Sanitation Supply Coordinator

Population Services International (PSI) is a leading global health organization with social marketing and social franchising interventions in Vietnam to address HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, Maternal & Child Nutrition, Safe Water/Hygiene/Sanitation, Tuberculosis and Hypertension. PSI uses private sector approaches to improve the health of Vietnam’s low-income and vulnerable communities in 16 provinces. Working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and other partners, PSI harnesses the power of markets to improve convenient access to essential health products, services and behavior change communications—empowering underserved populations to lead healthier lives. For more information:

PSI currently seeks a talented and committed individual to improving the health of low-income and vulnerable communities to join our dynamic, results-focused team in Hanoi as Sanitation Supply Coordinator for our sanitation social marketing project.

Job Title: Sanitation Supply Coordinator
Report to: National Sales Manager
Type of Appointment: Full time

Job purposes:

This position is expected to contribute to the design and development of tools that support the launch, implementation and monitoring of a sanitation social
marketing program.

Major duties:

- Provide support to design, develop, and coordinate of all aspects of a sanitation marketing program, including formative research, conducting market scans, devising business models, reviewing available latrine models, and planning social marketing interventions
- Identify barriers and opportunities in the existing sanitation supply chain and provide recommendations that could potentially strengthen the supply of sanitation to low-income consumers, including guidance on distribution, production and sales
- Identify and incubate private sector partners to deliver quality sanitation products and services through the development of systems, partnerships and training modules for provision of business development services;
- Assess needs, opportunities, gaps and constraints for accessing finance for consumers and entrepreneurs;
- Contribute to the development of metrics and establish a monitoring and evaluation framework for tracking progress for the project, specifically tracking market development
- Engage with relevant government/local partners to effectively foster the coordination and partnerships with partners/stakeholders

Selection criteria
- Master or higher-level degree in business administration, engineering or another relevant field
- Eight years of experience in relevant field such as sanitation, supply chain strengthening, or social entrepreneurship;
- Experience with design and implementation of WASH programs in Vietnam; experience in a private sector context preferred;
- Strong knowledge of the sanitation and hygiene sector, especially in the areas of project design, implementation and evaluation; familiarity with the water, sanitation, and hygiene sector in Vietnam desirable;
- Excellent verbal and written English communication 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 5 August 2013 to HR Department, PSI Vietnam; Address: 4th Floor, Side B, TOSERCO Building, 273 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh, 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: 
Population Services International (PSI)
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2013-08-05