Grow Great: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Grow Great
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 25 September, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Based in Midrand, Grow Great, a campaign aimed at galvanizing South Africa towards a national commitment to zero stunting by 2030, is recruiting for an experienced Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) professional to lead the campaign’s monitoring and evaluation.

The M&E specialist will report to the Executive Director of the campaign and will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring systems are in place to support the collection of timely and accurate data related to program implementation
  • Quantitative & qualitative analysis of data stemming from the campaign’s programs
  • Ensuring M&E data is used to strengthen program implementation in real time
  • Using data to ensure the initiative is on track to achieve its targets
  • Regular packaging and dissemination of data related to stunting in South Africa
  • Managing junior M&E employees
  • Managing external partners commissioned to evaluate the campaign’s intervention/s

The ability to be an active and collegial team player and demonstrate flexibility to provide support across the campaign’s strategies is essential to success in this role. In addition, the successful applicant will have the following skillsets & characteristics:

  • Postgraduate qualification in M&E, Public Health or related fields
  • At least 5 years of work experience in M&E
  • Advanced statistical analysis skills
  • Advanced qualitative analysis skills
  • Experience and comfort using STATA statistical software or equivalent
  • Experience and comfort using NVIVO statistical software or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to source, synthesize and effectively present information and data
  • Excellent analytical skills and an ability to write effectively for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours and travel regionally as required
  • Strong work ethic and ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Experience working in a team context
  • High performance mindset
  • Ability to self-direct
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Commitment to the values & mission of Grow Great
  • Staunch commitment to social justice

If you meet the above requirements and feel equipped for this challenging position, please submit a 1-page cover letter & CV (with the title of the role in the subject line) to work@growgreat.co.za by Friday 25 September 2020. For more information on Grow Great, visit www.growgreat.co.za
 
Please note that an application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment. Applicants who fail to meet the minimum requirements will be automatically disqualified from consideration. We reserve the right not to fill the position.

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