Monitoring, Evaluation & Impact Coordinator

CARE in Vietnam is a Non-Government Organization representing the CARE International network. CARE in Vietnam is a creative and dynamic organization, working with Vietnamese partners in the sectors of health, rural development and disaster mitigation and preparedness.

CARE is seeking an experienced and qualified Vietnamese national to fill the Monitoring, Evaluation & Impact Coordinator.

Position information:
Position title:         Monitoring, Evaluation & Impact Coordinator
Reporting to:         Program Quality Manager
Contract:              Eighteen (18) month contract with high potential for extension
Based in:              Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi with frequent travel to project sites

Summary of Job:
The Monitoring, Evaluation & Impact (MEI) Coordinator is a senior member of the CARE Program Quality Team (PQT), and will work with and provide assistance to senior program staff and project teams to promote a learning environment, enhance program quality, and contribute to key organizational planning initiatives in line with identified priorities. This position is also responsible for developing amongst program staff and partners a sound base of impact measurement, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) competencies, and supporting access to and application of practical tools on impact, M&E and learning for CARE staff and partners. 

Main Duties:
- Monitoring and Evaluation for Programmatic Strengthening
- Coordinate the implementation of CARE Vietnam Minimum Standards for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in all projects and programs.
- Support the introduction of Impact Assessment plans, processes and tools for CARE programs
- Support programs teams in harmonization of M&E system
- Provide program and project level capacity building on M&E which would include overall and staff capacity strengthening.
- Support programs/project staff and partners in strengthening M&E plans, tools, analysis, use and feedback mechanisms in line with CARE Vietnam minimum standards, including through providing hands-on support and coaching
- Ensure effective access to appropriate M&E toolkits for programming staff
- Participate in design, monitoring, evaluation and learning processes of projects as required, to ensure effective approaches
- In close consultation with the line manager, represent CARE in Vietnam externally and liaise with other organizations related to M&E
- Stay abreast of CARE International (CI) program quality initiatives related to Impact, Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation

Program Sharing and Learning
- Contribute to PLQT program sharing and learning activities, in line with identified organizational priority tasks
- Facilitate institutionalization of lessons learned, and promote organizational cross-learning opportunities, in line with identified organizational priority tasks
- Contribute to the planning, facilitation and evaluation of Quality Program Meetings (QPMs)

Other Duties
- Provision of regular outcomes-focused reports to supervisor, which would include at least one lesson learned document related to M&E every six months
- Provision of donor and CI requested reports where required
- Ensuring a cooperative and supportive working environment
- Work as a positive team member and contribute to the objectives of CARE International in Vietnam
- Other duties as may be required and in consultation with line manager

Selection Criteria
- Relevant tertiary qualifications and 2 years working experience in Impact Assessment, M&E/learning
- Two years experience in project manager role of an INGO, NGO or international agency
- Demonstrated ability in facilitation skills and conducting participatory training; and in social research methods and tools
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically
- Excellent English and Vietnamese written and verbal communication skills
- Prepared to travel outside HCMC/Hanoi to project areas

Child Protection:
CARE International in Vietnam is committed to protecting the rights of children in all areas we work around the world. Applicants are advised that CARE International in Vietnam reserves the right to screen candidates to ensure a child-safe environment. Further information can be found in the CARE Vietnam child protection policy.

Interested candidates should send a full English CV and stating the position title to email: [email protected]. Closing date to apply for this position: 30 December 2011. The short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews. Please no telephone contact after submitting the application.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
CARE in Vietnam
Ha Noi or HCMC
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2011-12-30