Australian Embassy
Embassy address: 8 Dao Tan Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi - Telephone: 3774 0100 - Fax: 3774 0111

Senior Program Manager, Resilience & Sustainable Growth
Agency: DFAT
Position number:
Title: Senior Program Manager, Resilience & Sustainable Growth
Classification: LE6
Section: Development Cooperation
Reports to (title): First Secretary, Development Cooperation (Resilience and Sustainable Growth team)


About the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The role of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves strengthening Australia’s security, enhancing Australia’s prosperity, delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas.

The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Government. DFAT also works with other Australian government agencies to drive coordination of Australia’s pursuit of global, regional and bilateral interests.

About the position

The Resilience and Sustainable Growth team – part of the Development Cooperation branch of DFAT that delivers Australia’s overseas aid program in Vietnam – is responsible for designing, managing and promoting a portfolio of programs addressing climate change adaptation, community-based disaster risk management, energy efficiency and environmental management.

The Senior Program Manager will support DFAT’s engagement in a range of partnerships, including with various government ministries (such as MARD, MONRE, MOIT, MOF and MPI), non-government organizations, multilaterals (WB, UNDP, ADB) and bilateral donors (particularly Germany under our delegated cooperation arrangement).

The key responsibilities for the position are expected to include, but are not limited to:

A work plan will be prepared once the position is filled, drawing on emerging priorities from within the climate change team and in other relevant areas of the Vietnam Program. This position will report to the First Secretary, Development Cooperation (Resilience and Sustainable Growth team).

This is a non-Australian Public Service position. Applicants not resident in Vietnam should note that if they are offered the position they will be responsible for ensuring they have the appropriate permission to work in Vietnam, as well as any relocation costs, housing etc.

Key selection criteria
Eligibility / Essential qualifications
How to Apply

Those interested in this position should lodge the following:

and email , by 5:00pm (Hanoi Time) on 24 May, 2014. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.