Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager

Position title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) manager

Project: Inclusion

Start date: As soon as possible and required donor’s approval


Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population (C.CIHP) is a Vietnamese non-profit organization registered under VUSTA since 2008. We are working in the fields of public health, health equity, gender and gender-based violence, reproductive and sexual health, and disability and mental health.

C.CIHP is currently looking for a qualified candidate for the position of MEL manager for the USAID funded program Inclusion aiming to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities in Vietnam. Inclusion focuses on improving access to rehabilitation services, social support services, and developing an enabling environment for people with disabilities. The MEL manager will serve as key technical staff, responsible to lead M&E activities and supervise other M&E staff, ensuring the timely and accurate collection of critical program data and the routine data analysis and utilization for reporting, planning, program improvement.



The MEL manager will report to Chief of Party, and has key responsibilities as follows:

– Provide technical leadership and assistance in monitoring and evaluation of the project;

– Develop the overall framework for required MEL systems, including requirements, baseline and evaluation surveys;

– Develop and implement MEL reporting guidelines and systems designed to inform the direction of the project, including data quality and data use strategies;

– Ensure the alignment of research and MEL activities with program goals;

– Train program staff and MEL officers of sub-awardees on M&E guidelines, survey instruments, data collection tools, and other tools required for project M&E;

– Work with project staff and partner institutions to build capacity in quality data management;

– Supervise M&E officers of sub-awardees data collection and analysis, as well as result reporting;

– Contribute to the development and implementation of a strategy for synthesizing and disseminating key results, programmatic lessons learned, methodologies developed and other research outputs of the program;

– Collaborate with counterparts and partner organizations, including other USAID programs, in work planning and program implementation;


Required skills and experience:

– A minimum of Master Degree in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics or a related field;

– At least eight years of M&E experience, and knowledge on disability programs is an advantage;

– Demonstrated expertise with USAID MEL policies and procedures;

– Knowledge of USAID data collection and reporting requirements is highly desirable;

– Demonstrated capacity to use project M&E to advance strategic goals and provide data for decision-making;

– Substantial knowledge on quantitative research methods, sampling techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and applied knowledge of qualitative research methodologies;

– Competency in training and capacity-building required;

– Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks at the same time;

– Skill in data quality assurance desired;

– Strong oral and written communication skills;

– Excellent computer skills, including data software such as SPSS/EPI, Stata, Nvivo

– Excellent English language skills, to include reading, writing and speaking as well as strong presentation skills;

– Experience developing study design and methodology including sampling procedures, assisting with implementation, analysis and write-up to inform policy is preferred;

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and submit their CVs/resumes and cover letters to Ms. Dung Nguyen at as soon as possible, but no later than 18 Oct 2020

Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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