Jun 012017

Organization: Coffey
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 12 Jun 2017


Promoting Quality in North Western Universities Component Manager

  • Based in Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Duration: 24 months with possibility of extension

The Program

Aus4Skills (contracted as the Vietnam-Australia Human Resource Development Partnership – VAHRDP) is the main vehicle to realise the Australian Government’s commitment to improve the quality of Vietnam’s human resources. Aus4Skills is a five year program which commenced on 1 February, 2016.

Aus4Skills manages the Australia Awards Scholarships and the implementation of five HRD Components focussing on the development and application of new skills and knowledge acquired by Program participants and the enabling environments for their application, as well as strengthening organisational links between Australia and Vietnam in priority sectors.

The Position

Working closely with the HRD Adviser under the overall direction of the Program Director, the Manager for the Promoting Quality in North Western Universities (QUNIS) Component will act as a lead to be primarily responsible for effective and efficient planning and managing of all activities in the QUNIS component.

Reserved for Vietnamese Citizens

Key duties will include:

  • Strategically engage and maintain positive and effective working relationships with selected target institutions in the QUNIS component, as agreed with DFAT.
  • Identify a range of integrated HRD delivery modalities, including specification of objectives, approach, activities, implementation schedules and estimated costs, to ensure that the QUNIS component activities meet the institutions’ priority needs and they contribute to at least one of the three Aus4Skills Outcomes.
  • Ensure that gender equality, disability and social inclusion considerations are taken into account in all QUNIS component activities.
  • Contribute, as required, to Program thematic working groups and strategic decision-making about HRD activities.
  • Coordinate with the Contracts and Services team to ensure that all subcontracting is run to schedule and monitored according to the needs of the QUNIS component.
  • Monitor and ensure effective management of QUNIS sub-contracting budget, expenditure acquittals, reporting, invoicing and payment schedules.

The Person

We are seeking applicants with post-graduate qualifications, preferably from an international institution. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to maintain initiative and momentum in a complex multi-tasking environment as well as have the ability to engage appropriately and effectively with high level decision makers in a variety of organisations. You will be a supportive team player and have excellent presentation, report writing and communication skills in both Vietnamese and English. Ultimately, you will be a results-orientated professional who thinks analytically and strategically, taking responsibility to ensure agreed outcomes.

How to apply:

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visit click on ‘career opportunities’ and search for the reference number 495356.

Applications close 5.00pm (Vietnam time) 12th June 2017

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