7 Jul 2012

Full-Time TEAM LEADER – DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (LANGOCA)

Oxfam – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Oxfam is working for a just world without poverty
Oxfam’s goal in Laos is to contribute to a fair and open Lao society where women and men equally enjoy their rights to a sustainable life. Oxfam has been working in Lao PDR since 1989.
As part of the Oxfam Program, Oxfam Australia currently works in Vientiane Province, Salavan and Sekong and is seeking an experienced Team Leader to join our team. We are offering very competitive benefits.
TEAM LEADER – DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (LANGOCA)
Duty Station: Kaleum District, Sekong Province
Main Responsibilities:
– Provide implementation support to project partners to meet the project objectives
– Monitoring and reporting on implementation of the district activities by partners (personal work plan, field visit and expense reports)
– Regularly communicating with partners to identify project support needs, monitor project activities and report project progress
– Responsible for strengthening technical capacity of the district partners in delivering the projects
– Managing district project funds and taking responsibility for expenditures of district project funds and reporting expenditure
– Identify and developing partnership opportunities with stakeholders within the district to collaboratively prepare required action plans enabling the project outcomes
– Facilitate participation of people in the community in creating planning and implementing activities
Required competencies and experience:
– Relevant qualifications or skills in rural livelihoods development, especially public health, disaster risk reduction, monitoring, evaluation and reporting, project management or other relevant disciplines
– Experience in the successful partnership with local Government partners in delivering projects in a development and/or humanitarian context in one or more challenging locations
– Ability to plan and manage activities and budgets
– Sound ability to work independently and make autonomous decisions from time to time
– Ability to understand English and the local language Mon Khmer is highly regarded
– Good computer skills

How to Apply

For further information, please refer to the website: www.directoryofngos.org and go to Directory News/Job Openings. To apply please submit your CV and application letter addressing how you meet each of the criteria listed above (include copies of relevant certificates and 3 references) by 22 July 2012. Fax: 021 414660, Mail: PO Box 2927, Ban Thatlouang Tai, Xaysetha, Vientiane, Email: souphonesax@oxfam.org.au
We promote diversity and practice equity.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for a personal interview.

Job Categories: DEVELOPMENT. Job Types: Full-Time.

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