Background information

With financial support from the Global Fund Round 10, Hanoi University of Pharmacy implements Pharmacovigilance Component in Health System Strengthening Project. In this component, Vietnamese pharmacovigilance system is assisted to have comprehensive development. The component project aims at implementing a national pharmacovigilance network - implementing a national spontaneous reporting system as well as establishing a feedback system that would contribute towards the assurance of safety and efficacy of medicine use

General scope of the job

The M&E consultant will be responsible for establishing and providing ongoing support for implementing the project’s M&E system, in line with Global Fund guidelines for M&E.

Operating responsibilities and tasks

  • Define the detailed responsibilities of the M&E local unit and the M&E officers.
  • At start-up, with key stakeholders, use the available logframe and project budget to make a detailed design of the M&E system. Include performance questions, information needs, indicators and related targets, methods, sampling collection procedure and reporting formats and data analysis procedures.
  • Recommend suitable professional M&E training for all staff during years 1, and provide this training where possible.
  • Outline the management M&E information system, define reporting requirements from managers responsible for implementing activities/components and define formats for standard reports (e.g., quarterly and annual reports).

Working conditions and time schedule

A total of 2 months includes several weeks working in Vietnam. After that the consultant may work at home-basis but ensure to submit all output documents timely.

Qualifications and experience required

She/He must have:

-          Familiarity with and a supportive attitude towards processes of strengthening M&E system from local level and building local capacities for implementation;

-          Computer skills; Good verbal and written English skills.

  • A degree in relevant areas, for example, public health, pharmacy, medicine
  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years of professional experience in developing and implementing M&E systems in similar projects;
  • Proven experience with the logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches, M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory), training in M&E development and implementation, facilitating learning-oriented analysis sessions of M&E data with multiple stakeholders, information analysis and report writing.

Contact information

Applicant sends hard copy of application profile (by post or fax) to:

  • Address: Global Fund Project – Pharmacovigilance component – The National Drug information and Adverse drug reactions monitoring (DI&ADR center) – 13 -15 Le Thanh Tong, Ha Noi, Vietnam
  • Phone: +84 439335618, Fax: +84 439335642

And an electronic copy to

Contact person: Nguyen Phuong Thuy (phone: + 84 949919993) email: