Tuyển tư vấn kỹ thuật

Tổ chức Management Sciences for Health hiện cần tuyển 01 vị trí Tư vấn kỹ thuật cho dự án SCMS làm việc tại Hà Nội. Hạn nhận hồ sơ đến hết ngày 22.12.2011. Chi tiết công việc như sau:

Management Sciences for Health is currently seeking 01 (one) highly qualified Senior Technical Advisor (TB Supply Chain Management System) for its SCMS Project, based in Hanoi.  MSH is a U.S. based NGO whose mission is saving lives and improving the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.  In Vietnam, MSH is the implementing partner for the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project, which is providing quality medicines for people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, under the U.S. President’s Plan for Emergency AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In coordination with in-country and international partners, SCMS will assist programs to enhance their supply chain capacity; ensure that accurate supply chain information is collected, shared, and used; and provide quality, affordable, health care products to those who need them. To learn more about the SCMS project, please visit www.scms.pfscm.org


The Senior Technical Advisor (TB Supply Chain Management Systems) role is to manage the project planning and development supporting National Tuberculosis Program of Ministry of Health (MOH) in cross cutting supply activities looking for synergies to link different supply chains in country in coordination with Deputy Director (DD) and Country Director (CD).   Broad areas that need to be addressed include MDR & GeneXpert supply chain management & system strengthening. The Senior Technical Advisor works closely with the DD, CD and all members of the SCMS Project Team in providing technical direction, management, and support for MDRTB & GeneXpert supply chain related activities.  



  • Help NTP and SCMS team member to ensure the data availability and quality from site, regional and central ware houses for supply chain planning related activities
  • Supervise & coordinate with other teams of SCMS to develop supply chain plan i.e. forecasting, annual planning & budgeting, order planning, distribution planning for MDR TB pharmaceuticals and GeneXpert supplies
  • Ensure that the supply chain plans are approved and implemented adequately and timely to maintain the continuous supply of MDR TB pharmaceuticals and GeneXpert supplies from central to regional warehouses, regional ware houses to site level and site level to patient level.
  • Provide technical assistance to NTP for in country importation, clearance and transportation process for MDR TB pharmaceuticals and GeneXpert supplies under the GLC & Find mechanism.
  • Coordinate with all stake holders i.e. NTP, DAV, MoH, KNCV, WHO, USAID etc.  to design an efficient  supply chain system for MDR TB Pharmaceuticals and GeneXpert supplies that can be integrated with supply chain system of other TB related pharmaceuticals and supplies.
  • Provide support to NTP to assess the supply chain system of NTP for MDR TB pharmaceuticals and GeneXpert supplies at different levels of the system.
  • Coordinate with all the stakeholders to design policies, procedure and frame work for supply chain management i.e. selection, procurement, distribution and use of MDR TB related pharmaceuticals and GeneXpert supplies at different levels;
  • Supervise and coordinate with stakeholder to improve the required infrastructure for supply chain of MDR TB Pharmaceutical and GeneXpert supplies particularly and TB related pharmaceuticals and supplies generally at one central, regional ware houses and MDR TB and GenexXpert sites.
  • Coordinate with NTP and other stake holders to develop roll out strategies for different components of MDR TB pharmaceuticals and GeneXpert equipment and reagent’s supply chain system.
  • Coordinate with different teams and stakeholders to develop the operational and training manuals for different components of MDR TB and GeneXpert equipment and reagent’s supply chain system
  • Conduct Trainings on different levels of TB health care system to develop the capacity of individuals and organization to manage the MDR TB Pharmaceutical and GeneXpert supplies particularly and TB supplies generally.
  • Provide on Job coaching and mentoring to NTP staff on MDR TB and GeneXpert sites to supervise and support the supply chain system implementation.
  • Coordinate with NTP staff at different level and other SCMS team members for establishment of supply chain MIS, HR, Monitoring and Evaluation system strengthening.
  • Produce and disseminate periodic reports to provide feedback on the performance of NTP supply chain system for MDR TB pharmaceuticals and GeneXpert supplies. 


At least seven years experience in health supply chain management and/or private sector logistics, pharmacy, or international public health.

  1. At least seven years of project management experience, supervisory experience or equivalent leadership/management experience;
  2. Master’s degree in supply chain management/business, pharmacy, public health, medicine or other related field
  3. Substantial experience managing system strengthening projects.
  4. Proficiency in common computer packages (e.g., Word, Excel) relevant to the work is required; experience in quantification software or other IT related experience is desired
  5. Experience working with senior government officials;
  6. Ability to guide strategy development, manage implementation of projects and lead a team;
  7. Strong representational and interpersonal skills;
  8. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills in Vietnamese and English required;
  9. Strong initiative and self-motivation required, with a commitment to teamwork;
  10. Ability to travel for extended periods of time in-country to support technical activities;
  11. Willingness and ability to travel internationally, including to the US.
  12. Experience in developing countries is highly desirable particularly experience in TB related Pharmaceutical and laboratory commodities management;
  13. Experience with USAID and other donor agencies is a plus;
  14. Training experience is a plus;

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled person. 

To apply for this position (deadline: 22 December 2011), please send cover letter and CV in English via email, fax or regular mail to:


25 Bui Thi Xuan

Hanoi, Vietnam

Fax: + 84 4 3 945-4563

Or email mshhr@vn.pfscm.org


Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.