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SAMEA Emerging Evaluator Coordinator

Deadline date
16 Jul 2021, 12:00pm
South Africa
9 months


The Emerging Evaluator (EE) Programme is an initiative to support emerging professionals in the Monitoring and Evaluation sector in Southern Africa. The WFP Southern Africa regional Bureau in Johannesburg (WFP RBJ), UNICEF South Africa, CLEAR-AA/WITS University, and SAMEA have come together to develop a customised programme that provides Emerging Evaluators (EEs) with an opportunity to develop technical evaluation skills, through exposure to real-life evaluation work. The programme is multi-faceted with a number of pathways that seek to provide EEs with a holistic approach to professional development. We are looking to recruit an EE Coordinator for this programme.

Job purpose

Under the direction of the SAMEA Coordinator, the SAMEA EE Coordinator is responsible for a range of tasks to promote and achieve the strategies of the SAMEA Emerging Evaluator (EE) objectives. This is an operational and administrative position responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day activities of SAMEA’s EE related objectives are executed in line with the guidance of the EE working groups, SAMEA board members and SAMEA secretariat.

The EE Coordinator will be responsible for the following outputs:

  • Internship project management
  • Administration 
  • Communication and reporting 
  • EE capacity building
  • Policies and confidentiality 

Job capacity and resource requirements

  • This is a 9-month temporary contract.
  • Part-time (80 hours per month) with flexible working hours.
  • Remote working based in South Africa.
  • Requires that the candidate be based in an area with reliable internet connectivity.
  • Requires that the candidate have their own computer with Microsoft Suite, and a mobile phone.

Person Specification Competence Profile

  • The EE Coordinator should have a minimum of a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in organisational or project management.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

  • The EE Coordinator should have practical understanding of the M&E sector.
  • It is essential for the EE Coordinator to be able to work on their own with minimal supervision.
  • A high standard of administration skills;
  • A high standard of verbal communication and writing skills, in English;
  • A high standard of stakeholder engagement skills;
  • Time planning, management, and self-motivation, to achieve the required performance standards.

Desirable experience

  • Previous working experience working with Emerging Evaluators in the South African context.

Application details

  • Interested applicants should submit their updated curriculum vitae and cover letter to [email protected]
  • Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon (SAST) on Friday 16 July 2021.
  • For any enquiries regarding this position, please email [email protected]
  • Please note that SAMEA reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Attached is the complete ToR