Sunday, February 17, 2008

Region East Asia
Location Hanoi
Division International Department
Position TypeOpen Ended
Job Family Programme Closing date for applications (23:59 GMT)9 March 2008
Job Profile

To manage the development and implementation of Oxfam GB's projects within Oxfam Aim 4 "Right to be Heard" programme. Taking the lead in one or more programmatic theme for Oxfam GB in Vietnam.
· Work pattern is a mixture of reactive and project work. · Required to make sound judgements regularly within agreed processes using a good understanding of the team and the facilities of the team.· Communication largely with internal staff, (including internationally) also with some external contacts / target audiences to support operational work.· Analysis and internal communication of the locally relevant context to inform appropriate planning· Some analysis and communication of the wider context· Supervises the work of contractors, partners and junior staff for delivery of the programme· Problem solving activities related to a defined area, such as a limited geographical area or limited programme sectional area· Some negotiation and representation with local authorities· Networking with peers to develop a shared analysis of local issues, contacts and key players
Key Responsibilities
Contribute to the Oxfam GB programme planning and development and specifically for Oxfam's Right to be Heard programme. . Responsible for projects management and implementation within Right to be Heard programme Responsible for project's resource planning and management including human resource, assets and financial accountability.Ensure timely internal and external reporting (financial and narrative) .Ensure implementation of Oxfam GB's operational policies, procedures and guidelines, especially gender equity, in all aspects of Oxfam's work. Act as Oxfam's representative at provincial and national level as required. Take lead in one or more of the following programmatic themes e.g. ethnic minorities, gender equity, accountability, governance and civil society etc.
Skills and Competence
¨ Vietnamese national. ¨ University degree, preferably social science, related field or/and management¨ Proven (at least 5 years) experience in programme/project strategic planning and management. Working experience with NGOs or international development organisation is preferable. ¨ Proven experience in programming work, especially experience in application of participatory approaches ¨ Sound experience in resource management e.g. people, finances, assets¨ Good understanding and practical experience in application to support equity issues (Gender and diversity)¨ Good understanding of Governance, Grass-roots Democracy and Civil Society issues in Vietnam¨ Good understanding in Socio-economic Development Plan system and planning reform in Vietnam¨ Familiar with advocacy work at local and national level.¨ Strong written and spoken English and Vietnamese¨ Good computer skills (word processing and spreadsheet programs) ¨ Able to travel to programme/project areas on a regular basis Gross Annual Salary Full Range: US$ 8,200 - US$ 15,250

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