Project Manager, the Alive & Thrive Project

Save the Children, the world’s largest independent organisation for children, delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives all over the world.

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; 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, the Alive & Thrive Project
Based in Ho Chi Minh City

They are looking for a qualified Vietnamese national for the position of Project Manager for the Alive & Thrive (A&T) Project in the South of Vietnam, which has been implemented in the Central Highland.

Job Purpose:
This position will be responsible for overall management and coordination of A&T project to ensure effective implementation and high impact of A&T project in selected provinces, in the selected regions. The assignment includes representation of A&T internally and externally; financial budgeting and monitoring of the assigned grants, working closely with partners for efficient programme implementation.

Key Competencies:
- Education: Bachelor degree or higher; MPH degree in nutrition is preferred
- 3-7 years management experience in related field, preferably in nutrition, maternal and child health care program 
- Experience in working with government counterparts, and multilateral agencies
- Solid understanding of the Vietnamese government system
- Skillful in program planning, monitoring, and facilitating meeting, workshops
- Proven experience in planning, monitoring program and budget
- Good writing and documenting project progress reports, and documentation
- Fluent in English (Spoken and written)
- Good communication skills, and team work
- Good computer skills; MS Office).

Full job description is attached

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 – Save the Children – 04 Tran Quy Khoach Street, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City or by Email: [email protected]

The SCiV application form is available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 06th June 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. 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

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2011-06-10