National Junior Consultant – Research Support

Job title: National Junior Consultant, Research Support

Starting Date: ASAP

Reporting to: Senior Programme Officer, Research and Policy

Position Type: Vietnamese national post, full-time (5 working days/week).
A part time position may be negotiable.

Contract duration: Five months

Position Title: National Junior Consultant, Research Support


- Support the finalisation of the National Integrity System Study – a qualitative research piece

  • Provide additional reference checking, updating data and additional background research where necessary
  • Proofread and review reports to ensure consistency between the English and Vietnamese texts
  • Support the organization of the workshops to share findings and discuss recommendations

- Provide support on local government transparency project

  • Support in preparation and organisation of field trips
  • Undertake translation of documents and interpretation with partners and stakeholders
  • Assist in administrative work

- Regularly monitor legal and policy developments in anti-corruption and produce internal Anti-Corruption Updates

People management responsibility: None

Budget management responsibility: None

Reporting line: To Senior Programme Officer, Research and Policy

This is an office based consultancy. The National Junior Consultant is expected to work full time in TT’s office and will be provided with a laptop, desk and other necessary equipment for work purposes.

Job requirements

Skills and requirements:

  • Post-graduate Degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Economics, Law or in another relevant field
  • 1-2 years assisting in research or advocacy; International experience will be a strong advantage
  • Excellent skills in desk research (including online research) and data collection
  • Good knowledge about law, public policy issues, legal and political system in Vietnam
  • Previous experience in organising workshops and meetings will be an advantage
  • Close attention to detail
  • Good writing, translating and communication skills (English and Vietnamese)
  • Proficiency in standard office software packages, especially MS Word, Powerpoint and Excel

Personal qualities:

  • Strong and demonstrated interest and commitment to anti-corruption
  • A reputation for and commitment to integrity and honesty
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Patience and diligence
  • Comfortable working to tight deadlines at a high level of quality


Ranging from gross rate of 10-18 million VND per month depending on experience.

Application Details

Interested candidates should send a motivation letter, CV and contact details for 2 references in English to [email protected]

Applications should be submitted ASAP before Monday 24 March 2014.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Towards Transparency (TT)
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2014-03-24