Field Project Officer

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations. Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programs are absolutely safe for children.

SC positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

We are looking for 01 Field Project Officer based in Lao Cai Province.

Main Objectives: To support Sub-Impact Area Coordinator to manage and ensure implementation of high quality program of SCI, particularly Education; effective Sponsorship Field Operations and productive partnership in Lao Cai.

Key Competencies:

  • University degree in social science, development studies, business administration, or a related field;
  • Good organization, communication and facilitation skills;
  • Experience with government counterparts and community-based programs;
  • Computer literate with strong computer skills in MS Office and other communications applications;
  • Good written and oral communication in both Vietnamese and English;
  • Willing to travel to the field.

The completed TOR of the post can be downloaded here.

Please send CV and a completed Application Form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: 4th Floor, Mercury Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District Hanoi or by Email: Vietnam.HR@savethechildren.org

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 8 July 2018. 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.

 

Location: Lao Cai, Vietnam

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Tuesday 31 July 2018

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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