Job Opportunities with World Vision Vietnam

Currently, World Vision Vietnam has a commitment to bring hope and help to children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being. Every year, about 200,000 children directly benefit from World Vision Vietnam's programmes, which currently operate in 14 provinces and cities throughout the country. 

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WVV Development Facilitator in Ngo Quyen AP, Hai Phong

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY19) with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

The strategic focuses of WVV include: children protection from all forms of abuse, exploitation, violence and injury reduction of malnutrition rate of children under 5 through integrated approach; sustainable livelihood for poor households to support sustainable well-being of children.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh - Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa - Hung Yen - Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri - Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai - Binh Thuan – DakNong - Ho Chi Minh). WVV’s APs work with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and ward local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned wards/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned wards.

ROLE DIMENSIONS

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned ward on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned wards

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned wards

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned wards in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned wards

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lesson learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups the assigned wards and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

  • Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned wards as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

Program Management in assigned wards

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms.) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned wards to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned wards

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned wards

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at ward level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Good English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

Experience

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.127)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Muong Cha, Dien Bien

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Community Engagement and Sponsorship

    Planning:

    Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

    Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

    Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

    Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

    Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

    Monitoring:

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

    Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

    Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

    Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

    Child participation and protection:

    Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

    Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

    Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

    MVC inclusion:

    Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

    Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

    Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

    Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

    Micro projects:

    Strengthen community based groups in the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

    Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

    Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

    Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

    Sponsorship integration:

    Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

    Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes, as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

  2. Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models

Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools

Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, disability, DRR, Faith and Development) in all project activities whenever appropriate

Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

- Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

- Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

- Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

- Ability to think critically and reflect.

- Ability to lead own learning and development

- Fair English skill.

- Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

Experience

- At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

- Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

- Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

- Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114), email [email protected]

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Coordinator - Muong Cha, Dien Bien

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2019, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

With the new AP structure, this position is to provide support to Development Facilitators (DFs), Sponsorship Facilitator and AP Manager in compiling the AP reports, accompanying visitors, maintaining a routine DME system of the AP. This position is also to work with technical departments to coordinate training courses or events which are held at the district level and help with other administrative tasks of the AP.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. COORDINATION

  • Effective partnership with relevant sectoral district officers is ensured. Good assistance is provided to AP Manager in building effective partnership and networks with various development partners at the district level

  • Good collaboration with DFs and other staff is maintained to ensure good integration of other AP projects at the district level or activities which are carried out acrossed all communes take place in one event.

  • Effective assistance is provided to AP Manager in coordinating and receiving visit from Donors, sponsors, WV staff from other APs /National Office and interested parties.

  • Good assistance is provided to AP Manager in raising awareness of WVV’s Christian, child-focused and community-based philosophy and approach to development among local district partners.

  • Good cooperation with NCs/sectoral clusters is maintained in order to ensure the sufficient technical inputs for project implementation at the district level.

  • Good collaboration with local partners is maintained to ensure good training courses and other programme events which are held at the district level.

  1. ADMINISTRATION

  • Accompany visitors to the project sites, acting as a guide and translator as necessary.

  • Negotiate and purchase items (where necessary), organize timely delivery and appropriate distribution of the purchased items

  • Maintain a filing system of all documents pertaining to the AP, including the filling of program document such as: project design, report, minutes agreed between AP and partners, survey, evaluation and MIS data.

  • Prepare and coordinate PMB meeting events.

  1. PROGRAM DESIGN, MONITORING & EVALUATION (DME)

  • Support the AP manager in making logistic arrangements for baseline surveys

  • Support the AP manager to complete the PDD and log-frame

  • Assist AP team in designing and establishing program and project M&E plan and Monitoring System (monitoring tools) in alignment with LEAP/CWBO;

  • Assist AP manager to organize trainings/workshops for staff and Program stakeholders to introduce the DIME system and management information system

  • Assist DFs, VDBs, HFs, and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the logframe and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools

  • Assist the AP manager in preparing and ensuring AP monthly, semi-annual, and annual reports are used by the AP team for decision making and for meeting the partnership reporting standards (LEAP)

  • Assist AP manager in managing/updating Monitoring Information System for all projects of the AP.

  • Assist the AP manager and DFs to establish a feedback loop with the community for the application of monitoring results for decision-making;

  • Document monitoring information and share with other staff/other APs when appropriate.

  • Visit community and project site frequently for monitoring purpose.

  • Coordinate learning and reflection at AP.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

- Bachelor degree in education, or public health, or community development, or social work or business administration.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including health, education, economic development, HIV and AIDS programming, food security, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, child protection, environment, disability), and integration of advocacy and disaster management in development programming.

- Knowledge in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

- Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at district level) and networking among different development partners.

- Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions.

- Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

- Good English skill.

- Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

- Ability to think critically and reflect.

Experience

- At least 2 years work experience in community development.

- Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

- Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

- Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Technical Program Specialist - Child Protection

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY19) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In FY19, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hung Yen, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

Finance is a support function of WVV with the main responsibilities of maintaining and strengthening the accountability and stewardship over the financial resources being entrusted to the organization.

In addition to the requirement of professional and educational background, staff working for the Finance function are required to possess a strong characteristic of honesty and integrity, as well as the ability to arrange and work under high pressure to meet very strict deadlines of financial reports submission.

By working closely with the AP/Project staff and other support staff, Finance function assists the WVV Management in achieving the office objectives by provision of improved financial management, better compliance, better controls and procedures.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Child Protection Specialist supports WVV’s strategic goal to ensure that children are protected from violence and have positive and peaceful relationships in their families and communities. This role has a strong focus on providing technical expertise and support to ensure the quality of the Technical Program implementation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. Child Protection Programming:

  • Support Child Protection TP and Advocacy Manager in managing the Child Protection TP within the local context, including ensuring DPA is applied in APs

  • Coordinate and disseminate Child Protection strategy, program logic, models and best practices.

  • Filter Protection, Participation related partnership initiatives and contextualize for Vietnam context. This includes coordination of the collection, documentation and dissemination of World Vision Child Protection/Participation/Life skills programming experience and best practice.

  • Map WVV child protection/participation/Life skills activities/policies and approaches, and design a framework to refocus in more integrated ways. Incorporate Government approaches and policies into this thinking.

  • Develop and deliver curriculum (ToT) training to government counterparts to enable staff to deliver accountable, evidence based, quality Child Protection programmes that bring sustained improvements to well-being of children.

  • Organize the development, pre-testing and production of culturally relevant communication materials to ensure effective and efficient program delivery, including facilitating behavior change, where necessary.

II. Technical Quality Assurance:

  • Provide technical guidance on annual planning so that Child Protection "best practices, lessons learned etc." are integrated into technically sound business plans and services are coordinated.

  • Standardize Technical Guidelines/Training Materials for the implementation of the Child Protection Project models.

  • Standardize DME tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP in working with Program Effectiveness team.

  • Provide technical guidance on annual planning so that Child Protection "best practices, lessons learned etc." are integrated into technically sound business plans and services are coordinated.

  • Promote action learning across World Vision Vietnam through regular Child Protection Sector Working Group meetings and training of others to take leadership of structured reflection in the zones, ADPs and grant funded projects

  • Technically endorse all LEAP documents (e.g. child protection baselines, designs, proposals, and evaluations) as per the agreed business process.

  • Conduct monitoring support visits to APs implementing child protection projects and provide in the field technical consultation as requested, to ensure quality of activities implemented.

III. Child Protection Standards:

  • Provide guidance to Area Programmes and special projects to ensure compliance with WVV CPP standards.

  • Convene a consultation meeting every six months among National Child Protection steering committee for timely updating and reporting on CPP compliance.

  • Analyze and summarize Area Programme LEAP reports and prepare a National Child Protection and Participation report reflecting on lessons learnt and best practice examples.

  • Help WVV to exercise greater influence for the well-being of children by fostering increased commitment to Child Protection at the National level.

  • Develop and contribute to improving child protection and participation related government policies.

  • Periodically review the WVV Child protection policy based on WVI CP standards and local context.

  • Facilitate awareness and internalization of the WVV Child Protection Policy and standards through orientation, training and monitoring of WVV staff and partners.

  • Lead World Vision Vietnam's response to Child Protection Incidents according to agreed protocols, ensuring that an appropriate plan is developed and assistance is provided to the child and the family as necessary (Child Protection Incident Reporting and Referral Mechanism).

  • Be the World Vision Vietnam contact person for Child Protection concerns.

  • Prepare and file individual Child Protection Incident Reports on the CP Reporter Database.

  • Support the integration and mainstreaming of Child Protection and Child Rights in all WV programming through collaboration with ADPs and sectoral projects.

  • Submit bi-annual Child Protection Action Plan and annual Child Protection Update Reports through the Child Protection database and prepare reports as required by the Regional Child Protection Team, partners and donors.

  • Periodically review the WVV Business Process (based on partnership protocol) for all child protection incidences.

IV. Cross Cutting Themes:

  • Standardize Gender/Disability/DRR/Faith and Development mainstreaming framework/tools/methods/training materials which align with partnership imperatives, best practice approaches, and NO strategic priorities.

  • Conduct technical capacity building activities for AP staff, including indoor training, on the job training, coaching and ongoing technical support to ensure that guidelines/tools on Disability/Gender/DRR/Faith Development mainstreaming are clearly understood, followed and best practices are replicated by AP staff.

