LGBT Project Manager

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 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 a Vietnamese national for:

  • Position: LGBT Project Manager
  • Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Main Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for overall project planning, implementation and management and for achieving project’s objectives of the LGBT (Norad funded) Project in Ho Chi Minh and Can Tho city and other sites. The post holder is expected to work in close coordination with Southern Area Manager, Child Rights Governance Program Manager and local partners to ensure effective, efficient and cost-sensitive implementation of the “VNM-CRG to promote non-discrimination of vulnerable children & youth in Vietnam” project activities in the assigned geographical locations.

This post is also expected to ensure that the project activities are consistent with SCI and Members’ programming principles and approaches, draw on good practices and lessons learned, enable children to attain their rights and are compliant with donor regulations.

Qualifications & Experiences

  • University degree in community development, social development or related field;
  • Good at project cycle management.
  • Good at project financial management
  • Good at team leadership
  • Good at partnership


  • At least 5 years management experience in an NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs for children in both emergency and development contexts;
  • Experience of working with local government and CSO partners; Proven technical knowledge and capacity to lead implementation of CRG activities, projects and programs;
  • Experience in LGBT project and with non-discrimination of vulnerable children & youth in Vietnam is desirable;
  • Excellent organisational skills, including time management, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure;
  • Solid experience in knowledge/experience of effective budget monitoring;
  • Experience in advocacy implementation;
  • Good understanding of challenges facing vulnerable children and communities in Vietnam;
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles/accountability frameworks, especially for work with vulnerable populations;
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, to motivate and inspire team work
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think strategically;
  • Excellent English language and narrative writing skills: donor reports, proposals development…
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles


  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness;
  • Be both self-confident and humble;
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment.

Please send your updated CV (in English), your cover letter and your SC’s application form to:

Save the Children International in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh Office:
5th Floor, Kicotrans Building, 20 Song Thao street, Ward 2, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City.
or by Email: [email protected]

The SC application form and the full Job Description are attached.

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 06 May 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
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2019-05-06