Research Coordinator

Population Services International (PSI) is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and  private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives. PSI has programs in 67 countries. For more information, please visit

We are currently seeking a talented and motivated Vietnamese individual to work full time with our dynamic team in Hanoi for following position:
Report to: Strategic Information (SI) Manager

Job purposes: This position will work under the SI Manager for a range of different quantitative and qualitative research studies for program development, monitoring and evaluation. The incumbent is responsible for development of quantitative and qualitative research design, research tools and instruments, selection and working with local research partners, data analysis and conducting dissemination (including internal dissemination and external dissemination to donors, government partners and stakeholders). The Researcher Coordinator is also responsible for leading and managing quantitative tudies actively.

Major duties:

- Lead and manage the development and implementation of quantitative research studies Oversee and manage field activities such as data collection and data entry with local research agencies, and/or
consultants, and ensure quality control over study design, field implementation and data collection.
- Conduct other research activities (assessments etc.) and improve use and availability of secondary research resources, networking with relevant agencies, and overseeing secondary data analyses as necessary.
- Assist SI Manager to create, manage, and implement the annual research plan, adapting it as projects evolve, new projects are secured, and as needs are identified. This includes development of budget for all quantitative research activities included in the annual workplan.
- Raise the profile of PSI/Vietnam research internally and externally by leading on research dissemination efforts including report dissemination, and workshops/presentations/roundtables with staff, partners, and the health community.
- Responsible for monthly update report and other reports of the research department to director board and donors Responsible for monthly update report and other reports of the research department to director board and donors

Selection criteria

- Background in public health, statistics, epidemiology/public health, or other related field
- Experience with quantitative survey research including sampling, questionnaire design, etc.
- Experience with computer softwares for data entry and analysis, including Epidata and SPSS. Experience with Access or other database management programs will be a plus.
- Strong written and spoken communication skills in English and Vietnamese required

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate Interested candidates are requested to submit detailed curriculum vitae (CV) with a letter of interest indicating the position you are applying for as well as copies of relevant certificates/degrees no later than 17:00pm on August 21 2012 to HR Department, PSI Vietnam; Address: 4th Floor, Side B, TOSERCO Building, 273 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh, Hanoi; Email:[email protected] or fax: (04)3944 6323; Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Please do not contact via telephone. Dossier will not be returned.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
PSI Vietnam
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2012-08-21