We are hiring: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

The Anglo-American South Africa (AASA) Education programme 2022-2026, focuses on supporting 85 primary and secondary schools and 80 Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres local to the operations of three Anglo-American business units in the Limpopo, North West, and the Northern Cape provinces of South Africa.

The M&E Officer/ Data Officer will report to the M & E Manager and work under the guidance of the Programme Manager and the Executive Manager. S/he will support with development of data systems, data collection and analysis, and report writing to produce evidence on the value and impact of various programme interventions.

The Contract will be a fixed term contract that runs for one year and it is subject to renewal.

 

Location: Parktown, Johannesburg 

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

What minimum education, qualifications, knowledge, skills, previous work experience, on the job training and competencies are required to perform the job:

·        Honours Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Social Science, Development Studies, Monitoring & Evaluation and/or (or equivalent degree) withor any other related field.  

·        Proven experience as M & E Officer/Data Officer.

·        Minimum of 3 years of work experience in programme monitoring and evaluation/data management.

·        Excellent understanding of data administration and management functions (collection, analysis, distribution etc.).

·        Familiarity with modern database and information system technologies.

·        Knowledge of quantitative analytical techniques and tools (SPSS, STATA, R etc).Proficient in Microsoft Office (Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

·        An analytical mind-set with problem-solving skills.

·        Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

·        Good interpersonal skills.

·        Proven skills in organization, including time management.

 

Responsibilities for the post:

·        Supports with the development of data collection tools and instruments;

·        Supports with primary data collection, and retrieval of secondary data from various internal and external databases;

·        Supports with data management and quality assurance to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data;

·        Assist with the development of a real-time electronic data system, and ensure electronic databases and archives are protected from security breaches and data losses

·        Prepares reports (quantitative and qualitative) and contributes to reports for a wide range of audiences as required;

 

Supports Service Providers in the daily and monthly use of data systems and ensure adherence to the organisation and programme standards; and develop graphics and presentations and presents findings to clients.

·        Monitor and analyse information and data systems to discover ways of enhancing them;

·        Attends programme meetings as required;

·        Undertakes other duties as required.

 

 All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to independent relevant reference checks.

 

Total cost to company package: R360 320 -R380 200 per annum.

 

Applications must be done online via this form: https://forms.gle/hqkcSr6ydLMSaoEM7 no later than 4 June 2023, 17h00. Late applications will not be considered.

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