Liaison Officer - Debt Swap

PERSOLKELLY Vietnam
Location

Ha Noi

  • Salary

    25 Mil - 32 Mil VND

  • Experience

    3 - 7 Years

  • Job level

    Experienced (Non - Manager)

  • Deadline to apply

    08/08/2021

Benefits

  • Laptop
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Annual Leave

Job Description

AICS - ITALIAN AGENCY FOR DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION is looking for Liaison Officer in Hanoi, Vietnam

The Liaison Officer – DEBT SWAP will facilitate dialogue between AICS Hanoi Office and Vietnam/Laos/Cambodia governmental partners on all aspects of project cycle management (formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation) of AICS funded projects under the DEBT SWAP initiative.
The main operational counterparts which the Government Liaison Officer will have to deal with are the following:
• Ministry of Planning and Investment;
• Ministry of Finance;
• Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and Hanoi Hydro Meteorological Service;
• Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development;
• Any other local institutions that, as part of those specific sectors, is or will be involved in the initiatives of the Italian Cooperation.
The Government Liaison Officer – DEBT SWAP, working under the overall supervision of the Head of Office, the direct guidance of the Head of Programs and in close coordination with the technical and administrative staff of AICS Hanoi Office, will have the following duties and responsibilities:


• Providing technical and institutional support to the above counterparts in order to strengthen their ownership and facilitate the smooth management of AICS funded projects under the Debt Swap initiative;
• Engaging with senior levels of government and project stakeholders to ensure that AICS projects are in line with national and sub-national priorities as well as national development assistance policies and regulations, and are developed and sustained in a consultative manner;

• Support the Debt Swap Management Committee and contribute:

  • to monitor the implementation of the Debt Swap Agreement; to select projects to be financed in accordance with the Agreement and with agreed criteria for projects' selection;
  • to verify the situation of the Counterpart Fund (CPF), the amounts of funds to be transferred from the CPF to the Project Accounts;
  • to assist the monitoring the projects' implementation through field visit and evaluation of the following documents: Six-monthly Project Progress Report (technical and financial); Final Report (upon conclusion of the project); Annual Financial Auditing Report on each project, prepared by an external auditor;
  • to inform the Parties on the selected projects and on technical/financial progress of projects;
  • to assist in verifying projects achievements.

• Facilitating the articulation and the mainstreaming of AICS procedures and strategy towards and across national and sub-national partners; Mapping Governmental National and Sub-national stakeholders and providing timely updates to AICS regarding any change in Governmental structure;
• Participating in meetings between AICS and Counterparties’ Representatives/Staff;
• Ensuring smooth communication between AICS and Counterparties’ Representatives/Staff;
• Translation of technical and administrative documents from Vietnamese to English, and vice versa;
• Technical and logistical support to missions sent by AICS; Act as positive representation of AICS to all Government and Local stakeholders;
• Any other additional duty, in line with this job description, if need be.

Job Requirement

  • Excellent communication in English and Vietnamese
  • Experienced in working with government counterparts, authority, other institution in finance or banking and local stakeholders or relevant experience would be a plus
  • Education background in finance will be an advantage (not a must)
  • Outgoing, responsible, adaptable to multinational environment
  • Good diplomacy skills, good coordination and teamwork within the organization as well as external local suppliers, counterparts 

More Information

  • Degree: Bachelor
  • Age: Unlimited

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