Child Sponsorship Sub-impact Area Coordinator

Save the Children, the world’s largest independent organization for children, delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives all over the world.

Save the Children (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; Climate Change adaption Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

Vacancy: Child Sponsorship Sub-impact Area Coordinator
Based in Lao Cai

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Child Sponsorship Sub-impact Area Coordinator to work for our Lao Cai Office. The successful candidate will be based in Lao Cai city, Lao Cai Province.

Main Responsibilities: Oversee all sponsorship funded project implementation (including phase-in and phase-out) and operations of the province based sub-office in Lao Cai Province, ensuring effective implementation and partnership, donor communications, compliance with the Country Office as well as Sponsorship policies and procedures. 

Key Competencies:


  • University degree in social science, development studies, or a related field
  • At least 5 years in relevant field including 3 years in managerial capacity, particularly good management skills related to organizational development project and international, cross-functional team
  • Experience in office management including operation, admin, logistics, fixed assets and inventory
  • Demonstrable skills in staff supervision, planning and organisation of events/activities
  • Strong facilitation and good interpersonal, communicational, presentational skills.
  • Proven capacity to build and maintain effective partnerships with provincial and local partners.
  • Good communication skills and a positive attitude to team work
  • Experience working with government counterparts and community-based intervention.
  • Good computer skills including MS Office
  • Working level of spoken and written English
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s values


  • Master degree in social science, development studies, or a related field
  • Experience in training, program planning, design, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting is preferred.
  • Working experience at a child-focused organization

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, Machinco Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District Hanoi or by Email: [email protected]

The SC’s application form and full job description are available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 4th December 2016. 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
Lao Cai
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2016-12-04