Research Assistant

Location: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Duration: 12 months (exclusive of probation; with possible contract extension)

International Economics Consulting Ltd. is looking for a dynamic Research Assistant to be based in our Vietnam office, with excellent self-initiative to support our team. The Research Assistant will be responsible for the implementation of projects, research activities and business development activities. Additional responsibilities will include office support, project management, and undertaking research work and presentations for and on behalf of the consulting team.

Main Tasks
• Research Assistance: Carrying out research activities and preparing presentations, concept notes and articles on economic development, trade and investment;
• Project Management: Carrying out management tasks of projects for monitoring purposes;
• Tender management and business development: Contribute to putting together project proposals for South East Asian markets;
• Office support: support with office administrative tasks as assigned;
• Other tasks as assigned by the Supervisor;
• Reporting to the Managing Director.

Required Qualifications
• At least a Bachelor level degree, in a field relevant to the work of the firm, including economics, international trade, business administration, law, political science or similar;
• Good understanding and strong interest of international affairs related to the consulting areas of the company (trade, investment, analytics, etc.) will be an asset;
• Motivated by international development work and contributing to evidence based policy making;
• Excellent communication and writing skills in English and fluency in Vietnamese;
• Strong computer skills;
• Strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills;
• Confident working independently with a high degree of self-initiative and self-discipline.

Professional Experience
• 1-3 years experience in conducting research in trade, economic or relevant areas;
• Experience in preparing and delivering presentations;
• Experience in project management would be an asset.

Please apply by 10 October 2022, with your CV (maximum three pages) and a one-page cover letter explaining how you meet the job requirements to info@tradeeconomics.com, with the subject line: “Job Posting: Research Assistant Vietnam”. 

International Economics Consulting Ltd.
395/49, Nguyen Thi Kieu street
Tan Thoi Hiep ward, District 12
Ho Chi Minh
Vietnam