Maternal & New-born health Project Assistant

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

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:
Vacancy: Maternal & New-born health Project Assistant
Based in Da Nang

Main Responsibilities: Assist the project staff in administrative, financial, and logistical issues to ensure the quality implementation of Health project activities, focusing on Maternal and New born project with 100% of LoE, support communications, and coordination with local partners and SC colleagues in main office and Field Offices

Key Competencies:


  • Graduation from college is required at least.
  • Having experience to work/volunteer to assist for a health program.
  • Effective Communication skills.
  • Secretarial skills.
  • Experience in assistance of translating health documents and health survey and health data entry (using epidemiology software, such as Epi Inf) is preferred.
  • Good spoken and written English.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Computer – Microsoft Word, Excel, and relevant software for financial and database management.


  • Ability to travel to project sites.
  • Ability to work independently, in small teams and be flexible.

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: 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 at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 7th May 2017. 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
Da Nang
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2017-05-07