Field-based Project Coordinator

Title: Field-based Project Coordinator

Report to: Program Manager

Work station: Tinh Gia district, Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam

Contract length: One-year contract, subject to renewal upon funding availability and performance

Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation is the lead NGO of the Global Helmet Vaccine Initiative (GHVI), an international coalition to “put a helmet on every head in the Decade of Action for Road Safety.” AIP Foundation’s mission is to provide life-saving traffic safety knowledge and skills to the developing world with the goal of preventing road traffic fatalities and injuries.

AIP is looking for a Field-based Project Coordinator to work on a traffic safety campaign. The project aims to reduce the number of traffic crashes and resultant deaths and injuries in communities surrounding the Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical (NSRP) construction site. This position will be based in Tinh Gia district of Thanh Hoa province and primarily consists of implementing all project activities outlined in the approved project plan and budget. The Field-based Project Coordinator will report directly to the Program Manager based in AIP Foundation’s Hanoi office and will actively collaborate with other program team members based in Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi to implement all project activities, ensure project outcomes, and report on project progress. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Assume primary responsibility for the logistical arrangement and organization of all project activities, including event set-up, material rental and procurement, etc., under the supervision of the Programs Manager.
  • Participate in planning, implementation, and reporting for all community-based activities, including but not limited to:
    • Assisting to organize trainings for school activity coordinators and students
    • Assisting to organize Driver’s Safety Training Courses
    • Assisting to organize capacity building workshops for district and commune officials
    • Providing coaching to volunteers and field staff throughout the implementation process
    • Providing input for periodic and final reports
  • Work directly and consistently with local stakeholders to facilitate stakeholder involvement in activities, including but not limited to:
    • Conducting orientation and review workshops with key stakeholders
    • Communicating project results to key stakeholders and responding to their questions and concerns
  • Participate in producing public, training, and educational materials for the project, including but not limited to:
    • Ensuring all educational materials align with the Ministry of Education and Training and the National Traffic Safety Committee guidelines
    • Obtaining direct approval of all educational/public materials from local authorities
    • Collaborating with commune and village leaders to organize communication activities and disseminate materials at relevant events
  • Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of knowledge and behavior change of project beneficiaries before and after project activities through tasks such as conducting surveys, administering pre- and post-assessments, and entering and editing data in AIP Foundation’s M&E database.
  • Keep regular communication with the Program Manager of AIP Foundation at Ha Noi office and provide weekly updates on project progress.

Qualifications and experience:

  • University degree
  • At least 2 years of experience in a related field
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible attitude
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic
  • Honest and trustworthy

Please submit expression of interest, resume, and three references with current email addresses and telephone numbers. To access the application form, copy and paste this link into your browser:

All applications will be carefully vetted including working history and background checks.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
The Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP)
Thanh Hoa
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2015-02-28