Program Officer (Research)

Job no: 499418

Work type: Contract

Location: Vietnam

Categories: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning


  • Program Officer (Research) with the Vietnam Australia Centre (VAC), Aus4Skills Vietnam
  • Full time to 31 December 2025
  • Hanoi, Vietnam with regional travel as required

The Program

The goal of Aus4Skills is to support Vietnam to access and use high level professional and technical knowledge, skills and competencies, to contribute to the country’s sustainable economic and inclusive development. The program also aims to deepen Vietnamese and Australian people-to-people and institutional links and therefore strengthen the partnership between the two countries. The goals are underpinned by the principle that gender equality, disability and social inclusion are integrated into all Aus4Skills activities, which are organised into five main components as follows:
  1. Australia Awards Scholarships
  2. Alumni Engagement
  3. Capacity Building for Higher Education
  4. Promoting Industry Linkages in Vocational Education and Training
  5. Vietnam Australia Centre, a new initiative to foster leadership and policy development

Aus4Skills is managed by Tetra Tech International Development on behalf of Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

The Position

The VAC Program Officer (Research) will support the Centre’s planning, budgeting, delivery and reporting of research activities through administrative, financial and logistical support. S/he will also support the Centre’s stakeholder engagement, governance, monitoring, evaluation and reporting, risk management and communications.

Download File A4S PD VAC Officer Research 20211223.pdf

The Person

Relevant undergraduate tertiary qualifications or professional experience.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in project management or human resource development in an international development context. They will have professional experience with managing research projects as well as planning and delivery of social networking and professional development events. Good interpersonal skills and written communication skills in Vietnamese and English are essential.

Knowledge of alumni engagement and Vietnam’s policy and/or development and international engagement priorities, an advantage.

This position is locally engaged and reserved for National Citizens of Vietnam

How to Apply

To apply for this position please click on ‘apply now’ and complete the online application process. Please note that applications will only be accepted via the Tetra Tech International Development Website. 

For any enquiries, please contact and quote the job reference number 499418.

Applications close:  5:00pm (Hanoi time) Sunday 16th January, 2022.


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