Temporary PSI Vietnam Country Representative (CR)
Asia and Eastern Europe
Based in Hanoi, VietnamReports to the Who we areWe’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.
There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.
Join us!Although Vietnam is rapidly developing economically and socially, these changes deliver a host of new health challenges to the Vietnamese people. Additionally, economic-growth benefits have yet to reach many children and other vulnerable populations. PSI/Vietnam launched operations in early 2005 and has used commercial marketing strategies and targeted behavior change interventions to improve HIV prevention behaviors among most-at-risk populations (MARP), to conduct hypertension and diabetes prevention work and to begin malaria elimination activities.
We are looking for to lead implementation of PSI’s awards in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH). The CR should have significant management and international experience with Gates, Global Fund and other donors, an interest in private sector approaches to development, and be capable of managing a diverse staff. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of delivering results in multi-million-dollar field offices and fast paced environments.
Your contributionThe Temporary CR/Vietnam, reporting to the Regional Director for LAC and Asia/EE, will assume responsibility for the management of PSI/Vietnam, including strategic, programmatic and operational management and oversight for PSI/Vietnam’s grant portfolio. The Temporary CR/Vietnam will be responsible for recruitment and training of a local Executive Director who will take over management of the PSI/Vietnam operation early in 2019. The Temporary CR/Vietnam will be responsible for achieving a high level of project performance while assuring compliance with regulations across a range of donors and financial/administrative best practices. Specific tasks are:
New Business Development
Financial and Internal Controls
What are we looking for?
You have been a Chief of Party a large complex project or Country Director or Resident Advisor of a large development or relief organization before. You have worked with and managed Global Fund projects. You can manage a diverse team of professionals to achieve results.
You have experience in building technical, management and leadership capacity.
You can inspire a shared vision for the PSI/Vietnam staff. You have successfully helped your staff learn, grow, and thrive in their work.
You have experience identifying business opportunities in the health sector or securing funds from a wide range of donors.