Graduate Case Studies :: Vietnam :: Trang Nguyen

Trang Nguyen

  • Country
  • City
  • Company
    Vietnam National Lung Hospital
  • Subject Studied
  • Job Sector
    Health and Life Sciences
  • Job Title
    Finance Officer
  • University

Please give a brief description of your job and what it involves:

- Working with partners to raise fund for TB control projects, which include both domestic and international sources
- Making long-term and short-term work plan for project to get the approval of donors
- Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of project regarding finance and accounting

What key advice would you give to current students who would like to get into a similar job to you?:

Working in the field of finance in general requires good attention to detail.
Though training would be provided on job, you must have strong background in accounting and finance management. Besides, basic MS office skills are needed.


Why do you think you got this job e.g. what skills/knowledge/experience etc.:

Before working for Vietnam National Tuberculosis Control Program, I had one year experience working in an auditing company which provided me deep knowledge in accounting and finance.

Additionally, studying in UK help improve my English skill. This is an advantage for me to apply for such jobs requiring working with international partners.