Assistant to the Representative and Head of Office

UNESCO Viet Nam, a member of the UN team, is seeking a qualified, highly committed, service-oriented and proactive national professional for the position of Assistant to the Representative and Head of Office. Dynamic young men and women are strongly encouraged to apply to work as part of the UNESCO Viet Nam team.

Deadline for submission: 31 March 2015

Main responsibilities include assistance to the Representative in:

  • Handling daily administrative and technical tasks;
  • Managing the agenda, protocol, filing, documentation of meetings and events, and reporting;
  • Supporting internal and external communications;
  • Providing translation/interpretation;
  • Liaising with partners and authorities, as needed;
  • Supporting the successful implementation of technical assistance;
  • Promoting UNESCO's principles, values, conventions and programmes.

Required qualifications:

  • University degree in international relations, business, administration, or other related areas;
  • Three years of proven progressive experience in executive assistance, office management and/or secretarial and administrative functions;
  • Proven strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Vietnamese (proficiency will be tested);
  • Self-motivated, respectful, diplomatic and committed;
  • Knowledge of Vietnamese protocol is an asset;
  • Intensive time commitment, availability and willingness to travel.

How to apply:

Applicants meeting the requirements should submit their CV and a letter of motivation in English indicating 1) qualifications; 2) experience relevant to the position; and 3) reasons for applying, together with a completed UN Personal History form (P11), to the following address by 31 March 2015:

Administrative Section, UNESCO Office, 23 Cao Ba Quat Street, Ha Noi, [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview and written test.

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Tue, 2015-03-31