Intern for Education Governance Programme

Oxfam is an international confederation of 15 organizations working together in 98 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice. In Vietnam, Oxfam is recognized as one of the leading international NGOs, especially in rural development, disaster risk reduction and humanitarian response, civil society development, ethnic minorities, and women’s empowerment.

Oxfam offers an internship programme for young Vietnamese graduates who are passionate about Oxfam's mission of working with others to overcome poverty, suffering and injustice.    Selected interns will provide administrative support to the team, gain essential office skills, and take part in project activities as well as a number of training opportunities. They will gain invaluable working experience that benefits their future employment. Internship contracts last for 12 months.

Oxfam wishes to promote diversity in our team: members of Vietnam's ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and members of other minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

We are currently seeking Vietnamese nationals to fill internship position:

•    01 Intern for Education Governance Programme
     (Priority for early application)

Working location is with Oxfam Great Britain (OGB) Hanoi Office with occasional travel to project areas.

Allowance: Based on OGB’s intern policies - USD 160 per month; when travel to project site required intern will receive the same travel allowance as full-time staff.

Programme goal    Aim 2 works towards the goal that aims to have more children (especially girls and ethnic minority children) access their rights to quality basic education through promoting good governance in education sector.
Reporting line:      Report to Programme Assistant (PA)
Starting from:    June 2013

Specific Responsibilities: in order of priority
1.    Support the PA with the programme finance management (project budgeting, expenditure, forms and procedures)
2.    Support documentation activities, namely, application of digital technology for creative reporting (bi-annually, annually or after workshops), documentation; interviewing; filming and photo-taking
3.    Provide creative inputs to project activities
4.    Support programme team in orginasing workshops, seminars, training courses, etc
5.    Contact programme partners, consultants and other stakeholders in relevant activities
6.    Provide translation and interpretation services (Vietnamese – English and vice versa)
7.    Be in charge of general administration (filing documents, managing the programme library, booking, circulating mail, fax, photocopying, scanning)
8.    Search and provide data that serve as a basis for day-to-day implementation process and proposal writing of the programme
9.    Join field trips when required
10.    Others as appropriate

Expected Competencies:
•    Vietnamese citizen, University degree
•    Good computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
•    Good knowledge of digital application for creative reporting, documentation
•    Good command of English, including interpretation and translation from Vietnamese to English and vice-versa
•    Commitment and inspiration to work in development areas and poor community
•    Hobbies and skills for media work is an asset (blog, digital camera, camcorder, poster making etc.)

Behavioural competencies:
•    Good communication, presentation skills (especially in working with people from different backgrounds)
•    Good teamwork skills (supporting others, delegation, influencing, negotiating)
•    Respect for others

Learning opportunities:
•    Taking part in relevant programme events (internal training events, field-trips to provinces, etc.)
•    Taking part in monitoring and evaluation missions as appropriate
•    Induction to financial management system, programme operations of Oxfam
•    Developing career development plan and reviewing regularly with line-supervisor

Interested applicants please send a cover letter in English and a CV and copies of relevant degrees/certificates as soon as possible to:

Human Resource Department
Oxfam Great Britain, 22 Le Dai Hanh, Hanoi.
or E-mail: [email protected]

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Oxfam Great Britain
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2013-06-19