Vocational Education and Training (VET) Project Manager

Vocational Education and Training (VET) Project Manager - Hanoi, Vietnam


Job no: 500154
Work type: Contract
Location: Vietnam
Categories: Economic Growth, Education

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Tetra Tech International Development works with governments, businesses, and NGOs to solve complex development challenges. Our dedicated team helps partners including DFAT, USAID and the Asian Development Bank to deliver effective and sustainable projects in more than 80 countries around the world.

The Opportunity | Vocational Education and Training (VET) Project Manager

Australia, through Aus4Skills, is assisting Vietnam to develop a high quality, competency-based and industry driven VET system that meets market needs, increases productivity and supports economic growth.

The VET Manager leads and manages the Promoting Logistics Industry Linkages with VET project (VET project), so that Aus4Skills contributes to the strengthening of the VET sector in Vietnam. This includes developing and implementing an effective annual plan and reporting on progress in accordance with the project’s goal, objectives and strategies.

  • Location: Hanoi with occasional travel to other cities and provinces
  • Full-time position until December 2025, with the possibility of extension

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an annual plan for the VET project, in accordance with the project’s goal and objectives and ensure the delivery of VET project activities.
  • Provide informed strategic advice and input to the VET project to address evolving Vietnamese and Australian government needs.
  • Establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with relevant partners and wider stakeholders.

About You

You are a goal oriented professional with a passion for promoting, developing, delivering and evaluating training courses. Your experience in the education system and well as stake high-level stakeholder management, will see you succeed in this position, and support the strengthening of the VET sector in Vietnam.

Selection Criteria


  • Postgraduate degree(s) in education, vocational education, human resources, international development, project management or equivalent professional experience 


  • Professional experience in the planning and management of teams or projects involving capacity development, training, or skills development.
  • Experience with planning, implementing and evaluating a variety of activities.
  • Experience with the Vietnamese education system and, preferably, also with the Australian education system.
  • Previous experience with Australian Government-funded projects.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent analytical capabilities and writing and communication skills in English language.
  • Proven understanding of a wide-range of cross-cutting issues - such as gender equality, disability and social inclusion, child protection, preventing sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment, and fraud control.

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at both strategic and implementation levels with good problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and communicate with persons at various levels of seniority and of various cultures and disciplines.

Click on the below link for a Position Description

A4S PD VET Project Manager 2023.pdf

This position is locally engaged and reserved for National Citizens of Vietnam.

For a confidential discussion, please contact:

Kaye Eldridge, Program Director

Email: [email protected]

How to Apply

A complete application includes:

  • A resume
  • Please prepare a maximum 2-page written response to the selection criteria

Please note that applications will only be accepted via the Tetra Tech International Development Website.

Applications close: Sunday 11-June-2023, 11:55 pm

Tetra Tech International Development is an equal opportunity employer and has a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion. We encourage people with disability; First Nations Peoples; and people of all cultures, genders, abilities, and experiences to apply. Should you require additional support, email [email protected] or phone (08) 8375 4400

This program is managed by Tetra Tech International Development, on behalf of the Australian Government.

Tetra Tech International Development has a 40-year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK's Department for International Development (now known as the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office). Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people's lives.

Tetra Tech International Development has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and technical excellence in gender equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalised groups.

Tetra Tech International Development is also committed to respectful workplaces and does not tolerate sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment of any kind. 

Tetra Tech International Development is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

Advertised: 26 May 2023 SE Asia Standard Time
Applications close: 11 Jun 2023 SE Asia Standard Time


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