Technical Director

Applicable for Vietnamese citizens only: We are currently seeking a qualified and highly motivated Vietnamese national candidate to serve as Technical Director for the USAID Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project, based in Hanoi.

Main responsibilities:

  • Provides technical leadership in the design, implementation, and monitoring of project interventions across the HIV services cascade.

  • Ensures project interventions are well-coordinated, and that data is effectively used to inform program pivots in real-time.

  • Coordinates technical support as needed to help ensure the project meets international best practice standards and incorporates emerging evidence.

  • Collaborates with the Project Manager and Finance Associate Director to monitor technical action plan execution and ensure completion of project activities to meet targets on schedule and within budget.

  • Ensures technical compliance with organization policies and procedures, and USAID rules and regulations.

  • Collaborates with the Project Director and Project Manager to lead annual work plan development and ad hoc implementation/action planning.

  • Leads and/or oversees the development of technical protocols, standard operating procedures (SOPs), guidance, research, abstracts, and presentations.

  • Oversees the selection, development, and performance evaluations of technical personnel, providing appropriate support to ensure optimal job performance.

  • Supports the Project Manager to develop semi-annual and/or other reports as required.

  • Provides supportive supervision to technical staff to motivate, encourage innovative thinking, and translate ideas into action.

  • Represents USAID EpiC in meetings with partners, such as the Government of Vietnam and relevant agencies, USAID, CDC, WHO, UN agencies, provincial health services, other INGOs, and local NGOs.

  • Performs other relevant duties as requested.

Experience and abilities for the position:

  • Master’s degree in public health, medicine, or related fields, and/or commensurate level of expertise and experience.

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant work experience, with demonstrated experience in managing complex health and development projects that are strategic in nature and international in scope, preferably in HIV/AIDS.

  • Thorough understanding of relevant Vietnamese government policies and regulations concerning HIV and AIDS, and how the government operates.

  • Experience with USAID and PEPFAR programs and requirements.

  • Ability to work well with teams, implementing agencies, government counterparts, USAID, and the media.

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills in both Vietnamese and English.

  • Ability to travel as necessary.

This job posting 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 is an equal opportunity 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, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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FHI 360
Application Deadline:
As soon as possible
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