Climate Change Education Project Officer

Organization Overview
Founded in 2006, Action or the City is a young, dynamic and innovative local non-governmental organization. Our programs now focus on three key areas: (i) promoting a sustainable lifestyle through behavior change projects in workplaces, neighborhoods, and in schools; (ii) supporting the production and consumption of organic produce and (iii) improving public spaces.
With growing project portfolios of quality projects focusing on urban areas, we are committed to making Hanoi a livable city for all. Examples of our work in improving public spaces, creating access to environmentally friendly products and adopting sustainable habits at home, workplaces and schools are on our website:
The position of a Project Officer is now required to meet the rapid development of the organization.

Position Overview
The main purpose of this position is to implement the project on climate change education in Hanoi, funded by SIDA. The Project Officer will be responsible for implementing the project activities under the supervision of the Program Manager. This position requires skills and knowledge in education, community development and environment management. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

- Implement and coordinate project activities such as training of teachers, organizing classroom education activities, coaching teachers in lesson planning and delivery, organizing learning workshops and developing training materials.
- Contact and negotiate with partners to ensure the daily management of all planned activities of the project.
- Prepare regular reports to Action for the City and donors.
- Monitor project activities
- Maintain regular communication with partners in Sweden and Vietnam
- Draft project proposals for fundraising.

-  Bachelor’s degree
- A minimum of two years professional experience in education, environment, development or other non-profit field
- Good knowledge and understanding of sustainability, community development and behavior change
- Strong planning and management skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Vietnamese

- Work experience with an NGO or international development organization
- Experience in education projects or classroom teaching

To be successful as a member of the Action for the City team, you will also:
- Have a passion and a strong desire to be part of the development of an up-and-coming non-profit organization
- Have a high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
- Be an innovative, creative thinker and effective in delivering results and have a high attention to detail – you are not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
- Be both self-confident and humble
- Be a motivated learner
- Work well independently and as part of a team

The salary for this position is competitive.

Application Procedure
Please send your cover letter and resume via email by 20 September 2011 to [email protected] with the email title: Your Name_ PO application. Please include 3 references in your resume.
All candidates will be informed of the outcomes by 21 September 2011.
Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview after 21 September 2011.

You are welcome to visit their website for more information about their current projects and activities. They are happy to answer your inquiries by email or arrange for a quick visit to the office (1 Pham Ngu Lao, Hanoi)

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Action for the City
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2011-09-20