SRC - CBDRM Field Officer

The Swiss Red Cross (SRC) is a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies; it is part of a worldwide network of 188 National Societies. The purpose of the Swiss Red Cross activities is to protect the lives, health and dignity of human beings worldwide, the Swiss Red Cross is active in a large number of humanitarian programmes.

The Swiss Red Cross has a small and functional office in the Capital of Hanoi in charge of coordination aspects with the Vietnamese Red Cross, the wider Red Cross Movement in Vietnam, and other DRR stakeholders. Since September 2012 the Swiss Red Cross together with the Vietnamese Red Cross is delivering Community Based Disaster Risk Management services in seven most vulnerable communes of the province of Ca Mau. We are now expanding CBDRM activities to the Province of Ben Tre.

The SRC is looking for a highly motivated, qualified and talented Field Project Officer to work with the Vietnamese Red Cross Chapter/Branches in the Province of Ben Tre and so implement and monitoring successfully CBDRM activities at communes’ level.

SRC - CBDRM Field Officer ( see the attached ToR for more details)
Title: SRC – CBDRM Field Officer
Location: Ben Tre – VNRC Provincial Chapter Office (with frequent travel within the province as well as neighbouring provinces).
Supervisor: SRC Country Representative

Overall Responsibilities:

- Support the implementation of Swiss RC funded activities from all funding sources through the provision of daily technical support to involved VNRC provincial chapter, district and commune staff.
- Ensure projects activities are implemented in accordance with approved project documents and meet donor compliance standards, rules and regulations.
- Assist SRC Country Representative, SRC Finance & Admin Officer, VNRC HQ in Hanoi, in HCMC, Chapters/Branches (as needed) with coordination, planning, monitoring, budgeting, and narrative/financial reporting.
- Assist VNRC Provincial Chapter, Districts Branches to track and meeting activity deadlines according to project work plans.
- Ensure high-quality narrative and finance reporting; and assist partners to provide reports within agreed time frames.
- Ensure flow of information among concerned people and reporting systems are well established.
- Coordinate closely with VNRC and other Red Cross Movement partners, as well as relevant humanitarian actors as they pertain to the program.

Application Information:
Interested candidates are invited to send Motivation Letter and CV to Miss Vu Minh Tan e-mail [email protected] (and cc to [email protected]).

Application will need to be received no later than 6th March 2013 at 05.00 PM.

Only short-listed application will be contacted for interview.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Swiss Red Cross (SRC)
Ben Tre
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2013-03-06