Junior M&E Officer cum Programme Assistant

Junior M&E Officer cum Programme Assistant, based in Hanoi with travel to other provinces (one year employment contract with options to renew up to 4 years)

SNV (www.snvworld.org) is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 38 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

SNV has been working in Vietnam since 1995. Using market-based approaches, SNV is committed to reducing poverty by catalysing environmentally sustainable solutions for the poor in agriculture, energy, water & sanitation, and REDD+. 

We are seeking for highly qualified candidate for the post of Junior M&E Officer cum Programme Assistant for the “AgResults Vietnam Emissions Reduction Pilot”. This is a 5 years project running from 2016-2021. Information on the project can be found at: http://www.snv.org/project/agresults-vietnam-emissions-reduction-pilot


  • Junior M&E Officer (60%)
    • Assist the Secretariat and Team Leader during the entire project implementation and verification process.
    • Support in overseeing the administrative and programmatic activities and assignments by the organization hired for Pilot Verification services; and the two government sub-contractors. Responsibilities may include spot checks of the following: financial and administrative procedures, fieldwork and data collection, data cleaning, data analysis and reporting. The Junior M&E Officer may also develop, under the instruction of the Team Leader, any required template for data collected from the Solvers (Farm Level Inputs).
    • Liaise with the Pilot Verifier to ensure consistency in work plans and reporting.
    • Support weekly, monthly and quarterly management reporting to the Secretariat.
    • Assist with the review and scoring of Solver applications including translation and checking Solver’s information as required.
    • Assist in the preparation of annual work plans and quarterly report to donors
    • Assist the Team Leader to ensure that all requirements of the Secretariat on project monitoring and evaluation are strictly followed by all engaged stakeholders
    • Support on collecting and management of agronomic and GHG emissions samples and data
    • Update monthly, quarterly and yearly information into SNV’s knowledge management and M&E systems.
    • Compile lessons learnt and best practices of project.
    • Assist in liaison with the Independent Evaluator as needed.
    • Provide other operational support including administrative tasks, communications & reporting, outreach and research as may be required.
    • Support the Team Leader to train, advise and coach project staff and local partners in applicable planning, monitoring and quality assurance standards.
    • Mobilise App-mobile or other tools for monitoring crop agronomic data, train and support Solvers’ application as required
  • Programme Assistant (40%)
    • Record financial transactions of AgResults programme per SNV’s regulations
    • Prepare and check monthly, quarterly and annual program financial accounts
    • Support budget forecasting and project depletion
    • Track and follow up receipts and payments
    • Reconcile bank balances and manage liquidity levels of the programme
    • Arrange logistics and administrative support for field travel of the Pilot Manager team, the Secretariat and Advisory Council and support during their visits.
    • Liaise with different stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation
    • Assist Pilot Manager team in preparation of programme documentation and paperwork
    • Keep the Pilot Manager team agenda’s up to date, arrange meetings and appointments
    • Provide interpretation/translation support to advisors in case of need
    • Take photos for AVERP events, site visits and Solvers’ crops.

Candidate profile

  • University degree
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience at international organisation(s); experience supporting climate-smart agricultural or rice development project is a plus
  • Understanding and experience in project monitoring and evaluation is preferable 
  • Initiative and creative in solving problems
  • Ability to work independently and with the team with multi-tasking and “can-do” attitude
  • Good organising skills and interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills (English and Vietnamese)
  • Good computer skills in MS-applications (Word, Excel, Internet, Email)
  • Willing to travel to other provinces

Contract Duration: SNV Vietnam offers a one year employment contract with possible extension of up to 4 additional years based on performance.

Desired start date:  ASAP

How to apply?

Please send your application letter and CV, together with an indication of your current salary and compensation package, and contacts of up to 3 referees of your past employment to [email protected] by 29th March 2017.

For more information on SNV, please refer to our website: www.snvworld.org

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Job Details
Organisation Name: 
SNV - Netherlands Development Organisation
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2017-03-29