Vacancy Announcement (4 months contract)
The Swiss Cooperation Office in Vientiane designs and steers the Government of Switzerland’s bilateral development programme in Lao PDR. We support the Government of Lao PDR to reduce poverty and to reach the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) gives priority to sustainable and equitable development, especially in rural areas where ethnic minorities live, to governance reforms favouring the poor and disadvantaged, to gender equity, and to social justice. We are a Swiss-Lao team of highly motivated professionals looking for a dynamic Lao National to temporarily reinforce our expertise in the Vientiane Office, to fill the position of:
National program officer in skills development /TVET and employment
For the period of July 1 until October 31, 2017 (4 months / 100%)
SDC is currently (co-) financing three projects regarding Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and employment in Lao PDR. In addition, we are supporting regional institutions focusing on cross-border initiatives. The Swiss Cooperation Office is looking for a professional with sound experience in project management and thematic knowledge in particular regarding TVET, skills development and rural employment.
The incumbent will be replacing a national program officer for the period of 4 months, and will be covering the following tasks:
Would this be a worthwhile challenge for you? Do you have:
SDC is a value based equal opportunities employer, appointing on merits by open competition. We highly encourage women and persons from ethnic minority backgrounds to apply. Please send Curriculum Vitae (incl. references, certificates and expected salary) and an application letter (not more than one page) explaining why we should consider you to be the ideal candidate for the position. Please send your application to:
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Vacancy “National prograam officer in skills development /TVET and employment”
Swiss Cooperation Office for the Mekong Region – Lao PDR
House 192 / 1 Sibounheuang Road
Chanthabouly District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR
P.O Box 5666
You can send a copy electronically to: email@example.com
For more information about SDC and our programmes please visit: www.eda.admin.ch/mekong
Closing date for applications is Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview. SDC does not return application files.