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 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 Officer

Based in Hanoi

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Project Officer to join our Livelihoods team. The successful candidate will be based in Hanoi with travels to project locations.

Main Responsibilities

The Project Officer is responsible for assigned tasks among the implementation of One World Cinema project and Golden Hand microfinance project to provide regular technical support to the projects in : i) conducting surveys, researches and product development, performance monitoring, skill training program design, quality control, etc, ii) exploring and recommending linkages with service providers in BDS and agricultural production programs and iii) training/capacity building activities under the guidance of the project manager of livelihoods program.

Key Competencies
• Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Finance and Banking, or Development
• 3-5 years of significiant experience working with poverty-focused projects, the microfinance/banking sector or related field, preferably in training or institutional development capacities
• Excellent training and facilitation skills
• Ability to communicate well with high government officials and local communities
• Experience in project design and implementation, including baseline surveys and evaluations
• Experience in developing resource materials and manuals
• Proficiency in spoken and written English
• Good computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Commitment to development work

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:

The closing date for application is 5pm on the 26 August 2012. 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
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2012-08-26