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District Coordinator for Northern Uplands Food and Nutrition Security Improvement Project (NUFNIP)

Job title

District Coordinator for Northern Uplands Food and Nutrition Security Improvement Project (NUFNIP)


Ngoy District, Luang Prabang Province, with some travel to the provinces and Vientiane Capital

Duration of contract

Duration of the assignment (2 years)

Date of entry

January 2018

Key Tasks

·      Overall responsible for management of project activities and team, planning, tracking budget, and reporting. Manage a team of 6 staff. Make operational decisions based on the log-frame and PRODOC in close collaboration with the Team Leader.

·      Advise on and coach the project team to build their capacity on community group strengthening, sustainable agriculture production, natural resource management and sustainable market development.

·      Advise, monitor and coach team members, supporting optimal performance, capacity and professional development opportunities on the job via other appropriate means.

·      Liaison with government line agencies, mass organisations, other projects, CSOs, Private Sector. Act as main contact person at district level, representing the organisation and the project; Ensure reports are objective, accurate, transparent & timely.

·      Provide thematic advice on area of expertise in the domain of food security and nutrition and/or community development. Elaborate sound approaches and working methodologies with the staff in close collaboration with the Team Leader.

·      Responsible for M&E and enabling exchange of knowledge and experience among staff and counterparts, using M&E results for learning.

·      Monitor supervise admin Officers to ensure that finance procedures following HELVETAS and donor regulation and tool to be applied.

·      To promote HELVETAS Laos principles and values among team, with GoL, FRC and SCI including gender & social inclusiveness.

·      Ensure good cooperation with Other GoL and other project organizations.



·      Bachelor or Master degree in Rural Development, nutrition, agriculture or related field.

·      At least 5 years’ experience working in similar projects in a management position.

·      Knowledge of and experience in activity planning, budgeting and financial management; M&E & reporting; gender theory & practice; Knowledge of and experience on food security and nutrition, multi-sectoral and participatory approaches.

·      Professional, self-directed, fair and objective, honest, showing leadership and teambuilding skills; Excellent communication skills in English languages (spoken and written).

·      Computer proficiency (Office software, publication, internet and email).


·      Work experience in iNGO/local NGO environment; Knowledge of an ethnic Lao language.

2 years
Dec 29th 2017
Luang Prabang Province

Application address

Please submit your application with a short letter of interest (including expected salary) and a CV by email to or by post mail to: HELVETAS Laos, PO Box 6367, Ban Phonthan Neua, Saysettha District, Vientiane Capital

Deadline for application

29 December 2017


·      Detailed job description can be made available on request.

·      Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

·      Attractive salary and benefit package for the right candidate as per the HELVETAS Laos Policies and Procedures.


HELVETAS is a gender, culture, race, creed, political and religion neutral organization, promoting inclusion and tolerance, respect and fair treatment for and between all employees, partners, contributors, participants and beneficiaries. Women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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