Senior Positions at Australian Embassy


Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Embassy of Australia in Hanoi is looking for talented and energetic individuals to fulfil several (LE6) positions across the Development, Economic and Political sections.

  • LE6 Senior Aid Policy and Program Manager – Strategic Aid
  • LE6 Senior Trade Policy Analyst
  • LE6 Senior Aid Policy and Program Manager - Mekong
  • LE6 Senior Program Manager - Partnerships for Infrastructure
  • LE6 Senior Program Manager - COVID-19 vaccines and health security

Working for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the LE6 positions work under limited direction of the First/ Second Secretary, are responsible for providing technical advice and policy analysis on a range of broader development issues, and are expected to monitor and manage assigned innovative and complex initiatives. The successful candidates should have demonstrated experience managing development sector and understanding of development issues in Vietnam, which cover a range of sectors and cross cutting issues preferably in health security, infrastructure development, water or climate resilience, trade policy and business.

The successful candidates should have experience in program management, financial management, contract management, and monitoring and evaluation, managing risk and public diplomacy. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Vietnamese languages including high level interpretation and translation are essential.

The successful applicants will be offered an initial contract for a 12-month period with an option to renew the contract for another 12 months. The Embassy will consider flexible work arrangements. The full-time monthly gross salary ranges from VND 52,031,755 to VND 58,562,199, depending on skills and experience.

For more information on the positions, including the position selection criteria which can be found in the respective Applicant Information Pack, please visit the

Australian Embassy website at:


Applications should be submitted through the online portal and not be sent via email. Information on how to apply for the job can be found in the “Employment Opportunities” under current job vacancies at the Australian Embassy website: Applicants should complete a maximum 650 words pitch outlining the applicant’s abilities and directly addressing each point of the selection criteria (no more than two pages typed). The selection process will be strictly merit-based. Applications that do not address each selection criteria will not be considered. Lodgement of applications are due on Sunday, 17 October 2021, 11:30 pm (Vietnam time). Late applications will not be considered. All position specific inquiries should be sent via email to [email protected].


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Australian Embassy
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2021-10-17