Project Manager

Save the Children, the world’s largest independent organisation for children, delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives in over 50 countries through emergency relief and long-term development.
Save the Children in Vietnam (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: Project Manager, Micro-Enterprise Development

They are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Project Manager for Micro Enterprise Development Project. The successful candidate will be based in either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City with travels to project sites.

Main Responsibilities
The Project Manager is responsible for overall management and coordination of all activities in the area of micro-enterprise development in project provinces to ensure that project implementation is effective, efficient, well-represented and on schedule. - This position is also in charge of implementing new partnerships for new program initiatives in financial services and business development services working closely with local partners, Vietnam Microfinance Working Groups, State Bank of Vietnam and related institutions for efficient programme implementation.

Key Competencies:
- University Degree in Business Administration, or Banking, or Commerce; post graduate degree is preferred
- At least 5 years of experiences with private sector or international NGO development projects
- 3 years of significant experience working with poverty-focused credit & savings projects or job creation or business development services projects, extensive work experience in local capacity development
- Fluent in spoken and written English
- Computer – Word, Excel, Powerpoint
- Excellent training and facilitation skills
- Demonstrate an ability to communicate well, even on sensitive and difficult topics with high government officials as well as local communities
- Experienced with project design and implementation, including baseline surveys and evaluations
- Familiar with writing donor reports and training materials
- Supervisory experience is a necessity.

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Please send CV and a completed application form, details of three references and a covering letter addressing the list of competencies in English 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 closing date for application is 5 p.m on 19th December 2010. 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
HCMC or Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2010-12-19