Senior Project Officer (Sponsorship Program)

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.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

Child Safeguarding positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

We are looking for a national Vietnamese for:

  • Vacancy: Senior Project Officer (Sponsorship Program)
  • Location: Based in Hanoi


Support Sponsorship Manager to oversee all sponsorship funded project implementation (including phase-in and phase-out) on technical aspect within Sponsorship impact area(s), ensuring effective implementation and partnership, donor communications, in line with global sponsorship strategy and compliance with the Country Office as well as Sponsorship policies and procedures.



  • University degree in social science, development studies, or a related field
  • At least 6 years in relevant field including 3 years in managerial capacity, particularly good management skills related to organizational development project and international, cross-functional team
  • Experience in office management including operation, admin, logistics, fixed assets and inventory
  • Demonstrable skills in staff supervision, planning and organization of events/activities
  • Strong facilitation and good interpersonal, communicational, presentational skills.
  • Proven capacity to build and maintain effective partnerships with provincial and local partners.
  • Good communication skills and a positive attitude to team work
  • Experience working with government counterparts and community-based intervention.
  • Good computer skills including MS Office
  • Working level of spoken and written English
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s values


  • Master degree or higher in social science, development studies, or a related field
  • Experience in the field of early childhood care and development, primary education, school health and nutrition, adolescent sexual and reproductive health and job skills training.
  • Experience in training, program planning, design, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting is preferred.
  • Working experience at a child-focused organization

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: Save the children International, Hanoi Office: 4th Floor, Mercury 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 attached.

The closing date for application is on 30th September 2018. 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)
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2018-09-30