Job Announcement – Re-Advertise (For Lao Nationality only)Application close: 31st Jan 2018Room to Read seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in the developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Room to Read started its operations in Laos since 2005 and we have three main field offices in Oudomxay, Champasack and Savannakhet Province. Currently, we are looking for applicant who are committed, enthusiastic and having qualification and related experiences to fill in the following positions:Sr. Program Officer - Quality Reading Materials (QRM) (Base in Vientiane Capital - 1 position)Position Overview: The [Sr] Literacy Program Officer - Quality Reading Materials (QRM)’s primary responsibilities include providing technical support in all aspects of QRM publishing initiatives including sourcing story manuscripts from local emerging writers; organizing story writing and illustrations workshops; carryout the graphics design work of storybooks, pupil books and other QRM and Instruction Design & Teacher Support (IDTS) materials; layout and design of RtR reissue, adapted and new titles of storybooks; correcting and editing stories and artworks as per guidance from the Senior Literacy Program Manager (Sr. LPM) and Global Office (GO); filing and archiving all QRM works; and take part in ideal book collection work and reviewing stories and artworks. The person should have clear understanding of children’s publications, local publishing industry, educational materials and country-context of the use of educational materials in primary grades. The position will require some travel and involves frequent interaction with authors, illustrators, publishers, printers and officials. (For the full TOR, please visit our website).QualificationsRequired:Bachelor’s degree in education, language, communication, fine arts (master’s preferred)A minimum of 5 years of related professional work experience with NGOs, INGOs or Publishing CompaniesKnowledge and understanding of local book publishing industry and children’s literatureExcellent verbal and written communication skills in EnglishManaging printing and publication processKnowledge and understanding of book levelingExperience in manuscript editing, graphics design and layout of books (experience in Photoshop and InDesign preferred)Compensation & BenefitRoom to Read Laos value our staff commitment and offers the professional working environment, a competitive monthly gross salary between 9 – 11 million LAK/Monthand other fringe benefits such as: 13th Monthly salary, AGL Premium Insurance for its staff and Medical Insurance for the family members, Annual Medical Check-up, Retirement Funds, Phone Allowance, etc... Application ProcedurePlease submit your application through our online recruiting system at below link, which should include your update Resume/CV, with Cover Letter and contact details of required referees. Those who already submitted previous applications are no need to re-applyhttps://www.roomtoread.org/about-us/careers/And click See Current VacanciesOr click onhttps://osv-rtr.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/RoomToRead/job/Laos---Main---Vientiane/Senior-Officer--Quality-Reading-Materials_R-00372And follow its instruction
Production Manager (International only)NYBO ASIA is seeking a production manager to run the production in our factory in Laos. NYBO ASIA is a 100% foreign-invested company, which produces denim fashion garments and workwear to the European market.Tasks / Responsibilities:Responsible for a two-line production (primarily denim) with 120 employees and for quality controlResponsible for co-ordination of production and on-time delivery from subcontractorsAbility to manage, plan and control production lines by establishing overall procedures and prioritiesEstablish policies and guidelines and evaluate resultsRecommend and manage the work unit budgetAdvocate for and allocate appropriate resources, tools, equipment and support to meet production requirementsDrive and promote quality workmanship and continuous improvement of all manufacturing processes. Participate in cross-functional project teams and process improvement groupsRequired qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in textiles or related disciplines.At least 5 years working experience with the above (or similar) tasks and responsibilities.Knowledge of the production process and the tools and equipment used in the process.Knowledge and understanding of the business unit and how decisions impact customer satisfaction, product quality, on-time delivery and the profitability of the unit.Ability to coordinate a wide variety of resources to meet production quality and quantity metrics.Required language skills: written and spoken English and preferably Laotian/ThaiBenefitsVery attractive conditions such as accommodation, visa, work permit, announce leave, sick leave and salary month 13.For more information please contact Jenny Kongkeo (Tel: 021 457030 or 02055063017 or email: email@example.com) or send your application to: NYBO ASIA, Soi 12, Ban Viengchalern, Saysetha District, Vientiane Capital (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).