Field Project Officer

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 program 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: Field Project Officer - Lao Cai Office
Based in Lao Cai

We are looking for 03 (three) Vietnamese national for the position of Project Officer to work for our Lao Cai Office. The successful candidates will be based in Lao Cai city.

Main Responsibilities: Support Field Coordinator to manage and ensure implementation of high quality program of SCI, particularly Education; effective Sponsorship Field Operations and productive partnership in Lao Cai.

Key Competencies:


  • University degree in social science, development studies, business administration, or a related field;
  • Good organization, communication and facilitation skills;
  • Experience with government counterparts and community-based programs;
  • Computer literate with strong computer skills in MS Office and other communications applications;
  • Good written and oral communication in both Vietnamese and English;
  • Willing to travel to the field.


  • Experience in communications including taking photos, writing and development of communication materials.
  • Field-based working experience with ethnic minorities

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 is available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 9th October 2015.  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)
Lao Cai
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2015-10-09