Project Leader - Datalab Team for Empowering Local and National Humanitarian Actors Project (ELNHA)



Oxfam is a world-wide development organisation that mobilizes the strength and voice of people against poverty, inequality and injustice. Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally. We are a confederation of 20 Oxfam organisations working together in more than 90 countries. Oxfam works with partner organisations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end injustices.


Oxfam in Vietnam is working to seek transformative changes in policies, practices and beliefs in ways that will fundamentally improve the lives of poor and marginalised women and men, and ensure that all citizens have the same opportunity to enjoy their rights.


We are looking for an experienced and dynamic national candidate to fill the following position:




Empowering Local and National Humanitarian Actors Project (ELNHA)



Reference number: PL170601
The post is a fulltime, fixed-term, 5 months contract, based in Hanoi but with frequent travel.


About DataLab Project:

DataLab is a new Oxfam innovation program designed to enable more effective usage of existing data and to prototype new data services as minimal viable products (MVP’s) to test the propositions for Oxfam as protector and enabler of digital civic space of citizens in countries worldwide. Oxfam is a knowledge-driven organization and processing data into actual information feeds the evidence base of our theories of change. This project is about adding the power of prediction that is linked to the analyses of large amount of data into our work on knowledge development, but also about storing data effectively and efficiently, broadening the digital civic space of citizens and shaping related policies around that.  


The Role:

The Project Leader - DataLab Team will manage all Oxfam in Vietnam’s DataLab project activities in country. The incumbent will work closely with the DataLab team members based in The Hague and be partly responsible for the successful implementation of the project.  The project leader will coordinate the activities in the country office and amongst the local DataLab team members, and be a focal point for a local network of (data) experts and IT specialist and searches for future funding.


Report to:  SeniorProgramme Manager - Building Resilience & Emergency Response



  • Tasked with local project management (planning, monitoring activities and budget)

  • Serve as the contact person for external stakeholders;

  • Promoter of project in country team and other stakeholders;

  • Take lead in funding proposals;

  • Steer product development;

  • Linking pin between data experts and higher CO management;

  • Build and engage local network of companies and teams that build services.




  • The ideal candidate for this vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology;

  • Preferably experience with SCRUM or Agile ways of working;

  • Familiarity with lean prototyping method (MVP);

  • At least 5 years experience in project management;

  • Affinity with data driven services;

  • Previous experience with business model thinking;

  • Outgoing and good social skills/networker;

  • Affinity with specific theme of project (e.g. resilience, disaster reduction tools, etc);

  • Excellent command of English.


Gross Annual Salary Range: VND 478,755,174 – VND 718,132,761


The closing date for application:  2nd July 2017


How to Apply: Interested candidates can send your application including motivation letter and curriculum vitae and mentioning reference number PL170601 to [email protected].


We regret that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.



Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer

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Sun, 2017-07-02