Monitor and Evaluation Manager

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Right to Care is a nonprofit organisation that provides clinical services for the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and associated diseases.

Right to Care seeks to appoint a Monitor and Evaluation Manager to be based in South Africa.

Required Qualifications and Experience:
Degree in public health, social sciences, behavioural sciences, or related field
Experience in working with US government or other bilateral donors, specifically USAID.
Ability to conduct data analysis (both quantitative and qualitative)
Must be computer literate and must be able to use Windows, MS Office, PowerPoint, and Excel as well as statistical analytical package such as STATA, SPSS etc.
Knowledge of HIV/AIDS
Proficiency in English
At least 3 years’ experience in programme monitoring and evaluation, managing HIV/AIDS-related data, including data verification / quality assurance
Project coordination and implementation experience
Desirable Qualifications and Experience:
Post graduate qualification in data analytics and Monitoring and Evaluation/Strategic Information will be a distinct advantage.
Experience in managing staff and mentoring M&E staff
Capacity building and experience conducting monitoring and evaluation experience for various stakeholders
Experience in District Health Information Systems and PEPFAR reporting systems (TIER.net, DHIS, SYNCH and DATIM).

Advanced working knowledge of using DHIS, Tier.net & Tier modules, SYNCH, HPRS and other DoH/USAID databases.
Technical and Behavioural Competencies:

Able to work independently
Attention to detail
Aptitude for, and interest in, numbers
Interpersonal skills
Time management
Logical thinking
Analytical thinking
Leadership skills and Strategic vision
Creative

Must have valid driver’s licence
Responsibilities:

Leads the planning and execution of M&E technical assistant projects.
Manage day to day activities of all M&E staff in the districts.
Stakeholder and relationship management with internal and external matters regarding matters related to monitoring, evaluation and information systems in the district.
Provide input in the design, improvement, and implementation of the district monitoring and evaluation plans.
Coordinate the implementation and routine monitoring and evaluation activities for RTC for programmes and project.
Implement best M&E practices across programmes and projects.
Facilitate trainings on monitoring and evaluation
Coordinate the implementation of standard operating procedures for M&E tools
Provide oversight and guidance in the implementation of M&E Right to Care technical assistance projects.
Provide routine M&E training and mentoring of HSS M&E staff and programme teams
Technical supervision and coaching of M&E Officers to ensure quality M&E technical assistance for DoH and coordination in programmes and districts
Conduct routine data quality audits and M&E site to ensure data quality across all programmes.
Design and conduct Data Quality Audit and follow up on implementation of audit recommendations by programmes/districts on regular basis.
Ensure M&E activities are coordinated and conducted according to annual M&E Plans.
Co-facilitate routine data review session sessions of all key indicators weekly and monthly to ensure data for decision making by programme/project teams.
Monitor and evaluate district’s overall progress against set outputs and outcome targets.
Task monitoring and oversight for all M&E district staff (M&E Officers, Data Quality Mentors and Data Capturers).
Provide ongoing M&E technical support for district activities through input during weekly, monthly and quarterly meetings.
Continuous tracking and resolution of problems identified in the RTC M&E systems and data collection systems
Participate in data collection for RTC HSS Programme evaluation cycles
Contribute towards the development and implementation of a monthly data quality report for the district
Ensure source documents (M&E Tools, Manuals & SOPs, Reports) are kept and made available in accordance with written policy (original word templates).
Conduct second review of electronic data including cross checks between paper-based and electronic data.
Train staff on data collection and meeting data quality standards.
Provide quality assurance and quality control for qualitative data transcription of M&E data
Ensure submission of Monthly Reports by districts, according to District Reporting Plan
Contribute towards the development and implementation of a data analysis framework for quantitative and qualitative data for all district projects.
Verification, coding and cleaning data before data analysis.
Prepare tables and figures for communication of monitoring and evaluation results.
Respond to adhoc request for data analysis request using M & E data for reports that are not available in the reporting function of the database.
Conduct data analysis for RTC baseline and endline assessments.
Ensure daily reporting is strictly implemented by all data teams
Ensure the RtC MP team meets all M & E reporting deadlines by multiple stakeholders.
Verify Monthly, Quarterly, Semi-annual and Annual PEPFAR Reports and confirm data accuracy/consistency prior to submission to USAID and the DoH.
Design and maintain weekly, monthly and quarterly stats overview for districts performance.
Ensure the updating of weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting templates/databases according to DoH and PEPFAR reporting requirements.
Writing of reports from adhoc data analysis:
Descriptive data analysis reports are produced and presented to Stakeholders on adhoc request.
NB: Applicants may be requested to do a practical assessment as part of the interview process & Interviews for this position will be face to face in Nelspruit.

All applications should be submitted by email to [email protected] with the subject “Monitor and Evaluation Manager” .

For more about Right to Care, refer to www.righttocare.org.

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