Mar 292016

Organization: World Federation of Hemophilia
Country: Viet Nam
Closing date: 18 Apr 2016

The **World Federation of Hemophilia** (**WFH** is an **international not-for-profit organization* that provides global leadership to improve and sustain care for people with inherited bleeding disorders, including hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, rare factor deficiencies, and inherited platelet disorders. Established in 1963, the WFH works with member organizations in 127 countries as well as through a network of international volunteers and healthcare providers to achieve our vision of “**Treatment For All**” around the world**.*

Position title: Regional Manager Asia & Western Pacific**

Reporting to: Director, Regional Development

Type of position: Regular, full-time

Location: South-East Asia regionVietnam

(regional headquarter: to be confirmed )

(compensation based on local conventions)

Start Date: May 2016


Reporting to the Director, Regional Development, the Regional Manager – Asia & Western Pacific will be responsible for the administration, management and implementation of a designated portfolio of countries and health care development programs and activities in designated Asia & Western Pacific countries (exact territory to be defined when A&WP region is split in two sub regions). Residence within region.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

As the main WFH representative within the region, the Regional Manager will carry out the following tasks:

  • Represent WFH to all local and regional stakeholders (Patient associations, Healthcare providers, regulatory authorities and institutions, other).

  • Represent region at WFH headquarters.

  • Ensure effective coordination, development, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation of the following projects and programs in the region, including:

  • Country development programs and GAP (Global Alliance for Progress);

  • Medical and organizational twinning partnerships;

  • Humanitarian Aid product donations;

  • International hemophilia training fellowships;

  • Workshops, conferences and regional activities;

  • Skills training for national hemophilia organizations;

  • National Member Organization (NMO) accreditation;

  • Other programs as they develop within this designated region.

  • Facilitate the work of key volunteers and WFH committees involved in the above programs;

  • Conduct regular site and country visits within the region.

  • Prepare timely narrative and financial progress reports for the Director, Regional Development on program activities under Manager’s areas of responsibility.

  • Ensure administrative and financial control of program operations and for all activities in the region.

  • Author articles for the WFH newsletter Hemophilia World on current activities and programs in A&WP countries as required.

  • Respond to queries and correspondence dealing with above programs and activities.

  • Carry out other tasks relevant to the position as required by the Director, Regional Development and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).


  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, public health, development, political studies, social sciences, or other related discipline

  • Six to nine (**6-9**) years of relevant work experience with an international development organization that includes at least 5 years (ESSENTIAL) of proven track record in country project /**program management**, monitoring and evaluation of health development programs in the Asia & Western Pacific region

  • Solid experience in program/project management processes and in working with partners in regional development and health program delivery

  • Solid understanding of socio-economic conditions and international developmental issues in the Asia & Western Pacific region

  • Entrepreneurial orientation, with demonstrated ability to develop regional capacity and respond to needs: evident successes collaborating with government, healthcare and/or public affairs officials within assigned countries

  • Able to work effectively in autonomous, self-directed manner and to team with other WFH staff cross-functionally, and with corporate partners and motivated volunteers around shared goals

  • Excellent diplomatic and cross-cultural skills, and demonstrated experience in working with regional people from diverse cultures and countries

  • Above-average abilities to build/maintain regional networks and working relationships with stakeholders and partner organizations

  • Superior communication (public speaking, presentations) capabilities, and recognized abilities for mediating/resolving issues, conflicts

  • Excellent English as the primary language of work (written and spoken) essential, plus fluency in one or more principal language/s of the region – essential

  • Computer literate, extensive experience working with Windows Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point), & Outlook, internet

  • Availability and flexibility to undertake extensive travel within region, and for key international gatherings; also, regular attendance at Regional Development department meetings (Montreal head office or elsewhere)

    Salary based on local conventions and commensurate to experience.

How to apply:

Please send in full confidence, an ENGLISH resume & cover letter IMMEDIATELY (deadline: April 18, 2016, Mon.):

The World Federation of Hemophilia

Human Resources Manager

1425, boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest, bureau 1010 Montréal, Qc H3G 1T7 Canada

E: Fax: +1 514.875.8916

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