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Molteno : Junior M&E Officer

Deadline date
17 Jun 2022
Houghton, Johannesburg
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Molteno Institute for Language and Literacy is a literacies NPC (not-for-profit company) based in Johannesburg but operating across the nine South African provinces. We implement early literacy programmes in partnership with the Departments of Basic Education as well as national and international funders. The position offered will be dedicated to the Early Grade Reading Programme (EGRP) in the Northwest Province as well as other projects nationwide.

Job purpose

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) will be providing support in monitoring and evaluating the EGRP project in the Northwest Province. The incumbent will be responsible for overall M&E and learning needs of the projects and will come up with findings based on real data to show performance of the project. The incumbent will also help Molteno in strengthening its M&E functions based on his/her experiences from the project. M&E of the project will be an assessment as well as support function hence the implementing partners and Molteno programme teams will get support through M&E findings in enhancing flow of information and its management. The incumbent will play a role in promoting of key learnings for the improvement of the project and for wider learning of the organisation.

Job requirements

  • Masters’ degree in any social or natural science discipline.
  • Knowledge and understanding of project monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Understanding of the current M&E trends and especially M&E systems in development organisations.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation with at least 2 years at a university or at a credible project.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating literacy projects.
  • Experience of field data collection.
  • Experience of report writing.
  • Monitoring and evaluation techniques and processes.
  • Data collection and management.
  • Analytical and research skills
  • Good command over report writing in English.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel among other packages of MS Office.

How to apply

Interested candidate should forward a motivational letter, certified copies of their qualifications and CV to [email protected]. Attached is the full ToR. 

Closing date: 17 May 2022 (extended until 17 June 2022). Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews. If you have not been contacted within a month after the closing date of this advertisement, consider your application as unsuccessful. Late applications will not be considered.