Labor Market Assessment Consultant

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 adaptation; and the Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

Vacancy: Labor Market Assessment Consultant

Save the Children is launching a new project “Skills to Succeed” to support at – risk youth in Danang and Can Tho City.

Now we are looking for a Vietnamese national for the Consultancy on labor market assessment as a part of project. The contract is expected to start from 15 April to 15 June 2014.

Consultancy Objective

For Out of School Youth (OSY)

  • Identify employment & self-employment opportunities for the out of school OSY to improve their current livelihood options.
  • Identify specific skills/capabilities needed for the OSY to engage in these opportunities.
  • Identify training sources to provide needed hard skills for OSY

For In School Youth (ISY)

  • Assess the barriers for graduates of ISY to gain employment or start their own business in the industry of their choice and/or to be successful in their employment
  • Identify the weaknesses in the Vocational Schools based on feedback from employers of ISY graduates.

For the project

  • Identify private sector partners to employ and/or train
  • Identify training partners to deliver hard skills training
  • Identify job-matching platforms that may be relevant

Key Competencies:

  • Experience in consulting and/or market research
  • Familiarity with Da Nang and/or Can Tho’s business community
  • Well-connected to Business and Trade Associations and other industry platforms.
  • Excellent market research and networking skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Interested individuals or organizations should send CV, technical proposal including detailed work plan and a financial proposal by email to HR department at email addresses: [email protected]

The full Term of Reference is available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on the 11 April 2014. 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 (SC)
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2014-04-11