Project Manager

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: Project Manager – Child Protection
Based in Ho Chi Minh City

They are looking for a qualified Vietnamese National for the position of Project Manager for Child Protection project in the South of Vietnam. The purpose of project is to develop and strengthen child
protection system to prevent and protect children from harms of abuse, exploitation, violence and trafficking. This project has been implemented in HCMC, Dong Thap and Ca Mau provinces.

Job Purpose
The project manager will be contributing to the development of child protection programme strategy and be responsible to manage the programme implementation in the southern provinces funded by EC
including planning, budgeting, management, and documentation of lessons learned.

Person specification
- University degree in Law, Social Justice, Social work or development
- 5 years of working experience in development projects
- Understanding of child protection, trafficking, migration and social work.
- Demonstrable “Training of Trainers” experience
- Experience in networking and advocacy
- Good planning, monitoring and evaluation skills
- Good coordination and organisational skills
- Ability to organise and coordinate complex activities within interrelated schedules and timelines, to demonstrate sound judgment, task orientation.
- Familiar with Government, UN and NGOs’ work in Vietnam
- Capacity to work effectively in a team and as an active team leader
- Fluent written and spoken English
- Excellent liaison and negotiation skills
- Good computer skills in Word and Excel

A full job description is available at the website:
Closing date for application is 5 pm on 23rd February 2010.
Please send CV and a completed application form, details of three references and a covering letter addressing the list of key competencies in Englishby post to:
Save the Children - 26 Dang Tat, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, HCMC or
by email: [email protected]

Applications will be treated in confidence. Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs will not be returned.
Their selection processes reflect their commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Their people are as diverse as the challenge they face. CVs will only be accepted with a completed application form.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2010-02-23