Temporary Administration 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 (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; Climate change adaptation; and the Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

Vacancy: Temporary Administration Officer

Based in Hochiminh City

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of Temporary Administration Officer to join operation team for duration of 07 months. The successful candidate will be based in our Office in Hochiminh City.

Main Responsibilities

The Administration Officer will be responsible for the regular field office administration activities including reception, scheduling, library, building maintenance management, and conduct procurement for programs. He/She will work closely with other Support Services team members of Save the Children in Hanoi Office and program staffs in Hochiminh City Office to make sure operation functions of Ho Chi Minh City Office go smoothly and efficiently.

Key Competencies

• University degree in public administration, human resource management or other relevant disciplines
• Fluency in English and Vietnamese essential (both oral and written)
• Experience in translating and interpreting
• 2-3 years experience working as an administrative officer for an international organization
• Good prioritization skill and ability to coordinate a variety of work activities
• Excellent problem solving skill
• Skilful in Customer Relations, Interpersonal & Communications
• Good computer and IT skills

Please send CV and application letter in English addressing the list of competencies to: : HR section, Ho Chi Minh City Office, No 4, Tran Quy Khoach Street, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City or by Email: [email protected]

The SC’s full job description is available at the website: http://savethechildrenvietnam.wordpress.com/vacancy

The closing date for application is 5pm on the 22nd December 2013. 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)
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2013-12-22