ICT Officer

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 a Vietnamese national for ICT Officer based in Ho Chi Minh City.

Role Purpose:

The ICT Officer will be the country point person for the US-based project manager for a project using Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality named Beca XR (Mobile application) to enhance youth employability skills. The post holder will provide oversight of the pilot implementation, in addition to supporting the project team on ICT and e-learning overall.

Key areas of accountability

  • Key Area 1: Pilot Implementation: specifically shown in Role Profile
  • Key Area 2: ICT Technical Support: specifically shown in Role Profile

Qualifications and Experience

  • 1-2 years’ experience in software development
  • Experience in working with students and youth (both in-school or out-of-school youth)
  • Experience in working with and managing both technical and non-technical partners

Essential skills

  • Strong organizational skills and presentation skills, including ability to communicate technical/ICT concepts to non-technical staff
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Very good skills in communicating in English and Vietnamese
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Commitment  to  and  understanding  of  SCI  mission,  values  and principles  including rights-based approaches

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, 2 Ward, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City or by Email: [email protected]

The SC’s application form is attached and Role Profile is also available here.

The closing date for application is 5 pm on Tuesday, 7th August, 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.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2018-08-07