Programme Officer, Climate Change Adaptation project in Red River Delta

Oxfam is an international agency 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.

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

Programme Officer, Climate Change Adaptation project in Red River Delta
Reference number: 1306POCC
The post is a fixed-term contract, based in Hanoi but with frequent travel

The Role:     To work with project team and partner to implement the Climate Change Adaptation project in Red River Delta
Report to:        Associate Country Director


1.Take lead for proving support to Center for Marine life Conservation and Community Development (MCD) - Oxfam’s partner for implementing the Partnership for equitable Resilience to the impacts of climate change of the coastal communities of Red River Delta- PRC project to ensure quality implementation of project activities and follow timeframe and work modalities establishing partnership with MCD and province and district authorities where necessary.

2.Provide support to MCD for developing project implementation monthly, annual plans and budget in consultation with the project officers, district officers and province partners.

3.Building Disaster Risk reduction and Climate Change Adaptation capacities of MCD staff and local partners conducting Participatory Capacity and Vulnerabilities Analysis (PCVA), supporting communes and district leaders for developing commune adaptation plan, emergency preparedness linking with the national Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) program and Socioeconomic Development Plan (SEDP) at commune, district and province level

4.Work with MCD for assess training needs, develop training curriculum in line with Oxfam and other tested available training materials, facilitate training sessions and follow up the training impact.

5.Work with MCD for developing livelihood adaptation options for the vulnerable women and men of the project areas, do feasibility studies of income generating activities, and skill development training and supporting for implementation of livelihood options

6.Support MCD for using adaptation funds for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, preparing guidelines, conducting assessments, working with the district and communes focal persons for implementing activities 

7.Review Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) framework of the PRC project, and work with MCD for conducting baseline survey, progress monitoring events, producing six monthly progress report and learning review, annual progress report  and final review, set beneficiary accountability  mechanism and learning events (case studies, blogs, video clips), organize donors’ visits etc.

8.Manage project budget and spending monitoring, get partners finance report, and facilitate partners for their fund auditing.

9.Produce six monthly, annual, and end of project narrative report, get finance report as per donor’s requirements, standards and formats.

10.Network actively with government (Disaster Management Center/MARD), MoNRE and networks i.e Joint Advocacy Network Initiative (JANI),  CBDRM TWG, Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) to develop and implement joint initiatives and advocacy such us national CBDRM programme, SEDP etc.,

11.Ensure implementation of Oxfam and donor’s operational policies, procedures and guidelines.

12.Work in close collaboration with other Oxfam teams, contribute to the development and implementation of Oxfam strategy and programs in Vietnam

13.Become a member of Emergency Response Team and support the Humanitarian team and partners for building emergency preparedness capacity and take part in emergency relief and recovery works as per the needs of Oxfam and partners.


Job Specific Competencies

- Sound experience in project coordination and negotiation, including participatory approaches
- At least 5 years experience in resource management e.g. people, finances, assets etc.
- University degree, preferably development work, social sciences related or/and management
- Expertise and working experience in relevant areas: Disaster Risk Reduction/Climate Change Adaptation, livelihoods, coastal management, gender equality, facilitation and training etc.
- Practical experiences of conducting baseline survey, Monitoring, evaluation and learning process
- Strong written and spoken English and Vietnamese
- Good computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
- Able to travel to programme/project sites on a regular basis
- Vietnamese nationality

Behavioral Competencies

- Achieving results
- Working effectively with other
- Leading others
- Thinking and understanding
- Job Specific

Gross Annual Salary Range:        from VND343,685,322    to VND446,790,918

The closing date for application:      14 July 2013

How to Apply:  Send your application in writing, including a motivation letter and a Curriculum Vitae and mentioning reference number (1306POCC) to [email protected] to the attention of Tran Thanh Hang

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: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2013-07-14