National Consultant to Develop IEC Materials on Rice Cultivation with SRI

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

Child Safeguarding positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

We are looking for a national consultant to perform consultancy service for:

  • Vacancy: Developer for IEC Materials on Rice Cultivation with SRI
  • Based in Hanoi

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop individual work plan and support to incorporate it into team work plan;
  • Participate in field visit to learn about actual interventions on the ground;
  • Take reference on available leaflets on rice cultivation with SRI from other projects;
  • Develop and get agreement with project team and Hmong expert on outlines of the leaflet on rice cultivation with SRI;
  • Provide technically concise requirements for leaflet image visualization. Such requirements should express all main points from improved technique procedures on rice cultivation with SRI;
  • Develop schedule and methodology including questionnaires for collection of local feedbacks on the leaflet;
  • Participate in field trip for gathering local feedbacks on the first drafts;
  • Participate in province workshops for gathering local feedbacks on the second drafts;
  • Support and provide comments on pictures/ draws which express the above mentioned technical requirements and design of the leaflets.

Key Competencies:

  • Master degree on cropping;
  • Having at least 10 years of working experience;
  • Experiences on working with ethnic minority communities will be advantage;
  • Experiences on development of agriculture IEC material on SRI, especially for ethic minority communities;
  • Relevant experience on development and implementation of SRI intervention for ethnic minority communities;
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently;
  • Ability to travel and work in mountainous area;
  • Previous work in JSDF project is advantage.

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: 4th Floor, Mercury Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho, District Hanoi or by Email: [email protected]

The SC’s application form and job description are attached.

The closing date for application is 5pm on 12 December 2018. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face.  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2018-12-12