Early Childhood Development 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.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:

Vacancy: Early Childhood Development Project Officer
Based in Hanoi

Main Responsibilities: Project Officer works under the guidance and supervision of the Education Program Manager and in close coordination with partners to ensure effective, efficient and cost-sensitive operations of the education projects in the assigned geographical locations.

Key Competencies:


  • University degree in education or 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,
  • Knowledge of child participation, early childhood development is a plus
  • Excellent project management, communication and capacity building skills
  • Solid understanding of the Vietnamese government system
  • Fluency in English speaking and writing
  • Willing to travel


  • Have experience of managing sub-grants
  • Have experiences working with MOET
  • Have experiences in working with education sector, especially on ECD and bilingual education

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 2nd April 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: 
Sun, 2017-04-02