Project Manager

Vacancy for Full-time Project Manager

Mekong Development Research Institute (MDRI) is an established research institute in Vietnam, ranked No.1 among economic institutions in Vietnam by IDEAS: Economics and Finance Research [1]. The Institute has conducted a number of large development economic projects for international aid agencies and government departments. We aspire to help bring successful policy reforms as well as challenges overcoming lessons in opening Vietnam economy to countries with similar socio-economic conditions.

We are looking for candidates for native Project Manager positions to join our team. This position is full-time.

Key responsibilities

Line manager: MDRI Director
  • To develop proposals for assigned research and consultancy projects;
  • To develop detailed work plan for each research and consultancy project as per the institute’s regulations and procedures;
  • To assign projects, tasks and monitor the progress of senior researchers, research analysts and other members;
  • To liaise with project stakeholders, including clients, local partners and collaborators (external consultants, interns and enumerators);
  • To support other departments in fulfilling the administrative and financial procedures involved in the whole process of the projects;
  • To participate in evaluating the performance of team members at Director’s request;
  • Other duties as maybe assigned by Director.

Qualifications

  • Master Degree in Management, Economics or a related field;
  • Knowledge of managing development and/or  NGO projects is a must;
  • Excellent communication, human-resource management, and project management skills;
  • Excellent command of English;
  • Experience in working with governmental agencies;
  • Strong capability to perform both independently and in team.

Working environment

An intellectually vibrant and supportive environment that makes everyone feel a strong sense of belonging defines MDRI’s distinctive culture. Our team of researchers values diversity, leadership and continual personal development. MDRI offers a learning environment and creates opportunities for each team member to make his or her own mark along the development journey of the Institute.

Compensation

Competitive and based on candidate’s level of expertise.

Applications

Application package should be in English and include:

  • Cover letter;
  • Curriculum vitae, including names of two referees who may be approached to give their opinion on the candidate’s suitability for the position;
  • A copy of Academic transcripts and Degree;
  • A copy of publications;
  • Other relevant documents.

Applications should be sent to MDRI at recruitment@mdri.org.vn.

Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis until the positions are filled. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Successful candidates are expected to start working as soon as possible.

Job Details
Organisation Name:
MDRI
Location:
Hanoi
Application Deadline:
Fri, 2020-12-18
Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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