Partnerships and Advocacy Specialist

FHI 360 is an international, non-governmental organization that works with the Vietnam Ministry of Health and other national bodies, as well as provincial and district-level health services, to promote the health and wellbeing of the Vietnamese people, particularly vulnerable and marginalized populations. FHI 360 is currently implementing programs with government and private sector partners that address HIV prevention, care & treatment, drug treatment policy and practice, clinical research for the development of vaccines and drugs, maternal and child health and nutrition, diagnostics, and laboratory services.

We are seeking a qualified, experienced and highly motivated Vietnamese national to join FHI 360 for the position of Partnerships and Advocacy Specialist for the Alive & Thrive Project, based in Hanoi. *To obtain the full job description, please send a request to ntmien@fhi360.org

Project Summary: Alive & Thrive (A&T) is an initiative to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development. Good nutrition in the first 1,000 days, from conception to two years of age, is critical to enable all children to lead healthier and more productive lives. Alive & Thrive is scaling up improved infant and young child feeding (IYCF) and maternal nutrition through large-scale programs in several countries in Asia and Africa and through strategic technical support and the dissemination of innovations, tools, and lessons learned worldwide. A&T is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the governments of Canada and Ireland. The initiative is managed by FHI 360.

Position Summary: The Partnerships & Advocacy Specialist will support the development and execution of the policy advocacy, strategic communications and breastfeeding-friendly health system work plans for Viet Nam and for other ASEAN and Scaling-up Nutrition (SUN) countries upon request. The position is based in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and abilities:

  • Master’s degree in Communications, Social Behavior Change, Nutrition, Public Health, Law or Social Sciences, International Development, Human Development or related fields.
  • 3-5 years with execution of policy, advocacy and strategic communication work plans, preferably in nutrition and social behavior change projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with the government sector is critical.
  • Excellent communication, and organization skills are required. Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent Vietnamese and English
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), multilateral organization, government agency, or private company.

FHI 360 offers competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Please send detailed curriculum vitae with letter of application in English by July 28, 2017 to:

Alive & Thrive Project,
7 Floor Hanoi Tourist Building
18 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Viet Nam Email: ntmien@fhi360.org

Please indicate which position you are applying for in your application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
FHI 360
Location: 
Hanoi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2017-07-28