UNDP tuyển trợ lý hiện trường

UNDP đang cần tuyển 01 vị trí trợ lý hiện trường cho dự án nghiên cứu giữa UNDP và Bộ Nông nghiệp và Phát triển nông thôn. Hạn cuối nhận hồ sơ: 15/2/2012. Chi tiết công việc như sau:

Seeking Field Assistant to Team Leader for UNDP-MARD research project.

Job title: Field Assistant toTeam Leader

UNDP consultant seeking a Vietnamese national to work as Field Assistant to the TeamLeader of a UNDP-MARD (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) research project- ‘Research and policy dialogue on climate change, migration and resettlement in Viet Nam’. The Field Assistant will work along side the Team Leader in Dong Thap, Long An, CanTho City, and Ho Chi Minh City during field work, and otherwise work from home. The objectives of the project are as follows

General objective

To draw out the main lessons onmigration and resettlement for Viet Nam in relation to past and present climatic stresses, and recommend migration and resettlement policy directions to strengthen resilience in both sending and receiving areas and population groups that are vulnerable to the effects of climate change according to different but realistic climate change and adaptation policy and investment scenarios for the coming years and decades

Specific objectives

-Investigate current legal frameworks in Viet Nam on spontaneous internal migration and resettlement from areas vulnerable to environmental stress at the national, provincial, and local levels, to the extent in which they affect populations living in areas ofenvironmental stress, as well as migrants originating from these areas.

-Examine household migration strategies in response to environmental stress, and how the legal frameworks exert influence household migration strategies in response to environmental stress, if at all, and how they strengthen or weaken resilience.

-Identify measures needed to enhance policies at the national, provincial, and local levels to afford greater protection to and strengthen the resilience of communities living in areas of environmental change, improve resettlement programs, and minimize barriers for domestic migration.


The Field Assistant role reports directly to the Team Leader. The responsibilities listed below are inclusive, but not exhaustive, of the role.

 Qualifications & Requirements:

-University degree

-Excellent written and verbal English

-Experience with Vietnamese – English interpretation

-Experience conducting in-depth interviews (IDI) at the household level

-Experience conducting focus group discussions (FGD) (preferred)

-Perceptive and able to detect unspoken communication

-Ability to work in remote villages and put people at ease when interviewing them

-Experience working in the Mekong Delta

-Flexible and positive attitude

-Ability to work well under pressure

-Ability to work long hours and deliver under tight time constraints

-Willingness to work during weekends

 Key Responsibilities:

-Act as interpreter during all IDIs and FGDs, meetings with local authorities, and during any supervision duties of other study team members

-Translate IDI and FGD transcripts, some open-ended questions in the questionnaire, and other secondary documents relevant to the research

-Assist with logistical planning and other duties as necessary


Initialfull-time contract for 2 months, with possibility for extension.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications andexperience. All travel costs willbe covered and long term per diem provided for every day of travel.

Contact & Deadline:

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references with current email addresses and telephone numbers to Ms. Jane Chun – jane.m.chun@gmail.com – by Wednesday, February 15th, 5pm.