PNS - Economic Coordinator

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years



World Vision International – Lao PDRcountry strategy FY2019-2021focuses on key ministry priorities for child well-being namely Nutrition, Food Security (PNS- Economic) and Education. The Technical Specials and Provincial TP manager aim to ensure that technical support is brought closer to the field operations implementing programmes.

The PNS-Economic Project Coordinatoris responsible for the implementation of the PNS-Economic Project activities to support the Nutrition Models. H/She will be working with Provincial TP Manager to establish and maintain the programme quality. This person will be representing WVI-LAO to technical networks at district level and engaging in advocacy relevant to TP objectives, using credible M&E and evidence from TP implementation, and providing capacity building to Communities and partners.

Key Objectives of Job: The position is accountable for the following:

1. Plan and implement the PNS- Economic project to support technical project model log-frame and LEAP budget following the TP quality standards and requirements.

2. Provide Food Security technical capacity building and coaching/mentoring to Community, project partners and relevant stakeholders.

3. To build strength the community to access to marketing and get more household income.

4. Represent of WVI-L in advocacy and external engagement as leading organization technical programs at district level.

Major Responsibilities of Job:

  1. A. Support Project Model Adaptation & Implementation

  • Coordinate and working with existing project models to ensure achievement of goal

  • Work with Provincial Team and Project Partners to adapt the technical project implementation to community context.

  • Implement the Project activities based on project log-frame within the agreed design and budget.

  • Develop, review and update annual, semi-annual and monthly budget and detail implementation plan.

  • Work withPakou TPC Coordinator and TDF to identify and mitigate risks/issues to ensure quality implementation of technical project models.

  • Work with PakouTPCs and TDF to organize training and ongoing coaching/mentoring on technical project model/curriculum to project partners.

  • Lead reflection and learning of technical PNS- Economic project implementation for ongoing feedback and improvement.

  • Coordinate and participate in WVI-L technical program/project learning networks to share experiences and lessons learnt with the evidence.

2. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Work with DME team and TDF team to develop a monitoring plan; conduct spot-checks, reflect the PNS-Economic project implementation and carrying out the plan.

  • Use standardized TP monitoring tool and its appropriate assurance.

  • Analyse and disaggregate data in order to track the progresses on working with MVC.

  • Train and engage project partners and key stakeholders in project monitoring and learning.

  • Track technical project model spending and variance explanation against budget plan.

  • Writing English Semi Report, Annual progresses Report, Monthly Report, Story, Quarterly Report, to Provincial TP manager.

  • Prepare and compile project model data for child well-being report.

  • Prepare documentation of relevant technical on Food Security project model as requested.

    3. Advocacy and External Representation

  • Represent WVI-L at District/village levels to promote building strengthen to Farmer cash crop planting group and Farmer Animal group collaborative relationship.

  • Implement PNS-Economics’ advocacy components to influence local policy implementers/decision makers at district Agriculture and/or VDC at village levels through use of the evidence-based.

  • Participate in implementing TP Advocacy components at provincial/District level

    4. Team Work and Integration

  • Actively participate as a member in learning, training and spiritual nurture.

  • Orient/train Farmer on new technical for Cash crop planting and animal raising.

  • Share plan and integrate/synergize technical project activities.


  • Degree in Public Agriculture/Food Security (Planting and Animal raising).

  • Good understanding Food Security and Nutrition status in community context.

  • Technical knowledge in food security to support Nutrition.

  • Clear understanding on Food Security on Program including Nutrition models and approaches.

  • Basic knowledge on Food Security data collection and analysis.

  • Knowledge of community participatory advocacy models


  • 2 years’ experience in the technical area of Food Security to support Nutrition, Maternal and Child health.

  • Experience in working with community based approaches

  • Experience conducting and assisting food security surveys

  • Strong experience in project implementation and Design Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • Experience managing project across a large geographic area within district.

  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with local government and NGO partners and stakeholders

  • Experience Food security related advocacy campaigns and activities

  • Experience in working on behavioral change and communications

  • Proven experience in project coordination, including financial management and monitoring and evaluation.

  • Experience in handling training and workshops for groups and communities( including coaching and mentoring)

  • Willingness to learn and be pro-active about personal professional development

  • Good organizational and coordinating skills

  • Good report writing skills

  • Ability to pro-actively influence, network, and collaborate with local level government and NGOs

  • Good communication skills in Lao and English (written and verbal)

  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills (including facilitation)

  • Thorough knowledge and ability of MS Office

  • Ability to demonstrate project management and foster a collaborative, team oriented atmosphere

  • Integrity, honesty, and accountability to both the team and the community

Work Environment: Willingness to stay in the communities

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 10 January 2020, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]