Handicap International is active in Viet Nam since 1992. The organization’s vision is of a world in which all forms of disabilities can be prevented, cared for or integrated, and in which the rights of people with disabilities are respected and applied. We are currently seeking a qualified and motivated person, Vietnamese nationality, to work for the our ‘Safe Road for Youth” project in Bac Giang province (01 staff)and Binh Thuan province (01 staff) in the position of
Position type: Full time, contract term corresponds with project lifespan.
– 01 staff will work in Bac Giang province, with regularly travel to project sites in 3 districts of Bac Giang and may travel – not frequently to Hanoi or other places in Vietnam for meeting.
– 01 staff will work in Binh Thuan province, with regularly travel to project sites in 3 districts of Binh Thuan and may travel – not frequently to Hanoi or other places in Vietnam for meeting.
Interfacing: The Site officer reports to and is supervised by the Project Manager (PM)
As a senior officer, s/he manages the establishment, implementation and follow-up of the project, from planning to reporting and including logistic and financial activities.
MAIN TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Based in Binh Thuan /Bac Giang and under the line management of the Project Manager
– Follow planning based on the Project Action Plan provided by the PM
– Lead the direct implementation of project activities in the province in coordination with project team members and partners
– Assist the PM in the writing of project documentation (TOR, reporting, activities design etc.).
– Consolidate partners’ staffs’ reports and meetings minutes.
– Support in monitoring and coordination of different project activities.
– Support the PM in the elaboration of budgets related to project focus areas.
– In close collaboration with the SSO follow the project’s financial, logistical and material procedures and the good use of the resources and ensure information flow to the SSO
– Line manage facilitators
– Act as a link between the local partners, authorities and the community and the PM by representing the project upon delegation, ensuring the transmission of the image and ethics of HI
– Participate in dynamic within the HI Road Safety program exchanges
– Direct success stories directory and write success stories for external communication
– Be responsible for the implementation of the goals determined in his/her personal individual action planand in the Job Profile
Safe Road for youth component:
– Report to PM all activities done by all intervention sites with participation of core-group and local promoting group members
– Facilitate coordination meeting with core group and local promoting groupfor brain storming and collecting ideas/innovation
– Prepare action plan for core-group and local promoting group
– Monitor and evaluates the activities implemented by core-group and local promoting groupthrough site visits
– Conduct quick assessment of the local partner activities and analyse the data on a regular basis.
– Collect data about road crashes and victim in the Province and in the target districts and update the road crashes board.
– Be responsible for collecting pictures of all events and writing success story for external communication.
– Support the research team as requested when conducting their activities.
First aids component:
– Support PM to work with Red Cross to set up First aid (FA)network
– Organize all the activities of FA(trainings, meetings, workshops, awareness campaigns…)
– Follow up and monitoring all activities of FA post and report to PM
– Support PM to do needs assessment for FA equipment purchase and hand-over to partner
– Monitor data collection from all FA post and report to PM
Apart from the specific terms stipulated above, with his/her common sense the employee will be willing to take on other tasks within his/her capacities in the event of emergency.
Selection Criteria and Qualifications
– University graduate
– Degree in social work and other related fields is prior.
– Countable working experience with vulnerable groups in a community program and in development context.
– Minimum 3-years practical experience in in the areas of disability / development, preferably in the NGO circle.
– Excellent ability to quickly grasp and synthesize inputs from a range of disciplines
– Interest of working with pluri-disciplinary teams
– Ability to perform multi-task and meet deadlines
– Experience as trainer or facilitator (Capacity to transfer skills and knowledge)
– Basic computer skills (Excel and Word).Good presentation, negotiation and interpersonal skills;
– Fluency in English (>IELTS 5.5 or equivalent) and Vietnamese, both verbally and in writing;
– Computer literate and effective abilities in Word, PowerPoint, Excel;
– Ability to work independently, exercise judgment, meet deadlines and work under pressure;
– Sensitive to needs of marginalized population and people with disabilities;
– Communicating in a credible and effective way;
– Ability to travel frequently to project sites.
Applications should include:
– A resume/curriculum vitae (no more than 3 pages) summarizing qualifications and experience;
– An application letter (no more than two pages);
– 3 work referees and contact details.
Please indicate your expectation for remuneration/salary in your application
Submit applications by January 10th 2014