Policy Researcher

CARE International in Vietnam is looking for a Vietnamese candidate to fill the position of Policy Researcher as below information. 


The Policy Researcher is responsible for leading and conducting research and policy analysis in order to support CARE in Vietnam to shape direction and strategic program development; as well as to support the ongoing advocacy design and program implementation. He/she, from time to time, is also responsible for providing technical assistance to both CARE in Vietnam and its strategic civil society organisations (CSO) partners in terms of policy-focused research design, and establishing directions of an evidence–based advocacy.


  • Leading and conducting policy research and preparing information and analysis on public policy to inform CARE in Vietnam’s current and future initiatives;
  • Identifying, mapping and researching subjects to fuel meaningful discussions with stakeholders on the policy implementation and the development of CARE’s impact groups;
  • Working closely with advisory team to ensure that policy research findings are well documented for advocacy proposes;
  • Building and strengthening CARE’s internal capacities and its strategic partners’ competencies for effective evidence-based advocacy and multiply programmatic impacts;
  • Providing hands-on technical assistance and methodology guidance to strategic CSO partners in order to develop policy-focused research design and impact analysis.
  • Assisting CARE in Vietnam’s strategic partners in identifying and documenting lessons learned for future program development and policy advocacy;
  • Ensuring the quality, coherence and synergy of researches in line with CARE in Vietnam’s overall program approach;
  • Representing CARE in Vietnam as a participant in relevant events, forums, workshops and CSO networking opportunities;
  • Contributing to development of funding proposals, program planning, report preparation and other project management tasks as required.


  • Experience with mixed research methods and ability to undertake comprehensive research, analyse complex issues and make sound judgements and recommendations;
  • Strong and proven records of direct experience in the areas of policy research and analysis; a good knowledge of Ethnic Minority, Socially Marginalized People and gender related policies is an advantage;
  • Proven experience in developing various forms of material for advocacy purposes such as position papers, policy notes and briefs;
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills; good partnership relations and facilitation skills; teamwork spirit;
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and in written form in English and Vietnamese;
  • Master or PhD degree with strong research-focused in development studies, political science, or public policy studies, is an advantage

In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and working in a dynamic and innovative environment, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Detailed Job Description is attached. Please send your application that includes cover letter and CV in English to email:  [email protected] quoting the position title in the subject line of the email before 30 November 2016.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
CARE International in Vietnam
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2016-11-30