Programme Assistant

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 Programme Assistant. Dynamic young men and women are strongly encouraged to apply and join the UNESCO Viet Nam team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support including, but not limited to translation, interpretation, and processing of information; maintain filing and relevant databases; manage correspondence;
  • Support meetings and events, take notes, prepare briefing reports and minutes and follow-up on required actions;
  • Provide assistance to programmes by carrying out desk reviews, supporting research and preparations of presentations and other materials;
  • Contribute to preparation of press releases, speeches, fundraising proposals, website content, reports and others;
  • Coordinate with all team members to ensure the quality of results.


  • Relevant academic qualifications;
  • Experience in translation and/or interpretation;
  • At least two years of proven experience in programme assistance and/or administration;
  • Proven strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Vietnamese;
  • Self?motivated, dynamic, respectful, diplomatic and committed;
  • Service-oriented and team work competencies;
  • Time-availability and willingness to travel, as required.

How to apply:

A letter of motivation in English indicating qualifications and experience relevant to the position, together with completed UN Personal History form (P11), should be sent to the following address before 15 November 2015 to: [email protected]

Administrative Section
UNESCO Ha Noi Office
23 Cao Ba Quat Street, Ha Noi

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

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Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2015-11-15