Senior Surveillance and M&E Specialist

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN PUBLIC HEALTH

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, health system strengthening, maternal and child health and nutrition, diagnostics and laboratory services.

Applicable for Vietnamese citizens only: We are currently seeking a qualified and highly motivated Vietnamese national candidate to serve as (Senior) Surveillance and M&E Specialist for the Fleming Fund Country Grant for Vietnam-Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Vietnam. Position will be based in Hanoi.

Project Description:

The Fleming Fund Country Grant for Vietnam-Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Vietnam will address critical gaps in surveillance of antibiotic resistant bacteria in Vietnam. This grant will support implementation of national plans for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance, and will focus on selected number of AMR surveillance sites.

We will work closely with local entities that are already involved in AMR surveillance, AMR/AMU oversight and improvement activities, local and national Technical Working Groups and national and regional reference laboratories for human and animal health, participating AMR/AMU surveillance sites, and other government and national and international non-government stakeholders, and UN agencies as well as Mott MacDonald, The Fleming Fund Management Agent.

Main Responsibilities:

The (Senior) Surveillance and M&E Specialist will be responsible for oversight of activities related to strengthening the capacity and systems for AMR/AMU surveillance in humans and animals. Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical leadership in design, planning, implementation, monitoring, data analysis, report preparation and sharing of AMR/AMU surveillance in humans and animals.
  • Provide technical assistance to reference and regional animal and human health laboratories and AMR/AMU surveillance sites to collect, refine and analyze the AMR/AMU surveillance data.
  • Share the findings including AMR/AMU trends to national stakeholders and One Health and AMR/AMU TWG quarterly and annually.
  • Provide technical leadership in mapping of distribution pathways of antibiotics in humans and animals.
  • Conduct supportive supervision and monitoring of, and onsite coaching and mentoring to national and regional human and animal laboratories and AMR/AMU surveillance sites.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the project team on surveillance and M&E-related activities.
  • Provide technical assistance to prepare and submit AMR/AMU-related data and report as per the national, regional and global standard and requirements.

Experience and abilities for the position:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health or other relevant subjects and three years’ experience or a Bachelor degree in Public Health or other relevant subjects and five years’ experience in managing and conducting epidemiological and/or social scientific research and surveillance in public health
  • Experience in standard statistical methods/tools in research and with quantitative and qualitative research method
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and use in public health
  • Strong negotiation, coordination, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English
  • Knowledge and experience of AMR/AMU and disease surveillance and other relevant health programs
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the ethical issues surrounding research and surveillance

FHI 360 offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits.

Interested candidates are invited to visit FHI 360’s career page at https://www.fhi360.org/careers and apply the position ONLINE by April 23, 2021. 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.

Location: Hanoi
Application Deadline: Fri, 2021-04-23
Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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