Senior Officer: Civil Society & Capacity Strengthening

Pact, an international NGO based in Washington, DC, aims to build the capacity of local organizations to meet pressing social needs in HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, and other sectors in dozens of countries around the world. Pact Viet Nam's program is currently focused on supporting the national HIV/AIDS response.  They provide USAID funding, technical assistance, and capacity building support to NGOs implementing prevention, care and treatment interventions, as well as policy-level initiatives.  They are seeking a talented Vietnamese national to join our dynamic team in Ha Noi

Senior Officer:  Civil Society & Capacity Strengthening

Main responsibilities: The Senior Officer: Civil Society & Capacity Strengthening will be responsible for leading the implementation of Pact Vietnam's organizational capacity development and civil society strengthening efforts. He/she will  work under the supervision of the
Advisor for Capacity & Civil Society Strengthening and in close coordination with the Officer for Organizational Development to design and deliver high quality capacity development support to Pact's partner organizations while playing a pivotal role in advancing Pact's engagement with civil society development in Vietnam.

In addition, the SO will be responsible for working with the Director of Programs and the Care & Treatment and Prevention teams to facilitate cross-partner coordination of all capacity building activities and better integration of technical and organizational development inputs.  The SO must demonstrate dynamic leadership, creativity, and the ability to communicate Pact's work compellingly both verbally and in writing. Furthermore, s/he must collaborate effectively both internally and externally to progress Pact Vietnam's civil society and partner strengthening objectives.

Desired education, skills and qualities
- University or higher degree in a related field
- Experience working for or with civil society organizations in Vietnam and knowledge of the emerging sector
- Experience in and aptitude for multi-stakeholder training and facilitation
- Familiarity with principles of organizational learning and development
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team; well organized, and able to prioritize multiple tasks, while driving results
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong oral and written communication skills in English
- Ability to translate technical information into practical guidance and tools and effectively communicate these using print, electronic
and presentation media

Pact Viet Nam offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package.

All applications must include (1) a letter explaining why you are interested and how you are suitable and (2) a curriculum vitae. Please email your application to [email protected] no later than Jan 6, 2010.

To obtain a detailed job description for the position, please send your request to [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Please do not make phone calls.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
PACT Vietnam
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2010-01-06