Programme Support Officer

Programme Support Officer

Job title: Programme Support Officer
Location: Hanoi
Starting Date: as soon as possible
Job Summary: This position will provide critical support for the implementation of TI Vietnam Programme’s citizen engagement and public sector advocacy as well as monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) activities
Reporting to: Management Team member (international)
Position Type: Vietnamese national post, full-time (5 working days/week).
Contract duration: Until 31 December 2015, with possibility of extension (subject to funding)

Background information:

Towards Transparency (TT) was established in November 2008 as a Vietnamese non-profit and non-state consulting company. In March 2009, TT became the official National Contact of Transparency International (TI) in Vietnam.

Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation working to stop corruption. TI works through National Chapters, National Contacts and other partners in more than 100 countries. Its international secretariat is based in Berlin, Germany. In Vietnam, TT has supported the TI Secretariat in Berlin in designing and executing the TI Vietnam Programme 2009-2012: “Strengthening Anti-corruption Demand from Government, Private Sector and Society”.

During the past three years, TT has received increasing recognition from national and international stakeholders as a key civil society actor in promoting transparency and accountability in Vietnam. In 2013, TI and TT have started the implementation of the next, ambitious phase of the TI Vietnam programme (2013-2015). This work will involve an expanded effort to encourage and support the engagement of civil society organisations, citizens (in particular the youth) and the business sector in finding solutions to corruption. TI/TT will continue contributing to improving anti-corruption policy and its implementation through evidence-based advocacy. In response to increased stakeholder interest, work with the public sector will also be expanded towards local government-level solutions for transparency.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, versatile and diligent young professional to be involved with a broad variety of TI/TT’s work. The position offers exciting opportunities for learning and development and stakeholder engagement, including in the international context. This position will support efforts in particular under Components B and C of the TI Vietnam programme, 2013-2015 period.


- To support TT’s management and programme teams in the implementation of citizen engagement and public sector advocacy activities which will be conducted jointly by TI/TT and its partners, by:

  • Supporting the partnership set-up and contracting process, including preparing MoU, agreements and/or contracts;
  • Supporting the development of plans of activities and budgets;
  • Supporting the organisation, documentation of relevant workshops/roundtables, internal and external meetings; communication of project activities with external stakeholders;
  • Supporting the translation of relevant programme/project documents;

- To support the implementation of the Programme’s monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) activities by coordinating inputs from programme component leaders, gathering and documenting relevant critical information.

- To contribute to the successful delivery of the TI Vietnam Programme through other organisational tasks as assigned by the line manager.

Reporting line: To Management Team member (international)

Job Requirements

Skills and qualifications:

  • University Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Law, Policy Studies or other relevant fields
  • At least 3 years of relevant and practical work experience, ideally in an NGO environment
  • Knowledge of TI/TT approach and work in Vietnam is a strong advantage
  • Excellent English and Vietnamese skills (written and spoken)
  • Strong IT and computer skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required for the position (nationally and internationally)

Personal qualities:

  • Demonstrated interest and commitment to anti-corruption
  • A reputation for and commitment to personal integrity and honesty
  • Capacity to make sound assessments, critical thinking and problem-solving capacity
  • Open-mindedness, and an ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly
  • Strong ability to build strong interpersonal relationships, and commitment to team-work
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and achieving quality

Gross AnnualBenefit package

150,000,000 VND – 200,000,000 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 send their application (motivation letter, CV and contact details of 3 references) in English to [email protected]

The application should be sent as attachment(s) and clearly marked “Programme Support Officer” in the email title.

The closing date for applications September 4, 2014

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Towards Transparency (TT)
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2014-09-04