Social Secretary

Open to: All persons meeting the basic requirements.
Location:   Canadian Embassy, 31 Hung Vuong, Hanoi, Vietnam
Closing date:  July 30th, 2010 noon
Start date: August 16th, 2010 
Level and Salary: Level 5. / Base salary at step 1 = 821.40 USD per month / 37.5 hour work week) / plus comprehensive benefits package.

Please Note: the eligibility list from this competition may be used for openings at the same or at a lower level that may become available at the Embassy.

Job Description:
 As Social Secretary, the incumbent reports to the HOM under the guidance and supervision of the HOMs secretary.  The Social Secretary arranges all logistical support pertaining to social functions and meetings for the HOM and Public Affairs embassy-wide activities; she also provides secretarial and clerical services for unclassified matters for the HOM.

Statement of Qualifications:
Basic requirements:
Relevant post secondary education or equivalent experience is required to apply
Fluent in English and Vietnamese.

Tested requirements:
Oral and written skills in business communication in English and Vietnamese.
Excellent knowledge of office and correspondence procedures; knowledge of standard computer software (Excel or Quattro Pro, Word or WordPerfect and, Outlook).
Ability to organize and be accurate.
Candidate must have the ability to prioritize tasks, manage a variety of responsibilities and shift priorities as required. 

Personal suitability:
Customer service orientation.
Initiative, flexibility, adaptability, excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure and independently.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Submission of interest 
Interested candidates must forward, before the closing deadline, an e-mail containing the following three attachments preferably in WordPerfect or Word, to Human Resources
[email protected]

1. An up-to-date electronic version of their Résumé, in English;
2. A properly formatted letter, in English: (a) indicating that they are interested in this specific position (b) confirming that they have carefully read this job poster and (c) detailing how they meet each of the points under the Statement of Qualifications.
3. Also include copies of certificates or diplomas confirming your education.

Please Note: 
- They will only acknowledge candidates who are screened in to this competition.
- Candidates screened into this competition will be invited for language testing.  Candidates who are successful in the language testing will be invited for an interview.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Canadian Embassy
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2010-07-30