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Mekong Delta Programme M&E and Communications Officer

Vacancy #:   3985
Unit:   Vietnam Programme Coordination
Organisation:   International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location:   Vietnam Country Office, Hanoi, Viet Nam
  Ho Chi Minh City
Reporting to:   Agriculture and Nature-based Solutions Coordinator
Work percentage:   100%
Grade:   P1
Expected start date:   01 January 2024
Type of contract:   Fixed-term
Closing date:   05 March 2019
• Design, maintain and update M&E systems for all projects being managed out of the HCMC office. This currently includes the IP, MAM2, Coke, and MWet projects. A NORAD REDD+ project will be included in early 2019;
• Manage project M&E budget lines to conduct M&E field activities;
• Liaise and negotiate with provincial officials and managers to obtain authorization to collect monitoring data and communicating analysis with same officials;
• Collect and check field information for M&E and communications purposes. This may require the hiring and supervision of temporary staff or volunteers to assist with data collection;
• Produce high-quality M&E analytical reports on a regular basis for project managers, the Mekong Delta Programme Manager and the Head of Indo-Burma Group. Timely submission of reports are critical in order to meet donor reporting deadlines;
• Lead programme staff with the collection of field data or field research for use with project proposals on tight timelines;
• Act as backup for project officers as needed or in an overload situation;
• Assist the Mekong Delta Programme Manager, project officers, and the Vietnam Communications and Outreach Officer with the production and publication of project related communications output;
• Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Programme Manager
  • University degree or equivalent qualification with experience in M&E and communications;

• Requires at least 5 years of relevant work experience in the Mekong Delta;

• Fluency in English and Vietnamese languages;

• Experience with working in a multinational environment;

• Excellent communications skills to communicate complex M&E information needs with middle management, and external contacts or partners including government departments;

• Experience with supervising small field survey teams;

• Experience with supervising budgets desirable;

• Ability to work independently;

• Ability to respond flexibly and exercise judgment

• Ability to work under pressure to meet donor reporting and proposal deadlines.

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