About the Project: URC is working with CH2M to improve biosafety and biosecurity (BS&S) and bio-surveillance (BSV) in Vietnam. The Project seeks to increase capacity of the Ministry of Health (MOH) Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs), and improve the quality of research at Vietnamese institutes. The project will assist the Government of Vietnam with sustaining all elements of assistance by conducting trainings and providing subject matter experts in BS&S, equipment maintenance, and bio-surveillance.
Task Order Manager
Position ID: HR Use Only; FY2017
Hours: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Salary: Commensurate with required experience and qualifications
Reports to: Project Manager
University Research Co., LLC (URC)
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.
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About the Project
URC is working with CH2M to improve biosafety and biosecurity (BS&S) and bio-surveillance (BSV) in Vietnam. The Project seeks to increase capacity of the Ministry of Health (MOH) Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs), and improve the quality of research at Vietnamese institutes. The project will assist the Government of Vietnam with sustaining all elements of assistance by conducting trainings and providing subject matter experts in BS&S, equipment maintenance, and bio-surveillance.
Roles and Responsibilities
URC seeks a Task Order Manager to assist the Project Manager with project implementation and integration. This position will coordinate with the U.S. Embassy Health Attaché, US CDC representatives, DTRA Liaison, Vietnamese Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Defense, through their subordinate departments and agencies to facilitate delivery of project scope of work.
- University degree in biology, chemistry, animal health, or related science discipline; post-graduate degree preferred
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in Vietnam related to biosafety & security, lab operations, lab certification, standards development, regulator reform, public health, or related areas
- Experience working with Ministry of Health, Ministry of Defense, and/or Ministry of Agriculture staff
- Well-organized, detail-oriented, and excellent in time management
- Fluent (written/verbal) in Vietnamese and English languages
For immediate consideration, please visit URC’s Career Opportunities page at www.urc-chs.com/careers.
You must upload your CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter where indicated. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well.
Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.
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