Project Assistant - Animal Health
We are currently seeking qualified and highly motivated Vietnamese candidates to fill the Project Assistant- Animal Health position for the Fleming Fund Country Grant for Vietnam - Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Vietnam, based at the Department of Animal Health (DAH) – Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), Hanoi, Vietnam.
FHI 360 seeks a Project Assistant- Animal Health for the Fleming Fund Country Grant for Vietnam - Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Vietnam (FFP-VN). The Country Grant will address critical gaps in the surveillance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Vietnam. This grant will support the implementation of national plans for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance and will focus on a selected number of AMR surveillance sites in the animal health (AH) sector. We will work closely with local entities that are already involved in AMR/AMU surveillance, oversight, and improvement activities, local and national Technical Working Groups, national and regional reference laboratories for animal health, other government and national and international non-government stakeholders, and Mott MacDonald - the Fleming Fund Management Agent.
Job Summary / Responsibilities:
This position will utilize his/her efforts and competencies in administration, operations, and technical skills to support the FFP-VN technical project staff in specific responsibilities as follows:
Support the FFP-VN Technical Team in the implementation of activities for the FFP-VN project, with a focus on the Animal Health sector.
Work closely with and support the focal point at the DAH and MARD Unit to implement One Health and AMR/AMU activities.
Provide support to organize technical meetings, workshops, working group meetings, field trips, training and public events (e.g., contacting counterparts, preparing the agenda, finalizing the materials to be distributed, and any needed support under the supervision of the Technical Team).)
Support the AMR surveillance units in the animal health sector to implement the AMR surveillance, including sample collection, transport, transportation, testing, and reporting data analysis/submission.
In corporate with technical team, support DAH/MARD implementing activities related to AMU/AMC research, AMR and AMU portals upgrade
Work closely with other government and non-governmental stakeholders to collaborate for the implementation of AH AMR/AMU activities on a daily basis;
Other duties as requested.
Degree in animal health, earth sciences, social science, business, or related field;
Work experience in the agriculture sector or a related area;
Knowledge of project planning and implementation;
Interest in Animal Health and One Health approach;
Good ability to communicate and coordinate with government, national, and international non-government stakeholders;
Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
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