Program Officer (Training) - Vietnam

Job no: 499420
Work type: Contract
Location: Vietnam
Categories: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Why Tetra Tech?

As a leading global development consulting firm, our purpose is to contribute to a world where people, communities and the planet thrive.

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.


  • Program Officer (Training) with the Vietnam Australia Centre (VAC), Aus4Skills Vietnam
  • Full time to 31 December 2025
  • Hanoi, Vietnam with regional travel as required

The Program

The goal of Aus4Skills is to support Vietnam to access and use high level professional and technical knowledge, skills and competencies, to contribute to the country’s sustainable economic and inclusive development. The program also aims to deepen Vietnamese and Australian people-to-people and institutional links and therefore strengthen the partnership between the two countries.

The goals are underpinned by the principle that gender equality, disability and social inclusion are integrated into all Aus4Skills activities, which are organised into five main components as follows:

  1. Australia Awards Scholarships
  2. Alumni Engagement
  3. Capacity Building for Higher Education
  4. Promoting Industry Linkages in Vocational Education and Training
  5. Vietnam Australia Centre, a new initiative to foster leadership and policy development

Aus4Skills is managed by Tetra Tech International Development on behalf of Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

The Position

The VAC Program Officer (Training) will support the Centre’s planning, delivery and reporting of training activities through administrative, financial and logistical support. S/he will also support the Centre’s stakeholder engagement, governance, monitoring, evaluation and reporting, risk management and communications.

A4S PD VAC Officer Training 20211223.pdf

The Person

Relevant undergraduate tertiary qualifications or professional experience essential.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years experience in project management or education management in an international development context. They will have professional experience supporting the planning and delivery of a variety of events, including short courses, workshops, conferences and seminars in Vietnam and Australia. Good interpersonal skills and written communication skills in Vietnamese and English are essential.

Knowledge of social media and Vietnam’s education and / or development and international engagement priorities are an advantage.

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

How to Apply

To apply for this position please click on ‘apply now’ and complete the online application process. Please note that applications will only be accepted via the Tetra Tech International Development Website. 

For any enquiries, please contact [email protected] and quote the job reference number 499420.

Applications close:  5:00pm (Hanoi time) Sunday 16th January, 2022.

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 Dec 2021 SE Asia Standard Time
Applications close: 16 Jan 2022 SE Asia Standard Time

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