NACOSA: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 6 May, 2016
Opportunity type: 
Employment

MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST
CAPE TOWN

 
Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA), is a project partner of the Gender, Health and Justice Research Unit (GHJRU) at the University of Cape Town that will develop practical and achievable strategies to improve case outcomes and services to survivors of sexual violence through South Africa’s reinstated sexual violence offences court. Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist position to be taken up at our Century City Cape Town Office.
 
The M&E Specialist is responsible for the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation strategies, systems and tools that will ensure accurate and timely programme data for the Gender-Based Violence Pilot Project which is funded by USAID. The incumbent will lead all monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities; as well as support all aspects contributing to the efficient and effective attainment of programme outcomes.
 
Key responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and manage robust M&E systems and frameworks for the Gender-Based Violence Pilot Project and implementing partners. Including, but not limited to, M&E Frameworks, data management systems, data flows, data collection systems, and reporting.
  • Create and enforce programme-wide M&E protocols, including manuals and reference guides, for proper implementation of the M&E system, frameworks and related functions.
  • Conduct M&E visits to implementing partners to provide M&E related orientation, training and mentorship for implementing partners and programme staff.
  • Research and recommend changes to improve M&E systems and determine requirements related to such changes.
  • Assist with all other strategic information related to programmatic activities which involves data collection and analysis and enhanced data use to inform programme improvements.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Post Graduate degree or equivalent in Monitoring and Evaluation/Research/Public Health or related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience developing monitoring and evaluation systems for programmes in the gender based violence sector and HIV/AIDS programme experience preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of data management systems
  • Experience managing, consolidating, analysing and reporting on large datasets.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation systems that involve capacity building for field staff and monitoring and promotion of data quality
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead workshops, trainings, and strategic planning sessions
  • Experience with bilateral and multilateral donor M&E reporting requirements preferred

 Skills and attributes:

  • Strong computer skills with work experience using data management systems and MS Office, in particular MS Excel
  • Experience in working and communicating across all levels
  • Strong planning, time management and project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, high stress environment
  • Results-oriented, professional, accountable and proactive
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver to a deadline
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision
  • Proven ability to work as a team member with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Valid drivers’ license, own reliable vehicle and willingness to travel extensively within South Africa.

Submit a concise CV, motivational letter, highest qualifications, driver’s license and NACOSA application form to Melodi Moses, at melodi@nacosa.org.za. Application forms are available on our web site at www.nacosa.org.za or email HR for further details.
 
CLOSING DATE: 6 May 2016

Location: 
Cape Town

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