AMANDLA EduFootball: Research / M&E Manager

AMANDLA EduFootball
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 8 November, 2013
Opportunity type: 
Employment

AMANDLA EduFootball is a sport for development organisation that tackles social inequality through providing thousands of South African youth with access to safe spaces, innovative ‘Fair Play Football’, and holistic education programmes.

AMANDLA EduFootball seeks to appoint a Research / Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager, based in Cape Town.

The person will manage the planning and implementation of AMANDLA’s Research and Monitoring and Evaluation activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and refine AMANDLA’s results-based M&E strategy, including:
  1. Theory of Change
  2. Logical frameworks
  3. Output and outcome indicators
  4. Data collection methods and instruments 
  • Manage  ex-ante and ex-post qualitative and quantitative data capture;
  • Provide regular feedback through progress reports to the programme team and other stakeholders;
  • Oversee and support programme managers and coordinators in the collection of data;
  • Produce monitoring and evaluation reports, and present them internally and externally;
  • Align programme development strategy with monitoring and evaluation findings;
  • Develop and/or implement AMANDLA’s research agenda;
  • Develop research proposals, budgets and work plans;
  • Manage research fieldwork, data collection and data analyses;
  • Manage the provision of AMANDLA’s impact assessment services, including developing Terms of Reference, partnership management and project quality control;
  • Produce research reports and present them internally and externally;
  • Establish and manage relationships with relevant stakeholders and strategic partners.

Requirements:

Technical

  • Recognised bachelor's degree in humanities, economics, public policy or any other appropriate field;
  • Postgraduate degree in any of the above;
  • Minimum of two years practical experience in the application of monitoring and evaluation systems for development programmes and projects;
  • Working knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics;
  • Understanding of the sector-related policies, legislations and guidelines;
  • Experience in working with young people;
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks;
  • Strong report writing skills;
  • Strong facilitation skills;
  • Ability to interact at all levels and across sectors;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the ‘youth development’ sector;
  • Excellent English communication skills both verbal and written;
  • Fluency in Xhosa and Afrikaans;
  • Excellent computer skills - Microsoft Office, including excel layout and graph design;
  • Knowledge of statistics packages, i.e. SPSS;
  • Full and valid code 8 driver’s licence;
  • Own vehicle (will be preferred).

Personal

  • Strong communication skills;
  • Keen interest in sport and physical activity;
  • Strong commitment to making a difference in young people’s lives
  • Strong planning, organisational and administrative skills;
  • Analytical skills, attention to detail and deadline-driven;
  • High integrity, honesty & trustworthiness;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional ethics;
  • Ability to work independently and without close supervision. 

To apply, submit CV (maximum 4 pages) including contact details of three relevant referees and motivation letter to voysey@edufootball.org. Or post to Annika Beste, AMANDLA EduFootball, 302 Salt Circle, 19 Kent Street, Salt River 7925, Cape Town.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

Enquiries: Tel/Fax: 021 447 8261

Candidates who have received no response within three week of the closing date should kindly assume that their application has not been successful.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for follow-up interviews.

For more about AMANDLA EduFootball, refer to www.edufootball.org.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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