Civil Society Organization Project Officer

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.

Vacancy: Civil Society Organization Project Officer
Based in Hanoi

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Civil Society Organization Project Officer to work for our Northern Area Office. The successful candidate will be based in Hanoi.

Main Responsibilities: to work under the guidance and supervision of the Project Manager and in close coordination with partners to ensure effective, efficient and cost-sensitive operations of the “Supporting civil society in Vietnam-Support Right to Education, Civil Culture and Ethnicity Project” in the assigned geographical locations.

Key Competencies:


  • University degree in social sciences fields
  • Have at least 3-5 years experiences working in the development areas, working with children, especially ethnic minorities ones.
  • Ability to learn quickly and respond to multiple demands
  • Positive attitude to working with children in schools, parents, school and communities leaders,
  • Experience working in schools with school management and students
  • Knowledge of child participation, child right governance is a plus
  • Excellent project management, communication and capacity building skills
  • Solid understanding of the Vietnamese government system
  • Fluency in English speaking and writing


  • Have experience of managing sub-grants
  • Have experiences working in Van Chan, Yen Bai
  • Have experiences in working with CSOs

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 20th June, 2015. 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 (SC)
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2015-06-20