Project Officer (Safe and Supportive Semi Boarding School Project)

Program · Cao Bang, Vietnam
Department Program
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced


As the Project Officer (PO) for Safe and Supportive Semi Boarding School project (SBS), you will be responsible for providing technical and management inputs as well as ensuring the quality and timely delivery of project within budget across the projects in your assigned area. You are also responsible for the systematic and consistent application of program approaches, program descriptions, topics and technical models in the project cycle management, contributing to the reputation of the ChildFund in Vietnam’s work as a thought leader in its specialist areas of focus: child rights and child protection, education, health and wellbeing for children


  • Responsible for project planning, coordinated implementation and financial management supported by the SBS Project Coordinator, Project Team Leader, Technical Specialists, and Provincial Manager.
  • Work with Project Officers across sectors, with key stakeholders and partners to ensure the delivery of project planning, implementation, and monitoring according to the project agreement, annual work plan and budget and the program “minimum standards”, including project reports, data collection, writing case studies about projects’ impacts and its lessons learnt, etc.
  • Work with key specialists, Provincial Manager and stakeholders to analyse and select technical solutions/interventions during project development and implementation.
  • Responsibility for the annual review of and quarterly reforecasting of the project budget, timely disbursement and facilitation of all financial reports in coordination with the partner’s process and systems. Ensure this information is entered into the required ChildFund management systems
  • Be in charge of the SBS project's M&E activities, collaborating closely with the MEL team, and supporting M&E work in the Cao Bang office. Organise, lead and participate in periodic review meetings with partners to improve the project activities in a timely manner and adjusts project implementation appropriately;
  • Promote ChildFund partners’ capacity building through the facilitation of exchange visits, training opportunities, mentoring and technical support and facilitate productive working relationships with partners, contractors and communicate ChildFund's policies to partners and project beneficiaries, ensuring their strict compliance of ChildFund’s working principles and methodology in all stages of a project cycle;
  • Represent ChildFund Vietnam at relevant workshops, establishing appropriate information-sharing and learning networking in Vietnam.


  • College/University qualification in education or relevant fields
  • At least 3-year experience participating in relevant projects
  • Good demonstrated experience in project management, human resource mobilisation and coordination;
  • Experience in working with children and/or youth in community development.


  • Up-to-date expertised knowledge and information;
  • Abilities and skills in organising and providing trainings;Ability to build strong working relationships;
  • Be able to communicate at least basic English;
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills;
  • Good time management skill to perform multi-tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent computer literacy.

 For further details, please see the Position Description.

Please be noted that the position is only open to Vietnamese candidates. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position through ChildFund’s competitive hiring process.



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  • Location
    Cao Bang, Vietnam
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience