Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer



Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population (C.CIHP) is a Vietnamese NGO 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 (see the website

Call for Application: MEL officer

C.CIHP is currently recruiting a MEL officer for the I-Thrive project on interdisciplinary rehabilitation services supporting children with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Thua Thien Hue and Quang Nam provinces; and the online platform A365. The I-Thrive project aims to (1) enhance the capacity of rehabilitation professionals at provincial and district levels, (2) develop interdisciplinary rehabilitation services at provincial health facilities and foster parent-mediated interventions for children with IDDs, and (3) strengthen the content and relevance of national guidelines on rehabilitation and care for children with IDDs, with a special focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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

Program: Disability and Mental Health (I-Thrive and SmartCare projects)

Start date: 1st July 2020

Contract term: fixed term 12 months with possible expansion


  • Oversee project MEL system, including data collection, analysis, reporting, and dissemination of lessons learned to stakeholders

  • Implement MEL Plan and ensure indicators, evaluation methodology and data collection systems are appropriate and practical

  • Develop qualitative and quantitative monitoring indicators and methods for collecting associated data

  • Participate in development of research protocol, tools, plan of implementation and budget

  • Participate in data collection and data analysis, using quantitative and qualitative software, and report writing

  • Work closely with other project team members and partners to assure effective data collection and management, and on-time, good-quality activities implementation.

  • Supervise data collectors in the fields

  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party

Required skills and experience:

  • Education background in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics or a related field;

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

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

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

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

  • Good oral and written communication skills;

  • Good computer skills, including data software such as SPSS/EPI, Stata, Nvivo

  • Good English language skills, to include reading, writing and speaking as well as strong presentation skills;

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and submit their CVs/resumes and cover letters to Ms. Thuy Bui at as soon as possible, but no later than 15 May 2020.

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