Consultant to Develop a Baseline Survey for the Project “Improved Protection and Quality Education for Migrant and Vulnerable Children in Ho Chi Minh City Phase II”

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: Consultant develop a Baseline survey for the project “Improved Protection and Quality Education for Migrant and Vulnerable Children in Ho Chi Minh City Phase II”
Based in Hochiminh City

Main Responsibilities: The consultant team is expected to develop relevant questionnaires and tools to measure and inform, as well as use the existing SCI (inclusive) tools.  The baseline must collect relevant data linked to the expected project results (outcomes, outputs, indicators). This should be done in close collaboration with the SCI project team in HCMC, the SCI MEAL officer in Hanoi and appointed technical advisors, and local (city, district, and commune-levels). Specific tools to seek information from in and out-of-school children should be developed, with a special focus on migrant children.

Key Competencies:

  • Degree in social sciences or similar background relevant to this project
  • Solid understanding of education- and protection governance structures in Vietnam, preferably in the south of Vietnam.
  • Experience of conducting similar surveys, baselines and tools development
  • Experience in involving children as respondents in Vietnam and/or other countries in SEA.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in development, preferably participatory research and school-community based development area.
  • Understanding and sensitive to the political, social and cultural structures in Vietnam
  • Professional level of English as working language for at least 5 years.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow time-lines, securing good communication with employer, and delivering high quality reports within the dead-lines.

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: 5th Floor, Kicotrans Building, 20 Song Thao street, Tan Binh district, Hochiminh City 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 December 2016. 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
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2016-12-20