Project Assistant - Southern Area Office

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.

Vacancy: Project Assistant - Southern Area Office
Based in Ho Chi Minh city

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Project Assistant to work for our Southern Area Office. The successful candidate will be based in Ho Chi Minh city.

Main Responsibilities: In collaboration with and under the supervision of Project Manager and Project Officer to ensure the Child Protection program run smoothly, efficiently and effectively by provide supports to conduct the assessments, the quantitative survey planning and collect  data and to monitor all of project activities implemented in project communes.

Key Competencies:


  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • 2 year experience working in community development projects
  • Good communication skill and positive attitude to team work
  • Ability to travel to project sites
  • Good English speaking and writing skills
  • Good computer skills in word, excel and email
  • Strong commitment with works


  • Experience in working with children, particularly the vulnerable children such as orphanese, children with HIV, disable children
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience in the educational area

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 14th February, 2015.  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)
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2015-02-14