Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer

  • Date of issue: 11-01-2021
  • Closing date: 15-01-2021
  • Duty station: Hanoi
  • Country: VIET NAM
  • Duty station: Vietnam Red Cross, 82 Nguyen Du, Hanoi
  • Duration: 9 months
  • LOE: 50%
  • Category of Staff: National Staff
  • Grade: To be determined
  • Vacancy No: VNRC012021

Background

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) is one of the leading professional humanitarian organizations in Viet Nam, a member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 192 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

 VNRC seeks to prevent and alleviate human suffering around the world by responding to disasters, building safer, more resilient communities, and educating future humanitarians. In the coming years, the Vietnam Red Cross will deepen and expand its programming around the world while also working to strengthen the global Red Cross Red Crescent network, in order to deliver vital help and hope to some of the most vulnerable communities.

Organizational Context

The VNRC is one of the leading professional humanitarian organizations in Viet Nam, active in all 63 provinces, 705 districts and in 11,159 communes with 15,224 paid staff, 361,266 volunteers and 4,416,337 members (According to VNRC Annual Report 2017). The VNRC has strong support from the GoVN at all levels, including salaries for key personnel and operational support to the Red Cross chapters and branches. The Government has adopted the ‘Law on Red Cross Activities’ (Law No. 11/2008/QH12) valid from 1st January 2009, which defined the VNRC’s seven core area of activities: Emergency relief and humanitarian aid; Health care; First aid; Donation of blood, tissues, organs and bodies; Tracing of relatives missing in wars, natural disasters and other disasters; Dissemination on humanitarian values; Participation in disaster preparedness and response. The Law puts the VNRC in a unique position to deploy its staff and volunteers to disaster zones, to help people, to access Government funds and to raise funds from the public for DRM.

Job Purpose

VNRC is implementing the USAID/BHA funded project “Emergency Assistance to people affected by floods, landslide and storms in Central Vietnam” to support local people in the Central coastal provinces with emergency assistance.

Based on the impact of the disaster, the identified urgent needs, and the capacity of its branches in the affected areas, VNRC is targeting the most vulnerable poor households that have been severely affected by the floods. While lost livelihood and/or houses severely damaged will be considered the most important criteria for selecting people to receive cash assistance, the following criteria will be taken into account during the process of prioritization. Four provinces are Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue.

This project seeks to deliver assistance to and support the immediate and early recovery needs of 4,700 households (14,550 people) for nine months, with a focus on the following areas of strategies of implementation: Shelter, ERMS and MPCA.

The Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer (PMER) Officer’s overall task is to support the Project Manager in ensuring quality and timely delivery of all plans/appeals/reports and to work with VNRC staff to improve PMER capacity so that USAID/BHA funded project planning, M&E and reporting standards are met.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the USAID/BHA funded project in ensuring an effective reporting and reports tracking system in place and meeting the USAID/BHA reporting requirements (frequency, quality, capacity and timeliness) for all running activities have been planned and agreed upon under this operation.
  • Closely work and support VNRC on PMER in Emergency Appeal Operation as assigned by Project Manager.
  • Data collection and data utilization plan.
  • Work with VNRC’s Project Manager and Project Officer to obtain data and information to be used for reporting.
  • Prepare and final editing of all plans and reports, ensuring that professional standards and formats are adhered to
  • Act as focal point for data/resource collection and processing including support VNRC in post distribution monitoring (PDM) and beneficiary satisfaction survey (BSS) and feedback system as part of community engagement and accountability (CEA).
  • Assist in coordination, design and delivery of PMER related training to VNRC staff as requested.
  • Work as part of the VNRC’s Operation PMER team, provide cover and back up support as needed.
  • Provide assistance in proposal writing and grant management as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.

Education

  • Relevant university education or an equivalent of qualifying experience required
  • Red Cross Red Crescent Movement related training desired

Experience

  • At least 5 years of humanitarian work experience
  • Field experience in coordinating and managing disaster and crisis management projects and activities especially population movements
  • Work experience with RC/RC
  • Experience in project cycle management including proposal development, budgeting and reporting, monitoring and evaluation
  • Good knowledge and relevant work experience in the regional context

Knowledge, skills and languages

  • Effective team work and project management skills
  • Ability to work well in a multicultural team
  • Excellent stress management skills
  • Demonstrated accountability
  • Good command and use of software and/or applications on data collection and analysis.
  • Good analytical skills and solution-oriented

Competencies and values

Values: Respect for diversity; Integrity; Professionalism; Accountability
Core competencies: Communication; Collaboration and teamwork; Judgement and decision making; National society and customer relations; Creativity and innovation; Building trust
Functional competencies: Strategic orientation; Building alliances; Leadership; Empowering others

Comments

The PMER Officer will be under contract with Viet Nam Red Cross.

Vietnam Red Cross is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Interested candidates should send a current resume and a cover letter containing the name and contact details to international@redcross.org.vn by CoB January 15, 2021. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

 

 

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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