Project Officer

Position:                Project Officer
Location:                Hanoi, Vietnam

Full-time position
ICEE is an international NGO, registered in Vietnam, which collaborates with other NGO’s and Government departments to ensure good vision outcomes for the people of Vietnam. The Project Officer position has been created to assist in the development and implementation of ICEE’s primary eye care projects in Vietnam.
Please read more about ICEE on their website

Job Purpose
The primary role of the Project Officer is to provide direct support to ICEE to ICEE projects, specifically partner liaison and assisting with project implementation.
S/he will work with the Program Coordinator and other members of the team in ensuring effective relationships with all partners and development of programs.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Maintain close communication and effective liaison between ICEE and local partners, local governments, and other relevant development actors
2. Participate in the sourcing of project related equipment and consumables

3. Arrange and manage the procurement and importation and distribution of equipment and spectacles to project areas  
4. Participate in stakeholder meetings as ICEE’s representative
5. Provide guidance to partners in the use of the PCM (Project Cycle Management) approach in project planning, implementation, monitoring and documentation; including assisting in drafting of guidelines and operating procedures
6. Draft project and funding proposals, reports and budgets
7. Ensure high quality reporting and timely submission of documents and reports by ICEE partners and provide translation where necessary
8. Perform quarterly monitoring of projects to ensure that activities and expenditures are in line with agreed targets and prepare related project reports
9. Conduct situational analyses
10. Manage risk and identify opportunities
11. Travel within Vietnam as required by the project
12. Accompany and assist visiting international delegates where necessary
13. Perform any other related tasks delegated by the Program Coordinator for overall effective program operation

Skills required
- Highly organized, flexible, has initiative and can manage work under pressure
- Ability to work both independently and as member of a team
- Willingness and ability to learn
- Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills, both in English and Vietnamese
- Willingness to travel 30%-50% of the time.
- Good computer skills and ability to adapt to various software applications – minimum requirement Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software package.

Selection Criteria
- University degree in related field. Further training in development, project management and/or public health is an advantage.
- At least 3 years project facilitation and management experience in an international NGO and/or government national health program context.
- Good understanding of development and issues related to the management of development projects in the Vietnamese context.
- Vietnamese citizen
Please email your Application Letter and C.V. Please email your Application Letter and C.V. to
[email protected] and [email protected] by 31 May 2010

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
International Centre for Eyecare Education (ICEE)
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2010-05-31