We are proud to have a very specialized and high-qualified in-house team with a deep knowledge and understanding of a wide range of sectors, markets and system procedures & policies. We are supported by a senior, strongly capable and dedicated consultants’ network.

  • Support situation analysis, consultation with relevant stakeholders, and provide technical support to strengthen MARD institutional capacity. Lead a technical team and coordinating with MARD’s departments to develop a set of MARD’s regulations.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    2003

    Vietnam – Australian Monitoring and Evaluation (VAMESP), Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)

    Provide system analysis, experience consolidation, recommendations, and tools design for the development of a monitoring and evaluation system for ODA projects in ARD sector Vietnam.
  • Development of regulations on management and utilization of assistance in agriculture and rural development (ARD) sector.

    Feb 2004 – Sep 2004

    Feb 2004 – Sep 2004

    MARD

    Support situation analysis, consultation with relevant stakeholders, and provide technical support to strengthen MARD institutional capacity.
    Lead a technical team and coordinating with MARD’s departments to develop a set of MARD’s regulations.
  • Evaluation of three Sida financed funds on Culture, Environment and Gender.

    Vietnam: Hanoi, Hue, Quang Tri

    Sep 2005 – Nov 2005

    Swedish’s SPM Consultants, contracted with Sida

    Evaluating three Sida’s Funds on Culture, Environment, and Gender
  • Development of the Five Year Plan (2006 – 2010) and Financial Framework of the ARD sector.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Mar 2005 – Sep 2005

    MARD and a group of key donors (Australia, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, and ADB and WB)

    Support the GoV and donors consultation and policy dialogue for development of SEDP in the area of agriculture and rural development.
  • Joint Evaluation Program 2007-2010 for JICA.

    Vietnam: Hanoi, HCMC, Da Nang.

    Nov 2007 – Jun 2011

    JICA, OPMAC (Japan)

    Provide training to Vietnamese officers, and jointly conduct ex-post evaluation for JICA funded projects namely (i) National Highway-1 Bridges Rehabilitation Hanoi-HCMC; (2) Railway Bridge Rehabilitation Projects; (3) Hanoi Drainage Project for Environment Improvement, (4) Construction of Haivan tunnel; (5) Construction of Da Nang Port projects; (6) Construction of Dai Ninh Hydro Power Plan and (7) Construction of Tan San Nhat Airport.
  • Review of international experiences on rural development – key lessons for Vietnam.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    2009

    Institute of Policy and Strategy on Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD/MARD)

    Develop thematic policy paper on the project
  • The initiative a communication strategy on road safety for ethic groups in Yen Bai province through live radio broadcasting.

    Vietnam: Hanoi, Yen Bai

    Oct 2008 to Apr 2009

    World Health Organisation

    Contribute to mitigate road accidents to YenBai province’s people, especially the ethnic minorities of Thai, Dao and, H’Mong.
    The activity focused on (i) raising awareness of the people, especially ethnic minorities in Yen Bai province on road safety, usage and selection of good quality helmet in Vietnamese and ethnic minority languages; and (ii) development of contents, template programs and IEC that serve the purposes of promotion road safety information through radio and loud speakers system at local levels, brochures/guidebook and stickers.
  • MTR for CIDA funded Herd and Crop Quality Improvement Project in SocTrang province.

    Vietnam: SocTrang

    Nov 2008 – Jan 2009

    CIDA

    Performance assessment and recommendations for the second half of the project.
  • Analysis of functions and capacity needs at MARD.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    May – Aug 2009

    MARD Macro Management Ministry (3M) funded by UNDP

    Analysis of functions and assessment of capacity needs for MARD to upgrade its organization and strengthen management capacity.
  • National Target program- II on Rural water supply and sanitation.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Sep 2009

    AusAID

    Undertake consultations with provincial officials and selected national consultants to assess the demand for, constraints and potential value added of technical assistance in its various forms (short/long term, national/international, training, studies, etc), where it is best sourced and how it is best managed and provided in order to design an appropriate strategy for the provision of technical assistance to support effective implementation of RWSS NTP II for 2009-2011.
  • Provincial Action Plan (PAP) for 2010 for Yen Bai province, SM 135-II.

    Vietnam: Hanoi, Yen Bai

    Oct– Nov 2009

    SM-135 Project and CEM

    Facilitate the planning process for TA support in P135/II in Yen Bai province.
  • Vietnam-Japan Joint Evaluation 2010 and 2011.

