Education 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; Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

Vacancy: Education Project Manager, based in Hanoi

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Project Manager to work in our Education Team. The post holder will be responsible for managing a three year education project “ Creating equal opportunities in education for ethnic minority children” to be implemented in Dien Bien Dong district (Dien Bien province) and Van Chan District (Yen Bai province)

The successful candidate will be based in Hanoi with frequent travels to project sites.

Main Responsibilities

The position is responsible for the effective management and coordination of the project across the two provinces, between the different partners and with donor in order to ensure the project’s successful implementation. The post holder will also ensure that the experience of the project is well analyzed, documented and shared with policy makers, donors and members.

Key Competencies:
• BA, education background and experiences in education for ethnic minority (preferable of MA level)
• At least 3- 5 years of experience in managing international development programme/projects
• Demonstrated experience in project design, management, monitoring and evaluation
• Demonstrated skills in financial and grants management
• Working knowledge of education policies and practice
• Proven skills in representation and advocacy
• Experience in personnel management
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
• Fluency in written and spoken English
• Ability and willingness to work overtime and under pressure if and when necessary
• Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches

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, E3 Building, Trung Tu Diplomatic Compound, No. 6 Dang Van Ngu, Ha Noi 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 29th September 2013. 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)
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2013-09-29