Chief of Party, USAID Support to End Tuberculosis

Chief of Party, USAID Support to End Tuberculosis, Vietnam

Title: Chief of Party
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Division: Global Health Programs

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH seeks a Chief of Party to lead an anticipated five year USAID-funded project, USAID Support to End Tuberculosis, in Vietnam. The goal of this project will be to strengthen the government of Vietnam’s tuberculosis (TB) system capacity to effectively lead the TB response in Vietnam, by 1) strengthening TB service delivery platforms; 2) improving TB service accessibility; and 3) advancing local ownership of the TB response. Key activities will include providing technical assistance to the National TB Program (NTP) for: TB policy development and implementation; strengthening NTP service
delivery networks; the introduction and implementation of new tools and approaches; the improvement of access and utilization of TB services to facilitate active case finding, address multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), enhance TB prevention, and address stigma and gender issues; and advance government political and financial commitment to the TB response.

Key responsibilities and required skills and experience are detailed below.


  • Lead a high-quality, results-oriented activity to achieve the objectives and expected results.
  • Provide overall strategic and managerial leadership of the activity in collaboration with all major stakeholders.
  • Lead overall planning, technical leadership and coordination of all activities including the work of any subpartners.
  • Oversee staff and sub-partners to ensure quality of activities and products developed under the project.
  • Maintain regular communication with AOR and other USG officials.
  • Drive the development and scale of innovations and new approaches that strengthen early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and management of TB.
  • Oversee the development of annual work plans, progress reports, and other required deliverables.
  • Manage effective activity implementation and use of resources to achieve project outcomes by monitoring work plans and finances in accordance with USAID rules and regulations and PATH policies and procedures.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities to ensure that project outcomes are accomplished and targets reached on time and within budget.
  • Coordinate with Government of Vietnam officials and other key stakeholders, including other USAID implementing partners.
  • Serve as project representative to the USAID Mission, other U.S. government representatives, Government of Vietnam officials, other donors, partners, and other civil society and private sector stakeholders.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with PATH policies and applicable Vietnamese laws.
  • Recruit to meet evolving project demands.
  • Identify project staff learning needs and provide technical assistance, guidance, and mentoring to project team on technical issues related to project implementation.

Required skills and experience:

  • Advanced degree (Medical, Masters or PhD) in health or social sciences;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience working in the health sector with demonstrated experience in implementing innovative programs that improve TB, DR-TB, TB/HIV outcomes;
  • Up to ten (10) years of experience leading international donor assistance projects; knowledge of and experience working with the U.S. government is strongly preferred;
  • Demonstrated strategic vision and leadership skills, technical expertise, and strong management skills to effectively and efficiently implement complex and international health projects;
  • Proven record of developing and maintaining strong and effective partnerships with diverse groups of stakeholders, including host government agencies, donors, civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations, preferably to implement TB programming;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Previous experience in South East Asia is strongly preferred; experience in Vietnam is desired.

Note: this position is contingent upon donor funding. All offers are conditional upon donor approval.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment.
PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


All applications are made online. For a full job description and to apply online, please access via this link or visit PATH website ( then go to (Careers/Search Job Listings/Asia/Global Health Programs). Deadline for applications: March 20th, 2020.

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