M&E Program Officer

M&E Program Officer – Mekong Regional Program

Division: Global Health Programs
Title: M&E Program Officer
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

Please submit a cover letter with your resume describing your interest in this position and how you meet the requirements. Application materials must be submitted in English and applicants must have legal authorization to work in Vietnam to be considered and confirm this in their cover letter. PATH offers a highly dynamic work environment and provides competitive compensation and benefits based on experience. Salary and benefit package are paid in VND.

PATH is currently recruiting for a M&E Program Officer to provide research studies, assessments and evaluations related to HIV, tuberculosis and virus hepatitis programs.

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

The Mekong Program is a PATH business unit composed of country teams in Vietnam and Myanmar. We also provide assistance to public health programs in Cambodia and Laos. We do not have any active projects in Thailand at this time. Our regional, multi-country approach is enabling PATH to maximize regional talent and expertise, learn and replicate in similar environments, and address public health threats such as multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and malaria that know no borders. Working in Vietnam since the early 1980s, PATH established a permanent office in Hanoi in 1997.

PATH is seeking a qualified Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Program Officer based in Hanoi, Vietnam, who will work full-time and be responsible for the following key activities:


  • Develop the protocol and data collection tools for research studies, assessments and evaluations related to HIV, tuberculosis and virus hepatitis programs;
  • Prepare and submit necessary documents to get the institutional review board approval for data collection activities required by PATH and relevant local institutions;
  • Closely work with research partners to develop and conduct training for research/data collection team, and monitor the data collection to ensure compliance with the approved protocol and quality of the data;
  • Conduct quantitative/qualitative data analysis, prepare presentations, and write reports on research studies, assessments and evaluations;
  • Closely work with M&E lead and technical staff at PATH to ensure the alignment of research activities with program goals;
  • Develop and implement M&E reporting guidelines and systems designed to inform the direction of the project, including data quality and data use strategies;
  • 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;
  • Work closely with programmatic/technical staff to provide technical assistance and support for implementing partners to set up a functioning recording and reporting system.
  • Other tasks as required by M&E lead, project coordinators and management.

Required skills and experience:

  • An bachelor or advanced degree in statistics, public health, demography or a related field;
  • At least three to five years related experience in public health programs or biomedical sciences or market research.
  • Experience in research, assessment and evaluation activities in areas, such as HIV, tuberculosis and virus hepatitis, reproductive and sexual health is a plus;
  • Demonstrated capability in developing and implementing rigorous research protocols and data collection tools for public health programs and/or biomedical sciences;
  • Substantial knowledge on quantitative and/or qualitative research methods, sampling techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and applied knowledge of qualitative research methodologies;
  • Competency in training and capacity-building required;
  • Skill in data quality assurance desired;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent computer skills, including data software, such as SPSS, EPI Info, STATA, and experience with Tableau preferred;
  • Excellent English language skills, to include reading, writing and speaking as well as strong presentation skills;
  • Travel requests up to 20%

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Deadline & How to Apply:

All applications are made online. For a full job description and to apply online, please access via this link (https://bit.ly/2wMSwGS) or visit PATH website (www.path.org) then go to (Resources/Jobs/Job listings/Asia/Project Management). Deadline for applications: November 30, 2018.

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