SALT Project Coordinator


Samaritan’s Purse is a Christian humanitarian organization providing aid to hurting people around the world. With a sustainable history working in Vietnam, Samaritan’s Purse has developed strong relationships with partners to conduct projects in 6 sectors: health, WASH, education, protection, livelihood and relief.

Samaritan’s Purse in Vietnam’s projects are being implemented in Hanoi, Quang Nam, the central province of Vietnam, Tra Vinh, the south of Vietnam and across the northern provinces of Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Lai Chau where the majority of people are from ethnic minority groups, often the most vulnerable or marginalized sections of the population.

We are now seeking highly qualified candidate for the following position:

Position Title:          SALT Project Coordinator

Grade:                     Junior Program

Position Duration:   From hiring date to March 31, 2025 (with possibility of extension)

Duty Station:           Hanoi with frequent travel to project locations

Reports To:             SALT Project Manager

Job Summary:

Samaritan’s Purse Vietnam’s projects are being implemented in Hanoi, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Quang Nam, and Tra Vinh, where the majority of people are from ethnic minority groups, often the most vulnerable or marginalized sections of the population. The current projects include health, education, relief, protection, water, sanitation, and hygiene projects in schools, and livelihood projects.

This position supports the program of Samaritan’s Purse under the direction of the SALT Project Manager. He/she is responsible to support project activities including initiating, planning, execution, monitoring/ evaluation, and conclusion of activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Implementation: Support Project Manager with project planning, start up, implementation, and monitoring. Conduct activities on schedule, within scope and budget.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Monitor project activities conducted by Samaritan’s Purse and partners. Utilize survey, interview, discussion, and other data collection methods to monitor and evaluate project activities. Ensure activity and project outputs meet defined scope and quality.
  • Reporting and Data Entry: Data is compiled from surveys, questionnaires, and activities to create summary of information for input into reports including data software, monthly, and annual reports for review by the Project Manager.
  • Stakeholder, Partner, and Government Relations: Assist the Project Manager with meetings, communications, and related documentation.  Works to foster strong relationships with partnering authorities. 
  • Financial management: Follow internal financial procedures to ensure timely completion of activities in accordance with approved budgets and donor requirements. Collect accurate receipts and supporting financial documents. Create regular financial expense reports for activities. Review partner financial reporting for compliance with internal requirements.  
  • Schedule: Mange timely completion of the project under the direction of the Project Manager in coordination with partners.
  • Procurement: Follow procurement procedures to ensure the project has the necessary products and/or services to complete work in a timely manner. 
  • Quality: Overseeing activities to ensure they meet the quality needs for which it was approved.
  • Communication: Ensure timely and appropriate planning, collection, creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, management, control, monitoring of project communication, including impact stories.
  • Work Environment: Nurture a positive work environment and foster a commitment to Samaritan's Purse values and ethics.
  • Team Support: Samaritan's Purse works as a team to carry out programming and additional responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

Education/Experience Needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in community development, social work or related degree. 
  • At least 03 years’ experience working in community development, social work or related fields.
  • Having experience in project execution or formal training is preferable.
  • Strong willingness and passion to help vulnerable and disadvantaged in Vietnam.

Skills Required:

  • Intermediate in English and fluent in Vietnamese. Good communication skills.
  • Excellent planning, time management and organizational skills; high level of integrity.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email.
  • Ability to travel frequently to remote areas in varying weather conditions.
  • Humble team player; ability to be flexible and adapt.

Samaritan's Purse in Vietnamis a Christian nonprofit organization. Candidates having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Please note that Applications will be treated in confidence and cannot be returned, only candidates invited to an interview will be contacted.

To respond to this opportunity, please send your Cover letter, Samaritan's Purse Application form (as attached) to [email protected] referencing “SALT Project Coordinator Opportunity” in the subject title. Application Deadline: June 30, 2024.

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Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2024-06-30