Personal Assistant to Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice President - British University Vietnam (BUV) - Trường Đại học đầu tiên tại Việt Nam đạt chứng nhận tiêu chuẩn quốc tế QS 5 sao
Personal Assistant to Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice President
Personal Assistant to Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice President
Personal Assistant to Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice PresidentJob Description


British University Vietnam (BUV) is the first and only international university in Vietnam to directly award British degrees from the prestigious University of London and Staffordshire University. BUV is rated a 5 Star university of excellence by the world-recognised QS accreditor and is also recognised with a university-wide accreditation from the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

BUV has three main brand drivers:

  • Offering accredited British and international higher education and training in Vietnam.
  • Providing 5-star university campuses, learning spaces, and services.
  • Including a compulsory personal and social growth program that prepares students for the future of life and work.

Established in 2009, BUV provides teaching for undergraduate and graduate programmes. Employability rates for students are exceptionally high with 100% of graduates from BUV either employed or continuing higher education within 3 months after graduation.

With a wide network of more than 300 enterprise partners in various fields and 12-week internship programmes, BUV helps students gain professional knowledge and practical skills to meet employers’ requirements as well as be ready to develop their careers immediately after graduation.

Students study at BUV’s award-winning campus in the Ecopark Township near Hanoi. With its state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities and iconic design, BUV is recognised as one of the best educational environments in Southeast Asia.


To provide a confidential and professional personal assistant support service to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President. The post holder will report to and work directly with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President to frame internal and external activities.


  • Maintain daily schedules and co-ordination of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President’s commitments;
  • Arrange and coordinate appointments and meetings for the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President;
  • Prepare all correspondence and other documentation as may be requested by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President from time to time;
  • Assist the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President of impending internal and external work;
  • Make all logistical arrangements, including travel, for the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President;
  • Respond accurately and efficiently to all enquiries from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President, using own initiative and to liaise effectively with internal and external contacts;
  • Oversee and coordinate basic budget information for the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President;
  • Independently research confidential, controversial and restricted data other material as required by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President for various projects;
  • Assist in the preparation of all domestic and international travel itineraries and as such, coordinate all arrangements for the itinerary where the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President has involvement;
  • Appropriately execute any other duties as directed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President, or other senior leaders as assigned by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President.


  • University degree from any recognized university;
  • A minimum working experience of 3 years working with top management staff.


  • Excellent communication both in Vietnamese and English;
  • Computer literacy – MS office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and library software applications in future schedule working condition;
  • Excellent communicator, a good listener and dedicated to detail;
  • A wide exposure, broad knowledge and up to date with current affairs;
  • Able to work under deadlines;
  • Able to take up emergency assignments and perform them effectively;
  • Upholds sound work ethics and is highly disciplined;
  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity thereof;
  • Possessing a tenacious attitude, friendly, honest, trustworthy, respectful and flexible;
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, independently or as part of a team.


  • Careful, detail-oriented;
  • Hard working;
  • Goal-driven;
  • Responsible;
  • Pro-active;
  • Able to work under high pressure.
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  • Highly competitive salary package (plus benefits) for Vietnamese and expatriate candidates depending on qualifications/experience;
  • 13th month Tet bonus (Vietnamese candidates);
  • Annual cost of living adjustment;
  • Annual salary increases and bonuses based on performance;
  • Recognition & awards programmes;
  • 20 days annual leave, plus Xmas closure, public holidays and 5 days paid sick leave;
  • Healthcare plan (Private accident, medical, and dental insurance, including annual health checks);
  • Education support for staff, spouse and children;
  • Relocation allowance to cover visa/flights/initial days accommodation
  • Support and assistance in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam;
  • Transportation support;
  • Business travel insurance;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Various staff events throughout the year (outings, year-end party, sports activities and other events);
  • Onsite fitness and sports centre;
  • Opportunity to work within a professional and multicultural environment.
Personal Assistant to Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice PresidentApplication

Interested candidates should prepare an up-to-date CV and application letter indicating for which position you are applying. Please then select SUBMIT YOUR CV button on our JOBS AT BUV webpage or email to We will invite short-listed candidates for interviews. Recruitment will remain open until the position is filled.


All staff are expected to understand and enact the University’s commitment to ensuring equality and diversity in all activities. This commitment is enshrined in the BUV mission statement and our core values.

Every member of staff has a responsibility to ensure colleagues are treated with dignity and respect. The University is committed to creating a work environment for all staff that is free from harassment, intimidation and any other forms of bullying at work, where everyone is treated with dignity, respect and professional courtesy.

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Contact details

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