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HR & Admin Team Leader - ACET

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Job Description

IDP Education Limited is an ASX listed company that is 50% owned by 38 Australian universities and headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.  IDP’s core business lines include student placement to Australia, US, UK, Canada and New Zealand institutions, English-language testing and training. 

We are setting out to be the world's leading platform and connected international student community through building tons of new products to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

For over 50 years our global network of 93 offices has been helping students to achieve their goals through studying abroad. By pursuing a global education at the beginning of their careers, we help them experience life-changing opportunities.  For more than 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries, IDP Education is a specialist employer of choice in major cities across the globe. 

If you share our passion in helping people to pursue their dreams through education and thrive in an innovative agile digital culture then come and join us as we undergo our digital revolution.


Staff Management
a) Line manage and develop staff within HR
b) Ensure a team spirit among staff

Recruitment & Selection
c) Maintain human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
d) Work closely with the Px & Admin Manager in Ho Chi Minh City to maintain standard and up to date staff position descriptions

Employee Relations
e) Maintain detailed and accurate records and files of staff and teachers
f) Respond promptly to issues that require staff discipline and dismissal procedures strictly following the Labour Code and Employee Regulations / Office Manual.
g) Amend and update handbooks and guidelines governing all departments and departmental sections consulting with relevant managers and staff as required

Compensation & Benefits
h) Ensure on-time and accurate salary payments are made to all staff and teachers
i) Maintain and review salary structures for staff, outlining clear qualification and experience requirements and one which provides objective and transparent promotion opportunities
j) Perform annual market surveys and salary reviews of other similar organizations in relation to salaries and working conditions and recommend structure revisions
k) Process expat staff work permits, visa and TRC applications

Training & Development
l) Consult with managers over training and development needs and to devise an effective annual staff learning and development program
m) Conduct the annual Performance Management System (PMS)

n) Work with the Department of Immigration and other Government agencies to ensure that ACET is compliant with legal requirements for HR
o) Liaise with local authority and other relevant government departments such as IDP, DOLISA, DOET regarding procedures, licensing, reporting etc
p) Negotiate with vendors for HR & Admin activities

Other duties
 q) Perform other duties as and when required by the Px & Admin Manager



Minimum qualifications and experience

  • First degree
  • P/g qualifications in human resource management (desirable)
  • High level literacy in English and in Vietnamese 
  • One years’ experience in same position in a medium company employing both local and expat staff .
  • Hands-on Payroll, Social insurance, Personal Income Tax
  • Having knowledge of work permit, visa and TRC for expats.
  • Good ‘people skills’, leadership.. 


The appointee should demonstrate capacity to:

  • Maintain and improve current practices within HR
  • Work closely and constructively with other departments in Ho Chi Minh City and counterparts in Hanoi
  • Ensure a team spirit among staff.
  • Represent the school in a way that enhances its reputation.
  • Show understanding of employment law.


  • 13th Month salary
  • Performance Bonus
  • Medical examination
  • 15 days recreational Leave
  • 10 days sick leave at 100% of salary
  • Social, Health, Unemployment Insurance (according to VN labour law)
  • English study scholarship at ACET for staff and family




IDP Education’s ongoing success comes from our highly committed and caring employees around the globe.  We encourage teamwork in order to leverage our people's diverse talents and expertise through effective collaboration and cooperation throughout our business.
We strive to provide a working environment where people are encouraged to excel, be creative and seek new ways to solve problems, take initiative, generate opportunities and be accountable for their actions.

We believe in developing dynamic, inclusive work places that encourage and celebrate cultural differences and views, and provide opportunities for personal, professional and career development all around the world. We respect diversity in our people: their ideas, work styles and perspectives as well as offering flexibility to ensure employees enjoy a satisfying balance of work and personal life.