  • Develop tools/mechanism to ensure that standard indicators (goal, outcomes, and outputs) are disaggregated by Gender and Disability.

V. Resource Acquisition

  • Support Child Protection TP and Advocacy Manager in developing Grant/PNS Concept Notes and Proposals for Child Protection.

  • Provide technical support for design, implementation and evaluation of Child Protection Grant or PNS projects.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

  • Bachelor degree in the relevant field

  • Relevant Master degree is an advance.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong relevant technical expertise

  • High level of diplomacy, communication, negotiation and persuasion and advocacy skills.

  • Proven ability to provide coaching and deliver other capacity building activities.

  • Ability to provide supportive supervision to assure the interventions’ quality.

  • Ability to document and share best practice for replication.

  • Good data analysis and reporting skills.

  • Good proposal writing skills.

  • Strong ability to speak, write and read in both English and Vietnamese.

Experience

  • Three years’ relevant experience in technical areas. Experience in programme quality support and staff training/coaching is preferred.

  • Experience in working with INGOs

  • Experience in advocacy.

  • Experience in Resource acquisition

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.118)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Nam Giang, Quang Nam

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY19) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 420 staff, of which more than 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In FY19, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hung Yen, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the special project and technical projects in assigned communes and advocate for sustainable well being of children especially the most vulnerable children.

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lessons learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

  • Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

  1. Special project management

Private Non-Sponsorship (PNS):

  • All PNS project activities are implemented and coordinated under the approved Logframe/Design Document of the Project, in light of the WVV’s WASH / HWTS/ CLTS model. ((Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene; Household Water Treatment and Safe Store; Community Led Total Sanitation)

  • Coordinate and involve project partners and consultants to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate assigned project activities as planned, especially ensure its high quality and alignment with WASH technical project model and to ensure the sustainability of the project.

  • Ensure accountability to donor through reporting

  1. Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models and Advocacy

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools.

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms.) and tools.

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models.

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate.

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in public health, water and environment, community development, social work.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Good knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Experiences and good understanding of WASH and CP

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in Design, Monitring & Evaluation (DME) functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Fair English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development or similar INGO

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in Grant project management

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: 024.39439920 (ext.123)

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Development Facilitator- Huong Hoa AP (Temporary)

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY19) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In FY19, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hung Yen, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes and advocate for sustainable well being of children especially the most vulnerable children.

ROLE DIMENSIONS

Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lession learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models and Advocacy

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools.

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms.) and tools.

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models.

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate.

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

- Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

- Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

- Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

- Ability to think critically and reflect.

- Ability to lead own learning and development

- Fair English skill.

- Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

Experience

- At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

- Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

- Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

- Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: 024.39439920 (ext.123)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Zonal Technical Program Officer – Child Protection

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WVs work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,500,000 (FY19) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In FY19, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hung Yen, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

In alignment with the three ministry strategic objectives World Vision Vietnam implements three Technical Programs (TPs): Child Protection, Nutrition and Livelihoods. Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. They employ evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Approach (TA). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Visions mission, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TA and NO strategic objectives.

Under each zone (6-8 APs), there are 3 Technical Program Officers: Nutrition/Child Protection/Livelihood and 1 Program Effectiveness Unit (PEU) Officer. The Technical Program Officer directly reports to Zonal Manager and has dotted line to the Technical Program Manager.

Under each AP, there are 6-8 staff, including 1 AP Manager, 1 Sponsorship Facilitator, 1 Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, 1 AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of all projects and program activities for around 2 assigned communes/wards in their AP (from assessment to planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition). DFs will be coached by the AP Manager programmatically and the Technical Program Officers technically.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Provide technical support for the adaptation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of TP in the assigned zone and be accountable for the technical quality and cross cutting themes mainstreamed in the TP

  • Provide technical expertise and support to improve capacity of the AP staff and partners in the assigned zone in order to effectively deliver the TP

  • Advocate for the scaling-up of evidence based project models and multiply impact across different Aps and provincial level.

  • Contribute to ensure WV is a child safe organization through the implementation of the TP

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

  1. Strategic Direction

  • Provide inputs from the field for development/ review, revision of respective Technical Approach, Technical Program, Area Program (AP) Plans, Child protection Policy and Project Models

  • Provide input to TP Manager and Specialists on developing and standardizing Technical Guidelines/Training Materials for the implementation of Project models

  • Consolidate and analyze the monitoring data to come up with appropriate findings and recommendations to improve the technical quality

  • Participate in the impact assessment/ operation research of Project Models

  • Provide inputs to TP level reports

  • Support AP/ZM/TP managers in exploring needs for further funding to address the burning problems faced by the children relating to Child Protection and to share with Technical Program Manager in order to propose these issues through Concept paper, proposals.

