SANAC: Monitoring and Evaluation Provincial Officer - Free State

South African National AIDS Council Trust (SANAC)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 14 November, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS, TB & STIs epidemics. SANAC is building a dynamic team that can facilitate its effective leadership of the national response.

SANAC seeks to appoint a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer, based in the Provincial Aids Council in Free State.

The successful candidate will provide technical functions related to the design and implementation of M&E activities for a comprehensive NSP on HIV, STIs and TB response including capacity building of partners in the areas of monitoring, evaluation, and reporting (MER). The position will have a dual reporting line, one to SANAC as well as to the Head of Provincial Aids Councils.

This is a one year performance-based contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish a mechanism for data collection and for co-coordinating reporting from the various sectors, government and private departments to enrich decision making, relevant feedback (impact of strengthening HIV/AIDS and TB programmes and interventions);
  • Develop simple data management systems for PACs, DACs and LACS to enable effective tracking of key activities undertaken;
  • Develop toolkits and implementation approaches to localise and clearly define evidence-based reporting templates with indicators, standards and parameters; ensure information is packaged strategically and meet key stakeholder expectations (national, regional and global);
  • Develop M&E plan that captures all key aspects of the PAC’s programmes;
  • Conduct PAC, DACs and LAC data quality assessments and participate in Organisational Capacity Developments based on identified needs;
  • Provide on-going mentorship and guidance to PACs in implementation of their M&E plans including development of evaluation tools and methods for the different projects/programmes;
  • Provide information relevant to guiding efficient and effective project management with regards PACs inputs and outputs;
  • Train other staff on Monitoring systems and facilitating their involvement in tracking progress of programme implementation;
  • Critically analyse Provincial NSP related  data to assess progress for informing programming;
  • Provide data analysis data as required;
  • Track M&E progress, and demonstrate impact of an identified project, Programme or policy;
  • Support the integration of learning from PACs programmes into the strategic direction for NSP Implementation;
  • Support the implementation of PAC’s HIV & AIDS strategy and approaches to mainstreaming;
  • Support provincial M&E systems related to HIV and TB services;
  • Support the integration of PAC’s approaches to rights-based programming.

Requirements:

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma;
  • Five years’ experience in results-based M&E;
  • Proven experience in implementing social development programmes and/or strengthening HIV/AIDS and TB programmes;
  • Conceptual and systems-thinking; ability to implement M&E strategies (framework, indicators, systems and guidelines);
  • Knowledge of health information systems and management, systematic collation of data, information packaging (MIS) and stakeholder management (interpretation and collation of feedback, clear outcomes, measures and tools);
  • Innovative to leverage IT in optimising relevant assessments (M&E results), incorporating lessons learned into advisory and support HIV/AIDS priority programmes;
  • Advanced skills in computer - Windows, spread sheets, accounting package (Pastel), word processing and procurement systems;
  • Ability to work with diverse cultures and communities;
  • Have a broad understanding of the HIV and AIDS, TB and STIs issues in South Africa;
  • Have great communication, writing and reporting skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Show initiative and be deadline-driven;
  • Have good planning and organisational skills;
  • South African citizenship is required.

To apply, submit a CV to hr@sanac.org.za.

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

Feedback will be given to short-listed candidates only.

SANAC gives preference to candidates who meet the job requirements and who will add to the cultural and gender diversity of the organisation. By applying for this position, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that SANAC may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered institution and /or SAPS(in relation to positions that require trust, honesty and /or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicants educational qualifications and employment history.

SANAC reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.

For more about South African National AIDS Council, refer to www.sanac.org.za.

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

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