Temporary Program Assistant

Temporary Program Assistant, Vietnam Country Program

Tracking Code: 6157

Job Description

Please submit a cover letter with your resume in one document describing your interest in this position and how you meet the requirements. Application materials must be submitted in English and applicants must have legal authorization to work in Vietnam to be considered and confirm this in their cover letter. PATH offers a highly dynamic work environment and provides competitive compensation and benefits based on experience. Salary and benefit package are paid in VND.

NOTE: You are required to be a citizen of Vietnam to apply for this position. We WILL NOT respond to your application if you do not meet this requirement.

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health. Working in Vietnam since the early 1980s, PATH established a permanent office in Hanoi in 1997.

PATH seeks a Temporary Program Assistant, based in Hanoi to provide administrative, programmatic and logistic support to implementation of the Vaccine and Immunization Program. Key responsibilities and duties include:

  • Support program teams in monitoring project activities.
  • Assist with the preparation and monitoring of project budgets, in collaboration with project manager and Project Administrator.
  • Carry out general and basic technical interpretation and translation of project documents and materials; review, format documents and presentations.
  • Organize, assemble, and distribute reports, communication and advocacy materials, and other documents.
  • Provide logistic support and liaise with partners to arrange meetings, workshops, field trips, and other travel.
  • Manage the project filing system.
  • Assist with ordering equipment and supplies for project sites.
  • Take notes at meetings and workshops and prepare/distribute timely minutes.
  • Assist with the development, coordination, and monitoring of sub-agreements, consultant agreements, work orders and other contracts.
  • Provide administrative support for securing all necessary in-country approvals.
  • Coordinate with admin team to arrange travels for project staff, consultants and visitors.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Project Manager, Director/Deputy director, Vaccine and Immunization Program, and Country Program Leader.

Required Skills

  • Good skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Sound written and spoken Vietnamese and English.
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Vietnam up to 25 percent per year.

Job Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Company Location: Vietnam, Hanoi
Position Type: Temporary
Apply: www.path.org

Job Details
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Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2014-06-12