Program Coordinator - Gender Justice

CAREER OPPORTUNITY:

Oxfam is an international agency of 17 organizations working together in 94 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice. In Vietnam, Oxfam is recognized as one of the leading international NGOs, especially in rural development, disaster risk reduction and humanitarian response, civil society development, ethnic minorities, and women’s empowerment.

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Vietnamese citizen to fill the following position:

PROGRAM COORDINATOR – GENDER JUSTICE

Reference number: 131001

The post is a fixed-term contract, based in Hanoi but with frequent travel

The Role:    You will be responsible for the strategy development and implementation of the Oxfam Gender Justice program in Vietnam in close co-operation with local partner organizations. The Oxfam Gender Justice program covers both standalone initiatives to address gender inequality issues as well as innovative approaches to mainstream gender into all other development programs, including work on value chains of key commodities as a solution to empower poor women to improve their livelihoods.    

Report to:     Associate Country Director

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

- In close co-operation with Country Office team in Hanoi you are responsible for the implementation of the Oxfam Country strategy in Vietnam.
- You will lead the process to develop the strategy for Oxfam’s Gender Justice Program that covers both gender stand-alone initiatives and gender mainstreaming interventions. 
- You will manage the implementation of the Gender Justice program including: program/project planning, identifying and maintaining direct contacts with partners; monitoring and supporting partners in project implementation and their organizational capacity development. 
- You will actively engage in discussions with partners and other stakeholders to develop programs that can foster external funding opportunities.  You coordinate a gender working group and insure its cohesion, accountability and reliability on programme delivery and strategy development.
- You report to the Associate Country Director on the progress made in the program development and implementation, and you will also report to donors on the progress of external funded projects (if applicable)
- You provide for the appraisal of project progress reports, ensure feedback to partner organizations & monitoring of agreements, and ensure registration in Oxfam administrative system.
- You initiate and facilitate activities concerning knowledge & information management with local partners to strengthen the effectiveness and implementation of programs and lessons learned.
- You are responsible for identifying, organizing, facilitating and if needed monitoring of the capacity building processes for partners and other related stakeholders in the Gender Justice program.
- You will facilitate the development and/or actively engage in a network of organizations working on gender justice issues.
- You support the other Oxfam sectorial programme team in their integration of gender and facilitate learning activities to reinforce capacities among Oxfam team.

You will represent and communicate Oxfam’s public policy and advocacy positions on gender justice as and when appropriate to institutions, government, international, national and local organizations as required.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCE

- Have a relevant education at academic level, preferably in a development-related field;
- Substantial knowledge about gender issues in Vietnam and familiarity with innovative approaches to address gender problems and to promote gender justice.
- Demonstrable recent and substantial work experience with gender justice and women’s rights related programs in Vietnam.
- Experience in strategic planning and program development
- Experience in managing and monitoring development projects, including partnership management.
- Sound experience on capacity building and good facilitation skills
- Analytical thinking skills and abilities to influence others.
- Good communication skills and fluent command of English, both in writing and speaking.
- Willingness to travel to remote areas of Vietnam, and potentially within the SE Asia region;
- Outstanding social and intercultural skills;

Gross Annual Salary Range:    VND478,755,174 – VND718,132,761       

The closing date for application:      31st October 2013

How to Apply: Send your application in writing, including a motivation letter and Curriculum Vitae and mentioning reference number (131001) to han[email protected] to the attention of Tran Thanh Hang.

Oxfam offers an attractive benefit package. We regret that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Oxfam
Location: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2013-10-31