The British Council is the United Kingdom's principal organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations and our purpose is to build mutually beneficial relations between people in the UK and in other countries.       


Location Hanoi
Salary Pay band H
Duration Fixed-term contract for two years
Closing date Wednesday 21 October 2015

Role overview

The British Council works in Vietnam and around the world and one of its focuses is on society development as well as climate change education, youth development, UK Alumni activities and school partnership work. 

If you join this team as a Society and Development Officer your main duties will include:

  • Assisting with logistical arrangements and events organisation for Social enterprise development programme, Connecting classroom project and other projects such as Youth Leadership Development, UK Alumni Association programmes, etc.
  • Information management and record-keeping
  • Working with customers and external stakeholders
  • Administrative and financial support for projects in the society and development sectors 

Suitable applicants for this post will have at least three years of experience in a relevant field as well as a degree-level education. Excellent communication skills in English and Vietnamese are required and so are basic project management skills.

In return for your skills and experience the British Council offers an international working environment with great long-term career opportunities, benefits and support. 

In your application, please include evidence of the relevant experience which you possess, matched against the criteria listed in the Role Profile and Person Specification for this post.

How to apply

Interested candidates please fill in the e-form on Recruitment website

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. The British Council believe that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.


Please refer to this link for all details.

The closing time for application is 21 October 2015  (23:59 UK Time).