Jan 132018

Organization: Chemonics
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 01 Feb 2018

Chemonics seeks a deputy chief of party for an anticipated USAID-funded project to integrate small and medium enterprises into global value chains in Vietnam. The deputy chief of party will work within a dynamic team environment surrounded by thought leaders with expertise in economic growth and micro-, small, and medium enterprise development best practices. This position will be based in Ho Chi Minh City and will report to the chief of party based in Ha Noi. Vietnamese nationals are encouraged to apply. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the technical team in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Provide technical guidance and ensure coordination among project components and provinces
  • Serve as acting chief of party as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, business management, market systems, international trade, trade policy, or a related field required; master’s degree highly desirable
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience in business management, private sector development, regional integration, regulatory reforms, or related experience
  • Minimum seven years of professional experience in Vietnam; extensive knowledge of Vietnamese business groups, trade facilitations and associations preferred
  • Experience working on a USAID or international donor-funded project desirable
  • Demonstrated experience supervising teams to achieve contractual objective and collaborating with various stakeholders and counterparts
  • Ability to travel throughout Vietnam
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese required

How to apply:

​Please submit electronic submissions of CV and cover letter to by February 1, 2018. Please include “Deputy Chief of Party – Vietnam SME” in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

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