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Apr 06 2015

Project Manager (Caritas)

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Vacancy Announcement

The Lao Disabled People’s Association (LDPA) is a membership-based non-profit civil society organization for people with disabilities advocating disability rights and provides services to members based on their needs.  We are seeking a Junior Physiotherapist to work closely with children and adults with intellectual and developmental

disabilities.  This full-time position is located in Vientiane Capital for a contract of 1 year with possible extension.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Design work plans according to the project activity plan and follows the procedures.
  • Conduct orientation meeting with LDPA Project Steering Committee (PSC), ID Unit to understand the concept of project and activities.
  • Oversee and implementation of activities according to the project activities and work plan.
  • Closely cooperation with Caritas Australia to ensure that the implementing of project activities are positive effective
  • In coordination meetings with and support LDPA ID Unit to arrange workshops and provide convenience for trainers, teachers and parents of children with disabilities.
  • Ensure that minutes of meetings are recorded and provided to LDPA Project Steering Committee and workshop participants.
  • Provide support, advice and work closely with LDPA ID unit on activities of the project.
  • Work closely with LDPA office staffs on administration of the project.
  • Manage documentation according to the project filing system. Develop and/or adapt the filing system if required.
  • Ensure all activity budgets are submitted to LDPA chief executive officer and LDPA president a minimum of three (3) days before needed.
  • Ensure the management and accountability of activity budgets.
  • Monitor activity costs of the provisional budget.
  • Provide reports on time to Caritas Australia and chief executive officer as per project plan.
  • Provide regular updates to Project Team at meetings as per project plan.
  • Complete annual project reports in English and Lao.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 3 year degree in administration, related fields or equivalent required
  • Prior work experience in project management is a plus
  • Experience working with people with disability or people with intellectual is advantageous

Competencies

  • Good computer skills such as: Microsoft Word, Excel, and the Internet
  • Fluency in Lao and Thai language is expected. English language is a plus (written and spoken)
  • Strong communication and organizational skills; communicate well with children, parents, and caregivers
  • Proactive and self motivated with strong morale

Child Protection Policy

All applicants are subject to reference checks and required to provide two references; specific questions pertaining to Child Protection will be addressed.  All employees must read and agree to LDPA’s Child Protection Policies and Procedures.

Please apply by providing the following documents: CV, cover letter, proof of residence, certificate of guarantee from village authorities, previous employment certificate of employment/termination, and certificate of criminal records.

(Deadline to Apply: 24 April 2015 at 16:00)

Please send all application documents in person to:

Lao Disabled People’s Association

Phonesavang-Nongtha Road, Unit No. 55

Ban Phonesavang, Chanthabouly District

Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR

For questions, please contact us at: info@ldpa.org.la or (+856) 21 562 963