Clinton Health Access InitiativeClosing Date : 2020-02-08
Duty Station : Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
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Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 08 Feb 2020


The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit:

Vietnam is currently in Gavi's accelerated transition phase and is expected to become fully self-financing by 2020. In the 5-year plan 2016 2020 of the National EPI, the Government identified priorities of national resource utilization on adequate vaccine supply and national cold chain system improvement. In this context, CHAI aims to support the Ministry of Health in assessing the feasibility and impact of new vaccines to strengthen introduction decision-making; supporting to improve the system capability to manage cold chain planning and implementation; analyzing costs and fiscal resources available to sustain financing of immunization program; and providing technical support to develop upcoming five-year national and subnational EPI plans, through which key immunization program priorities, targets and resources are identified for the 2021 2025 period.

CHAI is seeking a Vaccine Program Manager who is a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding problem-solving, managerial, analytical, and communication skills. The Manager must be able to function independently and flexibly and have a strong commitment to excellence.


Supported by other in-country and global team members, the Vaccines Program Manager will be responsible for:

Program Leadership

Support the development and refinement of the vaccines program's strategic initiatives, facilitating ongoing alignment with the MOH strategic goals and prioritiesLead a small team to meet program objectivesTranslate objectives into clear activity plans, and provide guidance to vaccines team on prioritization of initiativesIdentify solutions for issues and challenges to ensure effective implementation of work plan activitiesIdentify strategic areas for expansion and guide proposal development needed for future program developmentTrack detailed program budgets and spends to ensure financial management is compliant with donor and CHAI regulations

Stakeholder Coordination

Support collaborative relationships with the MOH, partner organizations and other relevant stakeholdersEnsure communications and activities are aligned with government, donors and partners.Collaborate with internal CHAI global and country teams to facilitate access to key information and stakeholders, provide updates, and leverage core competencies of the various CHAI teams

Donor Relationship Management

Coordinate with donor organizations to provide progress updates, performance metrics, and other reporting requirementsManage the vaccines program budget and liaise with appropriate CHAI internal and donor teams to meet all mandated requirements

Perform other duties that may be assigned by country leadership.**Qualifications**

Bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum of 5 years of work experience in a demanding and fast-paced environmentDemonstrated experience in: Planning and execution of significant projects, including strategy development, budgeting and activities planning and prioritizationTeam management, specifically mentoring and shaping diverse teamsThinking strategically, handling ambiguity, and problem solving in a fast-paced, limited-structure and multicultural environmentBuilding and maintaining collaborative relationships and working with multiple stakeholdersExposure to health care and/or health systems strengthening and/or experience working with Government bodiesExcellent analytical (qualitative and quantitative) skills and communication (written and verbal) skills, including the ability to prepare and present compelling presentations and program planning and memo documentsFluency in English


Experience in vaccines and/or health financingExperience working in resource-limited settingsExperience working in management consulting or a similar fast-paced, results-oriented environmentFluency in Vietnamese language



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