Project Coordinator Recruitment

The Centre for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS) is a Vietnamese non-governmental organisation, focusing on youth and community development as well as international volunteer exchange. Founded in 2009 and based in Hanoi, Vietnam, CSDS develops and implements programs in different areas of the country to contribute to the sustainable development of Vietnam.

CSDS is looking for a Project Coordinator (100%) who will coordinate Project Citizen, an anticipated youth civic education project funded by USAID.

Team: Project Citizen team

Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

Term: 1 year ( Full time 100%)

Main responsibilities

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to- day operation of Project Citizen from start until completion. He/she will:

  • Coordinate the implementation of Project Citizen including day-to- day communications, logistical support for trainings and events, and other tasks;
  • Keeps track of project deliverables and milestones and ensures deadlines are met
  • Supports the Project Director in gathering information for reports
  • Work with project team and consultants to handle administrative issues as needed
  • Support the management and hiring of relationships project consultants
  • Manages the relationships with schools and teachers in the project.

Candidate profile

  • University degree in social sciences, development studies, business, or project management required
  • Minimum of five years work experience in coordinating donor-funded development projects in Vietnam, experience coordinating teams and managing relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • At least 2 years of experience related to monitoring and evaluation and experience preparing reports for donors

Required Skills

  • Advanced level of English and Vietnamese in both oral and written forms.
  • Well developed administrative and organizational skills including the ability to plan schedules, co-ordinate a range of events and activities and devise processes and procedures to ensure the success of Project Citizen
  • High level communication skills, including the ability to write reports, research and analyze information, prepare documents and liaise with a wide range of key stakeholders in a professional, timely manner
  • Previous experience in data collection and analysis of program results


  • Flexibility and adaptability and the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure at times and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as an integral part of a team

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their CVs and Motivation Letter to: by  30th July, 2017


Author: Lien Quan

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