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

Vacancy: HHCC Project Manager

Based in Hanoi

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the Project Manager position to join our Health and Nutrition team to implement the project: Scale up of the model of Household to hospital Continuum of Maternal and Newborn Care in Viet Nam (HHCC). The successful candidate can be based in Hanoi with travels to project sites.

Main Responsibilities

This position is responsible for management of the project’s component which is being implemented by Ministry of Health (MOH) to ensure the effective implementation and high impact of the HHCC project.

Key Competencies:

• Medical Doctor (MD) or Master of Public Health is required. Obstetric/Gynaecologic (Obs/Gyn), Pediatrician are preferred
• Minimum of five years work experience in the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) field
• Knowledge of progressive health and medical approaches for public health
• Experience with maternal and neonatal health care programs is highly desirable
• Experience in project management including designing, planning, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and financial management.
• Proficiency in spoken and written English
• Good communication skills and a positive attitude to team work
• Experience working with MoH and other government counterparts.
• Good computer skills including MS Office, Excel and SPSS.

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, Save the Children - E3, Ngoai Giao Doan Trung Tu, 6 Dang Van Ngu - Dong Da, 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 5 pm on the 20th November 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: 
Wed, 2013-11-20