Community Officer

Handicap International France (HI F) is a non-governmental organisation created in 1982. HI mission is to assist people in situations of disability or vulnerability, whatever may be the underlying cause and environment. This is done through the implementation of multidisciplinary programmes concerning prevention, treatment, empowerment, integration and emergency intervention. HI has worked in Vietnam since 2001 and is developing projects targeting people living with disabilities, extremely vulnerable persons and persons living with HIV or AIDS.

HI is seeking for a candidate willing to integrate and participate in our project and team as a:
Community Officer “inclusive education” based in their project site in Bac Kan

- Implement project activities
- Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of activities
- Participation to report writing
- Maintain a good communication and cooperation with local partners and media
- Oversee the expenditure of activities and draft budget plans for activities
- Represent HI in meetings with local partners
- Work closely with the project manager and other HI staff in Bac Kan and Hanoi

- Vietnamese National good in English writing and speaking
- At least 2 years professional experience with an international organisation or NGO, preferable in the field of (inclusive) education or disability
- Knowledge of in education, special needs education, inclusive education, social work or in a related field
- Basic report writing skills (in Vietnamese and English)
- Can work autonomously, under pressure and meet deadlines
- Candidates must be willing to live in Bac Kan

Initial contract will be for a period of one year.
Position reserved for national Vietnamese people.

Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer and
Particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities

Interested candidates may please send no later than 20/05/2010

via Email to : [email protected]  (specifying in the subject line the position you are applying for)
or Mail to Handicap International, 218 Doi Can, La Thanh Hotel, building F2, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Applications should contain:
- Application letter in English;
- Updated Curriculum Vitae in English with details of qualifications, experience and minimum of two referee’s contact;
- Copy of relevant degrees, certificates.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for writing test and interviews.
Please do no contact via telephone. Dossier will not be returned.   

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Hadicap International
Bac Kan
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2010-05-20