Department of Social Development : Assistant Director - Monitoring and Evaluation

Deadline date
24 May 2019
Contact name
Ms M Fogell
Contact telephone number
(021) 483 6279
Contact email address

Job Purpose
The purpose of this position is to monitor, assess and report on departmental programme performance. The successful incumbent must possess the following personal attributes: Creative, analytical and strategic thinking. This position is based in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements

  • An appropriate 3-year B-Degree     
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an Administration; Monitoring and Evaluation; Programme and Project management environment.

Key Performance Areas

  • Develop and implement departmental performance monitoring and reporting processes
  • Develop and maintain an organisation wide monitoring and reporting framework in line with the government and provincial-wide monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of performance indicators and monitoring frameworks: Provide support and guidance on the development of performance and outcome indicators as they relate to departmental, provincial and government-wide requirements
  • Monitor the implementation of the service delivery improvement plans (SDIPs): Monitor and report on SDIPs quarterly
  • Facilitate the Department’s MPAT processDevelop and maintain a standard operating procedure for the department’s MPAT process in collaboration with the Department of the Premier
  • Provide support and guidance in the management of Provincial Project Management and Information systems (BizSuite: BizProjects, BizPerformance, BizBrain): Assist with the compilation and maintenance of the department-specific PPM norms, standards and operating procedures.

Knowledge of the following:

  • Applicable policies
  • legislation, guidelines, standards, procedures and best practices
  • Public service procedures
  • Policy formulation
  • Policy analysis 
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Information and knowledge management
  • Dispute resolution/conflict management
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant policies and procedures
  •  Project management skills
  • Global, regional and local political, economic and social affairs impacting on the Western Cape Government
  • Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. 

Send CV and motivation letter to [email protected] by 24 May 2019.

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