WASH Project Manager

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; Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.

Vacancy: WASH Project Manager

Based in Ho Chi Minh City

We are looking for a Vietnamese national for the position of WASH Project Manager to work in our Emergency Team. The successful candidate can be based in Hochiminh City with frequent travels to project sites.

Main Responsibilities

This position is responsible to ensure that water, sanitation & hygiene activities in the Mekong Delta are implemented to a high standard of quality, on time, and within budget. The key areas of accountability include: project activities management, financial management, staff management, project coordination, reporting, project accountability strategy ensuring and other related responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Key Competencies:

• University degree in civil engineering, water engineering or similar, preferably with an additional project management qualification
• Minimum 5 years of project management experience, preferably with an NGO
• Minimum 4 years managing WASH (water, sanitation & hygiene) projects, preferably with an NGO
• Good communication skills and a positive attitude to team work
• Advanced level of spoken and written English and Vietnamese
• Strong leadership skills
• Commitment to Save the Children’s values

• Experience of school water supply projects
• Experience of school sanitation projects
• Experience of household rainwater harvesting projects
• Experience of social marketing, behavior change, school hygiene promotion, and capacity building
• Experience of designing and implementing KAP surveys using cluster sampling, and qualitative assessments
• Experience in project facilitation, training, program planning, design, monitoring and evaluation including need assessment and project review
• Experience of managing consultants

Please send CV and a completed application form, contact of three referees and a covering 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 application form and full job description are available at the website: http://savethechildrenvietnam.wordpress.com/vacancy

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 23rd June 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, 2013-06-23