Locally Engaged Decision Maker (LED)

The Australian Embassy is seeking applications from citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the US or UK to fill a part-time Locally Engaged Decision Maker (LED) position working within its Immigration and Citizenship Section in Hanoi. The position is for up to 3 days per week and involves processing of migration visa applications.

A contract will be offered for 12 months duration to the successful applicant, renewable by mutual consent and satisfactory performance review. The merit list drawn up from this recruitment exercise may be used for the purpose of offering part-time or full-time positions in the future should the need arise. 

A strong preference will be given to applicants with visa processing experience or experience in administrative decision-making involving clients. Applicants must be fluent in English. Vietnamese language skills will be valued, but are not essential.  Note – it is a requirement for appointment to the position that successful applicants hold or are able to obtain a Protected security clearance.

Applicants not resident in Vietnam should also note that if they are offered the position they will be responsible for their travel and removal of personal effects to Hanoi, along with accommodation. Applicants will also be responsible for ensuring they have the appropriate permission to work in Vietnam.

A competitive salary will be offered to successful applicants. Australian residents should note they may have Australian taxation obligations.  For full details of the main duties and selection criteria for these position, please visit the Embassy website at vietnam.embassy.gov.au 
How to apply

Those interested in these positions should lodge the following:

An Expression of Interest in English no longer than three (3) pages outlining the skills, abilities and personal qualities that shows they meet the selection criteria.
A brief one page Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Details of two referees who may be contacted if required

Applicants may also be required to attend a short interview.

Application must be addressed to the HR/Office Manager, Australian Embassy, 8 Dao Tan Street, Hanoi, by close of business on Friday 24 June 2011.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Australian Embassy
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2011-06-24