Technical Project Advisor, Digital Square

Technical Project Advisor, Digital Square, Vietnam Country Program

Title: Technical Project Advisor
Location: Hanoi
Division: Digital Square, 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 is implementing Digital Square project in Vietnam, a partnership of the world’s leading digital health experts working together with countries to strengthen digital health systems. In pursuit of our Mission: connect health leaders with the resources necessary for digital transformation, Digital Square offers a new way to invest in digital health—providing a space where countries and members of the global community can gather to think big and do good, together. By convening government officials, technological innovators, donor and implementation partners, and others across borders and boundaries in the Digital Square, we can grow possibility into reality by focusing on our common goal: connecting the world for better health. Digital Square works in three key ways:

  • Co-investment: We coordinate investments in digital health to maximize the impact of every dollar spent.
  • Global goods: We scale tools and technologies that can be adapted to different countries and contexts.
  • Digital market readiness: We create digital market readiness by building capacity with governments, local technology developers, and health workers.

The project is looking for a Technical Project Advisor, to provide the support on the implementation of sustainable health information systems for the PATH/Digital Square project in Vietnam. This position is a blend of hands-on project manager, product owner, systems analyst, and technical resource. Applied skills in systems thinking, project management, systems analysis, client relationship management and working with multiple technical teams to support program delivery are required. This position is based in Hanoi and requires the ability to travel up to 25% of the time to Ho Chi Minh City.


  • Advise on technical activities of the project including supporting team deliverables and coordinating project work across global technical advisors and partner staff.
  • Support the coordination of HIS partners, health officials and other key stakeholders during system requirements definition, design, development and launch effort.
  • Facilitate meetings and workshops, particularly those involving senior level stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with HIS partners to determine the data standards and digital health architecture for the system
  • Coordinate closely with PATH’s global team working on digital health to ensure synergies and experience sharing across PATH.  
  • Provide guidance to determine formulations and technical solutions to implement indicators of Provincial Dashboard (Provincial Quality Monitoring Dashboard).
  • Provide guidance on software and data quality assurance.
  • Contribute to the donor and internal reports.
  • Work closely with PATH team members and the donor to communicate challenges, bottlenecks, solutions, and successes and generate required reports and other deliverables as needed.

Required skills and experience:

  • Degree in information systems, related field, or public health with experience in healthinformation systems. Master’s degree or equivalent is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience designing, implementing and/or supporting health information systems. 
  • Experience in systems analysis, enterprise architecture, and/or requirements development fornational information systems is a plus.  
  • Experience working effectively with government counterparts, particularly at national and subnational levels.  
  • Proven experience coordinating diverse stakeholders to successfully design and deliver an information systems project  
  • Ability to work closely as a team and network with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, and coordination.
  • Experience working with business intelligence tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, Kibana, Superset).  
  • Experience working with different database systems.  
  • Deep understanding of software development process, software project management methodology (e.g., Agile/Scrum, Waterfall, XP, DevOps).  
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English  
  • Experience and understanding of the USAID reporting systems.

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/Project Managment.) Deadline for applications: 10th December 2021

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