Programme Officer, Youth Integrity

Job Description

Programme Officer, Youth Integrity

Job title:                       Programme Officer, Youth Integrity

Location:                      Hanoi 

Starting Date:               December 2020/January 2021

Key responsibilities:     To support TT’s Youth Integrity Programme (in year 1) and lead the Programme implementation (from year 2)

Position Type:              Vietnamese national post, full-time (5 working days/week)

Contract duration:       3 years (years 2 and 3 to be confirmed subject to funding and performance)

Background information

Towards Transparency (TT) is a Vietnamese non-profit consultancy company founded in 2008 to contribute to prevention and fight against corruption. In March 2009, TT became the National Contact of Transparency International (TI) in Vietnam. TI is the global civil society organization working to stop corruption. TI works through National Chapters, National Contacts and other partners in more than 100 countries. Its international secretariat (TI-S) is based in Berlin, Germany.

Currently, TT is looking for a dynamic, passionate and professional candidate to fill the position of Programme Officer, Youth Integrity to join TT to implement a fast growing Youth Integrity programme. Currently, the Programme is comprised of the following three- interlinked projects:

  • The on-going 4-year project “Empowering Youth in Promoting Integrity in Vietnam” funded by Irish Aid, January 2018 - December 2021;
  • The 3-year project “LIFT Vietnam: Youth Leaders of Integrity for a more Transparent Vietnam”, funded by European Union, November  2020 – October 2023 (waiting for donor’s final approval); and
  • The 1- year project “Empowering Youth in Promoting Integrity in Vietnam through improving Integrity Education in Vietnam”, funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, November 2020- Oct. 2021.

The key component of the above projects include:

  • Youth Integrity Survey (YIS) 2021: This 4th YIS edition will provide insights into young people’s understanding of integrity, their concrete experiences and challenges when exercising integrity in daily life. YIS 2021 will provide recommendations for different stakeholders to enable youth to choose and practice integrity.
  • Vietnam Integrity Schools (VIS) 2021-2023: VIS creates a peer-to-peer learning and integrity-building environment for young people to learn about and practice integrity. TT has organized 6 integrity schools to date with the participation of more than 300 motivated youths from across Vietnam. VIS Alumni not only have increased knowledge and understanding of integrity but also take concrete action to promote integrity in their community. Since 2019, VIS has been organized by VIS Alumni with TT’s coordination, coaching and support (VIS team).
  • Exchanges between Vietnamese and European youths: A group of youth integrity champions (YIF team) will join a learning exchange in Europe in 2021 in order to organize the Youth Integrity Forum in Vietnam (YIF) in 2022, a forum for youth integrity leaders, influencers, organization/network representatives from Vietnam and EU. These activities aim to build bridges between the EU and Vietnam in terms of understanding and knowledge on integrity values.
  • VIS Mini Grant 2020-2023: Annually, TT provides technical and financial support to VIS Alumni to initiate and implement integrity-promoting initiatives. This activity provides space for VIS Alumni to practice what they learn from VIS and to spread the integrity value to the wider community; and
  • Integrity Teaching guide and Policy Dialogues: To strengthen the results of and bring TT’s youth work, especially VIS to the next level contributing to policy changes. To that end, TT will develop an innovative Integrity Training Guide targeting teachers, VIS participants and other interested users and provide evidence-based policy recommendations to strengthen government’s integrity education programme.  

The expected position will be primarily responsible for the implementation of the 3 -year EU Project, she/he is expected to provide support for the implementation of all other areas of work under the Youth Integrity Programme.

This position provides an exciting career development path with the possibility of taking over the Programme Coordinator’s position from year 2 onward. We expect a highly motivated and conscientious candidate, combining youth empowerment, programme support, and project management skills to deliver an inspiring youth work. The position also offers stimulating opportunities for learning and self?development.


Position Title

Programme Officer, Youth Integrity


1.  Programme Management:

  • Lead one of the programme’s projects, such as the 3 year EU Project.
  • Work with the Programme Coordinator and relevant stakeholders to develop the programme work plans and budgets.
  • Provide support/Lead in preparing the project reports that meet the donors’ requirements.
  • Provide inputs in developing and writing proposals for new projects to sustain TT’s youth work.

2.  Event Organization Support:

  • Work with the YIS International Research Coordinator to facilitate the research and organize the YIS Launching Workshop to disseminate YIS results to targeted audience.
  • Coordinate with the Programme Coordinator and youth groups (VIS team, YIF team, etc.) to organize internal planning meetings to build their capacity and prepare for project activities.
  • Provide assistance for VIS teams (one team per year, different alumni recruited) to support them successfully organize VIS 2021 (two schools), VIS 2022 (one school), and VIS 2023 (one school).
  • Provide assistance for YIF team to successfully organize the Youth Integrity Forum in Vietnam in 2022.
  • Organize other events, meetings, and workshops as requested.

3.  Administrative and Logistics Support:

  • Provide administrative support to the Programme Coordinator in processing procurement and preparing documents such as MOU with partners, contracts with volunteers/consultants/service providers, etc.
  • Make travel arrangements for the youths and partners involved in the project activities (VIS team, YIF team, etc.), including preparation of travel documents, working with the Office Admin to book services, etc.
  • Provide administrative support for VIS teams and YIF team to process procurement and pay service providers to organize VIS and YIF.
  • Support the grantees under the annual VIS Mini Grant, including preparing MOU, providing financial guidelines, processing procurement and paying service providers/consultants.
  • Draft correspondence to send to governmental agencies, partners, etc. when necessary and required.

4.  Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform other organizational and programme’s tasks as assigned

Reporting line

To Programme Coordinator, Youth Integrity (year 1)

To Executive Director (from year 2)

Job Requirements

Personal qualities:

  • A strong believer in the power of education, the empowerment approach, and youth’s ability to act on their own authority to make changes.
  • Strong interest in and an ability to engage with young people at individual level to inspire and enable them to grow individually and as a community.
  • Ability to exercise equal power and participatory decision-making when working with youth.
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with repetitive task.
  • Ability to self-manage and work without close supervision.
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills, addressing conflicts once they arise.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities.
  • Open?mind, willing to learn and apply new concepts.
  • Comfortable working to tight deadlines with high?quality delivery.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • University or higher degree in Education, Social Sciences, or other relevant fields.
  • At least 2 years of relevant and practical work experience.
  • Experience in organizing educational/community events.
  • Strong programme/project supporting skills, especially in providing logistics and administrative support.
  • Project management experience, including budget management and reporting skills.
  • Experience in any youth mobilization and engagement project, and/or any non?formal training and education targeting youth is a distinct advantage.
  • Familiarity with the community/youth empowerment approach is a strong preference.
  • Excellent English and Vietnamese skills (written and spoken).
  • Strong computer skills, including but not limited to MS Office, G Suite.

Gross Annual Salary package

300,000,000 VND – 385,000,000 VND depending on experience and qualification. The package is:

  • inclusive of Social Insurance, Health Insurance and Unemployment Insurance contributed as well as personal income tax (PIT) paid by the employee.
  • exclusive of Social Insurance, Health Insurance and Unemployment Insurance contributed by the employer.

Deadline and application details

Interested candidates should fill out the form at the link below by 16th November 2020:

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.



Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Towards Transparency
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2020-11-16