CSO – CRG Project Manager

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: CSO – CRG Project Manager
Based in Hochiminh City

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of CSO – CRG Project Manager to work for our Southern Area Office. This position will be based in Hochiminh city

Main Responsibilities: Ensuring program quality and further develop CRG program strategic direction and long term planning; Provide technical support to CRG related projects; Oversee field implementation to ensure project activities are delivered on time; Liaise and manage relationships and contracts with key project partners including national/sub-national government agencies and local partners; Lead project-level M&E, including regular monitoring visits to sites and participating in project mid-term reviews and end-line studies; Be responsible for advocacy and networking with stakeholders.

Key Competencies:


  • University degree in community development, social development or related field;
  • At least 5 years management experience in an INGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs;
  • Proven technical knowledge and capacity to lead project/program implementation;
  • Solid communication skills both verbally and in written form  in English and Vietnamese;
  • Good understanding of challenges facing vulnerable children and communities in Vietnam;
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles/accountability frameworks, especially for work with vulnerable populations;
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, to motivate and inspire team work
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think strategically;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Commitment  to  and  understanding  of  SCI  aims,  values  and principles  including rights-based approaches. 


  • Flexibility and a sense of humour – ability to work, live and thrive in challenging circumstances;
  • Prior experience in CRG programming is a plus;
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness;
  • Be both self-confident and humble;
  • Experience of working with local government and partners;
  • Experience of working in an emergency setting and/or commitment to build that capacity;
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment.

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: http://savethechildrenvietnam.wordpress.com/vacancy

The closing date for application is 5pm, 8th May 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 (SC)
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2016-05-08