Human Resources Coordinator

Full time Staff

Basic Education Access and Quality in Lao PDR (BEQUAL)

Human Resources Coordinator (HR Coordinator)

  • Opportunity to contribute to this significant and high performing education program
  • Full Time - contract until August 2020
  • Based at BEQUAL Office, Ministry of Education and Sports - Vientiane, Lao PDR

The Program

The goal of the BEQUAL program is to ensure more girls and boys of primary school age, particularly those experiencing disadvantage, achieve functional literacy and numeracy and acquire life skills. The program will address education policy, planning and coordination, increased child participation in and access to basic education, teacher education and improved school infrastructure.

Coffey, through BEQUAL, is now seeking applications for a Human Resource Coordinator(HR Coordinator)  to join this significant and high performing education program.

The Position

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, the HR Coordinator will have responsibility for leading the implementation of HR policies and process, including, having responsibility for the application of the Child Protection and Safeguarding policy for the BEQUAL Program.

Partnering with BEQUAL managers, you will manage the timely and effective recruitment and selection of all National staff. In alignment with Coffey policy and the Lao Labour law, the HRM will ensure good performance and management of National staff by ensuring the implementation of relevant allowances and benefits.

With support from the Coffey Human Resource Team in Adelaide, Australia, the HRM will ensure the effective implementation of, and compliance with, Coffey’s project HR policies, procedures and systems for the BEQUAL program including induction, leave management, performance management, learning and development and exit procedures.

The Person

You will have tertiary qualifications in Business or Human Resources (or equivalent) and demonstrate a minimum of five years’ experience in human resource management and coordination, preferably for a donor funded program or international organisation.  

Along with a strong understanding of the Lao Labour Law, you will have sound knowledge of good practice in human resource management, demonstrated experience in recruitment and selection and the implementation of HR policies and procedure with the ability to facilitate solutions and reconciliation.

Coupled with your demonstrated practical experience in HR planning, recruitment, induction and training  you will display experience developing and implementing HR policy, procedure and systems that address gender equality, inclusion and child protection.

You will demonstrate the ability to meet reporting timelines, display excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural, multinational environment and in a cross functional team.

This position is a locally engaged, Lao Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position please visit on ‘career opportunities’ and search job reference number 497593

For further enquiries please contact us at

Applications close 5.00pm (Lao Time) Friday 4 January 2019.

This program is managed by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company, on behalf of the Australian Government and co-financed by the European Union

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

Closing date: 
4th January 2019