  1. Technical Support and Quality Assurance

  • Develop and implement technical working plan for designed zone

  • Assist the AP (Including AP manager and DFs) to develop annual POA which relevant to AP plan and in alignment with NO technical strategy

  • Review AP Plans, annual POAs and project models of the designated APs to ensure its alignment with National Strategy, TA, and TP

  • Provide technical support for AP staff in the implementation of TP, addressing and finding solutions to TP issues

  • Facilitate periodic monitoring, supportive supervision and reflection at the APs in the zone to ensure the quality of the TPs implementation

  • Provide technical support for design, implementation and evaluation of grant/ PNS projects in designated zone

  • Consolidate, review and validate and analyze data from AP before sending to PE Officer for compiling zone Indicators

  • Support the AP team to ensure that assessment, monitoring and planning processes have active participation of the parents, community people, children and key project partners. This might include reviewing the process, documents of assessment & planning of the APs in the zone

  • Review all the annual reports of the APs in the zone and provide feedback for improvement

  • Support Technical Specialist and Technical Program Manager to standard DME tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP, ensuring child participation is mainstreamed.

  • Support zonal PEU Officer to introduce standard indicators and tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP to the AP staff, so that these tools are disseminated to the local network for their use

  • Participate in the following key M&E activities scheduled by PEU in the designated zone which should include AP assessment, AP Design and AP Evaluation

  • Ensure that national KPIs related to CP are reviewed, updated with accuracy periodically

  • Provide technical support for procurement and strategic sourcing (materials, consultants)

  • Support and guide APs in Child protection Policy Compliance and responding to Child protection incidents if any

  • Manage project activities and budget for provincial level

  • Review and ensure accuracy and consistency of all LEAP 3 budget coding

  • Provide support to APs in implementation of Child-Focused Disaster Risk Reduction - Climate Change Adaptation/Safe School activities

  1. Capacity Building

  • Introduce the technical models to AP staff

  • Provide technical guidance to district/commune partners on project models

  • In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager to facilitate capacity building activities including TOT training for AP technical resource persons for contextualization and follow-up

  • In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager, Communication and Advocacy staff to document and share the best practices on child protection for the purpose of staff learning and development.

  • Participate in building capacity with/for the National Rapid Response Team.

  • Be ready for deployment to lead/join emergency responses (when requested)

  1. Advocacy and Networking

  • Build and nurture effective working relationship with technical departments at provincial level

  • Document and disseminate evidences on the impact/ effectiveness of the relevant project models with the provincial level decision/policy makers for advocacy activities

  • Work with APs and Zonal Manager to plan and allocate budget for advocacy activities at provincial level

  • Implement and monitoring the outcomes of advocacy activities at provincial level while ensure the linkage between different levels

  • Identify and raise emerging issues for advocacy

  • Identify and share learnings, good practices, model from implementation for Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist for purpose of advocacy and replication.

  • Represent WVV at relevant forums, meetings, working groups and workshops relating to Child Protection in designated zone.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-study, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

Bachelors Degree in multi-disciplinary of economic social, law or community development or related fields.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of the Child Right Convention (CRC), Vietnam Children Law and child protection issues and practices.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management skills.

  • Proven ability to provide coaching and deliver capacity building activities.

  • Ability to provide supportive supervision to program (front-liners) staff to ensure the quality of the child protection models (e.g. Celebrating Families, Positive Discipline).

  • Ability to document and share best practice for replication.

  • Good data analysis and reporting skills.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Ability to communicate and relate effectively with a diverse range of people (i.e. project beneficiaries, Government officials, project partners, WVV staff).

  • Good reading and report writing skills in Vietnamese and English.

  • Good computer skills (word processing, excel, power point & email).

  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, exercise judgment, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

  • Be willing to work at grass root level and travel to different Program locations

Experience

  • Experience in working with non-governmental organization.

  • Proven experience in managing community projects

  • Experience in advocacy;

  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating projects

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department - World Vision International Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.127)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Nam Giang, Quang Nam

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY19) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2019, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

To manage the technical projects in assigned communes

ROLE DIMENSIONS:

1.Community Engagement and Sponsorship: (Time spent: 50%)

Planning:

Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and

local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children

Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based

development approach

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the

community

Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical

project interventions/ models

Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards

through the SR volunteer network

2. Program Management in assigned communes: (Time spent: 50%)

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms..) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

KNOWLEDGE – SKILL – ABILITIES

1. Education

Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

2. Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Good English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

3. Experience

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities

4. Work Environment

  • Based at district level

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Phan Xuan Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: 024.39439920 (ext.123)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Project Coordinator - HTPWG Project

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,500,000 (FY19) with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

The strategic focuses of WVV include: children protection from all forms of abuse, exploitation violence and injury; reduction of malnutrition rate of children under 5 through integrated approach; ; sustainable livelihood for poor households to support sustainable well-being of children.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh - Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa - Hung Yen - Hai Phong), Central: (Quang Tri - Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai - Binh Thuan – DakNong - Ho Chi Minh). WVV’s APs work with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

The project “Human Trafficking Prevention for Women and Girls in Dien Bien Province” (HTPWG project) is to empower local women and children, especially girls with capacity to protect themselves and their peers from all forms of violence and trafficking in persons in 2 APs of Muong Cha and Tuan Giao in Dien Bien province.

