IT and Data Specialist

The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF) is an independent U.S. Federal Government agency created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 and funded annually by the U.S. Government through 2018. The mission of VEF is to strengthen the bilateral relationship between the United States and Vietnam by focusing on educational exchanges in the sciences (natural, physical, and environmental), engineering, mathematics, medicine, and technology (including information technology).

VEF is currently recruiting an IT and Data Specialist, who must be a Vietnamese national, to join the VEF team based in Hanoi.

The following description serves as a brief summary. PLEASE READ the detailed job description that lists the specific duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements for the position at the VEF website ( under Employment.

Job Description - Brief Summary

The IT and Data Specialist provides information technology and data support for the activities and operations of the Vietnam Education Foundation. S/he reports directly to the IT and Data Manager in the VEF Hanoi office. The major duties and responsibilities include the following:

1.Assist the IT and Data Manager in activities related to the VEF IT system.
2.Assist the VEF Program Team in activities related to all VEF Programs.
3.Respond to IT and data requests made by the U.S. Headquarters staff.
4.Provide support in designing and formatting VEF publications, including the VEF Annual Report and the VEF Achievements and Directory.



Please send the following by email: 1) a cover letter in English, specifying how you meet the qualifications (as stated in the online job description); and 2) your resume in English with your full contact information, including an email address, to the following TWO email addresses by Monday, September 23, 2013: 

1.TalentNet Corporation
Unit 506, International Center Building, 17 Ngo Quyen, Hanoi
Email: [email protected]

2.Vietnam Education Foundation
Room 502, Hanoi Towers, 49 Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi
Email: [email protected]

Please indicate “VEF” and the title of the position for which you are applying on the envelope or in the subject line of the email.

Date of hire: Immediate

The position will remain open until filled.

PLEASE - No follow-up phone calls or inquiries to VEF.

Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by phone by the VEF interview team. Successful candidates of the phone interview round will be invited for a face-to-face interview at the VEF Hanoi Office.

As a finalist, you will be required to provide VEF with copies in English of your university transcripts, diplomas, and three letters of recommendation, which reflect your professional qualifications. At the face-to-face interview, you are required to give a 15-minute power point presentation on (1) your understanding of the required qualifications and skills of the VEF IT and Data Specialist post with focus on the technical components and (2) your relevant experiences and skills which you will apply to carry the duties of this position. This is followed by a 30 - 45 minute Q&A session. As part of the selection process, you will then have 45 minutes to do assignment using MS Office.


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
The Vietnam Education Foundation (VEF
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2013-09-23