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Child Labour Officer

Hanoi (Vietnam)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Hanoi (Vietnam)
  • Grade: National UN Volunteer - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Labour Market Policy
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Drugs, Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism and Human Trafficking
  • Closing Date: 2019-12-08

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Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Specialist (NOC) and overall guidance by the Chief of Child Protection Section, in close collaboration with UNICEF Programme Partnership Office and Save the Children International (SCI), the National UN Volunteer Child Labour Officer will provide support to the implementation of planned activities under the “Work: No Child’s Business - Joining forces to scale up action against child labour”, by providing timely and duly coordination support to the implementation of all activities listed in the Work Plan (WP) in accordance with the national rules and regulations and in accordance with agreement between UNICEF and SCI, specifically:

  • Liaising and providing support to all relevant stakeholders (UNICEF, SCI, implementing partners at national and subnational levels in coordinating inputs in the design and planning of the project activities and WPs; communicating with relevant implementing partners to minimize duplication and on issues such as change in schedule dates, changes in the project's requirements, unexpected hitches etc.
  • Monitoring the implementation of activities, all deliverables and objectives listed in the WPs; monitoring all events set forth in the project monitoring schedule plan, and update the plan as required;
  • Facilitating, coordinating and assisting accurate and timely submission of quarterly activity progress reports and financial reports to UNICEF and SCI; monitoring and pre-reviewing reports to ensure that reports submitted by implementing partners to UNICEF and SCI are according to relevant guidelines issued by Project Management Unit, TORs, concept notes; drafting progress and donor reports.
  • Conducting monitoring activities per UNICEF policies; documenting project related lessons, best practices and success stories; collecting and compiling required information for project implementation, monitoring and evaluation; ensuring that all supporting documents are maintained; an orderly filing system is in place; and taking meeting and workshop minutes;
  • Providing administrative and logistical support to project activities and personnel when required including arranging and attending meetings, donor visits, and field trips when required;
  • Any other tasks deemed necessary to achieve the project objectives according to the request of the Child Protection Specialist.
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:

Social sciences, social work, child welfare and child development, communications, law or other relevant fields.

Required experience: 36 Months Experience remark:
  • Master's Degree in relevant fields plus 3 years of relevant professional experience; or Bachelor's Degree in relevant fields plus 5 years of relevant professional experience;
  • At least 3 years working experience in project management in the development context;
  • Experience in development of management plans;
  • Experience in documenting success stories, lessons learnt and best practices;
  • Experience in working with UN agencies and NGOs is desirable.
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise: Development programme management, Social work, Monitoring and evaluation Area of expertise details:
  • Good management and coordination skills as an asset;
  • Excellent communication, facilitation and organization skills;
  • Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to details;
  • Ability to work under tight timelines;
  • Fully proficient computer skills, including use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, internal databases;
  • Willingness to participate in field activities in the project areas.
Driving license: No Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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