From March 2020 to February 2023 (3 years), the project plans to achieve 4 main outcomes:

(1) Women (19-30 years old) are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of Violence against women and children/ human trafficking (VAWC/human trafficking) through participating activities and mingling with peers at Community Centre;

(2) Girls are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of VAWC/human trafficking through participating activities;

(3) Women/girls are empowered through strengthening their economic status;

(4) Communities are empowered to provide safe environment for women and girls from VAWC/human trafficking.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will be responsible for connecting between Project Supervisor and the rest of the team, key partners at district and provincial level to achieve all project outcomes, and outputs as specified in the approved project proposal and logical framework within the planned budgets.

This position will assist the Project Supervisor in maintaining an effective DME system; as well as in building capacity for project staff and local partners on DME.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. DESIGN, COORDINATING PROJECT PLANNING, IMPLEMENTATION, MONITORING, EVALUATION

  • Coordinate and support for the field Project Officers to implement all approved project activities under outcomes 1,2,3,4 according to the timeline and coordination in light of the WVV Technical Approach and Technical Programme for Child protection and Livelihood.

  • Provide assistance to the Project Supervisor in facilitating all related project activities at provincial level; such as working with DOLISA , Department of Foreign Affair, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Department of Social Vices Prevention, …

  • Plans of action, budgeting and monitoring system is developed. Ensure qualified evidence for outputs and achievements.

  • Ensure the evaluation of the outcomes 1,2,3,4 is coordinated in line with WV’s Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning (LEAP) Framework.

  • Ensure the project meet World Vision International and donor accountability standards through continuous monitoring of the project implementation and field staff performance.

  • Provide high quality, accurate, and timely reports including narrative progressive reports and financial reports according to Grant donor requirements and WV’s LEAP framework are prepared.

  • Implement other tasks as assigned by Project Supervisor and/or Operation Director in order to effectively implement the Project.

  1. RELATIONSHIP BUILDING AND NETWORKING

  • Develop relationship with the relevant zonal manager, Technical Program Managers and Program Effectiveness Unit manager for obtaining technical advices.

  • Support the Project Supervisor in building relationships, documentation of lessons learned, dialogue and learning of approaches to anti-trafficking.

  • Establish effective partnerships with selected government ministries, UN agencies, NGOs and target communities involved in the repatriation and reintegration process.

  • Facilitate the network strengthening for strong collaboration and coordination for quality service provision to at risk and victims of VAWC and human trafficking.

  1. BUILDING CAPACITY FOR PROVINCE AND DISTRICT PARTNERS, AND 4 PROJECT OFFICERS AT TUAN GIAO, MUONG CHA APS ON DME

  • Under the technical support of Program Effectiveness Unit to provide necessary orientations & trainings on DME which specified in the Plan of Action, such as baseline survey, indicator monitoring and tracking, annual review and planning for project partners at district and commune levels so that they can plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the project effectively.

  1. DOCUMENT, FILE AND SHARE

  • Support the project officers, key local partners to ensure records of key interventions and their results are well documented for reporting, auditing and advocacy purposes.

  • Best practices under outcomes of 1, 2, 3, 4 are documented and shared to other stakeholders in Vietnam.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

- Bachelor’s Degree in social science or related fields.

Knowledge & Skills

- Demonstrated skill in project management, with required competency in Design - Monitoring - Evaluation functions.

- Well-developed representation and negotiation skills.

- Strong influencing and relationship building skills.

- Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of supervision, exercise judgment, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

- Well-developed writing and oral communications skills in both English and Vietnamese.

Experience

- At least 3 years’ relevant work experience

- Prior experience in anti-human trafficking

- Prior experience working in similar geographical locations

- Experience working in INGO environment.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Project Officer Livelihood - HTPWG Project Muong Cha

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,500,000 (FY19) with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

The strategic focuses of WVV include: children protection from all forms of abuse, exploitation violence and injury; reduction of malnutrition rate of children under 5 through integrated approach; ; sustainable livelihood for poor households to support sustainable well-being of children.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh - Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa - Hung Yen - Hai Phong), Central: (Quang Tri - Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai - Binh Thuan – DakNong - Ho Chi Minh). WVV’s APs work with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

The project “Human Trafficking Prevention for Women and Girls in Dien Bien Province” (HTPWG project) is to empower local women and children, especially girls with capacity to protect themselves and their peers from all forms of violence and trafficking in persons in 2 APs of Muong Cha and Tuan Giao in Dien Bien province.

