Programme Intern, The Livelihoods Programme

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations working together in 94 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 08 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:

Programme Intern, The Livelihoods Programme (Aim 1)

Location:         Hanoi, Vietnam

Oxfam Purpose:    Oxfam works with others to find lasting solutions to poverty and suffering (

Aim 1:    Aim 1 works towards the goal that enhances market access and promotes ethnic minority women’s economic leadership, contributing to income increase and sustainable livelihoods, through livelihoods diversity and value chain. Thus, women’s status and role in their family and community will be fully aware and improved equally with men.  
Reporting line:      Report to Programme Officer
Starting from:    3rd week, November 2014

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.

Specific Responsibilities:

(in order of priority)

1.Support Programme Assistant 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 input to project activities;
4.Organize workshops, seminars, training courses, etc;
5.Contact project 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;
9.Join field trips when required;
10.Others as appropriate.

Expected Requirements:

  • 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;
  • Some knowledge of development work, but not essential.

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, programme meetings, workshops, etc.);
  • Taking part in monitoring and evaluation missions as appropriate;
  • Induction to financial management system of Oxfam;
  • Developing career development plan and review regularly with line-manager.

The Closing date for Application: 7th November 2014

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply by sending a cover letter, CV, and copies of relevant degrees to:

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

Note: Please contact us via the above E-mail if any question, Telephone contact is not welcome.

Oxfam offers an attractive benefit package. We regret that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer

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Fri, 2014-11-07