Associate Program Officer

FAMILY HEALTH INTERNATIONAL (FHI) is an international non-governmental organization that works with the Vietnam Ministry of Health, other ministries, provincial health services, and local non-government organizations to promote the health and well-being of the Vietnamese population, particularly vulnerable and disenfranchised groups. FHI is currently building the capacity of local organizations in HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment; clinical research for the development of vaccines and drugs for infectious diseases; tobacco control; and laboratory strengthening.
They are currently recruiting qualified and experienced Vietnamese nationals for the following position to join our team in Hanoi:

Associate Program Officer / Drug Use Program – Behavioral Intervention and Rehabilitation

The position will be responsible for providing administrative and technical assistance in the area of Behavioral Intervention and Rehabilitation in ensuring the quality of HIV prevention and care interventions and research for injection drug-using (IDU) populations programs supported by FHI Vietnam.

Main responsibilities:
- Support overall administrative and technical assistance in the development, implementation, and monitoring of IDU interventions and research programs in Vietnam.
- Provide assistance in proposal development and writing, including the development of subproject agreements with local partners receiving supports from FHI.
- Liaisons with other INGOs and relevant agencies to share information and to stimulate joint design and implementation of country level interventions.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and abilities:
- Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience in public health.
- One year experience in assisting on designing and implementing HIV prevention and care programs for injection drug users.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize and respond in a timely manner
- Ability and enthusiasm to learn new areas and willingness to contribute to a dynamic team.  
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Vietnamese and English.
- Experience with computers, including word processing, spreadsheets, and the Internet.
- Work experience with NGOs/INGOs is preferred but not mandatory.

FHI offers competitive salary and benefits.
Please submit detailed curriculum vitae with cover letter (in English) clearly indicating the position you are applying for as well as copies of relevant certificates/degrees, by November 30, 2009 to:  

Human Resources Officer, Family Health International
3rd Floor, No. 1 Ba Trieu Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Email: [email protected]

To obtain a detailed job description for the position, please send your request to [email protected].
Only short listed candidates will be invited for interviews.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Family Health International
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2009-11-30