Programme Manager

Job categories Health, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5518/20756
Level ICS-10
Department/office AR, Regional Health Cluster
Duty station Hanoi, Viet Nam
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 17-Nov-2020 to 08-Dec-2020

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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Background Information - Asia Regional Health Cluster

The Asia Regional Health Cluster (ARHC) was established in 2018 for efficient delivery of grants and fund management, and the provision of quality pharmaceuticals and health products. The ARHC aims to significantly impact the targets of UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 on good health and well-being, by expanding the population benefitting from UNOPS-managed health-related engagements across the Asia Region. 

The ARHC portfolio manages the Principal Recipient (PR) Programme of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) in Asia. The Global Fund, which has been providing financial support to the Greater Mekong Sub-region for malaria programs since 2003, has selected UNOPS as a PR, responsible for delivering the targets set out in the grant agreements in collaboration with selected sub-recipients from the National Programmes, local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and UN agencies.

Background Information - Job-specific

Following the successful completion of RAI2E, UNOPS is selected as the Principal Recipient for RAI3E Global Fund grant (2021-2023). Under this grant UNOPS will be implementing nearly USD230 million for malaria elimination activities in the Greater Mekong Sub region, covering five Mekong countries most affected by artemisinin resistance: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam,  (Vietnam component  is nearly 31M USD) 

UNOPS is now searching for experienced Programme Manager in Vietnam in order to secure quality of programming.

Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types.

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