Project Officer

Save the Children, the world’s largest independent organisation for children, delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives in over 50 countries through emergency relief and long-term development. 
Save the Children in Vietnam (SC) works to promote every child’s rights to survival, protection, participation and development as set forth in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.  The current programme focuses on the following core sectors: Health and Nutrition; HIV/AIDS prevention; Care and support; Education; Child protection; Child-focused emergency preparedness and response; Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

Vacancy: Project Officer
Based in Hanoi

They are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Project Officer for project on empowerment of migrant and HIV affected children, their families and caregivers to effectively participate in local policy development and implementation processes. The successful candidate will be based in Hanoi with travels to project sites.

Job Purpose:
Under supervision of project manager the post is responsible to ensure effective implementation of the project’s activities and task assigned to attain goals and objectives of the project, including overseeing project work-plan performance, participating in project planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, reporting and programme development.

Key Competencies 
- University degree in a relevant discipline
- 3 years experience working in development projects
- Understanding of HIV and AIDS and children’s issues preferable
- Experience in working directly with people/children living with HIV and AIDS (care and support or counselling)
- Familiar with Government, UN and NGOs’ work in Vietnam
- Good presentation, facilitation and training skills
- Fluent spoken and written English
- Good analytical and report writing skills
- Good communication skills and positive attitude to team work
- Good computer skills in World, Excel, and Email
- Ability to travel to project sites

A full job description is available at the website:

Please send CV and a completed application form, details of three references and a covering letter addressing the list of competencies to:
HR section, Save the Children - E3, Ngoai Giao Doan Trung Tu, 6 Dang Van Ngu - Dong Da, Hanoi or by Email: [email protected]
The closing date for application is 20th July 2010 at 5pm.  

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.


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2010-07-20