Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health. PATH has been working in the Mekong region since 1980, with a permanent office established in Hanoi in 1997 and an office established in Myanmar in late 2013.
The PATH Mekong Program is currently implementing a broad portfolio of activities on a range of health issues. In Myanmar, we work in nutrition, immunization systems strengthening, and sexual and reproductive health. Our current projects in Myanmar include the introduction of fortified rice, technical assistance to the government in introducing the Japanese Encephalitis vaccine and developing a National Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy, and immunization waste management systems strengthening.
PATH is seeking to locally recruit a Communications Manager to provide technical support to Myanmar project teams on internal and external communications, and to assist with business development. This position will report to the Myanmar Country Representative, and work closely with Regional Communications Officer based in Hanoi Office.
Must have legal authorization to work in Myanmar.
PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.
PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.