FHI360: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Western Cape Province

FHI360
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Opportunity type: 
Employment

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - Western Cape Province

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with SAG and CBO partners to assess M&E needs and priorities, develop and implement M&E strengthening plans, and monitor progress.
  • Provide follow-up guidance and support to SAG and CBO partners as needed for the strengthening of M&E systems and the use of M&E data for learning and improvement.
  • Ensure timely collection, review, analysis and submission of provincial-level data and narrative reports and tracking of progress towards achievement of targets.
  • Ensure compliance with all SAG and USAID/PEPFAR reporting requirements.
  • Ensure that all M&E documents are properly filed & readily available.
  • Monitor progress and provide feedback to the project team on monthly work plans.
  • Assist in organizing MER trainings and workshops, including development of materials and manuals.
  • Draft analytical reports and other documents, e.g. data summaries, workshop reports, etc.
  • Provide support to CaSIPO project, sub-partner WSU and CBO partners on any M&E related close out activities and requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and agreed upon.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERTISE:

  • Knowledge management skills, including analysis, documentation and dissemination of results.
  • Expertise in the design and implementation of rapid appraisals etc. and methods for data analysis.
  • Development and maintenance of M&E systems in public health.
  • Facilitation, training and mentoring skills.
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and USAID/PEPFAR reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of the South African public health sector broadly and the area of HIV care and support specifically.
  • Written and verbal communication skills, including report writing and analysis.
  • Ability to manage high volume work flow with minimal supervision.
  • Relationship building and problem solving skills.
  • Sensitivity to cultural and ethical considerations with regard to care and support services.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and SPSS or other data analysis sofware.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

BS/BA in public health or related field, and 5-7 years relevant experience in HIV and AIDS, health and development with international development programs working on monitoring, evaluation and research in the public health services.

or

MS/MA/MPH in public health or related field, and 3-5 years relevant experience in HIV and AIDS, health and development with international development programs managing data intensive programs and designing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) methodologies and tools, with progressively increasing responsibility.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Usual office working conditions, travel locally at least 25%
 
Interested candidates to apply via our Career webpage: http://www.fhi360.org/careers. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
 
Preference will be given to SA citizens and permanent residents. Applicants with work visas must possess visas which permit work for FHI360

Location: 
Western Cape

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