Sponsorship Database Officer

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 Vietnamese national for:

  • Vacancy: Sponsorship Database Officer
  • Based in: Hanoi Office

Main Responsibilities:

The Sponsorship Database Officer will administer the sponsorship database (ASISt) and be responsible for overseeing data collection, data entry, data quality, data maintenance and disaster recovery processes.

  • Liaison with Sponsorship centre at SCUS headquarters on issues related to sponsorship technology, data related to sponsorships and best practices
  • Liaison with local IT team on managing ASISt server and workstations
  • Ensure that sponsorship operational requirements are met as defined by the Policy and field staff/partners receive training on sponsorship operation and data management
  • Ensure no downtime or minimal downtime of ASISt with a solid disaster recovery plan


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or qualified by relevant professional experience

Experience and Skills


  • Knowledge of querying and reporting in Microsoft Access, knowledge of advanced mail Minimum of three years of professional experience in SQL Server database administration preferably with an international NGO 
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in TSQL
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in querying and reporting in Microsoft Access
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in Microsoft Word mail merge
  • Solid understanding of Windows Server 2012 and later, Windows 10, Windows batch operation and ability to troubleshoot when necessary
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office application suite including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Proven attention to detail and ability to effectively manage a high volume of data Excellent ability to analyse information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
  • A flexible and initiative-taking attitude with the ability to manage an unpredictable workload
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills
  • Strong English and Vietnamese language skills – both verbal and written, including high capacity in written communications in both languages
  • Experience of problem solving
  • Good project management skills


  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches.
  • Knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major Sponsorship campaigns.

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, Mercury Building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi or by Email: [email protected]

The SC’s application form and the Job Description are attached.

The closing date for application is 5pm on 7 April 2019. 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
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2019-04-07