Lubombo Spatial Development Initiative 2:Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Lubombo Spatial Development Initiative 2
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 22 October, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Employment

 

 

The Lubombo Spatial Development Initiative 2 (LSDI2) operates  in Mozambique, South Africa and Eswatini in the fight to eliminate malaria in the three countries through a regional grant. LSDI2 is responsible for Indoor Residual Spraying and other malaria elimination activities in selected provinces and districts in Mozambique; mobile surveillance units providing test and treat services on selected borders to vulnerable populations in Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo; and works with other Service Providers in the fight to eliminate malaria. LSDI2 is responsible for the data collection, data analyses and reporting of programme components to various funders and stakeholders.
 
LSDI2 is seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join the team to work in an evolving environment.  If you are passionate about saving lives and accelerating the path towards malaria elimination then this is an
opportunity for you.
 
LSDI2 seeks to appoint Monitoring and Evaluation Officer based in Johannesburg.
 
The job purpose is to provide support to the monitoring, evaluation, reporting and learning requirements of the organisation

The incumbent will be appointed on a contract basis until 31 December 2022 with the possibility of extension based on performance and funding.
 
KEY OUTPUTS

  • Provide administrative assistance to Head of M&E and other analysts/programme staff as required
  • Provide support for effective monitoring, evaluation and decision-making through data analysis including assisting with visualization of data
  • Verification and cleaning of data from sub-recipients and other programme related data for reporting and ensuring data quality
  • Assist with data capturing of baselines; surveys or any other M&E related activity
  • Participate in internal and external surveys or evaluations
  • Follow-up data queries with sub-recipients and/or within the various programme components ensuring timeous receipt of data
  • Review and edit sub-recipient and other monthly reports
  • Perform data analysis and reporting on various programme activities through recommendations for enhancing data efficiency and support roll out of mobile or other applications to improve data timeliness and quality
  • Maintain along with the M&E Officers in Mozambique the administrative hierarchies of the programmes to ensure the most up to date data available in the databases
  • Perform field visits for data verification as required
  • Attend provincial meetings as a representative of the organisation
  • Provide support to the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) department
  • Assist with the development or refinement of data collection tools in all programme areas as required
  • Attend internal meetings as required
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in population studies, epidemiology, statistics, health, social sciences, or related field
  • Minimum two years’ experience as an M&E officer in health preferred (malaria desirable, but not essential)
  • Familiarity with Global Fund and/or other donor  funders will be an added benefit
  • Ability to speak and write in English (Portuguese an advantage, but not required)
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Comfortable learning new applications
  • Training or knowledge/experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Excellent analytical skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work unsupervised and in team
  • Great communicator and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solver
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Desire and willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Willingness to travel (including outside South Africa)
  • Drivers license a must

Detailed curriculum vitae, including salary expectations, highlighting required skills as advertised must be submitted; and a recent work reference quoting “M&E Officer application” in the subject line to: info@lsdi2.org. Please note that successful candidates must be able to commence employment within two weeks of selection. Salary commensurate with experience. 
 
LSDI2 RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO APPOINT

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