[HN] Đại Sứ Quán Anh Tuyển Dụng Economic Officer 2016

Economic Officer

Application closing date: 09 March 2016
The British Embassy in Hanoi is part of a world-wide network of 270 posts representing British political, defence, economic, trade, and consular interests around the world. We are currently looking to recruit an Economic Officer –Grade C4(L)

The appointment will initially be on a 1-Year Fixed-Term contract, subject to extension.

Main Duties

Monitoring, analysing and reporting regularly on economic developments in Vietnam, including briefing high-level visitors from the UK and British businesses

Developing and overseeing the implementation of projects that encourage economic and financial sector reform in Vietnam, in particular leading the development of Prosperity Fund projects in this area

Providing analytical input into broader efforts to boost UK-Vietnam trade and investment links

Building an extensive network of contacts in government, academia, and the private sector throughout Vietnam to help inform reporting and promote UK policy objectives

Contributing to (and on some occasions leading) regional reports and project work, and actively contributing to discussions on our economic priorities in the region

– A degree in economics ,or equivalent level of competence, is required
– Strong team working skills
– Excellent written and spoken English and Vietnamese, and strong communication skills
– Self-motivation and the ability to work under light supervision


– Experience in programme and project management is highly desirable
– Familiarity and/or a track record of economic work on/with the Vietnamese economy, and preferably a good network of contacts in government and the private sector is highly desirable
– An understanding of Vietnam’s role in the regional context
Experience working on/understanding of financial sector issues
Familiarity with the UK is not required, but could be an advantage

The post will involve some travel, in particular fairly regular visits to Ho Chi Minh City (where wehave a Consulate-General) and the occasional trip to Singapore and/or London. There could be an option for the jobholder to be based in Ho Chi Minh City if they prefer.

Key Competencies
– Delivering at Pace
– Collaborating and Partnering
– Delivering a Quality Service
– Making Effective Decisions
– Leading and Communicating

Changing and Improving Compensation and Benefits

The salary for this position starts at VND471,913,125 per annum.

The British Embassy offers a competitive remuneration package including salary, leave entitlement, flexible working patterns, medical package for staff and dependants, and opportunities for learning and development.

To Apply

Please send your CV and the completed application form, which can be downloaded from our website at: https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/british-embassy-hanoi/about/recruitment to vietnam.recruitment@fco.gov.uk with an email subject heading following this format: EO_SURNAME First Name.

All applications must be received on or before 09 March 2016 (Wednesday). Please note that incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration. We regret to advise that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Employment offers are subject to the successful clearance of pre-employment checks. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy Hanoi is subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.
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