Programme Officer

World Vision Vietnam (WVV) invites competent Vietnamese candidates for the position: Program Officer – Urban ADP (1 position) based in Ho Chi Minh City.

Area Development Program (ADP) is an approach to child focused development, emphasizing the process of community participation, sustainability, and integrating activities in the areas of food security, agriculture, micro-enterprise, health, nutrition, education, water, and sanitation.

Main Responsibilities:
This position supports WV Vietnam to improve the quality of life of children living in HCMC UADP in District 8 by applying an integrated approach to community development, emphasizing the process of community participation, ownership, and sustainability, while also addressing the root causes of poverty.
The position assists the Manager in designing and developing project plans, monitoring the implementation of project activities to achieve stipulated objectives, and to transfer the ownership of the development of the ADP to the community members themselves.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitude Required:
The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on the job training:
- University graduate in any field, preferably in development studies, social science, health or education.
- Have at least 3 years relevant work experience in community development.
- Knowledge and experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.
- Well-developed planning and negotiation skills.
- Understanding of monitoring and evaluation.
- Good written English skills, particularly report writing skills.
- Well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese
- Good computer skills (word processing, excel and power point).
- Good understanding of rural development and gender issues and/or training skills will be advantage.
- Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, to exercise judgment, to meet deadlines and to work under pressure.
- Willingness to travel to and work at the project sites (district and commune level).
- Experience in working in the area of community development and/or with non-governmental organization is helpful.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Application documents include: Detailed Curriculum Vitae; Application Form (following WVV’s standard Application Form)

For WVV Application Form and the detailed job description for these positions, interested candidates are invited to visit World Vision Vietnam’s website:, or contact:
Ms. Phan Thi Uyen Thu – Human Resource Manager
World Vision International – Vietnam
Address: 12, Road No. 9, Trung Son Residential Area, Binh Hung Commune,
Binh Chanh District, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel.: +848 54318354; Email: [email protected]
Deadline for application: 22 Nov 2009.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
World Vision in Viet Nam
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2009-11-22