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Youth Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation Officer | UNDP Paid Internship || Apply Now

Youth Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation Officer | UNDP Paid Internship || Apply Now

Country: Vietnam
City: Ha Noi
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Youth Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation Officer | UNDP Paid Internship || Apply Now

The Youth Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Officer will report to the Head of Inclusive Growth Unit of UNDP Viet Nam with the close collaboration with BRH Youth Unit, UNDP country office Youth Unit, and other key parties. The success of the project depends on the timely delivery of each component. The Hiring Manager should ensure timely identification of potential risks and signal any delays in deliverables. The contract will be effective immediately upon signature by UNDP.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the UNDP Viet Nam Youth Working Group
    • Support in pipeline development of and resource mobilization for youth initiatives.
    • Support the implementation of regional projects such as YECAP and YDEEP at the national level.
    • Support the design and implementation of the Youth Digital Citizen Challenge and other relevant youth activities.
    • Engage with other country office projects and teams (i.e. Climate Change and Environment, Accelerator Labs projects) to design, implement and synergize youth initiatives.
  • Youth Co: Lab
    • Design, implement and coordinate Youth Co: Lab Viet Nam activities, i.e. SDG Incubator, Springboard Amplifier, National Dialogue, LMS.
    • Partnership development and resource mobilization for Youth Co: Lab Viet Nam programs.
    • Manage and execute the Communications Plan and Strategy of Youth Co: Lab.
    • Lead the documentation and knowledge management of Youth Co: Lab.
    • Provide necessary finance, procurement, administrative and logistical support to UNDP Viet Nam
    • Provide necessary M&E support to UNDP Viet Nam and BRH.
  • Springboard Programme 
    • Manage and oversee Springboard Programme opportunities and activities in the Viet Nam.
    • Guide youth social entrepreneurs in Viet Nam to access appropriate training, mentoring, coaching and other supporting programmes.
    • Travel to facilitate Springboard Programme events if and when needed.
  • National Springboard Amplifier and Youth Empowerment Alliance
    • Design and implement the National Springboard Amplifier for entrepreneurship-support organizations.
    • Develop and maintain partnerships with ecosystem partners.
  • Youth Co: Lab alumni engagement
    • Support the creation and management of an inclusive and accessible community engagement platform for Youth Co: Lab Alumni.
    • Organize and facilitate online and offline Springboard Programme learning and mentorship sessions for Youth Co: Lab Alumni.
    • Contribute to the development of multimedia products such as animations, videos, and interactive content including and especially for Youth Co: Lab Alumni.

The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organization.

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Required Skills and Experience for Youth Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Officer 


  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in sustainable development, business administration, social/political sciences, international relations, language, literature and communications or other related areas required.
  •  A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) in one of the areas mentioned above in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Up to 2 years (with master’s degree) or 2 years (with bachelor’s degree) of experience in entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Prior experience in development agencies is an asset.
  • Experience in working with startups, innovation, entrepreneurship training, ecosystem-support organizations.
  • Experience in youth empowerment and engagement.
  • Experience with impact entrepreneurship and responsible business projects.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in project management.
  • Demonstrated experience in partnerships management for youth related projects.

Required Languages:

  • English and Vietnamese

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline10 June,2024
CityHa Noi



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