FHR: Project Assessor

Foundation For Human Rights
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 11 February, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Position:                                                             Project Assessor
 
Upward reporting relationship:                        Knowledge Management Unit manager
 
Contract type:                                                    12 months
 
Job Purpose

The job purpose includes but is not limited to reviewing and preparing reports based on the Project files and to provide administrative support to the Unit.

 Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                                                                         

  • Preparing summary reviews of the projects including objectives, outcomes and potential impact
  • Identifying and classifying project beneficiaries
  • Classifying resource material from the projects for archiving
  • Capture and maintain all the information required on the Grants Project Register for closure
  • Participation in FHR projects as required or assigned. 

Key performance areas for each objective                                                                                                     
Preparing summary reviews of the projects including objectives, outcomes and potential impact

  • Responsible for reviewing project files for completeness 
  • Summarise the project with respect to its intent and thematic area targets
  • Complete the template with the summary of the project in respect of – Intention, Implementation and Outcome
  • Produce a cover summary for each project file as outline above

 Identifying and classifying project beneficiaries

  • Account of the project beneficiaries
  • Analysis and report on the demographics of the beneficiaries and their classifications
  • Ensure that the template on the beneficiaries is completed accurately and captured correctly

 Classifying resource material from the projects for archiving

  • Identifying and listing all the materials produced by the projects this includes pamphlets, t-shirts and or materials submitted by the Grantees
  • Library management of resource material – ensure that the nature/description of all project resources are documented
  • Record and catalogue all project resources produced 

Capture and maintain all the information required on the Grants Project Register for Closure period

  • Capturing and maintaining all the information required for Closure on the GPR
  • Ensure information integrity on the GPR system
  • Updating information on GPR 

Reporting

  • Reporting – periodic reporting on the project progress

Participation in FHR projects as required or assigned

  • Volunteering or being allocated to work on a special project,
  • Participate in planning of the project
  • Participate in implementation of the special project

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Economics, Political Science, History, Public Policy, International Relations, Law, Sociology.
  • Post graduate degree would be an added advantage in a relevant discipline as described above.
  • Candidates are expected to provide a copy of any publications produced.

Experience

  • Experience of the NGO/CBO and Human rights sector
  • Working knowledge of and commitment to human rights, especially in South African context
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently

Desired Knowledge and skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be familiar with the NGO/CBO sector
  • High level of professionalism
  • Analytical skills and report writing skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and adhere to  deadlines and set priorities
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, including developing workplans and schedules
  • Excellent computer literacy skills, including knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license for South Africa

Languages

  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of other local languages is always an advantage.

Important  

  • This is a fixed term position without any expectation of renewal or permanent employment.\
  • FHR reserves the right to cancel the position should the needs of the FHR change or should the FHR regard the applications to be inadequate for its needs. 
  • This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Application Process

  • To apply, submit a CV along with all relevant educational and or training certificates, publications where applicable and  motivational letter as to why you should be considered for the position to email address projectassessor@fhr.org.za
  • Deadline for all application submissions is 11 February 2019.
  • Late and incomplete applications will not be considered for the position.
  • Only suitable qualified candidates will be considered.
  • Provide three traceable references 
Location: 
Gauteng

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