Youth Employment Project Assistant

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 22 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 Youth Employment Project Assistant based in Hochiminh City.

Main Responsibilities:

This position works under the guidance and supervision of the Project Officer(s), assists the project team in the overall field management of project activities and monitoring effective implementation of the Child Poverty/ Youth Employment Project(s).

Qualifications & Experiences


  • University degree in social sciences, software development or related field;
  • Have at least 2 years’ experience working in development areas, or software development;
  • Ability to learn quickly and respond to multiple demands;
  • Positive attitude to working with youth and vocational schools and community leaders;
  • Solid English speaking and writing skills;


  • Experience working in vocational schools with school management and youth;
  • Experience working with children, especially ethnic minorities ones is a plus;
  • Flexibility and a sense of humour – ability to work, live and thrive in challenging circumstances;
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness;
  • Be both self-confident and humble.

Please send your updated CV (in English), your cover letter and you SC application’s form to:

Save the Children International in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh Office:
5th Floor, Kicotrans Building, 20 Song Thao street, Ward 2,  Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City.
or by Email: [email protected]

The SC application form and the full Job Description are attached.

The closing date for application is 5 pm on 31st October 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: 
Wed, 2018-10-17