HIV Health Information Systems (HIS) Technical Manager

Title: HIV Health Information Systems (HIS) Technical Manager
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Division: Vietnam Country Program

Please submit a cover letter with your resume describing your interest in this position and how you meet the requirements. Application materials must be submitted in English and applicants must have legal authorization to work in Vietnam to be considered and confirm this in their cover letter. PATH offers a highly dynamic work environment and provides competitive compensation and benefits based on experience. Salary and benefit package are paid in VND.

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH’s work in Vietnam began in 1980 with a project to improve local condom manufacturing capacity. Over the years we broadened our focus from contraceptive technologies to wider health issues, and our current focus areas include vaccine preventable disease, infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, and antimicrobial resistance and infection prevention and control. PATH established a permanent office in Hanoi in 1997 and an office in Ho Chi Minh City in 2014.

In a new partnership aimed at ensuring and securing health for all, PATH joined the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other organizations to help advance the US government’s pledge to support, assist, and empower poor countries in anticipating, preventing, and overcoming HIV/AIDS and infectious diseases.

PATH seeks a HIV Health Information Systems (HIS) Technical Manager in Vietnam, who will lead the execution of the projects and provide expertise in the Health Information Systems (HIS) Strengthening and Case-based surveillance (CBS) component of the HIV project awarded by CDC. The HIV HIS Technical Manager will manage a distributed team and collaborate and partner with the CDC as well as national, regional and provincial stakeholders to support the development and implementation CBS systems.

The HIV HIS Technical Manager will report to Program Director and work closely with PATH Vietnam program team, also supporting all activities related to PATH's digital global.

  • Specific duties and responsibilities:
  • Oversee all activities of the project including managing and supporting team and coordinate project work across PATH and partner staff.
  • Plan, direct, coordinate and lead activities of the project to ensure that goals, objectives and all elements of the project are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
  • Facilitate development of strategy, translation of strategy into action plans, overall coordination of activities and their implementation, resolution of issues, and communication of project information.
  • Ensure close government involvement in and ownership of the project.
  • Represent PATH work among stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the Government of Vietnam (GVN), CDC and implementing partners and publicly represent the project and its values.
  • Responsible for facilitating discussion/negotiation on CBS systems requirement with CDC, GVN partners at different levels
  • Lead SOPs development, data quality assurance protocols and checklists, and providing training to relevant GVN partners
  • Facilitate meetings and workshops, particularly those involving senior level stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with PATH/HQ and CDC/HQ to ensure alignment of Vietnam implementation activities with global work.
  • Manage the planning and execution of project work, including ensuring efficient management of donor resources, and ensuring completion of milestones.
  • Monitor project indicators to determine impact. Review policies and procedures, identifying gaps and setting benchmarks to ensure effective project implementation, communication, monitoring and reporting.
  • Prepare timely donor and internal reports.

Required Experience

  • Public health professional with advanced degree or relevant background
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant work experience in health-related projects, including minimum 5 years in senior project leadership roles.
  • Substantial experience in and knowledge of HIV case surveillance systems in Vietnam.
  • Familiar with Digital Health intervention, digital health tools and systems, health data management and use.
  • Demonstrated coordination skills, proven track record of building and sustaining effective partnerships with national, regional and district government at senior levels, donors, partners, and relevant project stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience as a project manager overseeing virtual teams composed of diverse professional staff.
  • Strong track record of managing milestone-based projects to achieve strong results within budget and time constraints.
  • Experience managing US Government (USG) funded projects preferred, leveraging knowledge of USG processes, contracting, rules and regulations.
  • Experience organizing and facilitating meetings; adept at bringing diverse opinions together to achieve consensus and drive results.
  • Experienced motivator of teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Vietnamese.

Must have legal authorization to work in Vietnam.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment.
PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


All applications are made online. For a full job description and to apply online, please access via this link or visit PATH website ( then go to (Careers/Search Job Listings/Asia/Global Health Programs). Deadline for applications: November 22, 2020.

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