    Vietnam: Hanoi, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh city

    Oct 2009 – Jun 2010; Oct 2010 – Jul 2011

    JICA – OPMAC (Japan)

    Evaluating JICA-funded project of Tan Son Nhat Airport International Passenger Terminal Construction project, Tien Sa Port Improvement Project.
  • Gender Mainstreaming in the Strategy for Natural Disaster Management and Mitigation.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Nov – Dec 2009

    NDMP/MARD

    Mainstream Gender in the National Strategy for Natural Disaster Management and Mitigation
  • Development of Gender Plan of Action 2010-2011 for P135/II and ISP in 6 mountainous districts in QuangNgai province.

    Vietnam: QuangNgai

    Dec 2009 – Mar 2010

    P135 / ISP QuangNgai

    Develop Gender Plan of Action 2010-2011 for P135/II and ISP in the communes of 6 districts of QuangNgai Province
  • Technical support for strengthening management capacity of CEM in P135/II.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Oct– Nov 2009

    Finland funded SM-135 project and CEM

    Lead a team of four consultants to facilitate the planning process for TA support in P135/II.
  • Evaluation of P135/II Production Component and AusAID funded P135/II Implementation Support Programme (ISP) in QuangNgai.

    Vietnam: QuangNgai

    Aug - Nov 2009

    ISP, DPI (QuangNgai)

    Programme performance evaluation.
  • Natural Disaster Mitigation Partnership (NDMP)& Transition.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Aug– Sep 2009

    MARD/NDMP/UNDP

    Provide assistance to evaluate and ensure the sustainability of the NDMP and the successful transition into its next phase under full Government ownership
  • Mid-term review for the operation plan of implementation of joint donor-government program on Human-Avian Influenza.

    Vietnam: Hanoi, and 6 provinces

    Oct 2009 – Jan 2010

    PAHI-Partnership under MARD

    Performance assessment of the programme implementation and financial management, and provided recommendation for the next phase
  • Evaluations of 1) ISG (MARD) and 2) ISGE (MONRE) strategy & performance; development of new concept & design for the next phase.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    1) Nov 2009 – Feb 2010; 2) Jul – Sep 2010

    MARD, Review of ISG MONRE, Review of ISGE

    ISG MARD and ISGE MONRE performance assessment and development of their strategic plans and financial management mechanism for 5 years
  • Evaluation of Workers’ Health Protection Project in 2009 and development of indicators and plan for monitoring the project in 2010.

    Vietnam: Hanoi, BacNinh, Thai Nguyen, Hue, Dong Nai.

    Arp 2010 – Dec 2010

    World Health Organization

    Conduct evaluation; Develop report, set of monitoring and evaluation indicators and present them at international workshop on Workers’ Health Protection Project.
  • Development of management information system (MIS) for constructors in Vietnam.

    Lead a team of an international and a national consultant to develop Manual for the ARS SPS – provincial component

    Mar 2010 – Jul 2010

    Vietnam Association of Construction Contractors (VACC)

    Development of an information system including an e-portal, publications, MIS, and network management system. Develop concept, design contents and database, tools and services for the system
  • Develop Guideline for the Agriculture & Rural Development Sector Budget Support programme (ARD SPS) – provincial component.

    Vietnam : Hanoi, 5 provinces

    Nov – Dec 2010

    DANIDA /EDK

    Lead a team of an international and a national consultant to develop Manual for the ARS SPS – provincial component
  • National Programme Support Team (NPST) to the Agriculture & Rural Development Sector Budget Support programme – provincial component

    Vietnam: Hanoi,Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Dien Bien, DakLak, DakNong

    2010-2012

    DANIDA/EDK

    Assist DARDs at the five provinces with Result-based planning processes, ensuring the relevance of supported activities to the poor, ethnic minorities and women.
    Instruct DARDs and District People’s Committees to apply result-based M&E system and reporting the impacts of ARD intervention.
    Facilitate the exchange of experiences across provinces in ARD SPS provincial component.
    Bridge the Embassy of Denmark (EDK) with ARD SPS provinces and facilitate the dialogues between the five provinces and EDK
    Support DANIDA Mid-term review team
  • Strengthening Capacities to Enhance Coordinated and Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction Actions and Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture in the Northern Mountain Regions of Viet Nam.

