Project Advisor in Finance


DGRV – the German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Confederation is the national apex organization and top-level auditing confederation of the cooperative sector in Germany. Since more than 30 years, DGRV is involved in international development cooperation aiming on the sustainable development of the cooperative sector worldwide.

In Vietnam, DGRV supports the transformation and development of the cooperative sector by providing cooperative expertise, long and short-term consultancy, as well as tailor-made solutions for international development projects. As centre of competence in cooperative development, DGRV operates on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and cooperates with international institutions like GIZ, KfW, various Federal Ministries, EU, World Bank and Asian Development Bank.

Vietnamese partners of DGRV are Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development (MARD), Ministry of Finance (MoF), Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA), selected provincial cooperative alliance (PCAs).

For our project in Vietnam and other South-East-Asia-countries, we are looking for a Project Advisor in financial topics. The job is firstly restricted till the end of 2020 and is available immediately. In case of prolongation of the project towards the next years, a possibility to get a long-term working contract exist.

Position advertised: Project advisor in Finance

Job description in English hereafter.

Application Procedure

Interested Vietnamese candidates and international residents are invited to send applications via email with a subject line: Application for the position of project advisor finance team – {Full Name of Applicant}”.

Submission of application in English is required.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further stages.

Deadline for submission: 31st May, 2020

Job Description Project Advisor (Finance team)

The required skills and experience as well as the tasks and responsibilities of a project assistant supporting the project management in the field of finance topics are described as the following:

Required skills and experience

  • Bachelor degree with experience working in accounting topics (preferred in private sector)

  • At least 5 year working experience in finance field (especially in accounting or audit service)

  • Advanced written and verbal communication in either English or German in required

  • Able to work independently, flexibly and responsively

  • Able to adapt to changing working conditions

  • Able to prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Excellent presentation and training skills is a plus

  • Advanced skills in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Willingness to travel on short notice (the position requires frequent travel to provinces in different part of Vietnam and occasionally abroad)

Tasks and Responsibilities

The tasks and responsibilities of the project advisor in finance theme are described as the followings. He/she shall provide assistance to the project management in:

  • Conducting in-depth, on-site accounting consultancy with PCA staff for cooperatives

  • Preparation, organization and interpretation of meetings, consultations, seminars and trainings with project partners and target groups

  • Assistance or conduction of trainings, workshops in the assigned field

  • Providing support in the development of monitoring tools on project activities

  • Designing survey and conducting research work

  • Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data

  • Developing training documents for DGRV needs

  • Proceeding business trips within Vietnam and other South-East-Asia countries upon request

  • Other tasks assigned according to management

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