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Technical Specialist

FHI 360

FHI 360

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project is a five-year, global project focused on HIV, global health security, and combatting trafficking in persons using funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the United States Agency for International Development. EpiC is seeking a qualified and motivated Vietnamese candidate to serve in the role of Technical Specialist based in Ho Chi Minh City and focused on the following tasks:

Main responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the work of community-based organizations (CBOs) across project-supported provinces to ensure knowledge sharing, synergies, and alignment with donor, government, and project requirements.

  • Organize and lead technical assistance activities to boost the provision of HIV outreach, prevention, and testing activities while coordinating with relevant staff to boost the organizational management of CBOs.

  • Oversee provincial and project performance against targets, ensure technical quality of HIV service delivery, and alignment with subawards across the community portfolio.

  • Ensure all community-based subaward targets are met, reported with fidelity, and aligned with organizational (CBO and project) and epidemic needs.

  • Connect community-based HIV services with local government strategies and policies.

  • Prepare CBOs to receive donor and government funding including social contracting.

  • Identify challenges and successes across the community portfolio and ensure knowledge sharing to improve overall implementation across the portfolio.

  • Connect CBOs to technical and managerial resources from within the project and beyond.

  • Manage project staff to support the strengthening of community-based HIV services

  • Contribute to knowledge management and project reporting efforts and respond to ad hoc requests from the donor, represent EpiC Vietnam in various forums.

  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public health, finance, project management, social sciences or related field; advanced degree preferred

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with projects management principles and practices

  • Professional experience working with men who have sex with men, transgender persons or other vulnerable populations

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of organizations

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Vietnamese, proficiency in English an advantage

  • Considerable experience implementing projects with USAID funding

  • Ability to travel as needed

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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