Project Officer

HELVETAS Vietnam is looking for a Project Officer for Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) services, specialized in Farmer Field School based in Hoa Binh town for program “PUBLIC SERVICE PROVISION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM IN AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT - PSARD” - funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in Vietnam (SDC). The objective of the program is poverty reduction and improved livelihood. The program will contribute to province and district-wide mainstreaming of participatory local planning, financial decentralization and improved public service delivery in agriculture. Please visit website for more information about this project.

Provide direct assistance to project partners such as direct technical assistance, organization, monitoring and coordination of Project activities in relation to agriculture and rural service and farmer field school.

- Support the provincial and district partners, particularly  DARD and Extension Centre and District Coordinator in compiling YPO and Progress report on result-based manner.
- Provide direct technical assistance on his/her working area to project partners at all level (provincial, district, commune) to achieve the set outcomes formulated in the Project Document and Logframe. - Act as Master Trainer (TOT) on his/her competences, as and when required.
- Monitor and control project field activities on regular basis, compile monitoring data from provincial and district partners.
- Check and verify the AS/FAR submitted by project partners for the activities in the supporting areas.
- Writing semi- and annual progress report on his/her supporting area and provide recommendation on improving progress and management of project base on observation.
- Draft ToR and contract for consultant to submit CTA and PPMU Manager for approval.
- Translate document from Vietnamese into English and vice versa, and act as Interpreter for the CTA or Visitors/Consultants when required.
- Closely collaborate with other POs to ensure the linkages among activity lines.
- Facilitate coordination and exchange visits between Project/locations to increase Project effectiveness.

- University degree and at least 3 to 5 years practical working experience in agriculture, rural development or related fields
- Good understanding of public administration reform, rural development and gender and social inclusion issues in Vietnam.
- Excellent communication and facilitation/visualizing skills (including writing skill for different target groups).
- Team oriented spirit with inter-personal and cross-cultural communication skills and outcome oriented spirit.
- Good command of Vietnamese and English.

Interested candidates should send applications (CV plus motivation letters and copies of diplomas) to Ms. Ngo Kim Yen, Project coordinator, email: [email protected] and Ms Nguyen Tu Anh, Human Resource Manager, email: [email protected] or post to P.O. Box 81, Hanoi, 298F Kim Ma Street, Hanoi before 20th, April 2012. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Helvetas in Vietam
Hoa Binh
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2012-04-20