From March 2020 to February 2023 (3 years), the project plans to achieve 4 main outcomes:

(1) Women (19-30 years old) are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of Violence against women and children/ human trafficking (VAWC/human trafficking) through participating activities and mingling with peers at Community Centre;

(2) Girls are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of VAWC/human trafficking through participating activities;

(3) Women/girls are empowered through strengthening their economic status;

(4) Communities are empowered to provide safe environment for women and girls from VAWC/human trafficking.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Mobilize resources, and help local partners strengthen their capacity in planning, implementing, and monitoring project activities to achieve project annual outcome/outputs in integration with Child protection project of the APs and district/commune social economic development plans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. RELATIONSHIP AND NETWORKING

  • Effectively establish work relations with partners including: District and Commune Program Management Boards (D/CPMBs), Village Development Boards, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), Veterinary station, Extension Station, Women Union, Commune People’s Committee in the project area.

  • Discuss with the above partners to build plans for cooperation and implement approved project activities effectively. Ensure good integration of livelihood activities with Child Protection interventions of the project to successfully achieve the project outcomes as specified in the approved proposal.

  • Support Project supervisor to build cooperative relation and maintain effective network with relevant development partners, especially at district level in order to establish livelihood groups and saving groups and ensure they are functional .

  • Well cooperate with zonal technical staffs, district and commune’s officials of DARD to ensure technical support for project implementation.

  1. PROJECT ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTATION

  • Ensure all project activities to be implemented effectively according to the approved proposal/Log frame, which are relevant and in alignment with WVV’s Livelihood Technical Approach.

  • Cooperate and coordinate with AP staffs, project partners and consultants to develop plan of action and prepare budget, ensure the quality implementation of the project following Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning frame work (LEAP3).

  • Community ownership is enhanced by implementing activities with community engagement to ensure project sustainability.

  • Ensure poor households, households with headed women and vulnerable children are prioritized targets of the project.

  • Provide regular coaching for women‘s groups.

  • Negotiate and implement procedure of purchasing on livelihood support, arrange handover timely and to the right beneficiaries.

  • Facilitate or implement other tasks relating to project implementation as assigned by Project Supervisor.

  1. PROJECT DESIGN, MONITORING AND EVALUATION

  • Facilitate regular reflection meetings (at least once a month) with partners and community and take timely corrective actions to address the gap of project implementation. The outcomes of reflection reports are submitted to Project Supervisor.

  • Assist project coordinator and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the log frame and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools.

  • Support Project supervisor to prepare project/ program reports including monthly, quarterly, semi-annual report and annual report according to the Grant donor’s and WV’s requirements.

  1. CAPACITY BUILDING:

  • Facilitate or implement capacity building on project implementation activities of livelihood at the district and commune level with support of Project Coordinator and the provincial DARD.

  • Organize technical trainings according to project design.

  1. DOCUMENTATION:

  • Documentation of good practices, lesson learnt and Transformational stories and other documentations upon request

  • Implement other admin tasks as being assigned by Project Supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

- Bachelor’s Degree in multi-disciplinary of economic – social or community development/ environment/ agriculture or related fields.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

- Community mobilisation skills, including networking/coordination among different local partners;

- Demonstrated training and group facilitation skills;

- Case management skills;

- Good time management and organizational skills;

- Good interpersonal and communications skills;

- Fair English, especially report writing and reading skills;

- Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point and email;

Experience

- At least 3 years work experience in community development.

- Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

- Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

- Experience in grant project management.

- Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

- Experience in INGO-funded project planning and implementation.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Special Project Finance Officer - Nam Giang, Quang Nam

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY19) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In FY19, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hung Yen, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

Special Project is a 3-5 year Grant project to focus on solving some key hot issues of community at district, provincial or city level to improve Well-being of children and enhance community’s capacity to sustain their children’s Well-being status.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position supports WV Vietnam to maintain high standards of financial stewardship and assist the Project Manager in maintaining the books of accounts and other financial records of Project & adhering to the financial standards of World Vision financial system to ensure accountability. Besides, the position also conductsassigned monitoring tasks of the BMZ Project in the assigned sites to achieve the goal, outcomes, and outputs stated in the BMZ design document and logical framework.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION

1. FINANCIAL POLICY COMPLIANCE

  • Administrative financial services are provided to the project to ensure compliance, quality, accuracy and consistency of work in project implementation, both for WVV’s budget and partner’s (CRD) budget

  • Consistent service delivery is ensured by collaborating and working closely with all of the team members of the Project.

