Senior M&E Advisor, Healthy Markets Project

Senior M&E Advisor, Healthy Markets project, Mekong Regional Program
Tracking Code: 6714

Job Description

Please submit a cover letter with your resume in one document 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.

NOTE: You are required to be a citizen of Vietnam to apply for this position. We WILL NOT respond to your application if you do not meet this requirement.

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

The Vietnam country office is committed to respond to community health needs in Vietnam and works in such areas as reproductive, maternal, and child health, TB, HIV, vaccines and immunization, emerging and epidemic diseases, and health technologies. To achieve impact, PATH Viet Nam works across the public and private sectors and focuses on sustainable, system-level changes.

PATH is implementing a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project entitled Healthy Markets with an overall goal to grow a viable commercial market for HIV related goods and services – such as condoms, HIV testing and counseling and sterile needles and syringes – that is capable of meeting the needs of populations facing the greatest risks. The expected program will include a network of complementary partners to bring about changes that result in strengthened local leadership and capacity for comprehensive and effective programming and social marketing of critical HIV goods and services.

PATH is seeking a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor based in Hanoi, Vietnam, who will be responsible for the following key activities:

  • Develop the overall framework for required M&E systems, including requirements, baseline and evaluation surveys;
  • Develop and implement M&E reporting guidelines and systems designed to inform the direction of the project, including data quality and data use strategies;
  • Ensure the alignment of research and M&E activities with program goals;
  • Train program staff on M&E guidelines, survey instruments, data collection tools, and other tools required for project M&E;
  • Work with project staff and partner institutions to build capacity in quality data management;
  • Supervise all staff involved in collecting and analyzing data and reporting results;
  • 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;
  • Collaborate with counterparts and partner organizations, including other USAID programs, in work planning and program implementation;
  • Develop a network of M&E and research consultants, institutions, and professional groups to facilitate ongoing work;
  • Lead the development of the project operations research agenda and oversee research activities.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated capability in developing robust M&E frameworks for public health programs in developing countries;
  • Demonstrated capacity to use project M&E to advance strategic goals and provide data for decision-making;
  • 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 and experience with GIS mapping and infographics preferred;
  • Excellent English language skills, to include reading, writing and speaking as well as strong presentation skills.

Required Experience

  • An advanced degree in statistics, public health, demography or a related field;
  • At least five years related experience with at least three years of experience in monitoring and evaluating public health programs in Vietnam in areas, such as HIV/AIDS, social marketing, reproductive health and family planning, maternal and child health, or malaria;
  • Demonstrated expertise with USAID M&E policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of USAID data collection and reporting requirements is highly desirable;
  • Experience developing study design and methodology including sampling procedures, assisting with implementation, analysis and write-up to inform policy is preferred;
  • Substantial knowledge on quantitative research methods, sampling techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and applied knowledge of qualitative research methodologies;
  • Experience in private sector is highly desirable.

Job Location: Hanoi, Vietnam

Company Location: Vietnam, Hanoi

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

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Sun, 2015-06-07