Field Project Assistant

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 Vietnamese national for:

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

1. KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following but not limited. Other duties that are in line with relevant skills, experience and role may be assigned by Line Manager and SMT’s members.

1) Office Management:

  • Maintain filing system for assigned sub-grant
  • Provide interpretation and translation (when needed)

2) Program Implementation

  • Carry out MEAL activities and give feedbacks to partners after field visit in consultation with project officers so that partner implement program activities of high quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness, for an overall goal of the program ‘Disadvantaged children are able to fully develop through high-quality and sustainable care and education’;
  • Support partner in implementing and managing sub-grant and support partners to maximize the effectiveness of the program;
  • Support development of MEAL plan (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) and collaborate with MEAL focal person in implementation of MEAL plan;
  • Work closely with partners and remind them that burn rate is strictly followed according to the approved plan monthly, quarterly and yearly.
  • Conduct supervision of project activities as per sub-grant assign.

3) Sponsorship Field Operations (when required)

  • Support community orientation, child enrolment, child eligibility tracking following Child Information
  • Management Plan and coordination of Sponsorship operation focal person
  • Support communications between sponsors and sponsored children in coordination with Sponsorship Communication focal person

4) Others

  • Other tasks as assigned by Line Manager

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • University degree in social science, development studies or a related field;
  • Good organization, communication and facilitation skills;
  • Experience with government counterparts and community-based programs is an asset;
  • Computer literate with strong computer skills in MS Office and other communications applications;
  • Good written and oral communication in both Vietnamese and English;
  • Willing to base at the field.

Desirable

  • Experience in communications including taking photos, writing and development of communication materials.
  • Field-based working experience with ethnic minorities.

APPLICATION PACKAGE:

All application packages must be submitted via

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900037D&tz=GMT%2B07%3A00&tzname=Asia%2FBangkok

In case you cannot access to the above link, please send your updated CV (in English), your cover letter and your SC’s application form to Email: [email protected]vethechildren.org

The closing date for application is 5pm on 30 September 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
Location: 
Lao Cai
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2019-09-30