Consultants for Child Protection Project (Short-term Project Officers) - 02 positions

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:

Main Responsibilities:

The selected individual will collaborate with SCI staff and partners to implement the following tasks:

  • Cooperate with finance staff and program staff of both SCI and project’s partners to ensure advances and financial reports of project’s partners (including 2 partners in Hanoi and 1 partner in Ho Chi Minh City) are processed effectively, timely and in compliance with SCI’s cost norm and financial regulations.
  • Review procurement documents and monitor procurement process implemented by partners to ensure they follow SCI’s regulations.
  • Support the CPP program team to monitor the component under two sub grant with Department of Children in Hanoi and with Dolisa in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Provide support and supervision to relevant partners to ensure quality, participatory, effective, efficient and cost-sensitive planning, implementation, monitoring/reviewing, reporting and evaluation processes of the Child
  • Protection (CP) program activities in the project areas, with and by partners;
  • Monitor project activities conducted by partners to ensure project activities implemented as per work plan;
  • Propose solutions to address assessed needs and adjust implementation approaches to attain or maintain the highest quality based on assessment and ongoing monitoring and evaluation;
  • Actively collaborate with sectoral colleagues in SCI Vietnam to promote shared directions, exchange best practices, and provide assistance.

Key Competencies:

  • University degree in social sciences or related field;
  • Have at least 3 years of experience working in the development areas, working with children, especially ethnic minorities ones;
  • Ability to learn quickly and respond to multiple demands;
  • Positive attitude to working with children in schools, parents, school and community leaders;
  • Experience working in schools with school management and students;
  • Knowledge of child participation, child right governance is a plus.
  • Excellent in communication and capacity building skills;
  • Solid understanding of the Vietnamese government system;
  • Fluency in English speaking and writing.

Application package:

Please send your CV and SC’s Application Form to [email protected] to apply.

The closing date for application is 5pm on 10 August 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
Vị trí: 
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2019-08-10