Project Officer (2-year contract)

Location Hong Kong
Discipline: Program/project/events management
Job type: Full Time
Contact name: Miss Choi

Contact email: hr@oxfam.org.hk
Job ref: HMTPU/PO/21/01/R4G
Published: 25 days ago

Oxfam Hong Kong is a member of the Oxfam confederation.We are an independent development and relief agency based in Hong Kong. We work with people facing poverty and with partner organizations on development, humanitarian, policy advocacy and public education programmes.  For more information on our work, please visit www.oxfam.org.hk

 If you are passionate about fighting poverty and want to contribute to our poverty alleviation work, please join us to make a difference.

We envision a world free of poverty where women and men enjoy well-being and rights.

Project Officer (2-year contract) 

The Project Officer is responsible for the externally funded project - “Start from Beginning - Chinese Supporting Scheme for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) Students in Kindergartens Extension Project”. The Project aims to enhance the Chinese Proficiency of NCS students and ensure smooth transition to Primary. He/She will be responsible for planning, implementation and evaluation of program helping NCS parents and their children to transit smoothly from K3 to P1 education.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop resource pack, program plan and implement activities with partners on the transition from K3 to P1 education for participating students and parents.

  • Act as a key contact point responsible for liaising with schools and parents.

  • Support budget reporting and administration work of the project.

  • Monitor and evaluate program outcomes.

  • Consolidate program experience and disseminate good practices to other NGOs and educational groups.

  • Develop promotion plan for the project, use various online and offline platforms particularly the social media to promote the project.

  • Carry out advocacy research and/or campaigns relating to NCS education or other aspects.

 

Requirements:

  • Degree holder, with at least 5 years of relevant work experience (education or social work experience preferred)

  • Solid experience in project management and organization skills with great attention to details

  • Experience in designing and implementing social and education activities for kindergarten school students

  • Understanding of the formal education system

  • Knowledge of ethnic minority poverty and education issues

  • Good communication skills and fluent in spoken and written both English and Chinese

  • Identification with Oxfam’s mission and vision is a must.

 Closing date for application: 8 April 2021

 

Professionals who want to work for a good cause and are prepared to take up new challenges, please send your application letter, curriculum vitae with current and expected salary and date of availability to Human Resources Manager, Oxfam Hong Kong, 17/F, China United Centre, 28 Marble Road, North Point, Hong Kong or by email to hr@oxfam.org.hk or by fax to 2375 2433.

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 Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.”

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Oxfam Hong Kong is an Equal Opportunities Employer