Programme Assistant Education and Society

Programme Assistant Education and Society, Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City (VIE-1613)

Job Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • provide administrative and logistical support for the delivery of activities under the Education and Society (E&S) Programmes.
  • have the opportunities to develop understanding of work in international cultural relations, especially between the UK and Vietnam, and to acquire practical skill sets necessary for supporting the management of Education and Society Programmes.

Our work in society helps citizens and institutions contribute to a more inclusive, open and prosperous world and connects local issues to global themes, ranging from social action to diversity and youth issues. We run programmes in partnership with local and international organisations who provide expertise in areas such as youth and social entrepreneurship, equal opportunity and diversity, migration, social inclusion and engagement, and active citizenship.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate should:

  • have a degree from relevant fields such as arts, culture or business management, international relations, English and other social sciences.
  • have minimum 1 year of proven experience in project management and in general administration.

Candidates with basic knowledge of work in the arts, cultural relations, education, development or civil society would be advantageous.

Employment Benefits

  • Payband 3/J (From VND 9,823,000 per month)
  • Standard working hours of 37.5 hours and five days a week
  • 21 days of Annual Leave per annum, 15 days public holidays (combination of Vietnam and UK public holidays)
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance package for you and your family members (eligible spouse and children only)
  • Annual health check
  • Other benefits regulated in the TACOS
  • Extensive training and development opportunities, both local and within the global network

The British Council offers an international working environment and growth prospects for the future as part of a rapidly expanding organisation.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 12 July 2018 (23:59 UK Time)

For more information about the role and to apply, please visit our jobs portal through this link:

(Please note that priority will be given to applicants who apply on our Jobs Portal)

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with
the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
British Council
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2018-07-12