Project Coordinator (Migration Health)


Open to Internal and External Candidates

(Vietnamese national only)


Position Title


Project Coordinator (Migration Health)

Duty Station


Ha Noi, Vietnam




Type of Appointment


Special fixed term, 09 months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date


As soon as possible

Closing Date 

Reference Code



5:00 PM, November 03, 2021

VN2021/HN/020 (E)



Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. Internal candidates should meet the minimum of time in post requirement of eighteen months or more. This requirement will be reduced to six months for internal candidates who are incumbents of a position confirmed for discontinuation.


Under the overall direction of the Chief of Mission IOM Viet Nam and Head of PPDI Unit and the direct supervision of the Migration Health Project Development and Implementation Officer, the successful candidate will provide specialized support in the implementation of projects in the field of migration health. The candidate will be responsible and accountable for day-to-day implementation of IOM health projects in Viet Nam.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Support the Migration Health Project Development and Implementation Officer in the implementation and monitoring of IOM’s health projects and activities by ensuring coordination of the health team, identifying operational and staff challenges and possible solutions;
  • Assist in the planning, monitoring and evaluation of programmatic, administrative and operational activities of the health projects in Viet Nam
  • Participate in relevant coordination meetings and maintain coordination and cooperation with local health authorities and partners (WHO, UNICEF, as well as other actors) in the field.
  • Develop and promote partnerships and network with government stakeholders such as the Ministry of Health, Migrant Health Working Group, Implementing NGOs and other UN agencies such as WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA for improving migrants’ access to health facilities.
  • Support resource mobilization through the identification of new programme/ project opportunities consistent with IOM’s mandate in Viet Nam, this includes COVID-19 response related proposals and other donor proposals for the health programme.
  • Prepare periodic reports for the donor on programme delivery, including interim and final reports to donors in coordination with the implementing partners.
  • Contribute in the staff development and capacity building of stakeholders including government, INGO and other agencies working for migrants.
  • Undertake duty travel related to programme assessment, liaison with counterparts, problem solving and new programme developments, as required;

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • High School Degree with 6 years of relevant work experience or Bachelor degree with 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Degree in Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Social Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution preferred.

Experience and skills

  • Experience in projects management and implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Experience in public health;
  • Understanding the issue of migration health
  • Good financial management skills;
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities particularly Ministry of Health, other national/international institutions and NGOs, as well as in the region;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities;
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel etc);


  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese is required.
  • Working knowledge of UN official languages is an advantage.

Required Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies.


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators (level 2)

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.


Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.

How to apply:

All interested candidates should download and complete an IOM Personal History Form from the IOM Viet Nam website  

Completed applications, including IOM Personal History Form, application letter, and copies of diplomas and certificates, recommendation letters, etc. may be delivered to the IOM Ha Noi Mission Office at Green One UN House (GOUNH), 304 Kim Ma St., Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi, or submitted electronically to [email protected].  

IOM only accepts profiles with IOM Personal History Form duly completed.

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Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2021-11-03