Education-Selection Assistant

Organization: Passerelles numériques

Supervised by: Education & Selection Manager

Status/type of contract: Service contract

Project: Passerelles numériques Vietnam

Targeted date: January 2014

Duration: Long term contract

Location: Da Nang, Vietnam


Passerelles numériques, a non-profit organisation, is dedicated to helping as many young people as possible from disadvantaged backgrounds obtain education and qualified employment in the Information Technology (IT) sector.

Established in Cambodia, the Philippines and Vietnam, Passerelles numériques currently trains 450 students and hopes to train 750 over the next 3 years. Passerelles numériques employs 75 people based in these three countries, as well as a small team in France. Passerelles numériques depends on the financial support and skills of a number of partners such as Microsoft, HP, Accenture, Steria, Econocom, Altedia and Osiatis, as well as donations from individuals.

The project in Viet Nam began in 2010 in partnership with the Software Development Center (SDC) of Da Nang University. There are currently 89 young people from under-privileged families from the central region of Viet Nam who have joined this program. In September 2013, 29 new students will join our training.

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Passerelles numériques is looking for an Education-Selection Assistant for its training centre in Da Nang.

Under the direct supervision of the Education & selection Manager, s/he will be required to assist the education team in the student life’s supervision. S/he will be responsible for daily follow-up of students during their training and at the boarding houses. S/he will also actively contribute in all steps of the selection process.


1. Student life supervision

- Daily follow-up of students in terms of behaviour and academic performance. Help them become fully aware of their responsibilities towards PN Centre and coordinate with the team in case of any issue.
- Conduct regular meetings with Class Monitors / House Leaders to discuss issues arising in class.
- Work on specific disciplinary issues and display the necessary level of authority depending on the situation and according to the students’ rule process.
- Propose and organise extra school activities to fully help students develop their maturity and their sense of responsibilities

2. Selection

- Participate into all the steps of the selection process: information sessions, written tests and motivation interviews, and social investigations.
- For that purpose, the Education & Selection Assistant will travel to the mountainous areas of Vietnam during many days.

3. Reporting

- Write / submit written reports of the boarding houses’ visit or the meetings with students. Notify immediately any issue related to the student life to your Manager.
- Daily update the student follow-up files.
- Complete and translate selection files (paper and soft versions)


General skills

- Bachelor degree in Humanities or Social work would be highly appreciate
- Experience in supervision of youth group
- Good communication skills / organization skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook...
- Good level of English (spoken and written work language is English)
- Ability to work during evening time and week-ends, and to travel in other provinces regularly

Interpersonal & soft skills

- Strong sense of responsibility and initiative especially demonstrated in experience with youth groups
- Rigorous and demanding (towards oneself and the students)
- Good capacity of adaptation, excellent reactivity
- Flexible and adaptable
- Confident, moderate and patient to handle complex situation
- Dedicated to the project


To apply, please send your CV and cover letter in English to Ms Stéphanie de Barros: [email protected]

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Passerelles numériques
Da Nang
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2014-01-03