Project Manager – Alive and Thrive Project

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

Vacancy: Project Manager – Alive and Thrive Project

Based in Hanoi

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the Project Manager position of Alive & Thrive (A&T) Project. The successful candidate will be based in Hanoi with travels to project locations.

Main Responsibilities

A Project Manager will be responsible to ensure the effective implementation and high impact of the franchise models of Alive and Thrive project in Hanoi city with the main areas of accountability in project managing, budget planning and monitoring, building and maintaining the effective link and networks with project partners and other relevant professional group.

Key Competencies
• Bachelors degree or higher; Medical Doctor, MPH degree in nutrition or Maternal and Child Health care is preferred
• At least three years working experience in project management and implementation, preferably in nutrition, maternal and child health care program
• Solid understanding of the Vietnamese government system
• Experience in working with government counterparts, and multilateral agencies. A good understanding and relationship with Hanoi Department of Health is preferable
• Skilful and experience in program and budget planning, monitoring, and facilitating meeting, workshops
• Good at writing project reports and documenting other project outputs
• Proficiency in spoken and written English
• Good communication skills and team work
• Good computer skills - MS Office

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: HR section, Save the Children - E3, Ngoai Giao Doan Trung Tu, 6 Dang Van Ngu - Dong Da, 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 5pm on the 19 August 2012. 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
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2012-08-19