Project Director

CCIFV (French Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam) - Expires on Jan 15, 2019
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 5+ years
  • Expat and local
Function
Senior / Executive Management
Job Category
Charity / NGO / Non Profit
Salary
Not specified

Job Description

1. EVBN Project Overview
The EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN) is a project co-funded by the EU, which overall objective is to increase exports and investments of the European Union to Vietnam, in particular by Small-, and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), as well as strengthening the EU business sector in Vietnam

The Project Director’s role is to organise, supervise and coordinate the full activity of EVBN.

2. Key Tasks and Responsibilities
The Project Director shall : 
  • Be responsible for strategic decision-making (together with the Chairman and Steering Committee) and managing the project 
  • Be in charge of relationship with the European Union Delegation to Vietnam (based in Hanoi) as well as with all Consortium Members, in Vietnam and in Europe 
  • Be fully responsible for the P&L, as well as annual workplan and budget 
  • Be the Head of business services at EVBN: leading the Business Development team to support the sales and execution of supporting tailored services to European companies and supervise business incubator activities
  • Supervise all commercial activities of EVBN: Sectorial Trade Missions, presence at EU pavilions at trade fairs in Vietnam, webinars, tailored partner search, B2B matchmaking, luncheons, …… together with the Business Services team
  • Supervise the organisation and the implementation of the 3rd edition of the main event of EVBN, the exhibition EuroSphere (www.eurosphere.com.vn), together with the Senior Project Manager, the Communication and Marketing Manager, as well as the Business Development Team   
  • Responsible for dealing with requests from the EU Delegation to Vietnam and the required reporting, together with the Accountant 
  • Responsible for compliance issues and EVBN financial management, year-end audits and EU audit
  • Other duties as requested by the Chairman

The Project Director will work under the supervision of the Chairman. 

Job Requirements

3. Key Requirements
  • Open to both foreigners and Vietnamese nationals;
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) and preferable one or more other European languages;
  • Vietnamese is an asset
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience, ideally in Vietnam or SEA countries 
  • Experience in Project management, ideally for Public funding projects, NGOs, Chambers, …
  • Experienced and well-connected within Vietnam and ideally to EU Institutions in Europe; with good knowledge about Vietnam business environment 
  • Technical experience and understanding of how to run a European program, in particular substantive knowledge about Vietnamese market access issues as well as institutions and policy making in Vietnam 
  • High capacity of managing teams, European companies (clients), service providers, Gov-ernmental institutions, etc.
  • Extremely well organised and high attention to details 
  • Reliable and precise working style
  • Can organise ideas clearly, logically and concisely
  • Result and client-oriented and pro-active working attitude
  • Ability to bring in own ideas and leverage on professional judgment
  • Ability to run projects independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to deliver results under time pressure
  • Motivated to take on new challenges
  • Efficient time management
  • Creativity skills
  • Very good communication skills/social skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills , outgoing personality, open minded
  • Eager to work in an international environment 

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CCIFV (French Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam)

The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCIFV) was created in 1989 in Ho Chi Minh City on the initiative of French businessmen. Following the significant development of its activity, ...

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