Policy Formulation Coordinator

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 20 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.

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for:

Vacancy: Policy Formulation Coordinator

Based in Hanoi

Main Responsibilities:To provide supports, assistance for PMU Director in terms of technique, management and coordination in the implementation of Component 3 of the project.

Key Competencies:


  • At bachelor’s degree in health or nutrition or public health, master’s degree or advance training in this field will be an advantage.

  • At least 3 years’ experience working with government counterparts, especially in advocacy field. Working experiences in reproductive health or nutrition areas will be advantage.

  • Experience in project management.

  • Solid understanding of the Vietnamese government system.

  • Good communication skills and team work.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and can stay in the field for extended period of time

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

  • Good computer skills: MS Office required inexperience using statistical packages is preferred.

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]

Please see here SC’s application form and full job description (attach file here)


The closing date for application is 5 pm on 15th September 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
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2017-09-15