    Vietnam: PhuTho, Yen Bai, and Lao Cai

    Nov 2011 – Mar 2012

    FAO

    Conductend-of-project evaluation
  • Develop training materials and conduct trainings on PRA.

    Vietnam: Ha Noi, Yen Bai, Dien Bien, HoaBinh, Lao Cai, Son La, and Lai Chau

    Mar 2011 – Nov 2011

    Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project (NMPRP2), MPI

    Developing training materials; and conducting trainings on PRA and sustainable livelihoods for community facilitators (CFs) and project officers from central to commune levels.
  • Gender mainstreaming in Vietnam Provincial Environment Management Program.

    Vietnam: Hanoi and relevant provinces

    From May 2011

    CIDA

    Provide technical advice and instruct DONREs on mainstreaming gender in environment management, with focus on gender mainstreaming in industrial pollution management.
  • End-of-the-project evaluation of VIE 02/001 project.

    Vietnam: Hanoi and relevant provinces

    Dec 2011 – Apr 2012

    UNDP

    Review the project on “Support to the Implementation and Improvement of National Target Programs for Poverty Reduction” period 2006-2011
  • Research on Fossil Fuel Prices and Taxes, and Their Effects on Economic Development and Income Distribution in Vietnam – Package 1 (Value chain and policy analysis of fossil fuel trade, subsidy and taxes).

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Sep – Dec 2011

    UNDP

    Undertake a research on situation and intervention analysis and recommendations for the energy market in Vietnam, with a focus on the production, trade and retail of different fossil fuel including use by consumers and industries.
  • Backstopping (Swiss) SDC Hanoi in Natural Resources Management and Climate Change.

    Vietnam: Quang Tri, Yen Bai, Ha Giang

    Jun – Oct 2011

    SDC

    Analyse and update sector issues, recommend possible sector interventions, and support SDC cooperation with its partners in Vietnam
  • Backstopping Sida Hanoi in Partners Driven Cooperation (PDC).

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Until end of 2012

    Sida

    Review and appraise proposals on PDC; give recommendations to the Embassy and the offerors for improvement of the proposals.
  • Backstopping (Swiss) SDC Hanoi in Natural Resources Management and Climate Change.

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Until end of 2012

    Analyze and update sector issues, recommend possible sector interventions, and support SDC cooperation with its partners in Vietnam

    Analyze and update sector issues, recommend possible sector interventions, and support SDC cooperation with its partners in Vietnam
  • Mid-term Review for the AusAID Scholarships for Development in Vietnam (ASDiV) Program

    Vietnam: Hanoi and various provinces

    March – April 2012

    AusAID

    Independently assess the efficiency and effectiveness of the pilot phase (2009-2011) of the ASDiV Program, including management arrangements for scholarship program administration and ELT, approaches used in key processes and activities.
    Make recommendations to modify, if necessary, key elements of the ASDiV second phase design (2012-2016), such as the PPI program, alumni and M&E strategies, to enable ASDiV achieve its development objectives.
  • Formulation of the national strategy for behaviour change communication to support the National Targeted Program on Anti Human Trafficking

    Vietnam: Hanoi, NinhBinh and KienGiang provinces

    Mar – Apr 2012

    International Organisation for Migration (IOM)

    Develop of a Communication Strategy of for anti-human trafficking to raise awareness of the communities and society;
    Identify important orientations and directions for the strategic intervention in the next 5 years in the area of anti-human trafficking;
    Encourage stakeholders at provincial and district levels to develop their own communication strategies and plans for anti human trafficking.
  • “Meta-Evaluation (2007-2012) of the Oxfam Hong Kong Program in Vietnam”

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Mar – Apr 2012

    OXFAM HK

    Conduct the Meta-evaluation for the period 2007 – 2012 of the OHK in Vietnam.
    Critically assess the over-all performance of the Vietnam country program
    Demonstrate accountability to stakeholders and generate learning and lessons to inform the development of the next support program
    1. Assessing the broad results (outcomes and impact, both expected and unexpected, whether positive and negative) of livelihoods and security programmes and provide an overview of where there are evidence of these results from past evaluative studies;
    2. Identifying key factors and lessons about how and why these key results came about that are generalisable beyond a specific context or are of value to Oxfam’s over-all work, including identification of significant issues and challenges;
    3. Identifying key lessons and recommendations relevant for consolidating as well as making strategic choices/directions for the next strategic planning period; and
    4. Providing an assessment of the quality of evaluations reviewed
  • Mid-term review of Pro-Poor Partnerships Agroforestry Development (3PAD), IFAD LOAN Number 768-VN

