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Programme Officer
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Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA PIU)

N/A Vientiane Capital

JOB DESCRIPTION

KOICA Office in Lao PDR, Programme Implementation Unit

For Integrated Programme for Climate Resilience and workplace will be in Attapeu province

 in Attapeu Province, Lao PDR

P.O.Box 2094, 2nd Floor, Pangkhan road 01000, Vientiane Capital

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Lao National only / Programme Officer

KOICA is supporting the ‘Integrated Programme for Climate Resilience and Empowerment in Attapeu, Lao PDR (2019~2023)’ in cooperation with Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, KOICA PIU is seeking a high skilled, qualified and motivated Lao national to join our team as Programme Officer, the work place will be in Attapeu Province.

Job Title: Programme Officer

Duration: 1 year (1 June 2021 – 31 May 2022) with Possibility of Extension and 3-month probation period

Background:

Since July 2018, Lao PDR has experienced significant damages and losses across the country due to heavy rains and flash flooding caused by tropical storms and the hydropower dam collapse in Attapeu Province.

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has been supporting the "Integrated Programme for Climate Resilience and Empowerment in Attapeu, Lao PDR" which focuses on agriculture, health, education, skills development, Disaster Risk Management and child protection to recover flood-affected area and to support flood affected victims in cooperation with Ministry of Labour and Social welfare.

Description of tasks:

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the Field Manager (FM), Programme Implementation Unit (KOICA PIU), the Programme Officer will support the management works in planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting of Integrated Programme for Climate Resilience and Empowerment in Attapue Province. Specifically, He or She will work in close collaboration with relevant ministries and departments such as Department of Labour and Social Welfare, Department of Health, Department of Education and Sports, Department of Agriculture and Forestry and Attapeu Provincial Authority, UNICEF Lao PDR, FAO Lao PDR, private sector, NGOs, and civil society organizations.

The Programme Officer shall:

  • Participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the programme.
  • Monitors and analyzes programme and implementation; reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
  • Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources concerning the program and support operational aspects.
  • Undertakes survey initiatives pertaining to program M&E; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions.
  • Prepares various written reports, e.g., progress report, draft background papers, analysis, sectoral reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
  • Coordinates activities related to programme preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc. and prepares related documents and reports.
  • Mobilize and network with the experts of international development community, government partners, UN Agencies and prominent think-tanks and build and maintain excellent relations with partners
  • Disseminate the information on best practices
  • Provide high quality translation from English to Lao and vice versa
  • Undertake any other tasks as directed by the Programme Manager/Field Manager

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • University degree in sciences, economics, Disaster Risk Management, project management, development studies, natural resource management, or other related fields
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in a related filed or experience in other development project coordination with government, UN system and NGOs

Competencies:

  • Demonstrated strong program/project management
  • Knowledge of development sectors in Lao context
  • Excellent skills in office software (MS Office)
  • Able to travel to the field work
  • Strong teamwork and management skills
  • Experience of procurement management

Requirement for submission of application:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae and education certificates in a sealed envelope marked "Confidential" to: KOICA PIU office in Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Lao PDR, Telephone: +856 20 5662 4762; or Email to: leejeng2015@gmail.com

The Closing date for applications is 17 May 2021.

Note: Please note that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Knowledge of development sectors in Lao context

Strong teamwork and management skills

Experience of procurement management

Microsoft Office

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA PIU)

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA PIU)

N/A Vientiane Capital

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Email : leejeng2015@gmail.com​
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