FW: Injury job opportunity in Vietnam
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Branche, Christine
> Sent: Friday, March 01, 2002 1:33 PM
> To: NCIPC/ALL
> Subject: Injury job opportunity in Vietnam
> Dear Colleague -
> I am writing to tell you about a terrific opportunity. The Division of
> Unintentional Injury Prevention (DUIP), National Center for Injury
> Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention needs a
> program director to serve up to two years managing Safe Vietnam--an
> unintentional injury prevention program in Hanoi, Vietnam. Since 2000,
> DUIP has had an employee assigned to Hanoi to develop this UNICEF-funded
> program. It is now time to implement the injury prevention and
> communication strategies that have been designed. The program director
> will be responsible for coordinating injury prevention activities, and
> working with Vietnamese government representatives and non-government
> We would like to send a new assignee to Hanoi, Vietnam in spring or early
> summer 2002. This person should have public health experience, some
> management skills, and experience analyzing data. Applicants with
> international experience, and/or a doctoral degree, and/or community-level
> experience are preferred, but we are casting a wide net. If you know of
> individuals who might be interested in this rare opportunity to work in
> injury prevention in another country, then please review the attachment
> and post it widely (MS Word and WordPerfect versions are provided; also
> the information contained in the attachment is included in the text
> below). We are looking for responsible individuals who would enjoy an
> international injury prevention opportunity. The salary is competitive.
> The application process is simple: A statement of interest and a
> curriculum vitae will suffice. Applications should be sent to Tim Groza,
> Acting Deputy Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention,
> National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease
> Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-63, Atlanta,
> Georgia 30341-3724, or TGroza@....
> Please post widely and encourage enthusiastically.
> Christine M. Branche, Ph.D.
> Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
> National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
> Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
> <<One Pager for Vietnam Fellow4.doc>> <<One Pager for Vietnam
> Senior Service Fellow
> Program Director in Vietnam
> Applicants: Must have public health experience, some management skills and
> experience in analyzing data. International experience and a doctoral
> degree are preferred.
> Salary Range: $65,195-$77,043
> Specialty: Prevention of Unintentional Injuries
> Organizational Location: The duty station is UNICEF in Hanoi, Vietnam.
> This position is supported by the Division of Unintentional Injury
> Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for
> Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia. The assignee will serve
> as a UNICEF representative on Safe Vietnam in Hanoi, Vietnam.
> Overview of Duties:
> * Direct UNICEF resources in the integration and implementation of
> Safe Vietnam (safety awareness and injury/disability prevention) into all
> * Serve as UNICEF liaison to the Vietnamese government, US Embassy,
> and other international agencies, Non Government Organizations and the
> private sector in developing Safe Vietnam Activities.
> * Supervise support staff in the overall management and oversight of
> program implementation and evaluation.
> * Build communication capacity for UNICEF's counterparts from the
> Vietnamese government with the initial focus on the Hanoi School of Public
> * Develop a strategic data collection, communication and public health
> approach on unintentional injury for UNICEF's health program and provide
> technical support in preparing integrated communication and public health
> * Participate in the communication task force to strengthen
> communication planning and strategies among all sectors within UNICEF
> * Assist in the development of technical skills, experience and
> communications for UNICEF Vietnam staff.
> * Provide other assistance as assigned by the UNICEF Country
> Representative in agreement with CDC.
> * A statement of interest and curricula vitae are due by March 31,
> 2002 to
> * Tim Groza
> * Acting Deputy Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
> * National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
> * 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-63
> * Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724
> or TGroza@...