Project Officer (Non-Communicable Diseases Project)

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Singapore

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
23rd April, 2017


Job Description

Vital Strategies, an affiliate of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, is recruiting a Project Officer (PO), to be based in Singapore, for a new initiative aimed at empowering city governments around the world to improve non-communicable disease (NCD) and injury prevention through high-impact policy interventions.

The Project Officer will be responsible for managing the recruitment of a set number of cities in the initial phase of the project. Once the cities are recruited, the PO will be responsible for managing the rollout of the project, including regular communications, monitoring, and reporting.

Graduate degree and government/public health/NGO experience preferred.

Overall Role:

  • Act as principal liaison to city governments;
  • Manage city recruitment process at all stages;
  • Work closely with city government focal points/technical leads to define the intervention and the implementation plan in participating cities, based on rapid strategic assessment;
  • Develop, jointly with city focal points, project goals, budgets, timelines, and milestones;
  • Develop mechanism for transfer of funds, and manage direct procurement of goods and services;
  • Facilitate and support technical assistance
  • Monitor progress toward milestones and objectives, and compile narrative accounts of accomplishments;
  • Prepare bi-weekly written reports for each city;
  • Help gather information for potential publicity opportunities
  • Identify, surface, and troubleshoot bottlenecks and delays;

How to apply:

Please submit a CV and a Cover Letter to hr@vitalstrategies.org with "Project Officer, 50, Singapore" in the subject line.


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