Community Support Officer

Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) is an Oslobased Humanitarian organization working in the fields  of Mine Action and Development. NPA’s Vietnam Programme is primarily based on Mine Action  and it supports a project office in Hue and a partner office in Quang Tri. NPA Vietnam is seeking  qualified Vietnamese national applicants for the position of Community Support Officer (CSO)  for its Project office in Hue.

Main Responsibility

- The Community Support Officer is responsible for the implementation of the Community  Support Team (CST) activities under guidance of Community Support Coordinator (CSC).
Specific Duties
- Collect CST field data of households within NPA areas of operations in line with NPA
- Standard Operations Process (SOP)
- Provide, with support from CSC, training of CST in impact assessment, participatory rural  assessment  and  other  community  engagement  methodologies  in  accordance  with  NPA/International Standards.
- Determine weekly work agenda of CST activities in consultation with CSC.
- Cooperate  closely  with  CSC to finalize working plans for approval and assist CSC with Community Support Assistant (CSA) performance evaluations under his/her charge.
- Support  CSC in coordinating  with  local  authorities  to  facilitate  incoming  delegations working within or visiting the CST activities.
- Support in communicating with local authorities, other collaborating partners related to CST activities.
- Prepare monthly CST reports to the CSC.
- Assist in the development and refinement of the CST activities where required.
- Minimum qualifications
- High school diploma
- Two years of experience working for development projects/organizations 
- Participatory rural assessment  and/or other community engagement experience is desirable
- Microsoft Office literacy
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- May have to work at weekends and/or evenings as required

Interested candidates are requested to submit a CV and a cover letter to NPA via e?mail address  to [email protected] . The closing date for applications is 08 February, 2013 at 5 pm with a start  date as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Norwegian People's Aid (NPA)
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2013-02-08