Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Adviser (International) At Tetra Tech

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Adviser (International)

  • Home-based and Aus4Skills Office, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Short term period inputs up to 230 input days over 4.5 years (anticipate approximately 60-70 input days in year 1)

Why Tetra Tech International Development?

As a leading global development consulting firm, our purpose is to contribute to a world where people, communities and the planet thrive.

Tetra Tech International Development works with governments, businesses and NGOs to solve complex development challenges. Our dedicated team helps partners including DFAT, USAID and the Asian Development Bank to deliver effective and sustainable projects in more than 80 countries around the world.

The Program

Aus4Skills is managed by Tetra Tech International Development on behalf of Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The overarching goal of Australia’s support to human resource development in Vietnam is that Vietnam accesses and uses high level professional and technical knowledge, skills and competencies to contribute to the country’s sustainable economic and inclusive development, and enduring links with Australia. Aus4Skills seeks to achieve the three whole-of-program outcomes and contribute to a higher-level objective detailed in the position description. These outcomes are underpinned by the principle that gender equality, disability and social inclusion (GEDSI) are integrated into all Aus4Skills activities and products.

Aus4Skills Phase 1 (2016-21) concluded on 30 June 2021. Aus4Skills Phase 2 (July 2021 – December 2025) builds on the achievements of Phase 1 and will provide support in 5 areas:

Component 1: Australia Awards Scholarships

Component 2: Alumni Engagement

Component 3: Capacity Building for Higher Education

Component 4: Promoting Industry Linkages in Vocational Education and Training

Component 5: Vietnam Australia Centre (including an Advancing Women in Leadership stream)

Aus4Skills Phase 2 will also support the Building Human Capacity pillar of the Mekong Australia Partnership (MAP) in Vietnam.

The Position

Working under the direction of the Program Director the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Adviser is responsible for ensuring the successful planning and implementation of monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) activities across the program cycle. These activities are outlined in the MEL Strategy and Plan (MELSP) and the Annual Plans for the program. The MEL Adviser is responsible for embedding GEDSI-sensitive MEL in all Aus4Skills activities. The MEL Adviser will support MEL activities carried out by each Aus4Skills area to ensure quality and value-for-money in the MEL work in line with DFAT standards. The MEL Adviser will oversee designated surveys to collect GEDSI-disaggregated data on program participants, outputs and outcomes and undertake thematic and organisational case studies in accordance with the MELSP. The MEL Adviser will support the Deputy/Program Director in sharing best practice with staff to ensure a continuous learning approach across the program.

The Person

We are seeking applicants with relevant and advanced tertiary qualifications (preferably postgraduate) in an appropriate field of study such as management, education, evaluation, journalism, gender studies, or other social sciences, additionally with relevant practical experience (preferably 8-10 years) in related field such as monitoring, evaluation, or communications.

You will demonstrate experience in implementing gender-sensitive MEL activities for a program or organisation, data collection methodologies, management and analysis, including qualitative analysis and gender analysis and writing analytical reports for clients and key stakeholders. You will also demonstrate high levels of analytical, communication, presentation, training, coaching skills and inter-personal skills in addition to a high level of written and verbal communication skills in English. Has knowledge of gender equality principles and practices in development aid and highly literate using MS Office applications; and, knowledge of the development sector in Vietnam is desirable.

This position is classified as Discipline Category C/Job Level 4 under the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Adviser Remuneration Framework. To learn more, please visit DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework

How to apply

How to Apply

To view a detailed position description and to apply, please visit Tetra Tech International Development Careers and search for job number 499077. Please note that applications will only be accepted via the online application process on the Tetra Tech International Development Website.

For further enquiries, please contact us at and quote the job reference number 499077

Applications close: 5pm (local time) 7 August 2021.

This program is managed by Tetra Tech International Development, on behalf of the Australian Government.

Tetra Tech International Development has a 40-year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, USAID and the UK’s Department for International Development (now known as the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office). Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people’s lives.

Tetra Tech International Development has robust policies and guidelines which exemplify our commitment to safeguarding and technical excellence in gender equality. Our team of dedicated GEDSI advisers work closely with our staff and partners to ensure a context-specific and consistent approach is applied to all our programmes to improve the livelihoods of the world’s most marginalised groups.

Tetra Tech International Development is also committed to respectful workplaces and does not tolerate sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment of any kind.

Tetra Tech International Development is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

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