Consultant to Conduct Mid-term Review for Food & Nutrition Security Component

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

Child Safeguarding positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:

  • Vacancy: Consultant to Conduct Mid-term Review for Food & Nutrition Security Component
  • Location: Yen Bai, Son La

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work in close collaboration with Health & Nutrition consultant to carry out the tasks described.
  • Support team leader in reviewing Component 3 (policy advocacy) when the consultant act as team member.
  • Be responsible for reviewing the following areas:
    • Results framework and MEAL plan relating to FNS component: whether it is still valid and relevant within the current project context and current economic, political and development circumstances in project provinces
    • Interventions under FNS component:
    • Progress and achievement to date against the implementation plan and results framework
    • Relevance, applicability, acceptability, effectiveness, sustainability of each low cash input agriculture model (i.e. improved chicken raising models, nutrition vegetable garden, organic compost, SRI, improved soy bean cultivation).
    • Intersectoral cooperation: Review the effectiveness of cooperation between health and agriculture sector from province to village and suggest ways of creating more effective teamwork considering the view of agriculture sector.
    • Document good practices and lessons learned: Highlight enabling factors under and beyond the project control that affected the achievement of the project outcomes in FNS component
    • Other relevant areas

Key Competencies:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in the following fields: agriculture and food security, rural development, and nutrition, is required.
  • Good skills and 6-10 years of relevant professional experiences in M&E, research, capability of using qualitative and participatory research methodologies proficiently.
  • Good communication and interview skills
  • Good analysis and report writing skills
  • Fluency in English (reading), proficiency in computer (Excel and Word) is mandatory. Good English writing skills is preferred.
  • Experience on livelihood support for ethnic minority groups would be a clear advantage

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

The SC’s application form and the Job Description are attached.

The closing date for application is 5pm on 16 June 2019. 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
Yen Bai, Son La
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2019-06-16