Coordinator for the Education Programme

Title: Coordinator for the Education Programme
Contract type: Short-term contract
Duration: May- 31 December 2013 with view to possible extension to 2016
Duty station: Hanoi with frequent visits to programme provinces

About the organisation
The Flemish Association for Development Cooperation and Technical Assistance, Belgium (VVOB) is recruiting an officer for the basic education programme. This programme aims to improve the quality education in 5 provinces of North and Central Vietnam (Thai Nguyen, Quang Ninh, Nghe An, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai) through an increased use of Active Teaching and Learning (ATL).


The Coordinator will report to Country Programme Manager (CPM) and Advisors. He/she will be responsible for the component on the pre-service training for teachers, including the following tasks:
- Develop, implement annual plan, budget, monitoring and evaluation to support ATL change processes of relevant partners in the programme’s provinces
- Organise/ deliver trainings on capacity building for partners’ management and staff
- Identify, follow up strategies of linking pre-service and in-service for teachers
- Engage, support, organise research on relevant issues of the programme
- Coordinate activities with other programme components to ensure the overall objective of the programme
- Promote active networking with internal and external stakeholders
- Explore possibilities to and advocate the programme
- Support Organisational Learning (OL) including self-study among team members, exchange with other national and international VVOB’s programmes
- Ensure sound financial management according to the organisation’s rules and regulations
- Other duties as required


- Bachelor (or master degree) with at least 7 years working experience for development agencies and projects/programmes
- A study background in social and/or education sciences or development studies is a plus

Essential skills:
- Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with LOG frame approach
- Demonstrated knowledge of early childhood and primary education in Vietnam, especially in pre-service, in-service for teachers
- Good ICT skills
- Excellent report writing skills (reports, papers, ...)
- Fluent in English and Vietnamese

Desirable skills:
- Experience with research

VVOB core competencies:
- Result-orientation: undertake goal-oriented and concrete actions in order to meet or exceed goals
- Cooperation: contribute to a common result at team, department or organisation level, even if it is not really a personal priority
- Continuous improvement: in one's performance and the functioning of the department, due to willingness to learn and grow during periods of change

Remuneration and benefits: Salary and package according to EU-UN cost norms 2012 (including social and health benefits)

Starting date: As soon as possible.

Candidates for the position are requested to submit letters of application and CV in English by 17:30, 28th March 2013: email to [email protected] and [email protected].

All applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2013-03-28