Award Manager

Save the Children, the world’s largest independent organization for children, delivers immediate and lasting improvements to children’s lives all over the world.

Save the Children (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; Climate Change adaption Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:
Vacancy: Award Manager (also known as Grants Manager)
Based in Hanoi

Main Responsibilities: To work with our Programme Development and Finance teams to submit high quality, well-costed proposals to donors as well as to make sure all our reporting to donors and award/grant management administration is of the highest quality and compliance. The job holder also supports the Country Director to identify and build relationships with external donors and within the global organization

Key Competencies:


  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprised of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: patient, flexible, able to improvise and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships at a distance, with culturally diverse stakeholders and colleagues throughout Asia and around the world
  • Experience in award/grant management and knowledge of major donors’ compliance requirements. For example: European Union (DEVCO and ECHO), World Bank, USAID, UNICEF.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, and ability to identify and implement solutions.
  • Proven track record of contributing well to a senior management team.
  • Experience of staff management and team supervision.
  • Good attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Computer literate (i.e. Word, advanced Excel, Outlook, management information systems).
  • Strong written communication and interpersonal skills in English.

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, Machinco Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District Hanoi or by Email: [email protected]

The SC’s application form and full job description are available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 23rd March 2017. 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.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2017-03-23