The Scientific Cooperation Officer (hereinafter referred to as SCO) will contribute to a better integration and greater efficiency, particularly in the search for co-financing, of IRD within the Vietnamese higher education and research landscape.

S/he will ensure an active watch on calls for tenders or opportunities offered by Vietnamese ministries, academies, provinces and universities, in relation to the research offer proposed by the IRD's research units. S/he will supervise and animate the cooperation with Vietnamese partners in both directions, on one hand to better document the partnership demand, but also to better publicize the potential of the institute in sustainability science. S/he will accompany the research teams in the setting up, drafting, negotiation and implementation of agreements with Vietnamese or international partners. Finally, S/he will be responsible for drafting summary notes by major scientific and/or development fields in order to encourage the research units and scientific departments to invest in partnership research in Vietnam.

The position will be located at the IRD representation office in Vietnam, Apartment 103, Building 2G, Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound, 298 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh, Hanoi.

Send your application (CV and detailed cover letter) before the 30th of August 2021, to Please indicate the reference: IRD_SCO_2021_1. Short-listed applicants will be contacted for an e-interview in September 2021.