Advocacy Officer

Job Purpose Summary: 
Advocacy Officer will be expected to assist Program Manager in Designing, Planning and Implementing advocacy strategy and campaigns for SCDI.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
1) Organize seminar/conferences, workshops and special lecture; Shall spend much of time in correspondence with stakeholders, press, media and invitees
2) Write and send press releases, write seminar reports, minutes of the meeting and undertake background research on the topics of seminars
3) Develop and maintain a communications with stakeholders and government, support the process to form network/partnership with various stakeholders, networks, donors, NGOs, private sector, research organisations and academic institutions….
4) Cooperation with others SCDI Program to implement the Advocacy activity as work plan
5) Any others job ore related task as determined by the Program Manager
Working time:  full time 8h/day (40h per week)

Reporting to: Communication Program Manager

Consults with:
Communication Program Manager
SCDI Board of Director

- University or post-graduate training on communication, public relation, media, law, development, or management.
- Have at least 2 years of experience working with marginalized communities.
- Experience in management/leadership, network organization, team work, advocacy is a plus.
- Fluent in English, both writing and speaking, is a must.
- Experience in project management is a must.
- Knowledge on HIV and civil society is an asset.
- Willing to travel.
- Have ability to work under pressure and tight deadline.
- Good interpersonal communication skills.
- Good organization skills.

Willingness to work in the following areas:
- Communications
- Communication networks
- Networking
- P/R
- Project management
- Network management
- Policy writing
- Proposal writing
- Good understanding about HIV in Vietnam
- Understanding about the issues faced by PLWHA, IDU, SW, MSM and other groups affected by HIV.
- Understanding about civil society in Vietnam
- Experience of advocacy

Salary: Negociate based on experinces. Leap-frog salary promotion is possible for outstanding performance.
Opportunities to work with international experts and participate in international meetings, workshops.
Social insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, annual leave according to Vietnam’s Labor Law.
Free lunch provided at the office

How to apply:
Interested candidates should send detailed CV with name and contact information of two persons who can be references and a cover letter to: [email protected]

Deadline for submission: April 30th, 2012
The shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview during the week of April 15th, 2012.
Employment is expected to commence in May 2012. The position is based in Hanoi.
Successful candidate will enjoy good working conditions in a friendly and creative working environment, a clear career path with opportunities for promotion, competitive benefits and compensation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2012-04-30