Vacancy: Administrative Assistant

Vacancy: Administrative Assistant

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Rikolto (formerly VECO/Vredeseilanden) is an international NGO with more than 40 years’ experience in partnering farmer organisations and food chain stakeholders across Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Rikolto runs programmes in 14 countries worldwide through eight regional offices.

Rikolto in Vietnam is the Vietnamese Regional office of Rikolto, located in Hanoi. Rikolto envisions a world with production and consumption systems that allow poverty and hunger to be eradicated and that do not burden our planet more than it can bear. Therefore, Rikolto enables and supports smallholder farmers to take up their role in rural poverty alleviation and to contribute to feeding a growing world population in a sustainable way. In 2017, Rikolto in Vietnam started a 5-year programme named “Supporting Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Value Chain Development Benefitting Smallholder Farmers in Vietnam”.

We are currently seeking a qualified professional for the position of Administrative Assistant for the period 2018-2021. This incumbent will be based in the Regional Office in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Position summary

Purpose: To provides administrative, operational & logistic support to contribute to the effective functioning of Rikolto in Vietnam.

Job size: Full-time

Expected starting date: As soon as possible


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, English or other related fields;
  • Good knowledge of administration. At least 1 year of experience working in administration, preferably for (an) international development organization(s);
  • Flexible, ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure or stressful conditions;
  • Good communication skills in general and good intercultural communication;
  • Good listening skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Well organized and respectful of deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Fluent in English and Vietnamese.

How to apply?

Please send your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae with at least three referees in English by 06 September 2018 by email to:

Ms. Ngo Thu Phuong

Rikolto in Vietnam Coordination Office

House No.4, 249A Thuy Khue Compound

Thuy Khue, Tay Ho, Hanoi

Email: [at]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.