Service contract

Project Coordinator (KOICA-funded Project), Ha Noi, Viet Nam Country Office, SB4

31 July 2019

Hanoi, Viet Nam


SERVICE CONTRACT: Project Coordinator (KOICA-funded Project), Ha Noi, Viet Nam Country Office, SB4

Level: SB-4/SC-9
Contract Type: Service Contract (SC)
Duty station: Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Duration: One year
Job ID: 24722
Closing date: 31 July 2019

Organizational Setting:
UNFPA is implementing the Project “Building a support model to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls in Viet Nam” funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA Project). The Project Coordinator of KOICA Project is located in the UNFPA Country Office at the Green One UN House in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.  He/She works under the overall supervision of and reports directly to the Programme Specialist on Human Rights and Gender. The Project Coordinator leads the management, monitoring and evaluation/reporting of KOICA project activities and provides policy advice to all issues related to gender-based violence, as and when required.
The Project Coordinator supervises a Project Associate and coordinates activities of the project personnel. S/He works in close collaboration with the programme staff and the operations team of the Country Office, other UN Agencies, and Government officials, technical advisors and experts and civil society (where relevant) ensuring successful KOICA Project implementation.

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Result-based project management, including monitoring and evaluation, of the entire KOICA project.
  • Contribute to policy advocacy works in the area of national response to gender based violence.
  • Ensure the established policies, rules and procedures of UNFPA and Government complied to in all project activities.
  • Substantively contribute to resource mobilization undertakings of the Country Office.
  • Document good practices and lessons learned from the KOICA project activities for knowledge management and decision taking by the Country Office Management.
  • Assist in influencing counterparts from diverse backgrounds to jointly contribute to the project and to advance the ICPD Programme of Action.

Qualifications and Experience:

Education:  Master’s degree in social sciences or related fields, with a strong disposition in advocacy, policy making, adult learning/training, behavior change communication, monitoring and evaluation.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least two years of professional experience in programme/project management in the public or private sector, with demonstrated expertise in the substantive area of work and programme experience.
  • Strong and proven analytical skills and proven ability to produce demonstrable results.
  • Good understanding of the Vietnamese Government gender-related policies, laws, policy making processes and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the relevant Government partners.
  • Field experience would be desirable.
  • Broad experience in gender programming, understanding of human rights dimensions of gender, experience in culturally sensitive programming and in advising and supporting initiatives such eliminating DV/GBV will be an asset.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems.

Languages: Fluency in oral and written English and Vietnamese.


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