[hepr-vn] UNDP Jobs: Deputy National Project Manager
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Deputy National Project Manager
Publish Date: 01-Feb-2008
The Project VIE/02/001- NTP PR “Support to Improvement and Implementation of
National Target Programme on Poverty Reduction” is seeking highly qualified and
experienced candidates for the Post of Deputy National Project Manager based in
Ha Noi Project Office.
Job Description Attached
Interested candidates are kindly requested to send your application and copies
of degrees and certificates to the address below.
Support to the Improvement and Implementation of the National Targeted
Programmes on Poverty Reduction
MOLISA Building F, 2nd Floor
No. 2 Dinh Le Street
Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi
Phone: (84 4) 936 2226
Fax: (84 4) 936 2225
Email: VIE02001.vn at undp.org.vn
Deadline for submissions: Monday 05:00 PM | 25-Feb-2008
Deputy National Project Manager
Duty station: Hanoi, Vietnam
Duration: 12 months with possible extension
The Project VIE/02/001 is co-funded by UNDP and other donors (DFID and Finland)
in order to support
the Government of Vietnam in implementing the National Targeted Programmes
(NTPs) on poverty
reduction and the Programme 135 phase II within the context of macro economic
reforms and economic
integration. This co-funded project aims to bring about five outputs to enhance
the effectiveness of the
NTPs as follows:
1. The targeted programmes for poverty reduction are designed in a transparent
manner, are gender-sensitive and take into account the lessons of the evaluation;
2. Efficient and participatory M&E systems at central and local levels
established to systematically
monitor progress of the targeted programmes on poverty reduction and disseminate
to the wider public and policy makers for continuously increasing program
3. Effective mechanisms for improved targeting and participation are in place
that enhance the access
of poor men, women and children to and their benefits from the targeted
4. Transparent and participatory budget allocation and financial managements
and used for targeted poverty reduction programs; and
5. Improved capacity of responsible programme staffs, including the people
themselves for more
effective and participatory decentralized local level planning, implementation
and monitoring of the
targeted programmes for poverty reduction at all levels.
The DNPM will work at MOLISA project office under the direct supervision of the
Manager (NPM) and the Deputy National Project Director (D-NPD) assigned by MOLISA.
The DNPM will assist the NPM in day-to-day management and implementation of
project activities related
to the Programme NTP-PR, 2006-2010 ensuring that all project planned activities
will be implemented on
time and with good quality and compliant with UNDP/NEX policies and procedures.
Key responsibilities of the DNPM are as follows:
1. Prepare, monitor and update annual and quarterly project workplans and
assistance and supervision of the NPM.
2. Define needs from the government agencies for technical assistance in order
to draft and finalize
Terms of References (TORs) for consultants (national and international) and
different project activities defined in the annual and quarterly workplans.
3. Prepare project annual and quarterly progress reports based on results of
and advise the NPM on follow-up actions for different issues identified by
and government agencies.
4. Prepare Annual Project Review/tri-parties review and other regular and
ad-hoc review meetings
when necessary, in cooperation with and assistance from PM, MOLISA and UNDP.
5. Monitor and support the implementation of project activities by consultants
ensuring timeliness and quality of their outputs;
6. Regularly report to the NPM and D-NPD, and relevant members, if authorized,
implementation progress, with issues and suggestions when required;
7. Manage project financial system and financial reports ensuring that these are
in compliance with
NEX guidelines and regulation.
8. On behalf of NPM, be directly responsible for managing all project physical
resources (e.g. office
equipments, facilities, premises, filling, etc.) and ensure that such equipments
provided by project are regularly maintained in good working conditions.
9. Undertake other tasks required by the NPM.
Reporting line: The DNPM will report directly to the NPM, and only to the DNPD
and the PMU when
University degree in either economics, agricultural, rural or social sciences
At least 3 year working experiences in managing of foreign funded projects
Have a good understanding of and working experiences with governmental systems
reduction in Vietnam.
Good working experiences in planning, rural development, policies, other
Ability to work in a team and be open for learning,
Able to travel to poor and mountainous areas and work under high-pressure;
Proficiency in both spoken and written English skills, communication skills
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