    Vietnam: Hanoi and BacKan

    May 2012

    IFAD

    Review project advances and impacts;
    Fundamentally revisit design features and the logframe targets,
    Agree with the PPMU and Provincial authorities on priorities and next steps for implementing the 3PAD approach, while ensuring the achievement of the objectives of poverty reduction and sustainability of the tried innovations that have worked;
    Strengthen interagency coordination and ownership by existing government programmes and agencies of project activities;
    Ensure an exit strategy and upscaling of project activities; and
    Addressing lags in disbursement and implementation progress.
  • Planning for “Market Access for the Rural Poor – through value chain promotion” (MARP)

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    May – Jun 2012

    SDC

    Design the MARP with its expected results and areas of interventions, as well as develop a comprehensive mechanism/tool for the effective implementation of the project.
  • Advisory services for Stakeholder Engagement and Communication Strategies/Plans and gender mainstreaming in Vietnam Provincial Environmental Governance (VPEG).

    Vietnam: various provinces

    Until June 2013

    CIDA

    Providing technical advice and instruct DONREs on mainstreaming gender in environment management, with focus on gender mainstreaming in industrial pollution management.
    - Support the development of stakeholder engagement and communication strategies and plans as part of the Industrial Pollution Management Plan;
    - Develop gender mainstreaming strategy and support the implementation of the strategy;
    - Support policy dialogues.
  • Mid-term review for the Support Programme to Response to Climate Change (SPRCC)

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Nov 2011 – Apr 2012

    SPRCC

    Review the effectiveness of SP-RCC as a policy-based operation and coordination mechanism on climate change.
    Review the effectiveness and efficiency of SPRCC management.
  • External ex-post evaluation of 3 JICA-funded projects in Vietnam

    Vietnam: various provinces

    Nov 2011 – Jul 2012

    OPMAC Corporation – Japan

    Provide technical and administrative support to Japanese evaluator in evaluating 3 projects: i) Rehabilitation of Natural Forest in Degraded Watershed Areas in the North of Vietnam; ii) Project for Improvement of Port Management System; and iii) Project for utilisation of Intellectual Property Information.
    - Providing trainings on concepts and methods of ODA project monitoring and evaluation for Ministries (MPI, MARD, MOF, MOT, MOIT, MOC) and their affiliate agencies, and DPI, DOF, DARD, DONRE at provincial level;
    - Preparation of Evaluation Planning Framework (EPF) of target projects;
    - Providing trainings to core team members in finalisation of EPF and data collection tools;
    - Monitoring the process of data collection;
    - Analysing and supervising the data analytical process by the core team;
    - Preparation of evaluation summaries and reports;
    - Facilitating discussions among core team members, related government agencies, provincial authorities, and implementing and/or operating units.
    - Conducting the joint evaluations;
    - Meta evaluation of the evaluation works conducted by the national staff and the core teams;
    - Providing technical support for the VIEA establishment process;
    - Being a liaison with MPI to provide feedback of good practises in M&E to improve institutional arrangements.
  • National Programme Support Team to the ARD SPS programme – provincial component

    Vietnam: various provinces

    Until end of 2012 with possible extension until end of 2013

    DANIDA

    - Provide technical support to 5 provinces in management and governance of the ARD sector. Consolidation and documentation of experiences and lessons from ARD SPS programme
    - Assist DARDs in preparing the sector result-based annual work plans and budgets, which consider the needs of the poor, ethnic minorities and women.
    - Support the M&E systems of DARDs following participatory M&E processes.
    - Support the financial management capacity of DARDs both directly through providing advice and by facilitating/checking the process of procurement of goods and services for ARD.
    - Advise DARDs and District People’s Committees on how to enhance the capacity of functional units under DARD at province, district and commune levels to design and implement specific interventions, applying the principle of integrating all available resources.
    - Provide technical advice in the areas of administrative and financial procedures, resources management, agricultural production and marketing.
    - Ensure cross provincial component exchange through arranging training activities, workshops and seminars and sustain the link with the concerned Central Ministries and Agencies.
    - Prepare all relevant documents for annual and semi-annual Joint Provincial Steering Committee chaired by PPC leader and EDK Representative.
  • Organisational Capacity Assessment and Development for Irish Aid Funded Projects

