Noah: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant Manager

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Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 29 June, 2012
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The Nurturing Orphans of Aids for Humanity (Noah) is a nonprofit charity organisation that helps children who have been left orphaned or vulnerable by HIV/AIDS in Africa.

Noah seeks to appoint a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant Manager, based in Umhlanga Ridge, KwaZulu-Natal.

The candidate must have his/her own vehicle and must be able to communicate in IsiZulu.


  • Design and implement research projects highlighting areas for improvement/alternative approaches to the issues of community development and the care of vulnerable children;
  • Implementing Noah data quality procedures - supervise training to Community Development Practitioners and CBO staff in data quality processes and procedures;
  • Together with Data Capturers, liaise with M&E Manager, Community Development Practitioners and communities, to highlight gaps and risks in data gathered at community levels;
  • Supervise the monitoring and evaluation of the impact of the remedial steps taken;
  • Compile all annual and final research reports and monitor progress to ensure project quality and that objectives are met;
  • Implementing and providing training in information systems - responsible for the implementation of information systems that effectively and accurately collate data gathered by communities;
  • Oversee that information systems are being correctly used by all relevant parties;
  • Oversee training on information systems and data quality procedures;
  • Supervise site visits, spot checks and “mini-audits” at CBO level to ensure data quality and consistency;
  • Responsible for all data gathered and entered into information systems;
  • Ensure quality control of data entered;
  • Producing monitoring and evaluation reports - Prepare M&E reports on request from Management;
  • Assume supportive role for responsibilities of colleagues in their absence;
  • Perform other related duties and tasks as appropriately assigned by Noah;
  • Supervision of four staff members.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in any one of the social sciences or related fields;
  • Demonstrated experience of monitoring and evaluation;
  • Research experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methods;
  • Experience of managing the research administration process and supervising staff;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software including Excel;
  • Experience in working with a database;
  • Strong analytical skills and data interpretation;
  • Strong writing skills.

Personal attributes

  • Identifie process improvements and discusses with immediate supervisor;
  • Ability to work under pressure and balance several competing tasks at once;
  • Work with people of all backgrounds with a respectful attitude;
  • Actively work to support the delivery of the objectives of Noah and encourages others to do this too.
  • Own transport and be willing to travel at times to distant, rural communities;
  • Ability to communicate in IsiZulu.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to Nathi at

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