February 25, 2024

Project Officer

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is looking for a

Project Officer
Duty station: Hanoi, Vietnam

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (Hoi Chong Lao Hoang gia Ha Lan)

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) is one of the leading international non-profit organizations dedicated to fighting tuberculosis (TB) worldwide. We are an international center of expertise for TB control that stimulates effective, efficient and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals; including medical doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists.

Over the past century we have built a wealth of knowledge and expertise, initially by successfully driving back TB in the Netherlands, and subsequently by partnering in the fight against TB in over 40 countries worldwide.

We operate from a central office in The Hague in the Netherlands and additional country offices worldwide). KNCV raises funds from individual, institutional and corporate donors.

Background

In Vietnam, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation promotes effective, efficient and sustainable tuberculosis control by supporting and building capacity of health system, including national programs and active participation in national and international policy development.

In the period of 2021-2025, KNCV works closely with Vietnam National TB Control Program to provide support in development and implementation of the National Strategic Plan to end TB for 2021-2025 updated for 2026 and the preparation of strategic TB control plan and funding applications. The KNCV funded projects focuses on introduction of new drugs and regimens, innovative diagnostics, TB stigma reduction, operation researches, etc…

Purpose of the position and organizational position

The position is aimed at supporting the Country Representative Officer (CRO) in coordinating and managing the implementation cycle of the KNCV funded projects. The position reports directly to the CRO.

Profile

The Project Officer is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Assist programmatic management of the KNCV funded projects: coordinate, monitor, and supervise project activities in project sites for the KNCV funded projects;
  • Propose and develop the project’s annual work plans and budgets;
  • Be responsible for making and aggregating reports on project’s activities: quarterly management reports; progress reports; and other reports. This includes the collection, analysis and management of information/data to develop progress reports on project activities in the agreed formats;
  • Communicate with project implementing partners regarding project planning, implementation, monitoring, and other issues. Review and comment on project partners’ plans and reports;
  • Conduct monitoring activities to local implementing partners to ensure that the activities are timely implemented in accordance with the work plans, the quality of the activity implementation and the project objectives met;
  • Draft due reports for project activities. Prepare draft TOR for consultants when necessary;
  • Provide inputs for the documentation of experiences and lessons-learnt from project implementation;
  • Coordinate collaboration between partners to implement project activities;
  • Perform other duties as requested by the CRO.

Who are we looking for?

Required:

  • Being a residence of Vietnam
  • University/Bachelor’s degree in the field of Public Health or Medicine or Health Sciences or a related field;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Vietnam’s health system, especially the public health sector to the successful performance of the duties assigned;
  • Knowledge of and experience in health programs/projects coordination, management and administration;
  • Good verbal and written skills in both Vietnamese and English

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of and experience in health programs/projects coordination, management and administration;
  • Experience in working for or with an international/local organization or donor.

What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offer?

  • A fixed-term contract for 1 year, with possible extension depending on performance and available funding
  • An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated;
  • A highly motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues worldwide;
  • A salary dependent upon education and relevant working experience;

Application and information

Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae with names and contacts of the last two professional references to the E-mail address: kncv.vietnam@kncvtbc.org  under subject ‘Project Officer’, No later than 5 February 2024.

For further information on KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, please see www.kncvtbc.org

Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews. If you do not hear from us within 21 days from the closing date, this means your application was not successful.

   Job Details  
Organisation:
KNCV
Job location:
Hanoi
Application deadline:
2024-02-05