Short-Term Project Officer – HIV/AIDS Program

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:  Short-term Project Officer – HIV/AIDS Program
Based in Ho Chi Minh City

They are looking for a qualified Vietnamese national for the position of Project Officer for Child-focused HIV/AIDS Prevention project in the South of Vietnam, which has been implementing in HCMC, and Ca Mau provinces.

Job Purpose:
The Project Officer will be responsible for ensuring effective implementation of the project’s activities and task assigned to attain goals and objectives of the project; overseeing project work-plan performance, participating in project planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, reporting and programme development.

Key Competencies
- University degree in relevant fields: Public health, social science…
- 3 years of experience working in development projects
- Understanding of HIV and AIDS and children’s issues is preferable
- Experience in working directly with people/children living with HIV and AIDS (care and support or counseling)
- Familiar with Government, UN and NGOs’ work in Vietnam
- Presentation, facilitation and training skills
- Fluent spoken and written English
- Analytical and report writing skills
- Good communication skills and positive attitude to team work
- Good computer skills in World, Excel, and Email.

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 Qui 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 09th 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. 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
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2011-06-09