Head of Southern Regional Programme

ActionAid is an international development agency whose aim is to fight poverty worldwide. Founded in the United Kingdom in 1972, for over 30 years, we have been growing and expanding to where we are today - helping the poorest and most excluded people in 47 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas in securing their rights and eradicating poverty.

In Vietnam, ActionAid operates in over 20 provinces in mountainous and remote regions, including urban areas of Ho Chi Minh City since 1989 in the fields of education, women’s rights, HIV/AIDS, governance and food rights.

ActionAid Vietnam (AAV) is seeking to recruit a well-qualified and experienced Vietnamese citizen for the following position:
The post is offered on an open-ended contract, based in Hochiminh office with frequent travel to the fields.

Job purpose summary:   Provide effective leadership and ensure that AAV programs in Southern Vietnam are well planned, executed, monitored, evaluated and reported in accordance with the goals and objectives of Country Strategy Plan and other corporate documents.

Reports to:       Programme Manager

The requirements:     
- University degree on social science, economics or development studies, post-graduate is preferred.
- 5 years experience in management position in development sector, preferably in NGOs
- Strong management and leadership skills
- Sound knowledge on poverty reduction strategies/ plan and  development issues
- Expertise on participatory methodologies and right-based approach
- Good networking and partnership building techniques
- Experience in report and proposal writing skills
- Good command of English

Please click here for more information on TOR

The closing date for application:      September 10th, 2010
How to Apply:

Interested candidates please send a cover letter, most recent resume, and copies of relevant degrees to:
ActionAid Vietnam, Room A502, 14-16 Ham Long Street,
HEAC Building, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Attn.: Human Resources & Organisational Development Department (HR-OD)
Or via e-mail address: [email protected]

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applications will not be returned.

AAV is an equal opportunity employer.

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Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2010-09-10