Safe Motherhood Project Manager

World Vision International – Vietnam (WVV) invites Vietnamese competent candidates for the following position: SAFE MOTHERHOOD PROJECT MANAGER (1 position), work base: Hanoi.

World Vision Vietnam (WVV) is a child focused; faith based international relief and development organization operating in Vietnam since 1960s.  It operates in 12 provinces of Vietnam, providing assistance to communities in the sectors of education, health, water/sanitation, gender protection, HIV/AIDS, food security, capacity building, micro-enterprise development, anti-human trafficking and as required, in the provision of emergency relief assistance.

The overall goal of the Safe Motherhood Project is improving Maternal and Newborn Health through strengthening Safe Motherhood interventions in Dien Bien Province, Vietnam. This project is funded by Japan Government and being implemented in Tuan Giao and Muong Cha districts, Dien Bien province. Each Project Assistant is in charge of one district.

Main Responsibilities:

- To support World Vision Vietnam in improving the maternal and newborn care practices among pregnant women and new mothers in project sites that contribute to reduce maternal and newborn mortality rate of project districts, Dien Bien province;
- To facilitate and overall manage the Safe Motherhood Project activities in designing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating of the SM project among the target groups.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitude Required:

- Bachelor in medicine or public health, preferably Master degree
- Strong command of report and proposal writing in English and Vietnamese.
- High networking and diplomacy skills.
- Strong project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation skills.
- Strong management Safe Motherhood projects
- Strong knowledge in Maternal and Newborn Care
- Strong knowledge in interventions of capacity building on safe motherhood/maternal and new born care
- Strong knowledge in behavior change communication on maternal and child health care
- Strong knowledge in computer applications including word processing and spread sheet.
- Must be a team builder committed to the transfer of knowledge.
- Willing to travel extensively and cover difficult assignments 
- A minimum of three year experience in senior management positions within NGO working in both safe motherhood  and/or development in Vietnam. 
- A minimum of five year experience in implementation of safe motherhood or maternal and child health care interventions
- Experience to work with ethnic minority groups

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.
Application documents include: + Detailed Curriculum Vitae
+ Application Form (following WVV’s standard Application Form)
For WVV Application Form and the detailed job description for this position, interested candidates are invited to visit World Vision Vietnam’s website:, or contact:   
People & Culture Department
World Vision International - Vietnam
Address: 4th floor, the HEAC building, 14-16 Ham Long street, Hanoi
Tel: 04. 39439920 (ext.118). Email: [email protected]

Deadline for application: 10 January 2013

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
World Vision International Vietnam
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2013-01-10