  • All the day to day operational procedures in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, closure, audit, etc. are conducted in timely manner and in line with WV Policy and Procedure as well as Field Financial Manual (FFM) and Financial Standard Requirements from Grant Donors

  • The Project staffs are provided the necessary account analysis codes and assistance to correctly filled in and prepare cash advance, EER, payment request.

  • Adequacy and correctness of the supporting documents ensured for payments and/or voucher preparation (using Voucher Interface) to ensure consistency with WV’s Policy and donor requirements.

  • The financial transactions are monitored regularly to maintain project financial account in place and in order.

  • The application of Procurement procedure must be ensured as guided by NO, GC

  • The quality of the goods and services delivered to the beneficiaries is verified by conducting random visit to the project sites.

  • WV accounting policies and procedures are communicated to all staff and relevant partners.

2. BUDGET MANAGEMENT & FINANCIAL REPORTS

  • Review monthly financial report of partner (CRD) for compliance, risk management.

  • Prepare and consolidate donor financial report according to the signed contract.

  • The Project Manager is assisted in planning and developing project budget and cash flow in line with the Plan of Action and log frame.

  • The financial reports cover memo prepared with variance explanations, Advances & Payables Aging Analysis (IA 264 & IA 269), the asset register updated, the bank reconciliation performed and sent on time to the Cluster Finance Officer for posting.

  • The Sunsystem generated financial reports are reviewed with assistance of Cluster FO and NO FO for any non-project related expenses, discrepancies and irregularities from the project finance manual.

  • The Manager is provided with the necessary management financial report as and when required and adhering to the standards/templates required by donor.

3. FILING

  • Filing system of key documents is established and maintained (in hard copy and soft copy) and in line with audit requirements and Grant Donor’s requirement

  • All financial and other records required for audit purposes are maintained, and assistance provided in regular auditing of the Project.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor Degree;

  • Majored in finance/ accounting.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

  • Good time management and organizational skills;

  • Good interpersonal and communications skills;

  • Fair English, especially report writing skills;

  • Good computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email;

  • Ability and passion to learn about accounting

  • Experience in bookkeeping and accounting

  • Work in a team environment

  • 20% field visits are expected

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Phan Xuan Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi.

Tel: +84 24 39439920 – Extension: 123

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV People & Culture Director

This position is also open for foreign candidates but under local contract status (a local hire)

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. In FY20 WVV has a total budget around US$18 million with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. WVV employs about 420 staff, of which more than 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently WVV is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien); North2 (Yen Bai and Tuyen Quang); North3 (Hai Phong, Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa), Central & Highland (Quang Tri, Danang, Quang Nam and Quagn Ngai); and South (DakNong, Binh Thuan and HCMC). WVV’s AP focuses within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. Majority of WVV’s AP’s are located in remote mountainous areas where most vulnerable children exist.

A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that its staff members are based at district level, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Besides APs, WVV is also implementing Private non sponsorship and Grant projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To provide overall leadership to all PnC and Organizational Development functions and support the strategic direction of World Vision Vietnam.

  • To make the organization ready to undertake continuous improvement in quality and effectiveness of its people management strategies;

  • To ensure that all WVI People and Culture (P&C) standards are complied.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. Strategic and leadership support

  • Strategic, viable inputs and technical advice to National Director (ND) and Senior Leadership Team (SLT) during organizational planning and assessment, leadership development initiatives are provided to support the execution of the Field Office Strategy and business plans in the alignment with Our Promise phase II.

  • Appropriate actions are taken to ensure that WVI Partnership P&C standards and other related P&C Partnership initiatives are followed in the field.

  • P&C metrics monitored and reported for efficiency on talent acquisition, development, retention, performance management, employee engagement and organizational leadership – reflecting high standards of organisational performance

  • Leadership development needs addressed.

  • Evidence of mind set and behaviours among staff transformed to realise Our Promise. Culture of agility and innovation is strengthened.

  • Relevant and viable polices and guidelines are recommended to formulate organizational policies that lead to better organizational and departmental performance. In consultation with the ND ensure the ongoing evolution of HR policies, procedures and systems appropriate to the working needs of the organization, consistent to WVI Partnership P&C standards, and the local legal context. Risks pertaining to P&C area are minimized.

  • PnC &OD short term and long-term directions that are aligned with the organization’s strategic direction, and support the NO business plans are developed and well implemented.

II. Developing a strategic and professional People & Culture Team

  • The People & Culture team has the required capacity, capability, systems, processes, policies and guidelines to drive transformation of mind-sets and behaviours to deliver the national strategy and contributing to realization of Our Promise.

