View Vacancy - VNM (Hanoi) - Political, Economic and Development Intern

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Policy & Political roles)
Political

Main purpose of job:

The Political, Economic and Development Team of the British Embassy in Hanoi is responsible for reporting, analysis, lobbying and delivering project activities on issues that matter to both Vietnam and the UK. The team works across a wide range of areas, from maritime security to science and innovation, to human rights, and many in between. The job holder will gain insight into the breadth of UK-Vietnam cooperation by supporting across the team, with a focus on project delivery, communications, and events
   
You should be a dynamic and quick-learning individual with experience working in a multicultural environment. You should know how to prioritise tasks, quickly adapt to new and changing project settings, and collaborate well with others. We accept applications from all backgrounds though priority will be given to candidates with proven interest in development issues and diplomatic affairs.

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?

  • Provide administrative and project management support to the team, including logistics, presentations, and working with suppliers; 
  • Support the development and delivery of team’s communications plan;
  • Support reporting and research on political and development issues in Vietnam;
  • Coordinate the Programme Board, including the preparation of quarterly board meetings.
  • Strong organisational and research skills;
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and adaptability to work in changing environments and nature of projects;
  • Demonstrated keen interest in working with numbers and data;
  • Computer proficiency in standard software applications (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Project management experience;
  • Relevant experiences in working at development agency, non-governmental organisation, or diplomatic mission.
Communicating and Influencing, Delivering at Pace, Working Together
21 June 2024
Internship
Intern
39.5
Asia Pacific
Vietnam
Hanoi
British Embassy
1
VND
VND 9,000,000
12 August 2024

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

The British Embassy and Consulate-General are committed to being learning and development organisations and encourage 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. Frequent L&D opportunities, including soft skills and thematic issues.

Internship offers are subject to successful clearance of pre-employment and security checks. Staff recruited by the British Embassy are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

All applications must be received before 23:55 (Local Vietnam Time) on the day of the deadline indicated above.

Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen. 

All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the online application form completely including the employment and educational details, experience, professional skills and behaviour-based questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the applications and incomplete form in any respect may not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage.
 
Only shortlisted candidates for interview will be contacted. Interviewees will be assessed on the core behaviours/qualifications listed above. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified via the system in due time. Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a ‘reserve list’.  If during the reserve period of 6 months the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate”.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.