Temporary Project Assistant

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: Temporary Project Assistant
Based in Hanoi

They are looking for a Vietnamese candidate for the position of short-term Project Assistant for Reproductive Health and HIV prevention education for secondary school student project. The successful candidate will be based in Hanoi with travels to project sites.

Job Purpose
Under supervision of project manager and officers the post is responsible to assist the program staff in project management and logistical issues to ensure the quality implementation of Save the Children HIV Project Activities in project sites of Vietnam, including administrative, logistic, financial and technical support.

Key Competencies 
- University degree in a relevant discipline, e.g., social sciences, public health
- 01 year of experience with project administration, particularly related to HIV prevention for young people, preferred.
- Previous experience in interpersonal communication activities related to HIV prevention highly desirable
- Willingness to take on new challenges, to learn and share experiences with colleagues, partners, and supervisors
- Strong teamwork skills as well as independent initiative
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Good interpersonal, communicational and organizational skills
- English language skills
- Good computing skills (word processing, spread sheets, email).
- Ability to travel to project sites;

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 5 pm on 20 May 2010. 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 we face. CVs will only be accepted with a completed application form.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2010-05-20