    Vietnam: various provinces

    Until end of 2012 with possible extension until end of 2013

    Irish Aid

    - Develop organisational capacity assessment tools (e.g. organisation and governance structures necessary to receive, manage, expend and report funding in a manner that is transparent and efficient; sound financial management and integrity etc.) for discussion and approval by IA.
    - Develop organisational capacity assessment plans for grantees of CSF.
    - Conduct organisational capacity assessments.
    - Review financial reports or audit reports as part of the organisational capacity assessment.
    - Prepare reports and meeting notes for Irish Aid.
    - Conduct organisational development training for IA’s grantees as required.
    - Provide support to IA for effective management and making decision.
    - Already made:
    o pre-assessment of organisational capacity for 15 (I)NGOs
    o In-depth assessment of organisational capacity for 4 local NGOs
  • Monitoring and Organisational Support for Irish Aid Funded Projects

    Monitoring and Organisational Support for Irish Aid Funded Projects

    Until end of 2012

    Irish Aid

    - Develop a Monitoring Framework (monitoring of activities, outputs and outcomes which contribute to the achievement of projects’ objectives) for discussion and approval by Irish Aid (IA)
    - Develop a Monitoring Plan for CSF’s projects, as well as recommend field trip plans for IA management
    - Conduct monitoring visits and meetings with grantees (at least one visit a year to a project)
    - Prepare monitoring reports and meeting notes to IA at the monitoring visits
    - Review bi-annual and annual project reports to highlight outstanding issues and recommendations for IA
    - Maintain contact with grantees to update on the projects’ progress and to review projects’ Results Frameworks
    - Prepare briefings and reports on projects when required
    - Conduct Monitoring and Evaluation training for IA’s grantees
    - Maintain databases and user-friendly reporting system
    - Already developed monitoring reports for 9 IA funded projects implemented by (I)NGOs.
  • Review of Center for Cooperation Human Resource Development (C&D) programming, under support from Justice Initiatives Facilitation Fund (JIFF) of Justice Partnership Programme (JPP)

    Vietnam: Hanoi and HoaBinh

    Oct-Nov 2012

    JPP / Ministry of Justice

    Conduct assessment of:
    - Governance and Organizational Management
    - Administration
    - Human Resources
    - Financial Management
    - Program/Project Management
    - JIFF Project Grant Performance Assessment,
    - JIFF Capacity Development Grant Performance Assessment
  • Development of National Public Awareness Raising Program on Disaster Risk Management in Vietnam

    Vietnam: various provinces

    Jul 2012 – Jan 2013

    WB-Head Quarters

    Examine the efficiency of on-going and past information and outreach campaigns for disaster risk management in Vietnam and other relevant countries.
    Develop a program for public awareness raising in disaster risk management. The program includes clear strategic objectives and an implementation plan with responsibilities, detailed action items and cost breakdowns. It prioritises communication channels, content of information campaigns, and target audiences.
  • Design M&E framework for the implementation of policy and legislation documents on People with Disabilities (PWD)

    Vietnam: Hanoi with optional travel to provinces

    Dec 2012 – Mar 2013

    Vietnam National Coordinating Council for Disabilities (NCCD) and Vietnam Assistance for the Handicapped (VNAH)

    Support state management agencies and Viet Nam Federation on Disability (VFD) in monitoring, supervision, evaluation of the implementation of regulations and policies on PWD based on a set of M&E indicators at central and local levels.
    • Support the government to monitor the activities that support PWD following the international and regional commitments of Vietnam, from that to adjust policies for PWD.
    • Support relevant agencies and members of VFD to supervise, monitor, and report regularly the progress of the PWD supporting activities to NCCD.
    • Support the development of a standardised reporting templates at both central and local levels.
    • Support NCCD and VFD to collect, process, and compile information related to PWD issues; coordinate relevant sectors and propose to the Government for improvement of the PWD supporting programmes.
  • Consultant supporting improving organizational M&E system

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Sep 2013- Dec 2013

    Pact Vietnam

    develop a web-based M&E system/database for COHED 

    - Guide, support VNGO’s program staff, M&E staff to collect and review all the indicators of the closed/on-going projects

    - Support COHED to organize and run a workshop to identify the organization’s development objectives and assessment indicators

    - Evaluate actual situation and needs of training on result-based management and M&E skills

    - Provide training on practical knowledge and experience on M&E skills and result-based management for Cohed’s staff

    - Design a web-base M&E database for COHED.

