation partners in designing  strategies and meeting their policy goals. GIZ Viet Nam is currently engaged in three priority areas: 1)  Vocational training; 2) Environmental policy and sustainable natural resource use; 3) Energy. For further  information please visit our website:  

The project “Conservation, Sustainable Use of Forest Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Viet Nam”  is financed by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) with counter-part  funds from the Vietnamese Government. It is the continuation of a project with the same name that took  

place from 2015-2017. The implementing agencies are the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale  Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Viet Nam Administration of Forestry (VNForest) under the Ministry  of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).  

The project’s overall objective is: “State administrative agencies at national and provincial level  responsible for the management of protected forests implement mechanisms which provide benefits from  biodiversity conservation and sustainable forest management to local communities.” 

Comprising three components, the project is expected to achieve the four key outputs during the period  from January 2018 to end of December 2021 as follows: 

  • Component 1: Legal and policy framework for biodiversity and forests 

Output A: The legal and policy framework which provides for biodiversity conservation and sustainable  use of forest ecosystem services in Vietnam is improved. 

  • Component 2: Capacity Building/ Financing and effective management of Protected Forests  Output B: Finance and management planning of PAs for the conservation of biodiversity is improved; Output C: The monitoring and information system of PAs are improved. 
  • Component 3: Implementation and Monitoring of VPA/FLEGT 

Output D: Pre-requisites for the implementation and monitoring of the VPA FLEGT are created.


The Program is looking for a local qualified candidate to fill the following position:  National intern 

Duty station: Hanoi 

Duration: 6 months (to be starting as soon as possible) 

Working time: from to, Monday – Friday 


To effectively assist and support the smooth running of office and project components by ensuring that  various general administration duties are carried out accurately and to a consistently high standard.  Duties performed shall project a professional company image through interaction with other parties. 


Main tasks:  

  • Support in procurement, logistics, contract preparation, processing vouchers and filling Support in the preparation, organization and implementation of workshops, events, meetings
  • Assisting in translating messages and short documents from Vietnamese into English and vice  versa, if requested 
  • Draft news on the project workshop, activities, etc. for Facebook post; 
  • Shoot photos during events and workshops. 
  • Support to quality assurance in technical activities and deliverables;  
  • Support in other tasks, as required. 


Minimum requirements: 

  • Fresh graduate from University in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or  Forestry, Biodiversity or NRM, Communication, Media 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Able to work under pressure and handle multi-tasks 
  • Good at excel and words 
  • Good command of spoken and written English 
  • Students in the last 2 years of their study or have completed their study within the last 6  months


Apart from a monthly allowance, successful candidates will enjoy professional and dynamic working conditions and good policies of training and development. 


Interested qualified candidates are invited to send curriculum vitae and cover letter to the email address: before 8th October 2020. 

Note: Please state “Application for an internship at BIO Project” in the subject line or on the envelope. 

The short-listed candidates will be contacted within 1 weeks after the deadline. Telephone contact is not  encouraged. 



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