World Vision Vietnam (WVV) invites competent Vietnamese candidates for the position:
04 Special Project Officer for Ending Violence Against Children in the Greater Mekong Sub-region project (EVAC-GMS) in Van Chan, Luc Yen Area Programs (APs), Yen Bai province and Muong Cha, Tuan Giao, Dien Bien province
EVAC’s Project Goal: Vulnerable children and youth (girls and boys of 12-24 years) are cared for and protected from child trafficking, abuse, neglect, exploitation, and all other forms of violence, within supportive families and communities.
Outcome 1: Children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, are empowered with the skills and knowledge to reduce their personal risk to trafficking and related forms of violence.
Outcome 2: Families and caregivers are provided with access to adequate and appropriate services in order to care for and protect their children.
Outcome 3: Communities are strengthened and working together to create a safe and protective environment for all children.
Outcome 4: Systemic barriers are reduced to addressing violence against children, including trafficking.
The project will be integrated in Van Chan, Luc Yen, Muong Cha and Tuan Giao APs. There are one Manager, one Coordinator, one DME Officer and one Financial Officer who are based at the national office and 4 Project Officers who are based at AP level.
Purpose of the position:
To assist the Project Manager and AP Manager in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating EVAC project activities for achieving the goal, outcomes, and outputs which are included in the EVAC design document and logical framework, particularly related to child protection, anti-trafficking, covering prevention and protection, advocacy aspects at local level.
Assistance is provided to the EVAC Project Manager and AP manager with technical support from Project Coordinator and DME Officer to develop Plan of Action at grassroots levels, ensuring the integration between EVAC and AP.
Problems and alternative solutions as well as opportunities for partnership are identified by participating in community needs assessments including stakeholder analysis and situation analysis in collaboration with other AP team members.
Potential stakeholders and resources are identified for partnerships/ project implementation in the target locations.
Project Activities Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting
Assistance is provided to partners in providing safe migration assistance services.
Partnership with the community based Child Protection Committees on child protection and combating violence is promoted and strengthened.
Assistance is provided to training on life skill education and vocational training for children and youth.
Direct assistance and protection services are provided to vulnerable and victims of trafficking and child protection incidents.
Support is provided to each client and the progress of his/her reintegration is tracked in cooperation with government counterparts.
Meetings with volunteers, case workers and Project Management Boards (PMB) for reflection and case management review are organized monthly or when needed.
Appropriate expenditures/utilization of funds are ensured
Partnership with appropriate stakeholders is established
Project activities at the AP level are monitored to ensure the project goal and outcomes are achieved
Information about project activities is gathered and documented regularly.
Act as a contact person of the AP for routine issues concerning EVAC
Attend reflection meetings at AP and EVAC meetings at national level
Assistance is provided to EVAC Project Manager and AP manager with technical support from Project Coordinator and DME Officer in project design, implementation, monitoring and reflection
Project activities are implemented in integration with the other projects at APs
Project reports are developed in good quality and delivered on time
Ensure EVAC related document at field are filed for references
Follow strictly WVV finance procedures and guidelines
Support Project Coordinator in liaising with Provincial Program partners upon request
Contribution is made to project baseline survey, participatory rural appraisal, final evaluation, or other social surveys
Volunteers and caseworkers are trained on facilitation and program skills.
Life skill and positive parenting education provided to targeted groups.
Assistance is provided to the Project Coordinator in capacity building for caseworkers and government counterparts who will carry out child protection activities at grassroots levels
Behaviour Change Communication is provided to and lesson learnt of EVAC project activities is shared with other APs.
Contribution is made to project good practices, lesson learnt and MSCs and other documentations upon request
The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on the job training:
Bachelor social science or related fields
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;
1-2 years of relevant work experience.
Experience in INGO-funded project planning and implementation.
World Vision Vietnam is a Christian humanitarian 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: 4thfloor, the HEAC building, 14-16 Ham Long street, 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.
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization which works to improve the quality of life of people, especially children, who are marginalized and living in poverty regardless of religion, race and gender.