Career Activities Executive - British University Vietnam

Career Activities Executive

Posted on: 27/12/2021

British University Vietnam (BUV) is the first and only international university in Vietnam to award direct degrees from the prestigious University of London and Staffordshire University. BUV’s mission has two foci which are to provide high-quality British degrees and a world-class campus in Vietnam, and to create a new generation of discoverers, explorers and creative thinkers who are educated, trained and prepared to thrive in future (4IR) fields of work and life.

Established in 2009, BUV provides teaching for 11 undergraduate programmes and an MBA. 100% of graduates from BUV have a job or continue higher education within 3 months after graduation. With a wide network of more than 300 enterprise partners in various fields and internship programmes from the first year, BUV helps students gain professional knowledge and practical skills to meet employers’ requirements as well as be ready to develop their careers right after graduation.

Students will study at BUV’s new campus in the Ecopark township, with facilities funded by an investment of US $36 million for the first phase accommodating up to 2,000 students. BUV’s new campus, with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities and an iconic design, is indicative of 4IR and is being recognized as one of the best educational environments in Asia. Upon completion of the three phases, the entire BUV campus at Ecopark will have a total investment of US $80 million, meeting the training needs of 7,000 students. For more details, please visit our website at:

Due to the expansion of the British University Vietnam, we are recruiting the following role(s):

Job title : Career Activities Executive
Report to : Team Leader, Career Services & Alumni Relations
Job type : Fixed term contract  
Location : Ecopark Township, Van Giang, Hung Yen


Job Objectives

The SE Executive (Career Activities) is in charge of career activities and events to ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the students’ experience relating to Career development and employability skills. He or she is also responsible to provide an excellent customer service to our students, lecturers, parents and partners at British University Vietnam. The role is subject to change depending on the needs of the University.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Career & Employment Services

– Participate in planning and designing effective career programme for students

– Plan and execute the career events such as weekly workshops, job fairs, orientation sessions, company tours and field trips field trips to different organisations

– Collaborate with faculty and academic department to support students in out-of-class activities that professionally complement to their academic modules and curriculum

– Advertise and market the careers activities within the University and with BUV partners, parents, prospective students and parents. 

– Ensure accurate and timely update of information including career activities and events, workshops…via Emails, Website, Facebook and Notice Boards.

– Maintain and update the record and filing system of each student’s personal development portfolio

– Ensure quality customer services & timely responses to a variety of written requests from students and parents for information relating to career services via telephone, correspondence and/or electronic mail.

  1. Others

– Participate and support in other the extra-curricular activities of the department

– Assist the department in preparing periodic reports and newsletter updates for Management and the University

– Assist the Academic Support – Student Experience Department in other areas when the need arises

– Undertake any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

  • Vietnamese national
  • Must be a graduate from a reputable university, preferably in Business, Education, Human Resources. Master degree holder is an advantage
  • Experience in designing and organising training programmes, events, especially events for university students and careers related events.
  • Experience in training, mentoring and career counselling & guidance experience
  • Candidates who have experience in Learning & Development, People Development, will have advantages. 
  • Knowledge of Career and occupational resources, labour market trends, opportunities, people development skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English with the ability to correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, time management, organisational and networking skills
  • Content writing skills for writing up posts/content for social media, recaps, scripts
  • Flexibility and cultural awareness
  • Computer literacy in MS office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Basic designing skills (via Canva, Photoshop) is a plus.


  • Result-driven
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proactive
  • Customer-oriented with professional demeanour


  • Competitive gross salary package (gross)
  • Recognition and Reward Programs
  • 13th month Tet bonus
  • Performance bonuses
  • Paid Time-off (annual leave, sick leave, holidays)
  • Healthcare plan (Private premium accident, medical insurance, dental insurance, free assessment to medical suite)
  • Business travel insurance
  • Onsite fitness and sport center
  • Education support for staff and children
  • Transportation support
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Opportunity to work within a professional and multi-cultural environment
  • Various staff events through the year (outing, year-end party, sport activities and other events recommended by staff committee)

Interested candidates should send an updated CV with recent photo, a Cover letter in English, and supporting documents to the HR Department. We will invite short-listed candidates for interviews.

Contact details

Contact Name   :Human Resources Department
Method of Contact :Email or post
Address :Ecopark township, Van Giang, Hung Yen

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