Finance 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 22 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 programs 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 consultancy services for:

Vacancy: Finance Assistant
Location: Lao Cai Office

Main Responsibilities:

  • Under supervision of Finance Officer, to ensure that the financial policies and procedures, control and system are followed/ implemented properly in accordance with Save the Children, donor regulations and government laws as.
  • Responsible for bank transfer in order to ensure timely payment for the purpose of timely funding disbursement and good BvA .
  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Key Competencies (Essential):

  • At least 3 years experience in financial management, preferably in international organizations, INGOs and/or bilateral organization
  • Good financial management skill
  • Have strong sense in compliance
  • Good interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
  • Fluent English speaking and writing skills
  • Proven commitment to children rights and equality of opportunity
  • Good computer and IT skills

Please send the Application dossier (in English), including:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Completed application form (template in attached)
  3. Contact list of three referees
  4. Covering letter (addressing the list of competencies)

to Save the Children International in Vietnam – Hanoi Country Office:

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 here.

The closing date for application is 5.00pm on Wednesday, 28th February 2018. 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.

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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children (SC)
Lao Cai
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2018-02-28