Nov 232017

Organization: Palladium International
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 18 Dec 2017

In preparation for an upcoming request for tender Palladium are looking to identify senior technical specialists in the water supply sector, to be based in Hanoi from mid-2018. Key positions include: Team leader, Water specialists, GESI specialists, M&E specialists and Investment/ PPP specialists.

About the Project

Aus4Water is a proposed five year, AUD 22.5 million Australian Government investment in Vietnam’s development, to be managed by the Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The Program will contribute to inclusive economic growth in Vietnam, by providing access to water supply to more people in rural areas through private sector engagement and increasing opportunities for women. The beneficiaries of the Program are poor households in rural communities who will have access to safe water, particularly poor women. Other beneficiaries include provincial governments who will be better able to serve their populations, and entrepreneurs and companies who will be able to grow their business.


Responsibilities will vary from role to role and will be determined upon release of the RFT.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working with rural water supply systems in developing countries;
  • Experience in donor funded program management and implementation in South East Asia;
  • Strong understanding of Vietnamese government systems at national and subnational level;
  • Excellent writing, speaking and oral communication skills in English;
  • Strong ability to multi-task and to handle complex programming challenges;
  • Strong understanding of Women’s Economic Empowerment issues in Vietnam and internationally.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience managing Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) programs;
  • Experience of negotiating, establishing, and managing a variety of financing arrangements including loans, equity, and other forms of returnable capital – with businesses and investors;
  • Experience on DFAT/ Australian government contracts;
  • Strong understanding of applying the DCED Standard for Results Measurement;
  • Strong understanding of partnership brokering and shared value principles;
  • Vietnamese language skills.

How to apply:

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