Vacancy notice


Post Title: National Project Officer

Sector: Education

Type of contract: Service Contract

Grade/Level: SB4/Step 3 (salary of USD 33,396/annum)

Location: UNESCO Office, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Duration: One year with extension subject to satisfactory performance

Work assignment:

Under the overall authority of the Head of UNESCO Ha Noi Office and under the technical supervision of the Education Programme Specialist, the selected National Project Officer will plan, implement, coordinate and monitor the project on Promoting Gender Equality and Girls' Education in the Ethnic Minorities Areas of Viet Nam and undertake the following assignments:

  • Oversee the implementation of the project, ensuring the achievement of the project objectives, implementation of the proposed activities and production of the outputs/deliverables as per the approved project document and work plans, including following up and reporting progress;
  • Oversee the financial and administrative aspects of the project and make revisions of the work plans and budget in the course of implementation as necessary;
  • Organize individual activities, mobilize experts, both from the UNESCO and outside national and international consultants;
  • Coordinate and supervise logistical arrangements related to the project implementation in close consultation with the government counterparts, including the National Commission for UNESCO;
  • Undertake specific technical tasks in order to achieve the project objectives linked to the implementation of the work plans under the project;
  • Work with the communication officer to provide regular inputs about the project activities for website and other visibility means;
  • Ensure all key stakeholders including the relevant departments in the MOET, CEM and other government agencies and the National Commission for UNESCO are informed on a regular basis on progress of the project;
  • Report on the progress of activities/expenditures on a quarterly basis to the Education Programme Specialist (submission of a quarterly report);

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019. Midnight, Hanoi time.

docxDetailed Vacancy Notice is attached.

A letter of motivation in English (one page) indicating qualifications and experience relevant to the position, together with the completed docUN Personal History form (P11) should be sent to the following address:



Administrative Section

UNESCO Ha Noi Office

304 Kim Ma Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi

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