Biomedical Engineer Consultant


FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a five-year, global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). EpiC Vietnam’s goal is to deliver efficient, affordable, results-based technical assistance and direct services while closing remaining gaps in Vietnam’s efforts to meet HIV epidemic control targets and address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

We are seeking a qualified Biomedical Engineer to lead field assessments for feasibility to support liquid oxygen system infrastructure improvement.


The qualified individual will collaborate with EpiC to work with the Ministry of Health and provincial health facilities to develop an assessment to assess needs and feasibility to improve liquid oxygen infrastructure. Work will include:

  • Create or adapt tools to support systematic field assessments
  • Work with provincial and national authorities to gain authorization to conduct field assessments
  • Collaborate with on-site engineers to discuss existing LOX infrastructure and determine potential needs
  • Participate in on-site assessments and lead preparation of assessment reports.
  • Develop site-by-site proposals for:
    • Equipment including tanks, vaporizers, piping, oxygen outlets, and construction needs including foundation and fencing
    • Training and capacity building needs for biomedical staff to successfully sustain maintenance of the equipment
    • Sustainability planning including spare parts and maintenance.
  • Support EpiC team to develop realistic costing plans based on assessments and site proposals


  • Site assessment tool, approved by EpiC and USAID/Vietnam
  • Engagement of provincial and national health authorities in selection process
  • Assessment reports
  • Completed site proposals including all recommended infrastructure, proposals must have the support of site engineers, site leadership, and provincial authorities
  • Support for project costing activities based on proposals


  • Engineering/Bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, biomedical science, or a related field.
  • Proven experience working within the field of biomedical engineering, medical gas industry, liquid oxygen system, medical piping design, construction and installation.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, meticulous attention to detail.
  • Great eye for design and the technical ability to transform designs into products.
  • Experience working with Ministry of Health, provincial health authorities preferable.
  • English skills ideal, but not required.

Timetable and Address for Submission


Task description


Est. Days



Create or adapt tool

Final site assessment tool


March 10


Gain authorization for field visit (supported by EpiC)

All provincial and sites prepared for assessment


March 13


Participate in field assessments and develop site-by-site proposals

Up to 20 site proposals


March 25


Final support for costing plan

Final costing plans


March 31

Responses are due no later than 5PM 7th March 2022. Required documentation listed below must be e-mailed to [email protected].

Required Documentation

Proposals must include the following components:

  • Letter of interest that describes relevant working experience, availability, and daily rate
  • Recent CV
  • Two professional references

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
FHI 360
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2022-03-07