Project Assistant – Digitalization for Resilience Project in Nhu Xuan, Thanh Hoa (WVI)

Job Description

  • Organisation Name: WVI
  • Location: Thanh Hoa
  • Application Deadline: 23/11/2023

Work Context

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization working to improve the quality of life of people, especially children who are marginalized and living in poverty. World Vision helps all who are in need, regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. World Vision Vietnam (WVV) has been funded from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non-Sponsorship (PNS)/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 93% are Vietnamese nationals.
WVV is operating in 14 provinces and cities. WVV’s Area Program (AP) usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

Purpose of position

  • Increase disaster risk reduction capacity, sustainable production of food and non-food items and successfully sell their produce on the local market or through e-commerce for the target households that contribute to child wellbeing
  • To carry out project activities in accordance with the work plan and budget plan approved by the donor with a view to the ownership of local partners when the project ends.
  • The project staff will be under supervision, monitoring and support of Nhu Xuan Area Program Manager, to implement activities at communities, enhance relations in community, mobilize resources, and help local partners promote their capacity. Together with partners to establish groups in communities, conduct trainings/communications to improve capacity for group members and communities then support target entities toward sustainable child well-being target households and communities partners when the project ends.

Major responsibilities

  • Appropriate interventions for target population in the impact area are designed
  • Inputs for intervention strategy are made through developing research, designing data collection tools, carrying out baseline survey/research in the field, analysing data, and presenting finding to relevant audiences;
  • Planning sessions are carried out with government counterparts and community ensuring the sustainability of the project.
  • Project activities are planned, implemented, monitored with project partners as per plan to ensure the project’s progress and note the effect of the project activities in the community;
  • Baseline survey is implemented with project partners as soon as the project document is approved by the people’s committee of Thanh Hoa province in the first year of the project and the final evaluation is implemented by an external consultant in the third year of the project time life;
  • Community project ownership is facilitated by conducting community participation activities to ensure that the resources of the project will create direct benefit to community members, specially towards to the poor;
  • Project’s progress is kept track and information is updated in liaison and collaboration with project partners. Monthly, quarterly and annual project reports on the progress of the project are prepared and information is shared with the AP manager, Central– Livelihood technical program officer and District PMBs.
  • Project activities are integrated with Nhu Xuan Area Program
  • Follow strictly WVV and Donor finance procedures and guidelines. Ensure appropriate expenditures/utilization, transparency and integrity of all expenses.
  • Project partners are able to maximize their resources for project achievements; solutions for improving project quality is discussed transparently, timely toward mutual agreement through effective partnerships with relevant agencies of Nhu Xuan district including: Project Management Board (PMB) at district and commune levels; Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DOARD), Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control (CNDPC); Telecommunications Services Provider (TSP); Department of Natural Resource Environment (DONRE), Red Cross, Women’s Union; Television and Radio Stations and FAVRI....
  • Integration between project activities and AP interventions are well performed by good collaboration with other AP staffs for supportiveness and openness
  • Technical inputs from relevant technical program officer/specialist/manager were provided timely and sufficiently through a continued and constructive cooperation with WVV technical programs and relevant departments.
  • Join and share in appropriate learning events (internal or external WVV)
  • Most Significant Change Stories, Lessons Learnt of every step are well written to share with related stakeholders and within WVV.
  • Project documentation film will be produced for scaling up purpose.
  • Work in a team environment
  • Participate in new project concept note development.
Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesEducation
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting
Knowledge & Skills (preferred)
  • Good knowledge of accounting theory, financial statements and government tax requirements.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Good computer skills. Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office software, especially MS Excel.
  • In-depth working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the WVI Field Financial Manual.
  • Knowledge of WV operations and programming requirements.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Willingness to support, articulate and demonstrate World Vision’s core values in meaningful ways to colleagues, partners, donors, children and communities.
Experience (required)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in finance and accounting, preferably with international humanitarian organizations.
  • Experience in community development or with NGO.
  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.
  • Experience in accounting and finance.
Language Requirements
  • Vietnamese: Fully Fluent
  • English: Fluently

How to apply

Please apply via this link: WVV Project Assistant - Digitalization for Resilience Project in Nhu Xuan, Thanh Hoa
Our contact details are:
People and Culture Department World Vision International - Vietnam Address: No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi. Tel: 024. 39439920
We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender. A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.
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