Technical Assistant on the COVID-19 team


FHI 360 is an international non-governmental organization that, in Vietnam, promotes the health and well-being of the Vietnamese people, particularly vulnerable and marginalized populations. It works with the Vietnam Ministry of Health and other national bodies, as well as provincial and district-level health services to achieve project aims. FHI 360 is currently implementing programs to address HIV prevention, testing, and treatment; combatting trafficking in persons; COVID-19; tuberculosis case finding and treatment; clinical research; anti-microbial resistance; health system strengthening; non-communicable diseases; maternal and child health and nutrition; and diagnostic and laboratory services.

The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project is a five-year, global project focused on HIV, COVID-19, and combatting trafficking in persons using funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the United States Agency for International Development. EpiC is seeking a qualified and highly motivated Vietnamese candidate to serve as a Technical Assistant on the COVID-19 team based in Hanoi. This is a full-time, limited term position (9 to 12 months).

Main responsibilities:

Technical Excellence

  • Coordinate training (online and offline) for clinicians, administrators, and engineers in the use of liquid oxygen systems
  • Support the development of training programs and curriculum for the use of liquid medical oxygen
  • Co-deliver trainings to clinicians, administrators, and engineers
  • Consolidate data and support analysis for a national assessment of medical oxygen infrastructure and equipment
  • Write and edit reports in English and Vietnamese, translate content from English to Vietnamese and Vietnamese to English

Project Coordination

  • Support the assessment of 49 central and provincial hospitals on existing medical oxygen infrastructure and equipment including current situation and needs
  • Contribute to provincial efforts to receive approval for donations of liquid oxygen equipment
  • Support approval processes with government partners to conduct trainings and relevant conferences/workshops
  • Support the development and execution of events to celebrate achievement of technical deliverables
  • Support the growth and development of partnerships vital to the success of the project, especially with USAID, the Ministry of Health, various Department of Health and other partners working on COVID-19 interventions

Experience and abilities for the position:

  • A bachelors’ degree in public health, medicine, engineering, laboratory sciences or a related field
  • Demonstrated ability to support technical trainings and collect qualitative and quantitative data
  • Must have strong organizational skills and be able to prioritize
  • Able to manage tight deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Vietnamese
  • Ability to travel as necessary

FHI 360 offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits.

Interested candidates are invited to visit FHI 360’s career page at and apply to the position ONLINE by December 7, 2022. Selection and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
FHI 360
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2022-12-07