Child Protection Officer

Good Neighbors is an international, non-profit humanitarian organization that plans, implements and raises funds for the provision of services in child education, community development, health, sanitation, and disaster relief projects. Currently Good Neighbors has been operating in 37 countries, supporting approximately 17 million people, including about 10 million children.

Good Neighbors International in Vietnam (GNI) is implementing Community Development Projects (CDP) based on child sponsorship in 3 provinces; Tuyen Quang, Hoa Binh, and Thanh Hoa. GNI is working in main areas as child sponsorship and education, water and sanitation, income generation, etc. in 9 CDPs and is managing about 10,000 sponsored children.    

Job title: Child Protection Officer (CP Officer) 
Effective date: June 2017
Department: Sponsorship Service Division (SSD)
Location: Thinh Lang, Hoa Binh province
Reports to: Project Manager (PM) , SSD Manager, CP Team Leader/Officer
Type of contract: Full time


Internal: Country Director, Managing Director, OD Manager ( Operation Manager) /Officers, SSD Manager/Officers, Admin- Finance Manager/Officers, PM, Project Officers

External: GNI’s Donors, Partners, Governmental Officials, INGOs, Communities


1. Work management:

Be in charge of the effeciency of activities related to Child right education (Child empowerment services, Child right awarness, Puppet show on child abuse prevention); Child participation (Child clubs,…), Child protection system in terms of:

  • Design:
    • Overall building Project’s Plan of Action (POA) for child protection program; ensure to meet the deadlines and high efficiency;
    • Actively propose ideas to develop CP progarms as well as boost the effeciency of implementing activities
    • Working with involved partners & participants to ensure the effeciency of jointly holding activities
    • Submit to PM proposals, progress and result reports for all activities which  include in POA and other special funds
  • Monitoring and Evaluation:
    • Be in charge of monitoring implementation process of all the CP activities to ensure to meet the deadline, high quality and high efficiency;
    • Making reports (regular or as required) on all CP implemented activities.
  • Managing and promoting the process of disbursement as planned

2. Networking

  • Building up relationship with specialists, consultants who are working on the field of the team, with specific organizations or local agencies (governmental agency, other organizations, individuals,…) in order to enhance the quality of project implementation;
  • Guide and ensure that partners, participants properly follow GNI regulations during the activities

3. Internal communication

  • Regularly reporting on activities/events or when required to the PIC of activities and project manager
  • Keep contact with managers and staff in HO
  • Actively consulting HO for efficiency and adjustment of the activities/programs (if any Cooperating with other divisions (AD, FD...) in the office to implement the activities effectively
  • Implementing other activities when required by line managers



  • University/college graduate in social work, education or related fields.

Work experience

  • At least 1 year relevant working experience.
  • Experience and skills of working with children.
  • Experience in community development or with NGO.


  • Ability to work independently and with the team;
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good organizing skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Good skill in computer use: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
  • Basic English skill.


  • Sociable, responsive, committed working with GNI at least 1 year.
  • Teamwork.
  • Accountable.

Nationality: Vietnamese


Interested candidates are invited to send their application (including GNI’s Application form, a letter of motivation and a CV with a portrait photo attached) to Human Resource Division via the email address [email protected] or to the Head Office address: Good Neighbors International in Vietnam, 17th Floor, Block A, Song Da Building, My Dinh I, Nam Tu Liem, Hanoi no later than 15th June, 2017. We are very sorry that only short-listed candidates will be contactd for interviews. 

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Hoa Binh
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2017-06-15