- Location: Da Nang city
- Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
- Employment Type: Full-time
- Supervises: None
- Contract duration: 1 year with high potential for extension
- Deadline: 15/9/2023
iDE Vietnam was established in 1991. Employing a market facilitation approach with strong partnerships at local and national government levels, iDE has implemented projects in pig value chain development, fertilizer deep placement commercialisation, clean water, tobacco control, micro- irrigation technology commercialization and market-based sanitation. iDE has recently begun to expand into plastic waste and circular economy, with a forthcoming large-scale program in Danang City. iDE Vietnam focuses on building the capacity of government partners and private sector actors to effectively scale market-based solutions, resulting in lower poverty, increased climate resilience, better health and cleaner environments.
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer works with M&E Manager to ensure that all project and program performance monitoring, data, evidence, and evaluation needs are met. This includes ongoing performance monitoring and data dashboards for management as well as periodic evaluations and results reporting for donors and investors. The M&E Officer is responsible for supporting the smooth operation of iDE Vietnam’s monitoring systems, as well as coordinating evaluations for further development and strengthening of reporting systems.
Performing Of Duties
Support to ensure purpose-driven, rapid, and accessible data is available for projects; expand and strengthen measurement approaches as necessary; improve reliability and quality of data; increase information and data sharing within iDE Vietnam and across iDE more broadly. Contribute to use technology-based approaches for strengthening M&E efforts.
Analyze and Report
Participate in the analysis and reporting for funders and support iDE Vietnam’s M&E Manager on regular reporting for projects as needed.
Support to evolve and strengthen the M&E framework, use of management information systems and knowledge management processes to drive performance and learning, and to inform strategic priorities and business growth.
Support M&E Manager to design and develop new concepts, projects and solicitations for funding partners.
Collaborate with M&E Manager and Program staff to strengthen capabilities of M&E within the country program and real-time data use to service program and project needs; grow the M&E and Knowledge Management teams in line with new business goals
Use Geographic Information System (GIS) technology for enhancing and strengthening M&E activities;
Support in Identification of areas for improvement and specific recommendations for strengthening existing systems;
Work with iDE Vietnam M&E Manager to develop specific plans for system development;
Participate in the implementation of system improvements.
Collaborate with managers and field staff to ensure the timely collection and input of key monitoring data;
Liaise with project partners (government and commercial partners) of the project to collect necessary information and data for monitoring and evaluation purposes;
Support in-field data collection and access, particularly the operation of mobile data collection tools;
Ensure data completeness and integrity using iDE’s cloud database (on the Force.com platform);
Provide to M&E manager with timely updates on key program metrics, per agreed templates and formats;
Support in providing iDE HQ with monthly key performance indicator updates.
Support in development of key evaluation questions for iDE Vietnam, driven by external reporting requirements and internal information needs;
Assist M&E Manager in development of M&E Plan;
Coordinate and support in implementation of surveys, evaluations and assessments including conduct of all aspects of data collection, transmission, storage and analysis;
Support in transcribe, analyze and visualize the evaluation data;
Assist in writing the evaluation reports.
Together with M&E Manager, support the development of project proposals with input on setting goals/targets, monitoring and evaluation plans, including drafting logical frameworks, identifying appropriate indicators and documenting monitoring and evaluation plans.
Qualification & Skill Requirements
Relevant BA or MA degree (Economics, Statistics, Agriculture Economics, Development Studies) from a reputable university.
3+ years of experience working in a similar role.
2+ year of experience in using application of GIS or similar technology for project management.
Demonstrated experience in building out and using data visualization and analysis software (i.e., SPSS, Data Studio, Power BI...), database development and management, and tools and systems for mobile data collection and analysis.
Able to build productive relationships with diverse teams – field staff, global management, private sector companies and groups of stakeholders.
Strong demonstrated proficiency with Windows operating system (Windows 10 and 12), Microsoft Office suite (advanced Excel), G-suite.
Experience working in poor rural communities. Willingness to travel to rural areas.
Demonstrated initiative and commitment to continuous system improvement.
Excellent spoken and written communication in English and Vietnamese.
Demonstrated honesty, integrity, and strong work ethic.
Demonstrated ethical behaviour in all areas of responsibility.
Organized, flexible, detail-oriented, and hardworking.
Demonstrated capacity and/or sound working knowledge in one or more of the following thematic areas – plastic waste, circular economy, agricultural development, gender, climate resilience.
Experience working on GIS technology for strengthening M&E efforts.
Experience developing M&E databases and systems for development projects.
Efficient communicator, with significant experience writing for audiences outside of Vietnam – preferably with experiences including both technical and non-technical writing.
Experience working on and/or managing circular economy or plastic waste projects in Vietnam.
Women are actively encouraged to apply. iDE provides a women friendly work environment with flexible work arrangements, appropriate skills development opportunities and good career development potential for high performing individuals. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Employee selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, or any other protected class.
How to apply
Interested applicants should apply via the following link, using a detailed Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter (both in English): firstname.lastname@example.org. At least 2 reference contacts should be provided in the Application Letter.
The closing date for application is 15 September, 2023. The recruitment process will start before the closing date, therefore early applications may have an advantage.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
US Consulate HCMC
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