Technical Officer

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, Tuberculosis (TB) case finding  and treatment, clinical research, anti-microbial resistance, 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 Technical  Officer, Implementation Science to support the programming activities of the USAID Support to End TB (SET) project, based in Hanoi

 

Position description and responsibilities 

The Technical Officer, Implementation Science, will provide technical expertise to implement TB screening among risk  groups, and to analyze data from implementation to improve TB case detection. Under the leadership by the Chief of  Party, s/he will support the project implementation for high-risk populations, including tracking and analyzing data,  making recommendations for evidence-based interventions, contributing to the project’s goals and objectives. Key  duties of this position may include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Develop protocols for TB screening in health facilities for specific risk groups, namely alcohol users and abusers, smokers, elderly 
  • Support and train health facility sites to follow the protocols for TB screening among risk groups
  • Support the TB team to analyze the data, prepare reports on findings and recommendations 
  • Provide support to sites and the TB team for QA/QI using artificial intelligence for CXR interpretation 
  • Contribute to the training materials and conduct trainings for sites to implement the studies 
  • Provide technical inputs and resources for developing interventions plans based on the outcomes of studies 
  • Provide support for implementation of retrospective chart review in select sites on under/malnutrition and TB. 

 

Experience and abilities for the position 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine, Public Health, International Studies/Development or a Social Science or related  field. Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working on public health related research and evaluation in INGO programs in  Vietnam 
  • Familiarity of USAID’s funded or TB related projects preferred 
  • Experience in developing epidemiologic and social science research protocol, conducting quantitative and  qualitative research. 
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, databases, spreadsheets and statistical software programs such as SPSS, Excel, Epi Info, Stata, SQL, and Power BI 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, with an ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships among  internal team members and external partners. 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. 
  • Well written and oral communication skills in both English and Vietnamese languages. Ability to travel as necessary. 

 

FHI 360 offers 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 October 9, 2020. Selection and interview will be performed constantly and interested candidates  are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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