Short-Term Human Resource Officer

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 in Vietnam (SCiV) 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: Short-Term Human Resource Officer
Based in Hanoi

They are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of short-term Human Resource (HR) Officer to join Operation team. The successful candidate will be based in Hanoi.

Main Responsibilities:
In collaboration with and under supervision of the HR Manager, an HR Officer is responsible to implement the tasks and issues related to SCiV staff and consultants following the organisation’s policies and procedures. To ensure Human Resource regulations on staff insurance are properly and timely addressed and personal data are filed appropriately and confidentially.

Key Competencies: 
- University degree in human resource management, public administration, or other relevant disciplines
- At least 3 years experience in human resources implementation and management, preferably in international organizations, INGOs and/or bilateral organization
- Solid understanding of local labour laws, social insurance laws
- Proven knowledge and skills in Human Resource, administration, recruitment,  training and development
- Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy and to deal with a variety of highly confidential and sensitive issues with discretion
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
- Good prioritization skill and ability to coordinate a variety of work activities
- Fluent English speaking and writing skills
- Proven commitment to children rights and equality of opportunity
- Good computer and IT skills.

Full job description is attached

Please send CV and a completed application form, details of three references and a covering letter 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 SCiV application form is available at the website:

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 3rd May 2011.  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. Their selection processes reflect their commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and their people are as diverse as the challenge they face.  They 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: 
Tue, 2011-05-03