Consultant to Conduct an Assessment on LGBT Movement and Needs in An Giang, Dong Thap, Vinh Long

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 22 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programs are absolutely safe for children.

Child Safeguarding positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for Consultancy Service, with following information:

Main Responsibilities:

The consultancy aims to provide concrete data and findings extracted from assessment on the current situation of LGBT movement and needs of LGBT children and young people in An Giang, Dong Thap and Vinh Long province. The consultant will be responsible for following tasks:

  • To develop a workable needs assessment plan with details of targeted groups and the relevant participating number and working methodology;
  • To provide key contacts of LGBT groups and parents for preparedness before needs assessment;
  • To take the key role in conducting assessment sessions, with support of Save the Children staff; and
  • To deliver in-depth assessment report, together with recommendation for the suitable location for site expansion in 2019.

Key Competencies:

  • Hold a at least bachelor’s degree;
  • Have a professional background and more than 5-year experience in working on LGBT-related topics, experience in working with PLFAG is preferred;
  • Have experience in conducting an assessment including, but not limited to, design, data collection and analysis;
  • Possess skills and methodology of working with children, youth and adults; and
  • Have advanced skills in communication and report writing.

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: 4th Floor, Mercury Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi or by Email: Vietnam.HR@savethechildren.org

The SC’s application form and Scope of Work are attached.

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 23rd September 2018. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face.  We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2018-09-23