Vo Kim Thoa is an Executive Coach and Senior Consultant for Lee Hecht Harrison Vietnam. She also leads the Career Transition practice, ranking not only number one Career Transition Service in Vietnam but also in the world.
Thoa began her professional career in the Education sector as a senior lecturer in HRM and business management in various institutions and universities in Vietnam.
In 2008, thanks to her outstanding academic and professional achievements, Thoa was sponsored a full scholarship to study a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management in the UK. Thoa specialized in corporate strategy, people resourcing management and HRM practices (competency-based HRM, career transition, HRD).
Thoa has extensive international and national experience in the HR sector. She worked as the Assistant HR Manager for the Compass Group UK, one of the largest food service and supportive services suppliers in Europe from 2008 to 2010. On returning to Vietnam, Thoa worked in a governmental department, managing public sector HR projects. In 2012, Thoa became a Project Manager for UNDP managing a USD 2 mill HR project national wide.
Throughout her career, Thoa has been designing, implementing and coordinating HR projects for both MNCs and public sector, which focus on HR issues such as Talent Management, HR Audit, HRD, Assessment and Development. She is quick to update and apply the most effective HRM practices to a local context.
Thoa is cooperating with prestigious international organizations and institutions (eg: Curtin University, RMIT University, Global Cities Institute, Australian Human Resource Institute) to conduct and disseminate HR related surveys in Vietnam. She has been a guest speaker in recognized International HR Conferences.