Senior Technical Specialist for the Better Health Programme

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, TB case finding
and treatment, clinical research, anti-microbial resistance, non-communicable disease, health system strengthening, maternal and child health and nutrition, diagnostics and laboratory services.

We are currently seeking a qualified and highly motivated Vietnamese national candidate to serve as Senior Technical Specialist for the Better Health Programme, based in Hanoi.

Position Description

The Better Health Programme (BHP) Vietnam is a 3.5-year programme funded by the UK Government’s Prosperity Fund and aims to reduce non-communicable disease (NCD) burden in Vietnam by improving access to safe, quality care using equitable, ethical and sustainable approaches. The programme will accomplish this through the implementation of a set of activities in the following areas: 1) Strategies to Counter NCDs; 2) Education and Training; and 3) Provider Performance Improvement. Under the direction of the Country Technical Lead (CTL), the Senior Technical Specialist will play a key role in planning, coordinating programme activities to ensure effective delivery of the BHP Programme in Vietnam.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide programme management support such as troubleshooting, updating work plans, and coordinating and monitoring program activities;
  • Coordinates engagements with government and other stakeholders in developing and implementing work packages;
  • Collects, compiles and analyzes program data and the routine application of data to continuous quality improvement of activities;
  • Facilitate relevant program evaluation and local adoption of those demonstrated to add value to the government of Vietnam health system;
  • Supports the CTL administratively and technically to produce high quality reports and other programme documents for submission to client;
  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses and summary reports and document lessons learned;
  • Works with CTL and assists with developing budgets, coordinating consultants, programme materials and information;
  • Provides necessary logistical and programmatic preparations and documenting; and
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the CTL.

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Master’s degree in international development, medicine, public health, communications or related field;
  • Must have at least eight years of relevant experience in the health sector (preferred experience working with NCDs) and demonstrated understanding of the health system in Vietnam;
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency or private organization;
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, motivate, and collaborate with others;
  • Strong organizational and programme management skills;
  • Demonstrated capacity to produce high-quality programme reports and other programme-related materials;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both English and Vietnamese, orally and in writing;
  • Computer literate with strong skills in use of MS office package (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

FHI 360 offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits.

Interested candidates are invited to visit FHI 360’s career page at and apply the position ONLINE by September 12, 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

PRIORITY for interviews will be given to early qualified applications

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
FHI 360
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Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2019-09-12