Rural Supply Chain Coordinator

PSI is a leading global health organization using private sector techniques to address a variety of health and social issues in Vietnam including safe water & hygiene, tuberculosis, HIV & AIDS, nutrition, hypertension, viral hepatitis, malaria and demand for rhino horn. PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that improve the health and well being of underserved communities, and simultaneously contribute to social issues including environmental conservation. For more information:

PSI currently seeks an experienced Rural Supply Chain Coordinator to work full-time with our team to fill gaps in the rural sanitation supply chain to improve access to quality, affordable hygienic sanitation among rural families in select provinces.

Job Title: Rural Supply Chain Coordinator
Report to: Director, Product Social Marketing
Type of Appointment: Full time

Job purposes: The Incumbent has direct oversight a team of rural Field Officers focusing on rural/ mountainous districts of select provinces. S/he spends at least 70% of the time in the field to coach, monitor and motivate field-based teams, monitor trade marketing & sales promotional efforts and build local partnerships to increase private sector contributions to priority health issues. The Rural Supply Chain Coordinator assists the Product Social Marketing Director with representational duties as needed, to strengthen relationships with commercial, civil society and partners/funders.

Major duties:

  • Identify rural sanitation entrepreneurs meeting minimum criteria & oversee efforts to strengthen technical and business skills
  • Coach, monitor & supervise Field Officers responsible for filling rural market gaps related to access to WASH and malaria products including SafeWat & hygienic sanitation
  • Plan & facilitate rural market activities including sanitation sales seminars, WASH market booths, etc.
  • Day-to-day management and oversight of PSI’s Field Officers to identify rural WASH community champions to drive uptake of hygienic sanitation
  • Write reports & represent PSI field level activities with funders and partners
  • Develop, expand and improve the efficiency of distribution systems at every level (distributors, sub-distributors, retail) to fill supply chain gaps and improve efficiency of commercial sector delivery of critical health products and services

Selection criteria

  • University degree in business, sales or another relevant field
  • At least 10 years work experience in FMCG and commercial sales activities including establishing distribution networks and monitoring field-based sales activities
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate field-based teams across multiple provinces to achieve targets
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including negotiation & presentation
  • English verbal and writing skills

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate

Interested candidates are requested to submit detailed curriculum vitae (CV) with a letter of interest indicating the position you are applying for as well as copies of relevant certificates/degrees no later than 26 June 2015 to HR Department, PSI Vietnam; Address: 11th Floor, VINAFOR Building, 127 Lo Duc, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi;

Email:[email protected] or fax: (04) 3944 6323; Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Please do not contact via telephone. Dossier will not be returned

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
PSI Vietnam
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2015-06-26