Project Assistant / Coordinator (m/f/x) - Develop organic farming in Vietnam

Naturland e.V.


Naturland is an international organic farmers’ association based in Germany that supports the development of organic farming on a regional, national and global scale, together with its partner organizations and farmers.

Founded in 1982 in Bavaria, it developed in the region before extending its membership in Germany, Europe and even globally. With over 100,000 farmers in about 60 countries, it is one of the leading international organic farmers’ associations.

We are looking for a

Project Assistant/ Coordinator (m/f/x) – Develop organic farming in Vietnam

To assist our Long-Term Expert in the implementation of a capacity building and partner project in Vietnam between Naturland and the Vietnamese Organic Agriculture Association.

Place & Duration:

  • Full-time position in Vietnam with work location in Hanoi, from July/August 2022 – 31 October 2023.

As a local assistant/ coordinator, you will support our long-term expert with the project implementation of the cooperation project between Naturland and the Vietnamese Organic Agriculture Association.


  • Work closely, assist and report to the long-term expert in the project implementation in order to successfully deliver the project’s goals and indicators.
  • Coordinate and follow-up among different stakeholders, prepare documents and reports, desk research and gather information in order to organize and implement project activities such as but not limited to: workshops, trainings, meetings, network events, farm visits, work trips - both online and offline, including travel arrangements.
  • Ensure correct and sufficient administrative documents for the purpose of reporting to the project’s funder and on requests by the backstopping team from Naturland in Germany.
  • Together with long-term expert: maintain regular updates on project’s progress, keep a good track of tasks and plan budget’s spending with backstopping team.
  • Interpretation and translation English-Vietnamese when applicable.

Your Profile:

  • University Degree or other relevant education
  • Native in Vietnamese and fluent in English
  • Based in or willing to relocate to Hanoi
  • Network with organic stakeholders
  • Good knowledge on organic sector in Vietnam, experience in organic agriculture and/or environmental affairs
  • Experience working as an assistant is a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Intercultural sensitivity
  • Familiar with work culture in Vietnam and practical know-hows
  • Structured, target-oriented, reliable, and proactive working manner
  • Good organizational, follow-up and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to travel when necessary

About the project:

The project aims to strengthen ties between Naturland e.V. and the Vietnam Organic Agricultural Association (VOAA) by supporting the strategic development of the Vietnamese umbrella association and to enhance the development of organic farming in Vietnam. Implementing high organic standards and certifications and extending the educational offer (offline & online) for organic food and farming is supposed to train various target groups within the organic food sector.

Funding Frame:

Since 1991 the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) finances worldwide partnerships projects within the framework of “Cooperation with the Private Sector”. sequa gGmbH is a globally operating non-profit development organization and partner of the German private sector. With its “Chambers and Associations Partnership Program”, German partners can propose and implement worldwide projects financed by the BMZ. The employment will be through Sigma Service Co. LTD.

How to apply:

Please send your application (CV& Motivation Letter) not later than 10 July 2022 via email to:

Naturland – Verband für ökologischen Landbau e.V.

To Ms Martina Weber, Email address:

The vacancy is on a rolling basis.

Naturland e.V.

Martina Weber
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