HIV Project Director

FHI 360 is a nonprofit 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. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of HIV Project Director. The position will be based in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Job description:

The HIV Project Director will have overall responsibility for administration, program management, performance monitoring and technical implementation and oversight of all aspects of activities in Vietnam, under the oversight of the Regional Director. S/he will serve as the primary point of contact for HIV activities in Vietnam. S/he will provide technical and management leadership to the country project and ensure successful implementation of the work plan and achievement of the project’s targets and goals. The HIV Project Director will provide technical and programmatic oversight directly to the activity areas. S/he will be required to coordinate and work with a diverse group of organizations and stakeholders, such as the Ministry of Health, senior government officials, dignitaries, country health staff, international and national development partner organizations, and funders. The HIV Project Director will ensure that technical efforts are evidence-based and contribute to the deliverables in the country.

Suitably qualified candidates openly living with HIV and/or who are representative of key populations affected by HIV are also actively encouraged to apply.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of the program description, implementation plan, program strategies, program reports and work plan for the project.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of all technical activities.
  • Supervise and provide overall program and technical guidance to the project team to ensure compliance with the organizational procedures and the standards.
  • Oversee production of timely and accurate technical reports to FHI 360 and funders as required.
  • Contribute to the achievement of high-quality results in accordance with the targets identified in the work plan.
  • Keep abreast of developments in larger HIV/AIDS field; document project methodologies, results, and outcomes.
  • Contribute to program quality according to FHI 360 standards including quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Master’s level degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field.
  • A minimum of eight years’ experience with progressively increasing responsibility designing, implementing, managing and leading large development programs involving multiple partners, stakeholders, and geographic target areas in a developing country; preference for experience managing USAID and PEPFAR-funded programs.
  • A minimum of three years of experience providing specific technical direction and oversight of the development and management of HIV programs with key populations.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience leading a technical activity through evidence and data driven decision making.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to liaise with senior government officials, dignitaries, executives of NGOs, CBOs, and the for-profit business community, and senior members of the donor community.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills in English.
  • English fluency is required.

Travel Requirements:

  • 20-25%, mostly within Vietnam.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Please apply through this link no later than November 13 2020.

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