  • Consultancy to Improve the M&E System of the VUSTA Component Project

    Vietnam: Ha Noi, Hai Duong, Vinh Phuc, Vinh Long, Can Tho, Bac Kan, Nghe An, Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong and Ba Ria - Vung Tau

    Aug 2013 - Dec 2013

    Pact Vietnam

    The specific tasks of the consultancy is to review structure of the M&E system (from VUSTA PMU to its implementing partners (INGOs and VNGOS) and CBOs); to identify its relevant issues,  gaps, limitations, etc, which needs additions and improvement and to recommend solutions accordingly, focusing on:

    - The system of templates and tools for data collection and analysis and reporting and guidelines on monitoring and supervision of the Project indicators.

    - The system of templates and tools for data collection and analysis and reporting and guidelines on the program quality monitoring and supervision.    

  • Conduct training on communication techniques for Justice Partnership Programme

    Vietnam: Phu Quoc

    2-3 July 2013

    Justice Partnership Programme (JPP)

    We conducted a 1-day training workshop on communication techniques for the programme staff, focusing on communication of objectives, messages and results of the JPP; to provide participants with basic knowledge of a) what is (effective) communication b) how to develop a public identity and messages, c) What is a communication strategy and who are involved, d) How to engage with the public; e) How to engage with the media.

  • Mapping of areas for mainstreaming of avian and pandemic influenza activities in Vietnam

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    May 2013- July 2013

    PAHI-MARD-UNDP

    This study identifies practical ways to mainstream of avian and pandemic influenza activities in Vietnam, through a mapping exercise to identify sectors and national responsible agencies as well as areas of private sector activity and international partners, programs, projects and networks in areas related to the national avian and pandemic influenza (API) response and the objectives and activities under the AIPED 2011-2015.

  • Development of Program Document and revision of the Operational Guidelines for the Support Programme to Response to Climate Change (SPRCC)

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Dec 2012 – Apr 2013

    SPRCC

    - Develop the Program Document of SPRCC.
    - Review the draft of the Operational Guidelines of SPRCC through intensive discussions with PCU,focal points and staff of line ministries engaged in SPRCC and SPRCC donors
  • National Programme Support Team to the ARD SPS programme – provincial component

    Vietnam: Hanoi, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Dien Bien, DakLak, DakNong

    Until end of 2013

    DANIDA

    - Assist DARD at the five provinces with
    o planning processes with a particular view of ensuring the relevance of supported activities to the poor, ethnic minorities and women.
    o strengthening the financial management capacity.
    o improving the quality and efficiency of monitoring and evaluation systems used by DARD and functional units under DARD at provincial and district levels.
    o Providing technical advice in the areas of resources management, agricultural production and marketing.
    o Support provinces in finalising programme activities and closure procedures of the ARD SPS including final reporting on the impact of the programme.
    - Facilitate the exchange of experiences, incl. experience on reaching the programme target groups and experience with the use of sector budget support, across the five provinces and between the provinces and central level stakeholders.
    - Support Embassy of Denmark (EDK) and facilitate the dialogue between the five provinces and EDK including:-
    o Organisation and facilitation of mid term steering committee meetings and/ or technical meetings in each province.
    o Support the annual monitoring committee meetings held jointly by each component.
    o Support the International Advisor and the Embassy of Denamrk in the implmentation of the ARD SPS including communication between the Embassy and provinces.
  • Organisational Capacity Assessment and Support for The Vietnam Civil Society Facility for Irish Aid Funded Projects

    Vietnam: various provinces

    2013 – 2015

    Irish Aid

    Monitoring and organisational support
    1) To develop a Monitoring Framework for VCSF;
    2) To monitor Irish Aid funded projects under VCSF;
    3) To support Irish Aid grantees with M&E training.
    Organisational capacity assessment and development for applicants and grantees
    1) To develop organisational capacity assessment tools which will be aligned with Irish Aid’s guidelines;
    2) To conduct organisational capacity assessment of applicants for funding by VCSF;
    3) To support development, implementation and monitoring of organisational development plans for VCSF’s grantees based on the assessment findings.
  • Evaluation of Program Management Approach & Systems

