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Project Officer

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 Project Officer based in Ho Chi Minh City and focused on the following tasks:

Main responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with community-based organizations (CBOs) within areas of geographic focus.

  • Serve as the primary project liaison with CBOs within geographic focus on all matters.

  • Organize and lead technical assistance activities within areas of expertise or coordinate the engagement of colleagues and consultants to meet CBO needs.

  • Oversee CBO performance against targets, technical quality of HIV service delivery, and alignment with subawards.

  • Liaise with project management team and technical experts across the team to ensure subaward targets are met, reported with fidelity, and aligned with organizational (CBO and project) and epidemic needs.

  • Coordinate communications and demand generation activities with the needs of CBOs to meet targets and address gaps in client knowledge and access.

  • Foster connections between CBOs and other CBOs, local governments, the project, the donor, and technical service providers.

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

  • Work closely with the monitoring and evaluation teams to ensure CBOs capture and report service delivery and client data. Sign off on indicator and narrative reports.

  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, communications, social work, or related field

  • Relevant experience in working with community-based organizations involved in HIV service delivery.

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

  • Computer proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • 3-5 years’ experience implementing public health programs, ideally within PEPFAR-funded initiatives

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize

  • Interest in learning new skills as part of a dynamic team

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Vietnamese

  • 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.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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