Public Health & Supply Chain Specialist

Title: Public Health cum supply Chain Specialist
Location: Hanoi – Vietnam
Division: Vietnam Country Program

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges. PATH has been working to support local partners in Vietnam for 40 years. Our current portfolio in Vietnam includes work to help health care providers and communities prevent and respond to communicable and non-communicable diseases, advance digital health innovation, and address global health security

PATH is now providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), and provincial partners to prevent and control non-communicable diseases (NCD) for not only adults but also youth. PATH has been supporting the MOH to strengthen primary health care (PHC) and supply chain to ensure NCD early screening, diagnosis, treatment referral, and essential drug availability and accessibility at the PHC level. PATH has also worked with MOET to support the education and training sector in Vietnam to establish, implement, and execute an educational program on healthy behaviors and lifestyles for students to prevent NCDs by leveraging data and frontier technologies.

PATH is seeking a Public health cum supply chain specialist based in Hanoi, Vietnam, and reports to the NCD Technical director. The person will be responsible for providing coordination and technical and programmatic support to engage with MOH, MOET, national experts, and provincial partners in both health and education sectors as part of NCD projects in Vietnam.


  • Develop workplans, coordinate, monitor, support, and prepare reports on interventions to improve availability and accessibility of the essential drugs for hypertension (HTN) and diabetes (DM) at the PHC facilities.
  • Develop workplans, coordinate, monitor, support, and prepare reports on NCD prevention for middle and high school students.
  • Develop a technical guidance/training curriculum for NCD supply chain strengthening with a focus on a community-based integrated care model for HTN and DM and participate in developing the educational program on NCD prevention in youth.
  • Provide technical support/guidance to the provincial partners, including participating schools, during the project implementation to assure the project is implemented and expanded.
  • Act as PATH focal point person to liaise and coordinate with provincial partners in project’s sites in Viet Nam.
  • Facilitate and support project implementation in a timely manner; provide monitoring and supportive supervision for project activities.
  • Work closely with the Technical Director and Project Financial Analysis and Administrative Manager to ensure sub-agreements, sub-contracts, and consultant contracts are developed and approved in a timely manner, financial management is compliant with donors’ and PATH’s regulations, and monitor expenditure trends.
  • Support other projects and NCD-related tasks and activities that may arise during the course of the project

Required skills and experience:

  • Master’s degree in medicine, public health, pharmacy, or related fields.
  • At least five (5) years’ relevant work experience in the public health system in Vietnam.
    Experience in strengthening the PHC system and supply chain is preferred.
  • Experience in communications and/or NCD education for youth is preferred.
  • Demonstrated capacity to design and implement health programs.
  • Demonstrated technical document development, report writing, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, motivate, and collaborate with high-level strategic partners and other stakeholders is an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English and Vietnamese.
  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a multicultural team.

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/Marker Dynamics.) Deadline for applications: 20th August 2021.

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