Deputy Chief of Party, USAID Support to End Tuberculosis

Deputy Chief of Party, USAID Support to End Tuberculosis, Vietnam

Title: Deputy 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 Deputy Chief of Party to support and provide strategic leadership for 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.


  • Assemble, support, and coordinate the technical team to implement a high-quality, results-oriented activity to achieve the objectives and expected results.
  • Support planning, technical leadership and coordination of all activities including the work of any subpartners.
  • Support the development and scale of innovations and new approaches that strengthen early detection, diagnosis, treatment, and management of TB and DR-TB.
  • Lead on advocacy efforts with the government of Vietnam to advance political and financial commitment to the TB response in Vietnam.
  • Oversee the development of annual work plans, progress reports, and other required deliverables.
  • Monitor implementation of 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 acting Chief of Party when necessary, and in that role, represent the project to the USAID Mission, other U.S. government representatives, Government of Vietnam officials, other donors, partners, and other civil society and private sector stakeholders.
  • Produce and disseminate key project results through journal articles, presentations, posters, and other mediums, at local, regional and international forums to share experiences and best practices.

Required skills and experience:

  • ? Advanced degree (Medical, Masters or PhD) in health or social sciences.
  • ? A minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in the health sector with demonstrated
  • experience in implementing innovative programs that improve TB, DR-TB, TB/HIV outcomes.
  • ? Broad understanding of public health, health systems, and health policy and practice in Vietnam.
  • ? Proven skills in managing international donor assistance projects; knowledge of and experience
  • working with the U.S. government is strongly preferred.
  • ? 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.
  • ? Excellent professional written and oral communication skills in English and Vietnamese.

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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Fri, 2020-03-20