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Junior Administration Officer
Swisscontact is the business-oriented independent foundation for international development cooperation. Represented in 38 countries with over 1100 employees, it promotes - since 1959 - economic, social and environmental development

The organization has been operating in Southeast Asia since 1971. In recent years Swisscontact has been developing its presence in the Mekong region, developing a portfolio of initiatives in agriculture, tourism, and skills development across Cambodia, Lao PDR, Vietnam, and Myanmar.

Swisscontact is focusing in Lao PDR in the areas of skills development and private sector development in tourism.

 Junior Administrative Officer

Begin of Employment:   August 2020

Contract Duration:      12 months

Place of work:   Savannakhet Province

 Overall Tasks

 Reporting to Provincial Technical Coordinator, the Junior Administration Officer will provide administrative supports Pheun Than Heng A Sip (PTHAS) Team in Savannakhet Province to ensure the smooth operations the project.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Supporting PTHAS Team in implementing project activities

  • Processing travel arrangement and bookings for staff

  • Providing logistic support for meetings/ seminars/ workshop

  • Ensuring all payment vouchers and/or receipts are adequate and are processed in accordance with Country Manual and policies of Swisscontact Laos

  • Liaising with Provincial Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRA) and partners for project implementation

  • Coordinating with Finance and Administration Team in Vientiane Office to ensure staff benefits are maintained and up-to-date

  • Maintaining office filing system and carrying other administrative duties relating to project work

  • Participating in team meetings and seminars/ conferences

  • Perform other reasonable administrative tasks as required by Swisscontact Laos

Requirement
  • Higher Diploma in Business Administration/ IT/ Tourism and Hospitality

  • Proficient in written and oral communication skills both in Lao and English
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-reliance and ability to work in team
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
How to apply
  • Send a CV (no more than 4 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 1 page) in English to recruitment.laos@swisscontact.org

  • Application should be addressed: ‘Job application: Junior Administration Officer’
  • Only shortlisted will be contacted
In view of the team composition, applications by women candidates are highly encouraged.  We offer a challenging scope of duties with personal responsibility. Are you interested in a fascinating job in an international context, and strive for contributing to excellence and making a difference? The deadline for applications is 31 July 2020.

We especially welcome applications from female candidates

Swisscontact Laos
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Jul 16th 2020

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