National Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor (NMEA)

Lux-Development, the Executing Agency for Bilateral Co-operation financed by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is assisting the Provincial People’s Committee (PPC) of Cao Bang and a number of technical line ministries and departments by delivery of international and national TA and capacity building to implement the initiative called  “Developing Business with the Rural Poor”, which is part of a province-wide programme in the Cao Bang province - predominantly designed by- and financed through- loan support from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), commenced in mid-2008.
The recently launched project VIE/029 -  “Technical Assistance” (TA) towards “Developing Business with the Rural Poor in Cao Bang”  has a planned duration of 3 years.
Lux-Development Support Team lead by a Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) is looking for candidates to fill the following position:

Key functions:
- Under the supervision of CTA, the NMEA assist and develop the capacity of the Provincial Project Management Unit (PPMU) M&E Officer and to assist him/her in developing programme’s M&E system ensuring timely and comprehensive monitoring and evaluation reports in line with IFAD set guidelines.
Together with his/her Government counterparts:
- advise and assist with the official project planning process, which starts with the bottom-up planning on village level and ends with the production of the official Annual Work Plan and Budget;
- advise and assist with the Monitoring & Evaluation of project outputs, outcomes and impacts;
- provide training and assistance in the use of the IFAD project data base for the above areas;
- enhance M&E capacity of institutional actors participating in the programme.

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor degree (Master degree would be an asset) in Economics, specifically in management, business administration and project management (Monitoring & Evaluation) would be an advantage
- Good English skills in reading, speaking and writing
- At least 3 years of relevant experience;
- Experience in professional project management
- Familiar with Monitoring & Evaluation tools and log frame
- Demonstrated knowledge in the technical field of the project
- Prior working experience in international donors’ project would be an advantage
- Excellent team player with strong communication, organizational and presentation skills;
- Good computer skills, especially in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet.
- Willingness to work in a remote rural mountainous area of Vietnam.

DURATION OF CONTRACT: One year, renewable (with two-month probation)
DUTY STATION: Cao Bang, Vietnam with occasional travels to Hanoi and other provinces.     
HOW TO APPLY: Applications in English consisting of:
(i) a covering motivation letter 
(ii) a Curriculum Vitae in English and minimum two referee’s contacts; and
(iii) copies of relevant degrees, certificates must be forwarded by e-mail to: Lux-Development, Hanoi Regional Office at [email protected], specifying in the subject line, e.g. “NMEA VIE/029”
Detailed Job Description can be provided upon request to the above email address.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview(s)
Women /ethnic minorities are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ha Noi
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2010-03-12