Procurement Consultant

The project "Improving quality basic education for ethnic minority children in three disadvantaged provinces in Vietnam” is a joint project of the Save the Children and implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Training (Department of the Ethnic minority education as the lead agency) in the three provinces of Yen Bai, Quang Tri and Dien Bien. The project is funded by a grant from the Japanese Social Development Fund (JSDF Grant No. TF093411), a trust fund managed by the World Bank. The total grant is USD1,809,000. The overall objective of the project is to assist the government of Vietnam in supporting children aged 5–14 from ethnic minority communities in three provinces of Vietnam to complete a quality primary education and continue their education in lower
secondary school.
Vacancy: Procurement Consultant
Work location: Hanoi
The project is looking for a dynamic Vietnamese citizen for the position of Procurement Consultant – Project “Improving quality basic education for ethnic minority children in three disadvantaged provinces in Vietnam”

Main Responsibilities
Carry out the procurement activities during the implementation of the above mentioned Project in accordance with World Bank Procurement Guidelines and with the provisions of the Grant Agreement.

Key Competencies
- Master education in one of the following areas: economics; public administration or law;
- Previous experience in public procurement, business or public administration;
- Knowledge of international organizations/agencies’ and national public procurement regulations and,procedures;
- Previous work experience in projects financed by international financial organizations;
- Special training on procurement in line with the World Bank rules would be an advantage
- Computer proficiency (Windows, MS Office, Internet Explorer,)
- Abilities to communicate, negotiate, analyze, elaborate and present reports and statements

who are interested in this vacancy, please kindly refer to the link: for Job Description details.

Please send CV and a completed application form, details of three references and a covering letter 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 SCiV application form is available at the website:
The closing date for application is 5 pm on 10 November 2011. 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. Their selection processes reflect their commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and their people are as diverse as the challenge they face. They 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
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2011-11-10