    Vietnam: Hanoi, Nghe An, DakNong

    Feb 2013 – April 2013

    Oxfam Hongkong

    Evaluate the current program management approaches and existing systems in order to formulate recommendations and propose changes in view of the new country strategy
    - Review current practices against performance and accountability
    - Identify gaps and redundancies
    - Formulate recommendations for an improved and more streamlined program management (planning & budgeting, partnership, grant administration, monitoring and reporting)
    - Formulate key components for an M&E framework within and across programs and partners
    - Identify capacity needs for staff and partners
    Focus on Voice & Empowerment, Power in Markets and Land Rights, with gender equity and building resilience and transversal approaches
  • Climate Smart Agriculture Relevant Institutional Stocktaking Consultancy

    Vietnam: Dien Bien, Yen Bai and Son La

    Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

    UN/FAO in Hanoi

    The objective of the assignment is to create an excel spreadsheet of data from relevant institutions that can be matched to the household survey, and to provide a report summarizing key descriptive statistics from the dataset as well as “ways forward” in collecting additional data.     (Credit; Extension and Information; Markets; Public Safety Nets; Property Rights and Land Conflict Dispute Resolution mechanisms; Donors/NGO/Multilaterals)

  • M&E approach, performance monitoring and impact evaluation under the project "Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships for Disaster Risk Management and Community Resilience in Vietnam - Phase III"

    Vietnam: Hanoi, Da Nang, Binh Dinh

    Aug 2013 - April 2014

    The Asia Foundation

    To develop the M&E approach and conduct a full performance monitoring and impact evaluation. The M&E will assess not just the quality of program outputs but also addressing the impact on disaster risk management of the businesses engaged by the program.

    Specifically, the consultant:

    - Review and provide input for the performance monitoring plan. Advise on data collection for M&E purposes during phase III

    - Evaluate the effectiveness of the capacity building for businesses in DRM over all 3 phases of the project

    - Evaluate the effectiveness of the public-private partnership for DRM, and disaster-related CSR initiatives    

  • Review of C&D Programming

    Vietnam: Hanoi, Quang Tri, Hoa Binh

    Dec 2013 - Jan 2014

    Justice Initiatives Facilitation Fund, Component III of the Justice Partnership Programme

    - Reviewing the current project (from first CfP) and capacity development grants to find whether it was satisfactorily completed;

    - Assessing the technical and organizational capacity of the organization to find whether it is sufficient for managing and implementing a core fund programme;

    - Provision of recommendations for C&D to enable continual improvement.    

  • Monitoring and Evaluation for Vietnam/UNDP/UNEP Partnership Initiative for the Integration of Sound Management of Chemicals in Development Planning and Processes

    Vietnam: Hanoi

    Dec 2013 - Jan 2014

    UNDP Vietnam

    The objective of this independent monitoring and evaluation of Vietnam QSP trust fund project is to provide a neutral third party assessment of project implementation, to identify project achievements and challenges, to measure project performance against objectives and to provide indications of progress.    

  • National TA team for the project “Stimulating the Demand and Supply of Sustainable Products through Sustainable Public Procurement and Eco-labelling” (funded by UNEP, EU)

    Hanoi

    2014-2015

    - Provide technical assistance for the development of project implementation plan

    - Conduct a research on current status of sustainable public procurement in Vietnam

    - Conduct a research on prioritised products and services which are available to be applied in the sustainable public procurement pilot model in Vietnam

    - Conduct a market analysis research of sustainable products in Vietnam

    - Develop a national plan to introduce and implement sustainable public procurement in Vietnam    

  • USAID/Vietnam Partner Capacity Development (PCD) Program

    Hanoi and Nation-wide

    15 Oct 2015- 30 April 2019

    USAID/IIE

    Providing organisational capacity assessments and capacity building for partner organisations of IIE-USAID in Vietnam (strategic planning, RBM, M&E, strategic communication, fundraising, financial management, human resource management, etc. )    

  • Review of the International Support Group performance during 2011-2015 and Development of ISG Strategic Plan for 2016-2020.

