Program Associate, COVIDaction Vaccine Data Co-Lab

Program Associate, COVIDaction Vaccine Data Co-Lab

Title: Program Associate
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Division: Vietnam Country Program

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges. Working in Vietnam since the early 1980s, PATH established a permanent office in Hanoi in 1997 and an office in Ho Chi Minh City in 2014.

In a new partnership aimed at ensuring and securing health for all, PATH recently joined the Vietnamese Ministry of Health (MoH) and Viettel Business Solution Corporation (Viettel) in optimizing the COVID-19 e-passport for Vietnam. PATH’s partnership will strengthen public health systems and bridge the gaps between the Vietnamese health and tech sectors in efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and establish the “new normal”.

PATH is currently recruiting for a Program Associate to support multiple components of the COVIDaction Vaccine Data Co-Lab project.


  • Be responsible for data checking, data cleaning, and data deduplication.
  • Work closely with Viettel and vaccination sites to ensure data cleaning and correction checking
  • Support the implementation and monitoring of project activities.
  • Provide support and liaise with partners to arrange meetings, workshops, field trips, travel, and other logistical requirements.
  • Assist with interpretation and translation of project documents and materials for both internal and external use.
  • Ensure formatting of documents and presentations meet PATH standards.
  • Coordinate with fellow COVIDaction Vaccine Data Co-Lab staff to organize, assemble, and distribute reports, communication, and advocacy materials, as well as other documents.
  • Assist with the development, coordination, and monitoring of subcontracts and sub-agreements, consultant agreements, work orders, purchase orders and other contracts.
  • Take notes at meetings and workshops and prepare/distribute timely minutes.
  • Contribute to multiple activities including project development, resource mobilization, and project report preparation.
  • Provide support for trainings and research activities.

Required Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail while maintaining quality of work under tight deadlines.
  • Command of MS Office suite, especially Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Familiarity with Access, SharePoint, Publisher, OneNote, and WebEx a plus.
  • Ability to think creatively to help organize information, manage workflow, and improve systems and processes.
  • Proven ability to be proactive and self-manage tasks while working in a team environment.
  • Flexibility and a willingness to take on a variety of assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced environment.
  • Fluency in English.

Required Experience:

  • Experience working with Vietnam Government Organizations.
  • Experience working with Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs), other public health organizations, and donors.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or related areas, plus a minimum of six months experience working in a public health program.

Must have legal authorization to work in Vietnam.

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: 19th November 2021.

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Fri, 2021-11-19