Consultant with Plan in Vietnam

Organization/Project Overview:
Plan is an international humanitarian, child centered community development organization without religious, political or governmental affiliation. Plan’s vision is a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity.
Working with children, their families and communities in 46 of the world’s poorest countries, Plan today is one of the world’s largest international development organizations, committed to the well being of children and to support the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Plan is an equal opportunity employer. In Vietnam, Plan works in partnership with local people, organizations and government bodies at all levels.
Plan in Vietnam is currently implementing the Child helpline project, which operates across the country. Plan is looking for consultants with in-depth knowledge and experiences in conducting a feasibility research that can support Plan and its partner to improve its services to children with difficult circumstances and those living in mountainous, border and island areas. Plan in Vietnam works in 9 provinces in north and central Vietnam within the following sectors: ECCD; Education; Maternal and Child Health; Child Protection; WASH; DRM; and Microfinance.

Job Title: Consultants to conduct a Feasibility research to evaluate the need to get access to the Child helpline of children, who have difficult circumstances and children living in mountainous, border and  island areas
Location: Bac Giang, Ha Giang, Quang Ngai, Kon Tum and Ca Mau

Main responsibilities:
- Work with Plan in Vietnam technical program staff and partners to conduct the research
- Submit to Plan in Vietnam and partner a final research report in Vietnamese and a translated version in English ( approximately 40 pages)
- Present research findings at a dissemination workshop

- Must have experience as a team leader in conducting research in social issues
- Experience in conducting research in children issues or children, who have difficult circumstances or children, who live in mountainous, border or island areas is preference
- Must have excellent communication skills
- Knowledge in Child helpline in Vietnam is an advantage
- Must have the ability to work under huge pressure and to work to deadlines
- Must have group facilitating skill
- MA degree is essential

Interested candidates should send a letter of application and CV by email or post not later than 29th October, 2010 to:

Nguyen Thi Hoai Phuong – Child helpline Coordinator
10th floor, 72 Tran Hung Dao, Hanoi, Vietnam
Email: [email protected]
Cc to: [email protected]
Tel: 0438220661/ext: 22

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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Plan in Vietnam
Bac Giang, Ha Giang, Quang Ngai, Kon Tum and Ca Mau
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2010-10-29