Programme Officer

Pathfinder International (PI) is a US-based NGO whose mission in Viet Nam is to improve reproductive health through capacity building and policy-focused initiatives that respond to the needs of the society.  To this end, PI supports efforts to strengthen pre-service and in-service training in reproductive health (RH), including core clinical reproductive health practices, youth-friendly services and HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment. In addition, PI works to strengthen reproductive health management practices and policies supportive of quality RH training and services. Since 2004, Pathfinder has directed support towards building effective partnerships in both the public and private sectors. To learn more about Pathfinder International, please visit our website:

Pathfinder is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Program Officer for Reproductive Health Program (RHP).
The position of Program Officer involves the provision of monitoring and support to Pathfinder’s partners in Viet Nam. In particular, the Program Officer monitors and supports sub-grantees’ activities, coordinates technical assistance and monitors grantee budgets.  In addition to support to individual grantees, the Program Officer contributes significantly to the implementation of comprehensive program activities on behalf the country office. In this capacity, the Program Officer is a key member of thematic teams. In addition, the Program Officer may be assigned to lead one team to plan, implement and follow up on activities included in the program workplan. 

- Five or more years of experience in RH program management and implementation in the public and/or the non-profit sector in Vietnam
- University degree in medicine, public health or related fields
- Familiarity with RH clinical issues, Youth and Sexual health, HIV/AIDS
- Solid project management skills; supervision and analytical skills, including budget management skills
- Able to communicate and coordinate well with Vietnamese and international partners;
- Excellent oral and written English and Vietnamese language skills
- Excellent computer skills (word processing and spread sheet)
- Requires significant in-country travel/opportunity for limited regional and international travel.

Application:  Candidates for the position are requested to submit letters of application and CV with specified job code in English to the below address by 9th Nov 2009. PI offers a competitive compensation package. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Pathfinder International Office
4th floor, South Pacific Building, 73 Ly Nam De, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi
Attn: Application for Program Officer/RHP Position

Applications may also be submitted via e-mail to:  [email protected] 

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Pathfinder International
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2009-11-09