Youth Engagement Officer

Job title: Youth Engagement Officer
Location: Hanoi
Starting Date: as soon as possible (January 2016)
Job Summary: This position will implement TT’s youth integrity initiatives, work closely with TT’s partners, and develop and implement creative awareness raising and participatory approaches.
Position Type: Vietnamese national post, full-time (5 working days/week).
Contract duration: Until 31 December 2016, with possibility of extension (subject to funding and performance)

Background information:

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 (TI-S) is based in Berlin, Germany.

Towards Transparency (TT) was established in November 2008 as a Vietnamese non-profit and non-state consulting company. In March 2009, TT became the National Contact of TI in Vietnam and since then has been supporting the TI-S in designing and executing TI Vietnam Programmes 2009-2012, 2013-2015 and the upcoming 2016-2018 programme. TI/TT’s activities are aimed to contribute to effective implementation of anti-corruption policies and practice in the public sector, private sector and society towards reducing corruption in the country.

According to the TI Vietnam Strategy 2016- 2020, TI/TT’s youth strategy will shift to facilitating the creation of a more enabling environment for youth to be able to choose integrity and take action to fight corruption. We will focus on youth at university and in their early-career who are expected to shape and lead the future of the country to make sure that they will have incentives and advantages to choose integrity and resist corruption. Our engagement with youth organisations, universities and companies leads us to anticipate close integration between youth and private sector initiatives that will deliver real and measurable change.

Currently, TT is looking for a dynamic, creative and professional candidate to fill the position of Youth Engagement Officer to join its team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and conscientious candidate combining strategic thinking, partnership and communications skills to shape TI/TT’swork in Vietnam in one of the key areas of our strategic plan. The position offers exciting opportunities for learning and development, including in the international context.

Position Title: Youth Engagement Officer


  • Lead the implementation of TI/TT’s youth awareness raising and engagement activities in the 2016-2020 TI Vietnam Strategy Change Goal 2: Young people at university and in their early-career choose integrity and say no to corruption and associated intermediary change goals and activities , in particular by:
    • Fostering strong project collaboration with existing and new partner organisations, especially civil society organisations, media organisations and universities
    • Developing and implementing youth integrity focused awareness raising initiatives, directly and in partnership with others
    • Engaging and networking with other organisations and individuals promoting youth integrity.
  • Develop communications products, campaigns, tools and approaches
  • Recruit, induct and coordinate project volunteers and other part-time contributors to TT’s youth-related work
  • Facilitate outreach to and engagement of young people in TT’s thematic projects (e.g. business integrity)
  • Collaborate with the Youth Engagement Coordinator and other TT teams to ensure that youth-related issues are taken up in TT’s wider advocacy work with key stakeholders.
  • Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of youth integrity activities, and propose continuous improvements
  • Contribute to the wider programmatic and organizational priorities and learning, in particular by strengthening links between youth engagement activities and other programme areas
  • Perform other key organisational tasks as assigned by the line manager

Reporting line: To Youth Engagement Coordinator

Job Requirements:

Skills and qualifications:

  • University Degree in, Social Sciences, Communications, or other relevant fields
  • At least 3 years of relevant and practical work experience, ideally in an NGO environment
  • Experience of developing and managing youth awareness raising and engagement activities in a civil society context is a distinct advantage
  • Project development and implementation experience
  • Good understanding of and interest in using social media and other creative communication channels and materials to promote awareness and behavior change.
  • 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
  • Strong interest in and ability to engage young people
  • 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 Annual Salary package:

180,000,000 VND – 216,000,000 VND depending on experience.

Deadline and application details:

The package is:
? inclusive of Social Insurance, Health Insurance and Unemployment Insurance contributed and PIT paid by employee
? exclusive of Social Insurance, Health Insurance and Unemployment Insurance contributed by employer

Interested candidates should send their application (including motivation letter, updated CV and contact details of 3 references) in English to [email protected]

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

The closing date for applications is 29th November 2015

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Towards Transparency (TT)
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2015-11-29