FIXED TERM CONTRACT VACANCY January 2022 – September 2022 – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Description


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 ( 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 requirements

 Bachelor’s Degree

 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

 Presentation 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

 Drivers License

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

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.

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