Grassroot Soccer: Research, Monitoring & Evaluation and Innovation Manager

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Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 13 June, 2016
Opportunity type: 
Employment

GRS is an international adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire and mobilize at-risk youth to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities.

GRS is currently looking to appoint a
Research, Monitoring & Evaluation and Innovation Manager

Based in Johannesburg, the RME&I Manager will be an experienced public health professional, responsible for:

  • Ensuring that Grassroot Soccer (GRS) “Flagship” programs in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia receive the technical support needed to implement high-quality interventions in line with their strategic plans and grant agreements;
  • Ensuring that GRS, including Flagships, Partnerships and partners are using evidence-based curricula, have access to high-quality training and program support, and can track progress through standardized M&E tools and systems;
  • Seeking out opportunities for innovative programming, partnerships and research that will advance the GRS mission, scale its impact, and build its reputation as a leading adolescent health organisation; and
  • Supporting Flagships and Global teams in guiding the organization to achieve its goal of improving adolescent health by providing data-driven support and recommendations.

Primary Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing Technical Support for GRS Flagships and Implementing Partners
  • Identification and Management of Innovative Partnerships
  • Program Support
  • Thought Leadership
  • Business Development

Job Specifications and Competencies:

  • Passion for and commitment to Grassroot Soccer’s mission.
  • A Master’s Degree or higher in public health, business, social science, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of field experience working in health, education or research, preferably in Africa.
  • Interest and expertise in HIV prevention, adolescent health and/or youth development.
  • Action-oriented, critical thinker who challenges the status quo and insists on results.
  • Excellent writing skills, including grant writing and academic manuscript composition.
  • Excellent communicator who can support translation of research into action across the organization.
  • Track record of launching and implementing innovative ideas and programs.
  • Expertise and experience with qualitative and quantitative program evaluation methods.
  • High emotional and cultural intelligence and ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
  • Computer literacy, including excellent Microsoft Office skills (particularly Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Applicant must be a team player capable of working independently in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment.

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Monday 13th June 2016 to lisa@actionappointments.co.za

Location: 
Johannesburg

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