We are currently seeking a qualified and highly motivated Vietnamese national candidate to serve as Associate Director, Tuberculosis (TB) for the USAID Sustainable HIV and TB responses From Technical assistance (USAID SHIFT) project, based in Hanoi. Vietnamese nationals living abroad are encouraged to apply.
USAID SHIFT is a five-year contract managed by FHI 360 originally awarded to help local stakeholders achieve and sustain epidemic control. The purpose of USAID SHIFT is to strengthen human, organizational, and systems capacity to lead the national HIV and TB response and deliver innovative enhancements in HIV and TB services. USAID SHIFT is organized around two main areas to address both HIV and TB:
Provide direct service delivery to achieve targets in priority provinces and transition services in maintenance and priority provinces:
Provide demand-driven HIV/AIDS and TB technical assistance:
The Associate Director, TB (AD TB) provides senior oversight of diverse technical elements of the TB portfolio at FHI 360 Vietnam. Under the leadership of the USAID SHIFT Chief of Party, the AD TB takes an active role in ensuring the quality, relevance, and impact of both community and clinical activities in support of project beneficiaries for TB. The AD TB facilitates and champions the local adoption of more effective and efficient practices to achieve service delivery outcomes with respect to intensified case finding, linkages to diagnostics and treatment, and retention in care. The AD TB works in close collaboration with the National TB Program (NTP) and other stakeholders to ensure local ownership and the sustainability of TB services in Vietnam, as well as to advance the routine and more frequent application of data to improve program impact and client satisfaction at every level. The AD TB will supervise the TB team and serve as a focal point for advancing high-impact innovations in TB programs, coordinating relevant activities, conducting briefings, and liaising with district, provincial and national health authorities. He/she will possess comprehensive knowledge and experience concerning tuberculosis prevention, detection and management. The AD TB will support quality assurance of clinical and non-clinical training with respect to TB services, and will be expected to represent FHI 360 with professionalism in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH), the NTP, Provincial Health Services, provincial Centers for Disease Control (CDC), donors, U.S. government partners, and other stakeholders. He/she shall have a thorough understanding of relevant government of Vietnam (GVN) policies and regulations, how the GVN operates, and a keen understanding of local development activities. He/she will work closely with other technical staff to expand and advance operational and client relationships pertaining to TB, HIV, viral hepatitis, and other infectious disease threats as FHI 360 Vietnam explores additional business opportunities in these domains.