Youth Employment ICT 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 consultancy services for:

Vacancy: Youth Employment ICT Officer
Based in Hochiminh Office

Main Responsibilities:

Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Learner is an idea developed in conjunction with Accenture Development Partners in 2017 to use augmented reality and virtual reality to enhance workforce development training. Save the Children is working with Accenture to build and test a workable high-fidelity prototype of the AR/VR Learner in Vietnam. The ICT Officer will be the country point person for the US-based project manager for this initiative and will provide oversight of the AR/VR Learner pilot design and implementation, in addition to supporting the project team on ICT overall.

Key Competencies:

  • At least 2-year experience as a product manager for mobile applications or full lifecycle software development
  • Experience working with and managing both technical and non-technical partners
  • Experience managing subcontractors
  • Familiarity with Agile project management methodologies
  • Strong organizational skills and presentation skills, including ability to communicate technical/ICT concepts to non-technical staff
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Very good skills in communicating in English and Vietnamese
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to and understanding of SCI mission, values and principles including rights-based approaches

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 full job description are available here.

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 10th February 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
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2018-02-10