    Hanoi

    Sep-Dec 2015

    ISGMARD

    To review the performance of ISG during 2011-2015 and propose a strategic plan for ISG in period of 2016-2020. (Including conduction of surveys and interviews)    

  • Ba Ria Wastewater Collection and Treatment Project – Extension of Institutional Support

    Ba Ria Vong Tau - Vietnam

    Sep 2015-Dec 201

    HOLINGER International

    The Consultant, with the chief objective to build up Ba Ria, Vung Tau Urban Sewerage and Drainage Company (BUSADCO)’s project management capacity, will implement the following tasks: (i) Household Connection Fund; (ii) Tariff introduction; (iii) Public Awareness Campaign; and Resettlement    

  • USAID/Vietnam Partner Capacity Development (PCD) Program

    Hanoi and Nation-wide

    15 Oct 2015- 30 April 2019

    USAID/IIE

    Providing organisational capacity assessments and capacity building for partner organisations of IIE-USAID in Vietnam (strategic planning, RBM, M&E, strategic communication, fundraising, financial management, human resource management, etc. )    

  • Provision of Training of Trainers Program (Course 1: Basic; Course 2: Advanced) for trainers of the PVN nation-wide.

    Hanoi

    June-August 2016

    Petro Vietnam (PVN)

    The goal of the TOT program is to give trainers the background knowledge, skills and practical experience to provide relevant training and technical assistance to the development of human resources in order to meet the new requirements of Petro Vietnam in a competitive world.    

  • Ba Ria Wastewater Collection and Treatment Project – Extension of Institutional Support

    Ba Ria Vung Tau - Vietnam

    Sep 2015-Dec 2017

    HOLINGER International

    The Consultant, with the chief objective to build up Ba Ria, Vung Tau Urban Sewerage and Drainage Company (BUSADCO)’s project management capacity, will implement the following tasks: (i) Household Connection Fund; (ii) Tariff introduction; (iii) Public Awareness Campaign; and Resettlement    

  • USAID/Vietnam Partner Capacity Development (PCD) Program

    Hanoi and Nation-wide

    15 Oct 2015- 30 April 2019

    USAID/IIE

    Providing organisational capacity assessments and capacity building for partner organisations of IIE-USAID in Vietnam (strategic planning, RBM, M&E, strategic communication, fundraising, financial management, human resource management, etc. )    

  • Ba Ria Wastewater Collection and Treatment Project – Extension of Institutional Support

    Ba Ria Vong Tau - Vietnam

    Sep 2015-Dec 2017

    HOLINGER International

    The Consultant, with the chief objective to build up Ba Ria, Vung Tau Urban Sewerage and Drainage Company (BUSADCO)’s project management capacity, will implement the following tasks: (i) Household Connection Fund; (ii) Tariff introduction; (iii) Public Awareness Campaign; and Resettlement    

  • The Multi-Dimensional Profit Analysis (MPA) Training Course

    Hanoi

    27-29 July 2017

    Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV)

    The Multi-Dimensional Profit Analysis (MPA) is an important tool for the Banks to measure performance not only at Branch level, but also customer level and product level. Furthermore, it can measure profitability of individual customer as well as customer groups, and individual product and groups of products. A case study of HSBC Group shall be discussed.

    The customer profitability model will help in customer relationship management and customer negotiation in terms of interest rate pricing and in decision on service charges. The product profitability model will help in product pricing, product design, and product operations. Overall the information based on branch profitability, customer profitability and product profitability will contribute to strategic planning of the Bank.

    This Workshop comprise of 3 key areas – Capital Allocation, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) & Financial Performance Analysis to Maximise Profitability. This is essential to obtain a holistic view of bank operational effectiveness and efficiency leading to profitability. Through interactive lectures, group discussions and case studies, participants will identify solutions for multi-dimensional profitability management to measure and manage profitability for each business unit or region, individual customer or customer groups, and individual product and product groups.

  • Provision of Training of Trainers Program (Course 1: Basic; Course 2: Advanced) for trainers of the PVN nation-wide.

    Hanoi

    July-August 2017

    Petro Vietnam (PVN)

    The goal of the TOT program is to give trainers the background knowledge, skills and practical experience to provide relevant training and technical assistance to the development of human resources in order to meet the new requirements of Petro Vietnam in a competitive world.    

  • Development of the Communication Strategy for the National Power Transmission Corporation (NPT) under the Electricity of Vietnam

    Hanoi and nation-wide

    March 2017- October 2017

    National Power Transmission Corporation under the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN)