HIV Health Services Program Officer

Job Description – HIV Health Services Program Officer – Mekong Regional Program

Title: HIV Health Services Program Officer
Location: Ha Noi - Vietnam

PATH is currently recruiting for a HIV Health Services Program Officer to be responsible for providing technical and programmatic support to the private sector, social enterprises, community-based organizations (CBOs), and the public sector to deliver HIV services.

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.

The Mekong Program is a PATH business unit composed of country teams in Vietnam and Myanmar. We also provide assistance to public health programs in Cambodia and Laos. We do not have any active projects in Thailand at this time. Our regional, multi-country approach is enabling PATH to maximize regional talent and expertise, learn and replicate in similar environments, and address public health threats such as multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and malaria that know no borders.


  • Providing technical assistance to project partners, including private sector, social enterprises (SE), Community based organizations (CBOs) and the public sector to deliver quality HIV-related services, such as community-based HIV testing—including self-testing and index partner testing—pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP), antiretroviral therapy (ART), and testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), hepatitis virus B (HBV), and hepatitis virus C (HCV).
  • Facilitate and strengthen linkages and partnerships between CBOs and private/public health facilities for HIV confirmatory testing, ART enrolment, testing and treatment for STIs, HBV, and HCV, among others.
  • Provide technical support to CBOs and private health facilities to set up HIV services that are integrated with other existing services, and ensure they smoothly operate and best meet the needs of target populations.
  • Advocate to provincial stakeholders, such as Provincial Health Departments (PHD), Provincial AIDS Centers (PAC), Provincial Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Provincial Preventive Medicine Centers (PMC) for the mobilization and engagement of the private sector, social enterprises and CBOs in providing HIV services for underserved populations.
  • Conduct monitoring and supportive supervision, quality assurance, and quality improvement activities to project sites on a regular basis.
  • Conduct data quality audits and verification to ensure that data collected and reported are reliable.
  • Participate in training, coaching, and mentoring activities for project implementers.
  • Provide support to other project activities, as required.
  • Oversee the work of project partners and consultants, as relevant.

Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor or master degree in public health, medicine or social sciences , or a related field;
  • At least five years' relevant work experience in Viet Nam.
  • Experience implementing HIV prevention interventions including HIV testing and counseling services for key populations, such as men who have sex with men, transgender people, people who inject drugs, and female sex workers.
  • Ability to provide technical asistant if required.
  • Demonstrated experience in private sector health care delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience working with CBOs.
  • Experience brokering public-private partnerships related to health care service delivery.
  • Background experience in setting up or providing HIV testing and/or treatment services is a plus.
  • Quality assurance and quality improvement experience related to health care service delivery.

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.

Deadline & How to Apply:

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 (Resources/Jobs/Job listings/Asia/Public Health). Deadline for applications: October 29,2018.

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Mon, 2018-10-29