Education Scholarship & Admin Officer

Position Title: Education Scholarship & Admin Officer

Reports To: ICM/Founder

Location: Hoi An, Vietnam

Status: Full time

Working Hours: 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday with one hour for lunch
                        8.30am to 5.30pm Saturday with one hour for lunch

Start Date: As soon as possible

Qualifications:   

  • Minimum: College Degree (English, Economics preference given for International study experience/Accounting);
  • Professional work experience in a similar position;
  • Excellent  organizational skills. Excellent communication with national and international programme‚Äôs partners.
  • Excellent attention to detail. Works well under pressure.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with 100% accuracy.
  • Good working knowledge of modern telecommunication systems (including e-mail, fax and internet, related software) and relevant computer applications (e.g. MS Office);
  • Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English and Vietnamese;
  • Dynamic and self-motivated personality with a strong desire to work in the NGO field, willingness to learn and develop.

Duties:

Education Scholarship:

  • Updating student and sponsor information
  • Ensuring that letters and photos from students are sent to sponsors twice a year in a timely manner
  • Translating letters into English and sending to a foreigner for editing
  • Finding potential educational scholarship recipients  to be interviewed
  • Meeting with principals when required and to act as interpreter
  • Administering the payment of school and other student fees (every month).
  • Ensuring that students continue to meet our financial and academic criteria
  • Keeping accurate records of all scholarship information
  • Sourcing funding for university scholarship students from companies within Vietnam
  • Sourcing funding for scholarship students
  • Mentoring and guidance of scholarship students

Workshop:

  • Assist the Workshop Manager in overseeing the staff and makers, and dealing with any problems or concerns
  • Customer service

Administration and General:

  • Ad hoc assistance for Founder and Assistant In Country Manager
  • Purchase equipment and deal with tradesman
  • Organize and upkeep important files for Lifestart Foundation
  • Advise customers on local customs and culture
  • Research the purchase of special equipment and materials in Vietnam
  • Any other tasks assigned to you by the Founder, the In Country Manager or Assistant In Country Manager

Salary:

  • Very competitive salaries.

Application Information:

  • Interested candidates should send cover letter and curriculum vitae in English  to: [email protected] and [email protected]
  • Application closing date: November 10, 2014
  • Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Lifestart Foundation
Location: 
Hoi An
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2014-11-10