Education Project Officer

Save the Children, the world’s largest independent organisation for children, delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives in over 50 countries through emergency relief and long-term development. 

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; 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: Education Project Officer
Based in Hanoi

They are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Project Officer for project on Child Friendly Learning Environment/Promoting Positive Disciplines in Schools. The successful candidate will be based in Hanoi with travels to project sites.

Main Responsibilities
The Education Project Officer is responsible for ensuring effective project implementation and achieving project objectives. The responsibilities include project designing, planning, implementation, monitoring and follow-up, including progress and financial management.

Key Competencies 
- University degree or equivalent in education, social sciences
- Experience/knowledge on child friendly learning environment/positive discipline  
- At least 3 years experience in education project implementation, preferably in international organizations, INGOs and/or bilateral organizations
- Good training and facilitation skills
- Proven track record developing and managing budgets
- Good interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels
- Ability to work independently under minimum supervision within a team. High team work spirit
- Ability to organise and coordinate complex activities within interrelated schedules and timelines
- Excellent English and Vietnamese written and oral communication skills
- Commitment to Convention of the Right of the Child and Political awareness
- Ability and willingness to travel for extended periods

A full job description is available at the website:

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 - E3, Ngoai Giao Doan Trung Tu, 6 Dang Van Ngu - Dong Da, Hanoi or by Email: [email protected]
The closing date for application is 23rd July 2010 at 5pm.  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.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2010-07-23