Area Development Program (ADP) Coordinator

World Vision Vietnam (WVV) invites competent Vietnamese candidates for the position: Area Development Program (ADP) Coordinator (1 positions): based in Van Chan districts, Yen Bai province.

An ADP is a 10-15 year community development program that is an integrated approach to community development, emphasizing the process of community participation, ownership and sustainability, while addressing the macro and micro causes of poverty to achieve the sustainable well being of children. ADPs are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementing, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each ADP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities.

The purpose of the ADP Coordinator is to work with technical departments to manage all program activities which will be held at the district level, to provide support to Development Facilitators (DFs) and ADP Manager, to compile the ADP reports, accompany visitors, maintain a routine DME system of the ADP and help with other administrative tasks of the ADP. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain effective partnership with relevant sectoral district officers;
  • Perform good integration of different ADP projects at the district level, in collaboration with DFs and other staff;
  • Assist ADP Manager in building effective partnership and networks with various development partners at the district level;
  • Assist ADP Manager in raising awareness of WVV’s Christian, child-focused and community-based philosophy and approach to development among local district partners;
  • Ensure the sufficient technical inputs for project implementation at the district level are, in cooperation with NCs/sectoral clusters;
  • Assist ADP Manager in coordinating and receiving visit from Donors, sponsors, WV staff from other ADPs /National Office and interested parties, accompanying visitors to the project sites, acting as a guide and translator as necessary;
  • Negotiate and purchase items (where necessary), organizing timely delivery and appropriate distribution of the items;
  • Maintain A filing system is maintained to accommodate all documents pertaining to the project, including the filling of program document such as: project design, report, minutes agreed between ADP and partners, survey, evaluation and MIS data;
  • Coordinate team reflection and PMB meeting;
  • Support is provided to the ADP manager to complete the baseline surveys in terms of administrative aspect;
  • Support the ADP manager in completing the PPDD and log-frame;
  • Design and establish program and project M&E plan and monitoring System in alignment with LEAP;
  • Organize trainings/workshops for staff and Program stakeholders to introduce the DIME system and management information system;
  • Assistance is provided to DFs, VDBs, HFs, and local partners in collecting and analysing monitoring data using the log-frame and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools.
  • ADP monthly, semi-annual, and annual reports are prepared in collaboration with other ADP staff and used by the ADP team for decision making and for meeting the partnership reporting standards (LEAP).
  • Update and manage monitoring Information System for all projects of the ADP.
  • Assist the ADP manager and DFs to establish a feedback loop with the community for the application of monitoring results for decision-making;
  • Document and share monitoring information with other staff/other ADPs when appropriate.

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:

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field (preferably social works, community development, public health, education, business development…);
  • At least 2 years of development experience, preferably development facilitation in and with communities;
  • Strong understanding of key aspects of community-led development work;
  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions;
  • Strong skills in facilitation of development processes, including organization, mobilization and influence of partners and networking among different development partners (especially at district level);
  • Strong critical and analytical thinking skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.
  • Good written English skills, particularly report writing skills;
  • Good computer skills (word processing, excel and power point);
  • Humility, respect, and care for others – especially the vulnerable children.

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

Interested candidates are invited to send detailed Curriculum Vitae and WV Vietnam’s standard Application Form to [email protected] before 20 August 2014

WVV Application Form and the detailed job description for this position can be found at World Vision Vietnam’s website: Re-advertise_Area Development Program (ADP) Coordinator

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department
World Vision International - Vietnam
Address: 4th floor, the HEAC building, 14-16 Ham Long street, Hanoi
Tel: 04. 39439920 (ext.114). Email: [email protected]

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization which works to improve the quality of life of people, especially children, who are marginalized and living in poverty regardless of religion, race and gender.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
World Vision International Vietnam (WVV)
Yen Bai
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2014-08-20