Thembalethu Development : Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


Deadline date
31 Mar 2019
Contact name
Ms Cynthia Sentle
Contact email address


PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The M&E Officer will support the M&E Manager in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish for all programs and projects, both new and established throughout. S/he will provide technical field support to the M&E unit. The M&E Officer will work closely with Program teams to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the M&E Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Education and qualifications

  • University Degree in any of the following areas: Monitoring and Evaluation; Community or International Development Studies, Project Planning and Management, Development Economics; Demography or Development Statistics, Project Management or Business Administration, or other related social sciences with at least three years of experience
  • Applicants holding a specific Monitoring and Evaluation training certification in Monitoring and Evaluation in addition to the above general areas of training will be considered favourably
  • Proven knowledge and experience on Monitoring and Evaluation methods and Monitoring and Evaluation data and information management is required. (such as a certificate indicating specific training on Monitoring and Evaluation)
  • Possess at least some basic knowledge and experience in research methodology
  • Knowledge of project cycle management, administration and evaluation concepts and procedures

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and SharePoint. Knowledge of at least one data analysis software such as SPSS, STATA will be an added advantage
  • Disseminates and shares knowledge openly and actively contributes to knowledge / network communities for topics relevant to area of expertise, encourages knowledge-sharing across units / departments and ensures that knowledge is captured, recorded and disseminated appropriately
  • Communication: seeks to share information with others, with due respect for diversity and the confidentiality of specific sensitive information, listens and seeks to understand without bias and responds appropriately
  • An understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation principles and methods
  • Knowledge of and ability to develop logic models and indicators
  • Knowledge of and ability to design monitoring and evaluation instruments (interview schedules, questionnaires etc.)
  • Knowledge of the use of graphic representation including computerised graphics
  • Ability to communicate in English clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Proven organisational skills, including time-management 

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