Programme Assistant

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.

They are looking for an experienced and dynamic Vietnamese citizen to fill the following position

PROGRAMME ASSISTANT – Right to be Heard Programme
(Oxfam Great Britain - Level E1)
Reference number: INT4893
The post is offered eight months contract (maternity leave cover), based in Hanoi but with frequent travel

The Role: To assist the development and implementation of Oxfam GB’s assigned projects within “Right  to be Heard” program. It also includes contribution to emergency and rehabilitation responses as local context requires.

Reports to: Programme Coordinator (PC)
Staff reporting to this post: none

1. Assist PC in the development of Aim 4 Programme and  proposals for fund raising
2. Assist PC in managing programme budget (budgeting and monitoring of budget)
3. Assist PC regular monitoring all networking activities and other activities that managed by PC and also provide support to partners in implementation of those activities.
4. Support PC and Program Officer (PO) on advocacy work (including documentation, sharing project/programme lessons through workshops, IEC activities, etc.)
5. As required participate in and taking notes of related forums and workshops
6. Draft internal and external reports (financial and narrative) in relation to activities that managed by PC.
7. Assist PC and PO in programme planning and designing process for development of new projects as well as in implementing on-going projects under Aim 4 program.
8. Provide some other admin support for Aim 4 team and manage intern staff.

Job Specific Competencies:
- Vietnamese national. University degree.
- Work experience in programme/projects planning and management. Working experience with NGOs or international organizations is preferable
- Knowledgeable background in rural development, poverty and ethnic minority issues
- Basic understanding of political system and issues such as Civil Society, Governance, Democracy and planning reform issues in Vietnam
- Sensitivity to issues of gender and diversity.
- Familiar with participatory development approaches
- Ability to work to deadlines, work under pressure within the office and on business trips, and prioritize routine and ad hoc tasks.
- Ability to work independently as well in a team in a multi-cultural working environment.
- Good communication skills and report writing skills.
- Good written and spoken English.
- Good computer skills, especially for the common used software for word processing and spreadsheet.
- Ability to travel to project areas and sub offices in Vietnam.

Behavioural Competencies
- Organisation to work effectively,
- Following/Supporting others,
- Communications,
- Adaptable and flexible,
- Initiative,
- Critical information gathering,
- Managing Emotions

Gross Annual Salary Range: US$ 6,300 – US$ 10,080 
The closing date for application: October 16th, 2011

How to Apply:
Interested candidates can apply online, please visit: (page Work with us - Current Vacancies, quote reference: INT4893 Application Form is under article “MORE INFO”) or send a cover letter, Application Form, and copies of relevant degrees to:

Oxfam Great Britain, Floor 5, 22 Le Dai Hanh, Hanoi
Email: [email protected]
Oxfam offers an attractive benefit package. We regret that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Oxfam GB
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2011-10-16