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DNA Economics: Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

Deadline date
03 May 2022, 17h00
Start date
14 Apr 2022
End date
03 May 2022
DNA Economics, Block B, Ground Floor, Waterkloof Park 469 Julius Jeppe Street C/o Dely Rd (M30), Waterkloof Pretoria
Contact name
Daleen Nieuwoudt
Contact telephone number
012 362 0025
Contact email address


DNA Economics is a specialist economics and development consulting company, based in Pretoria, but active throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. For more information on DNA, our projects and our people, please visit our website:

We are looking for a senior monitoring and evaluation practitioner to join our full-time M&E team. This is a full-time position and the successful candidate will be based in our offices in Pretoria.


The position will require the applicant to contribute to the team as detailed below.

  • Drafting evaluation proposals and designing M&E approaches and frameworks;
  • Developing data collection tools and fieldwork procedures;
  • Leading and overseeing the implementation of multiple projects at any given time;
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative data analysis;
  • Compiling and writing evaluation reports;
  • Developing programme Theories of Change;
  • Presenting to and liaising with clients across a range of sectors;
  • Managing and mentoring junior evaluators and researchers;
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered in line with contract agreements and timelines;
  • Administrative responsibilities related to projects and company operations.

Minimum requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered:

  • Master’s degree preferably in M&E, research, economics, development studies, or a related social science discipline;
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience in M&E, undertaking or leading formative, mid-term, and summative evaluations, developing Theories of Change, and developing monitoring tools and systems;
  • Experience in managing research projects and teams;
  • Good qualitative, quantitative and analytical skills, including the proven ability to collate large volumes of qualitative and quantitative data into detailed and concise reports and summaries;
  • Strong writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills;
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Willingness to travel within South Africa and the region; and
  • Legally able to work in South Africa.


  • Our employees have the opportunity to work on important development, economic, and social issues.
  • We offer a flexible and friendly working environment.
  • We encourage employees to take control of their career development.
  • All of our employees can access and learn from our team of experienced researchers.
  • Employees qualify for an annual bonus, based on their performance and that of the company.


Please send your application by email to [email protected] with the subject line “Senior Consultant Monitoring & Evaluationby 3 May 2022.

Your application should include:

  • a detailed CV;
  • a motivation letter telling us why you are the best candidate for this position;
  • your academic transcripts.

Applicants that do not receive a response by 13 May 2022 should consider themselves unsuccessful.

All shortlisted candidates will undergo a comprehensive assessment process.

This appointment will be made in line with DNA Economics’ Employment Equity Policy and the salary package is dependent on qualifications and experience.