Career Services Officer
Career Services Officer
Career Services OfficerJob 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.  

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 world class and state of the art campus in the Ecopark township. With its state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities and an iconic design, BUV is recognised as one of the best educational environments in Asia.  

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Career Services Officer
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Team Leader, Career Services & Alumni Relations


The Career Services Officer is in charge of career guidance services, including internship advice and career counselling services, as well as participating in the overall 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 excellent customer service to our students, alumni and partners at British University Vietnam. The role is subject to change depending on the needs of the University.


Career & Employment Services

  • Participate in planning and designing effective career programmes for students
  • Exploring the need and demand of skills enhancement areas within the student body and propose activities and plan that serves the employability and personal development for students
  • Update labour market needs and adapt to the activities and offerings at BUV to aim at building a sought-after talent pool from BUV.

1. Personal career services

  • Act as the main point of contact for students and relevant stakeholders when it comes to career advisory and counselling, determining students’ interests and abilities using a wide range of methods and assessments, interviews and materials.
  • Provide high-quality and tailored career guidance and support (direct and indirect) for students in terms of career orientation, career planning, development of employability skills and overcoming issues that could undermine their career success, as well as job/ internship application process (CV, Cover letter, interview, etc.).
  • Deliver 1:1 career-related advisory and counselling to students.

2. Career activities

  • Conduct workshops on a variety of topics, including writing resumes and cover letters, successful job interviewing, employability skills and professional development, careers & industry talks as well as round table discussions.
  • Plan and organize short courses, and training sessions that enhance students’ hard skills and soft skills, using university network resources or education and training partners
  • Support in facilitating value-added activities for Faculty that professionally complement their academic modules and curriculum

Operation & Administration

  • Advertise the presence of career services, especially the services in charge, within the University and with BUV partners, parents, prospective students and parents.
  • Ensure accurate and timely updates of personal career services…via Emails, Website, Facebook and Notice Boards.
  • Database: Maintain and improve the career placement database that can capture collaborations between the university and industry partners
  • Record & Filling system: Maintain and update the record and filing system of each student’s personal development portfolio and career progressions, job postings, employer contacts, industry partners,…etc
  • Customer Services: 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
  • Administration: Assist in the administration of the operations of Career Services in charge.


  • Participate and support 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 and Student Operations Dept in other areas when the need arises
  • Undertake any other duties that may be assigned from time to time



  • Vietnamese National
  • Must be a graduate from a reputable university, preferably in Business, Education, Human Resources, Career Guidance, Coaching & Counselling. A Master’s degree holder is an advantage.


  •  Training, mentoring and career counselling & guidance experience
  • Candidates who have experience in recruitment consultancy will have advantages


  • Knowledge of Career and occupational resources, career aptitude and assessment tools, labour market trends, and opportunities.
  • 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
  • Flexibility and cultural awareness
    Computer literacy in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


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


  • Competitive 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)
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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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