  • Professionalism and accountability in delivering services to staff and leaders are ensured.

  • Having a lean and effective PnC team which is able to support both Area Programs and Grants as well as is able to support NO Strategic direction.

  • Overall leadership and technical support as well as regular coaching and mentoring is provided to the PnC team members to support their professional growth and development. Second liners for PnC leadership position are identified and developed.

  • Our People system is fully operational with 100% accuracy and effectively utilized. Simplified and effective P&C processes.

  • Government Relations with the local labor agencies (DIPSERCO, SCEDFA, FOSCO) and other local partner agencies on HRM related issues are maintained and strengthened, and the legal compliance is ensured.

III. Developing a capable and committed workforce

  • Workforce plan is in place and updated.

  • Evidence of effective staff acquisition and retention.

  • Well-designed recruitment policy, systems and processes to attract HIPOs with the required mind-set and behaviours.

  • National staff capacity fully developed.

  • Appropriate job rotation and relocation is well arranged and coordinated in consultation with line managers and concerned departments, which enables staff professional growth and career development.

  • The traineeship program is planned and implemented so that there is always a bench strength in the organization to cater the growth as well as have capable and committed workforce for very remote locations including Dien Bien, Tuyen Quang, Tram Tau, Son Tay, South Tra My.

IV. Employee engagement and staff well being

  • Appropriate Staff Care policies are in place to ensure well-being of staff.

  • Lead annual Our Voice survey. Follow up actions to improve OV results are developed and implemented in consultation with SLT and relevant managers.

  • In consultation with the ND, ensure that the Compensation & Benefits are competitive (on par with other INGOs which are similar to WVV) to attract good professional staff as well as retain committed staff.

  • Periodical salary surveys are undertaken.

  • All the jobs are objectively and fairly evaluated and graded by Hay.

  • Ensure performance based pay for all national staff.

V. Promoting accountability and performance culture

  • Ensure performance culture continues to be strengthened, including reinforcement of the implementation of Partnering for Performance (P4P) approach. This includes recognition of good performers, and dealing with non-performers and other HR related issues in a timely manner.

  • On-going performance and career conversations take place at all levels.

  • Ensure that the performance development is implemented in line with talent management system.

  • Staff fully aware of Ethics point.

  • IIM cases are uploaded and managed properly.

  • Facilitate staff grievances and disciplinary action process in collaboration with line managers. Liaise with the Partnership Office Legal department and local Legal Counsel on matters pertaining to any employee-employer relationship that will have legal ramifications to WVI.

VI. Promoting leadership quality and sustainability

  • Succession plan, career development plan and talent review is developed and implemented, focusing on highly potential and committed staff.

  • Potential successors/secondliners for key and critical positions and for future leadership identified and systematically nurtured.

  • Orientation strategy in place that helps new staff to understand and subscribe to WV core values and ethos.

  • Training/coaching programs and processes are designed and facilitated.

  • Develop middle managers and future leaders for the organization, leveraging the use of WVI resources including SLDP, GLO. Management Essentials.

  • Standards, policies and guidelines for staff and leadership development are set in consultation with SLT.

  • Effective mechanism is designed and implemented to maximize ROI of L&D efforts.

VII. Spiritual leadership

  • Ensures that Christ-centered commitment is a foundational mandate of PnC&OD processes.

  • Provides time and space for staff to participate in organizationally initiated spiritual formation activities when appropriate.

  • Creates opportunities for spiritual reflection of PnC staff to increase their sense of meaningful job and passion for the ministry.

  • Leads the PnC department in modelling biblical ethics and principles in actions and lifestyle.

  • Leads the organizational reflection upon request or when deemed necessary.

  • All staff are able to live out WV core values.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management & Organizational Development or Business Administration.

  • Master degree in HRM is preferred.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Proven record with HR functions, having initiated and implemented purpose-driven and organization-focused change.

  • Demonstrated competency in developing systems, policies and guidelines to support people management and organizational effectiveness.

  • Proven leadership and management skills in restricted context.

  • Has good knowledge and understanding of local labor laws on Compensation, Labor Relations/Standards, and Issuances.

  • Has broad and deep working knowledge on recruitment, retention and separation of staff.

  • Ability to champion the cause and concerns of the employees without compromising the values and resources of the organization.

  • Ability and skills to build the capacity of individual staff, leaders and the organization to meet and exceed the competencies/capabilities required to achieve organizational goals and objectives.

  • Ability to travel across the country and abroad.

Experience

  • At least 5 years of broad and deep experience in leading and managing Human Resource team and relevant experience in organizational development, leadership development and change management in World Vision context.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.118)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.