Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

: Mekong Institute (MI)
: 9 Oct 2023
05 / November / 2023

Mekong Institute Vacancy Announcement

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer



Greater Mekong Community Affairs (GMCA) Department - Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Unit


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Duty Station

Mekong Institute, Khon Kaen, Thailand


Mekong Institute

MI is an intergovernmental organization that contributes to regional cooperation and integration through capacity development, dialogue, and advocacy for sustainable socioeconomic development and poverty alleviation in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).

Founded and represented by the Mekong countries (Cambodia, P. R. China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam), MI aligns its strategies with the core tenets of the GMS Cooperation Program Strategic Framework 2030, ASEAN Economic Community, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

MI supports these frameworks through the implementation of projects across the areas of Agricultural Development and Commercialization (ADC), Trade and Investment Facilitation (TIF), and Sustainable Energy and Environment (SEE) while addressing issues of social inclusion and vulnerability, digital economy and innovation, and labor mobility. This comprehensive approach cements holistic and sustainable developmental impacts in the subregion and beyond.


Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer, Greater Mekong Community Affairs (GMCA) Department

Reporting to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist, the role of the MEL Officer is to support the design, development, and implementation of Results-Based Management system in MI Secretariat and GMS member countries.


Main deliverables, responsibilities and tasks

Key deliverables

  • Contribute to develop/update MI Results Framework, Logical Frameworks, and other key instruments to operationalize MI’s Strategic Plan
  • Support in capacity building of MI staff and professionals from the GMS countries on MEL systems, tools and processes
  • Support in design and development of ICT-based MEL system and manage the system
  • Collection and analysis of M&E data and reporting of results.

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • Design suitable M&E mechanisms and tools for reporting of MI Results Framework and Logical Frameworks for MI's contribution to GMS Development and institutional strengthening
  • Facilitate capacity development training, workshop, orientation, and on-the job technical support to the staff of MI Secretariat and its boundary partners to implement the MEL systems
  • Facilitate to develop Annual M&E plan by all department/units of MI as well as boundary partners, as required
  • Support in designing the ICT-based M&E data collection tools and ensure the collection of all required data from MI departments, units and its boundary partners
  • Supports in preparing quarterly, semi-annual, and annual performance reports for MI, ensuring the standard quality of data
  • Organize workshops on reflection and learning workshops among the staff.
  • Provide advisory and consultancy services on MEL to the GMS member countries, development partners, and other organizations.
  • Any other reasonable task assigned by MEL Specialist or Senior Management Team of MI.


Required qualifications, skills and experience


  • Master’s degree in Applied Statistics, Statistics, Economics, Anthropology, Sociology, or any other fields related to Monitoring, Evaluation and Research
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in MEL related position
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills in MEL, including system design, development, establishment, and maintenance
  • Strong expertise on methodologies and tools related to project management, monitoring, evaluation, and research/study
  • Sound skills in analyzing, synthesizing, documenting, and presenting results
  • Knowledge on ongoing and emerging issues in the GMS and beyond
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Strong facilitation skills in M&E capacity building
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills in English
  • Willingness to travel to the field in the six GMS countries, whenever required.


  • Experience of significantly contributing to design and implementation of M&E systems in any international development organizations
  • Proven ability of analysis of both Quantitative and Qualitative data using any of the software: MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS, SAS, R, NVivo, ATLAS.ti, etc.
  • Proven record of quality report writing following Performance Indicators for both projects and organizations
  • Good management, communication, negotiation, and other interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work as an effective team member within own team and also within organization though proper coordination with others
  • Proficient user of all Microsoft Office applications, office equipment and communications equipment
  • Skills in any of the GMS countries’ languages.


If you have the skills and experience to exceed in this position, and are passionate about equitable and inclusive economic growth in GMS, please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@mekonginstitute.org by November 5, 2023, titled “MEL Officer.”


Please note that the closing date is midnight Bangkok, Thailand time and only applications successful in progressing to the next stage will be responded to.     

Contact : recruitment@mekonginstitute.org


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