Capacity Building Officer

The ILO Office in Vietnam invites applications from Vietnamese nationals for the position below:

The responsibilities and tasks of the position will be carried out within the ILO results-based management system and in line with ILO rules and regulations.

1. Capacity Building Officer, Technical Support for Enhancing National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Viet Nam

S/he will be responsible for development and implementation of the project’s capacity building and strategy in consultation with IPEC/FPRW. The incumbent will work in close collaboration with the ILO’s project partners.

The incumbent will be based in Hanoi and will report to the Director of the ILO Hanoi Office through the Chief Technical Advisor or National Project Manager, also based in Hanoi.

He/She will consult with the senior Specialist on Child Labour in the Decent Work Team Bangkok and IPEC/FPRW in Headquarters

The assignment is for 12 months at NOB level with a possibility of extension subject to the availability of funds

Minimum Requirements include:

  • First level university degree in socia/development studies, law and other relevant disciplines or relevant work experience in the education, labour and employment field.
  • At least two to three years’ professional experience in relevant field at the national level, preferably with a focus on child labour issues and/or other relevant areas such as Child Protection, Education, Vocational Skills Development and Labour Inspection. Professional experience in capacity building of the stakeholders including the national government, local government, workers, employers, local communities and/or civil society partners in those technical areas would be considered as a strong advantage.
  • Excellent command of English and Vietnamese.
  • High standard of integrity, professionalism, personal discipline;
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and manage technical co-operation projects of international organizations;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide training for capacity building of partners working on child labour related issues;
  • Familiarity with UN procedures would be an advantage;
  • Ability to influence decision makers and negotiate with governments and social partners;
  • Ability to manage in a coherent manner and monitor several activities, budgets and work plans at the same time;
  • Ability to lead technical missions and to provide technical advice small business management training;
  • Ability to design research framework and analyse available information to frame innovative capacity building efforts;
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision;
  • Ability to prepare reports and publications of a high quality, technically sound with conclusions leading to an action plan and programme development;
  • Strong organizational abilities and ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as a member of a team.
  • Ability to deal with people with tact and diplomacy and to build strong working relationships.
  • Proficient in basic computer software (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) and advanced presentation techniques
  • Excellence in facilitation skills with diverse stakeholders;

Application deadline:  01 Dec 2015

Details of the vacancies are available at the ILO Vietnam website:

All application materials must be submitted through this website.

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Tue, 2015-12-01