View Vacancy - VNM - Chevening Programme Intern

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Protocol, Visits and Events

Main purpose of job:

Chevening is the UK Government’s international scholarship scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Chevening scholars are provided with full funding to study a Master’s course at a university in the UK. Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders and influencers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Chevening is expanding year by year and with the growth of the numbers of scholarships offered and the increasing activity of the Alumni Association we are looking for additional support.

If you’re interested in British education and development and want to learn more about British diplomacy and the work of the British Embassy this is an excellent opportunity to get involved.  Alongside delivering the Chevening programme you will have chance to work with different teams at the British Embassy and network with Chevening alumni - an elite group of excellent individuals. You will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills and experience.

Roles and Reponsibilities:

Chevening programme logistic supports: included but is not limited to Chevening interview logistics, assisting with alumni events under the Chevening Alumni Programme Fund, event organisation including Welcome Home events, and marketing activities – working closely with Chevening Officer and Programmes Support Officer.

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Proven experience of event management
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and multi-task effectively
  • Good team-working skills and the ability to develop productive relationships with other teams around the Embassy and network
  • Relevant qualification and/or relevant experience
  • Familiarity with UK culture
  • Basic design skills
Changing and Improving, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
16 December 2018
Fixed Term, Part-Time
3 months
Asia Pacific
British Embassy
2 January 2019
31 March 2019

This position will be based in Hanoi.

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

The British Embassy is committed to being a learning and development organisation and encourages all staff to pursue continued learning and development in the workplace. We offer a supportive and friendly working environment where staff work to the values of: integrity, honesty, objectivity and impartiality.  Everyone is encouraged to take responsibility, be innovative and work together.

All applications must be received before  16 December 2018 at 23:55 Vietnam Standard Time.

Incomplete application forms will not be taken into consideration, so please ensure you provide the information requested. We regret to advise that we will only be contacting short-listed candidates. Applicants called for an interview will be assessed on the core competencies listed above.

The successful candidate should be able to start as soon as possible.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.