Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Hypertension Control Project, Mekong Regional Program
Tracking Code: 6809

Job Description

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit one combined document including a resume and cover letter 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. Please note that applicants 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. Working in Vietnam since the early 1980s, PATH established a permanent office in Hanoi in 1997 and an office in Ho Chi Minh City in 2014.

PATH seeks a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer to provide support for a new, 3-year project aimed at reducing hypertension-related morbidity and mortality in Vietnam. This position will be based in Ho Chi Minh City.


Under the guidance, supervision and direction of the Project Director, specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop the overall framework for required M&E systems, including key indicators, outputs and outcomes;
  • In collaboration with a research institute and the PATH team, develop protocol and data collection tools for baseline, mid-term and final evaluation assessments;
  • 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 project partners on M&E guidelines, survey instruments, data collection tools, and other tools required for project M&E;
  • Work with project staff and partners to build capacity in quality data management;
  • Supervise activities 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 social enterprises, in work planning and program implementation.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated capability in developing robust M&E frameworks for public health programs;
  • 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;
  • 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 NCDs or CDs;
  • Experience developing study design and methodology including sampling procedures, assisting with implementation, analysis and write-up to inform strategy is preferred;
  • Substantial knowledge on quantitative research methods, sampling techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and applied knowledge of qualitative research methodologies;
  • Experience in the private sector is highly desirable.

Job Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Company Location: Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2015-12-03