Country Human Resource Assistant

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.

For further information, please visit our website:
Vacancy: Country Human Resource Assistant
Based in Hanoi

We are looking for Vietnamese national for the position of Country Human Resource Assistant to work for our Support Services Team. The successful candidate will be based our office in Hanoi.

Main Responsibilities

The Country Human Resources Assistant (HRA) will implement all HR tasks of Country Office and provide advice and support to teams in Area Offices on all HR related issues, and support HR & Admin Manager in ensuring effective HR systems and processes are in place and functioning as per SCI’s general quality standards.

Key Competencies:


  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Economy, Law and Human Resources Management;
  • At least 3-year experience of providing a generalist HR service to managers across a full range of HR issues; Experience of and well developed skills in recruitment, selection, appointment, contracting and payroll and ability to operationalize these;
  • Fluent English in listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • Proven experience of using MS office application (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Have good knowledge about Vietnam Labor Code, Social Insurance Code, Enterprise Code, Civil Code, PIT Law and legal regulations of INGO;
  • Good attention to detail;
  • Good data management skills and experience of setting up and using simple HR information systems;
  • Commitment to and skills in capacity building – together with the ability to assess and coach others;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Have high sense of self and team development
  • Adapting to changing work patterns and new methods
  • Be proactive and creative in all work
  • Have ability to work under high pressure


  • Knowledge of Vietnam development issues and NGO networks;
  • A human resource management/development qualification from a credible institution.

Interest candidates please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: HR section 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 07th December 2014. 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

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children (SC)
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2014-12-07