Project Officer

Médecins du Monde France (MDMF) is a French humanitarian organization. Operating in Vietnam since 1989, MDMF provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS services, ranging from prevention, VCT, to treatment, care and support, and OVC programs in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

MdM HIV program is currently implemented from 1 outpatient clinic (OPC) in Hanoi (Tay Ho District) and 2 OPC in Ho Chi Minh City (District 6 and District 9).
From January 2010, a 4th OPC aiming at providing community and a 06 centre (06C) residents with HIV/AIDS quality services will open in Hanoi’s Soc Son district.

MdMF is seeking a qualified Vietnamese national applicant to join our dynamic team in Hanoi in the role of Project Officer, Public Health (POPH)

Overall Role
- The main duty of the Project Officer, Public Health is to provide the newly established Socson project with overall management and technical support and to ensure that activities described in the Scope of Work are properly set-up, effectively implemented and compliant with relevant ethic, quality and financial norms as well as with donors requirements.
- The PO PH reports directly to the HN Site Coordinator and receives technical guidance and support from the social and medical coordinators. S/He works in close collaboration with HN Medical Project officer.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
a. Support to project implementation: Support partners in launching the project and set-up appropriate protocols and processes in Project management, Prevention, VCT, Care and treatment, M&E.
b. Coordination: Facilitate relations between all project stakeholders at local level (OPC, Health centre,06C,MdM..) to ensure effective communication flow and effective collaboration;
c. Program design and planning
d. Reporting

Required education, skills and qualities

a. Education
- Advanced university degree in public health.
- Advanced degree in social sciences with relevant experience will also be considered

b. Professional Experience
- At least 3 years of relevant, proven working experience in the HIV/AIDS field;
- Experience in program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
- Working experience with non-governmental organizations; experience in dealing with governmental bodies is an advantage.

c. Skills
- Perfect command in computer software (Word, Excel, Power Point, Epi Info, Outlook);
- Strong command in written and spoken English
- Excellent written and spoken Vietnamese skill
- Strong abilities in report writing and data handling;
- Strong inter-personal skills, diplomatic and sensitive;
- Team player focusing on participation and consensus-building;

Interested applicants should send an application letter together with a CV in English to the following address with the subject title “Project Officer, Public Health”, no later than December 31st 2009. The detailed Job Description is available upon request. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The application will not be returned. Electronic application is acceptable. No phone calls please.

Médecins du Monde France
342B, Nghi Tam, Tay Ho, Hanoi
Tel: (84.4) 3719.2522 / 2523
Fax: (84.4) 3719.2529
E-mail: [email protected]

Médecins du Monde offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Médecins du Monde France
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2009-12-31