FIXED TERM CONTRACT VACANCY January 2022 – September 2022 – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
FIXED TERM CONTRACT VACANCY
January 2022 – September 2022
R 20 675 P.M.
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
The AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) is a Durban-based NGO that acts as an interface between Donors and Community Based Organisations (CBO’s) working in the HIV/AIDS sector by placing donor funds with strategically selected CBOs, in South Africa, and providing them with ongoing, technical support & capacity building.
The HIV Prevention Department is made up of a number of programmes that collectively aim to collective prevent the evolution of the HIV epidemic in South Africa. See the AFSA website for more information of each of the programmes (https://www.aids.org.za/programme/hiv-combination-prevention-programme/). AFSA wishes to appoint a suitably qualified individual to fill the role of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Head Office in Durban.
Purpose of job:
Oversee monitoring, evaluation and Data QI for the project. Travel and support UGU and King Cetshwayo Districts.
Roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Supervision and support of Data Coordinator and Data Capturers
Provide M&E technical support within the organization
Facilitate review of reports and ensure timely data submission
Ensure data quality
Conduct data verification and validation
Monitor progress towards target achievement
Monitor data backlogs and communicate red flags to M&E Coordinator
Responsible for data integrity by performing data audits
Ensure proper record management
To work with MERQ to develop, implement and maintain QI and M&E Systems (MER Plans, SOPS and MER Tools) in line with donor requirements
Ensure compliance to MER Tools, MER Plans and SOPs
Conduct data validation assessments and work closely with technical teams to identify problematic areas and make appropriate recommendations for continuous improvement
Provide technical oversight in ensuring robust monitoring and evaluation of results and reporting of core indicators
Monitor progress towards target achievement through analysis of program data to inform decision making and guide implementation
Supervise Data Capturers
Ensure compliance to MER Tools, MER Plans and SOPs at district level
Capacity building of project internal staff
Minimum 3 years’ experience conducting M&E duties on development projects
Must have experience managing and supervising field staff
Must have experiencing working on PEPFAR, USAID or CDC funded programmes
Experience developing M&E frameworks
Experience creating data tools
Experience drafting M&E system and process SOPS
Experience working on CBIMS essential
High degree of resilience to accommodate rapidly changing expectations, plans and deliverables
Can work independently and self-motivated
Excellent knowledge of MS excel
Understand M&E systems and PEPFAR indicators
Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects
Fluency in both Zulu and English essential
Excellent report writing skills
Ability to drive and travel for work (40%)
Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative evaluation techniques and data analysis techniques
Problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrate ability to produce reports and present findings
Good at data management
Interested persons need to submit a brief CV, along with cover letter and copies of certificates and ID with the reference “Monitoring and Evaluation Officer” in the subject line via email to [email protected] no later than 09/12/2021. Please note that applications received after this date or with missing information will not be considered. Alternatively you may apply directly on our website at https://www.aids.org.za/vacancies/
AFSA reserves the right not to make an appointment and/or to extend the closing date in order to facilitate further searches. AFSA reserves the right to withdraw and or revise the position/s based on Donor requirement/ should the Donor not confirm the commencement of the program.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not hear from us two weeks after closing date, you may consider your application unsuccessful. AFSA reserves the right not to make an appointment and/or to extend the closing date in order to facilitate further searches.
AFSA is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), people living with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged people.