Project Officer

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations working together in 92 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:PROJECT OFFICER (Oxfam - Level D2)
Reference number: INT5854.

The post is offered 2-year-contract, based in Oxfam Office in district town, Go Cong Tay, Tien Giang Province with frequent travel to project sites.
The Role: To work with project team to implement the project “Partnership for equitable Resilience to the impacts of climate change of the Coastal communities in Mekong Delta (PRC Project).

Key Responsibilities:

- Implement project activities following the Oxfam’s and donors’ project management policies, standards and guidelines
- Facilitate partner’s project activity management, finance management, annual planning, and monitoring progress and impact of the project activities following the standards and accountability issues.
- Conduct participatory capacity, vulnerabilities analysis (PCVA), supporting communes and district leaders for developing commune adaptation plan, emergency preparedness linking with the national CBDRM program and SEDP at commune, district and province levels.
- Work with partners for developing livelihood adaptation options for the vulnerable women and men of the project areas based on both indigenous knowledge and scientific information on disaster risks and climate change impacts; do feasibility studies of income generating activities, and skill development training and supporting for implementation of livelihood options.
- Work closely with local authorities to provide guidance for the utilization and management of the adaptation funds for DRR and livelihood adaptation
- Use tested available training materials of Oxfam and others to facilitate training sessions in response to training needs assessment results; and follow up after training events to ensure desired impact.
- Responsible for implementation project MEAL frameworks including conducting baseline survey, writing monthly, quarterly and  six monthly reports, case studies, blogs, video clips and sharing wider audiences. Be responsible for ensuring beneficiary accountability, gender equality and women rights
- Work closely with the local Committee for Flood and Storm Control (CFSC), VN Red Cross, DoNRE, DoST, Women’s Union, media, NGOs and other stakeholders working in the areas for improving early warning mechanism, coordination and sharing lesson learning 
- Assist the Project Coordinator to prepare project activity report when required.
- Undertake any project related responsibilities requested by the Project Manager

Oxfam General:

- Actively participate in the implementation of Performance Management, including objective setting, performance review, upward feedback and personal development plans. Ensuring relevant aspects of Oxfam’s work in Vietnam e.g. gender equality is reflected in your objectives.
- Ensure implementation of Oxfam’s operational policies, procedures and guidelines, especially gender analysis/ standard SPHERE guideline,
- Act as Oxfam’s representative at local level with the local authorities, partners etc. as required, mainly in events relating to the project
- Be a member of Oxfam’s team; participating in appropriate staff meetings, planning sessions and on-going liaising as needed
- Adherence to Oxfam’s Code of Conduct.

Skills and Competence:

- Vietnamese national ( Applicants of Mekong Delta are encouraged to apply)
- University degree, preferably social sciences, related field or/and management
- At least 4 years proven experience of managing development, livelihood, emergency response, preparedness, advocacy and DRR/CCA, program/project
- Technical knowledge on designing and managing disaster risk management, CBDRM and climate change adaptation projects
- Working experiences in eldership role on managing partnership, gender, MEAL and Livelihoods
- Working experiences of conducting participatory capacity, vulnerability analysis (PCVA), developing disaster risk and climate change adaptation plans
- Working experiences of integrating DRR/CCA into Livelihood and other development program
- Practical experiences of providing training to partners staff both on training methodologies, risk analysis and action planning
- Practical knowledge for working with the CFSC, Red Cross, Mass organizations and government department
- Working experience with NGOs or international development organizations is preferable
- Sound experience in resource management e.g. people, finances, assets
- Good understanding and practical experience in application of equity issues (Gender and diversity)
- Basic English and good Vietnamese language
- Research, communication and training experience will be an asset

Behavioral Competencies:

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

Gross Annual Salary Range: US$ 11,000 - $15,255 plus medical coverage of USD 3,200 per annum for staff and family members, 23 leave days and social insurance.  
The closing date for application: 5:00 PM, 7 December 2012.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates can apply online, please visit: (page Working at Oxfam - Current Vacancies, quote reference: INT5854. Oxfam’s CV template is under article “MORE INFO”) or send a cover letter, CV, and copies of relevant degrees to:

Oxfam Great Britain, Floor 5, 22 Le Dai Hanh, Hanoi
Email: [email protected]

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Tien Giang
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2012-12-07