Thursday , February 22 2024

NGO Jobs – Strategic Information Manager

Website SANGONeT

Job Description:

The Strategic Information Manager (SIM) will provide guidance and leadership in implementation of Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting & Learning (MERL) activities for HIVSA’s Community Systems Strengthening (CSS) program, ensuring compliance to the USAID reporting requirements. The SIM will drive implementation of the program M&E framework(s)/plan(s) by HIVSA sub-partners, at service delivery sites.  S/He will ensure that data/reports are submitted to the program management team in a timely manner. The SIM should be able to deploy data to highlight important programmatic gaps, and to devise and implement strategies that address the identified gaps.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts seeking to build SI/M&E related knowledge and capacity within the program team. This will include implementation of capacity building activities through trainings, mentorship, and supervision on M&E/SI.
  • Represent the program and organisation with diligence at various forums.
  • Spearhead the development and enhancement of appropriate monitoring, tracking, and reporting systems, tools, and templates to ensure that program activities, outputs and outcomes are correctly captured.
  • Provide leadership and direction on Strategic Information (Sl)/M&E activities to ensure a strong and robust strategic information system is entrenched throughout the program.
  • Work with program management to disseminate program achievements and results through published articles, conference abstracts, success stories and other mechanisms.
  • Provide technical supervision of M&E manager/s and officer/s working on the program.
  • Oversee collection, storage, analysis, and reporting of high-quality data to USAID, program management team and other key stakeholders.
  • Oversee routine program data quality assessments and ensure utilization of DQA results and findings in improving data quality across all levels of the program.
  • Supervise real-time data use including weekly, monthly, and quarterly data review meetings at the CBOs and all program levels.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of managing people/teams on MERL processes.
  • Must have a thorough understanding and experience of South Africa’s HIV/AIDS, Health, OVC and community programs. This should also encompass thorough understanding, experience, and competency in working with OVC and HIV community led organizations
  • A minimum of Seven (7) years of experience in USG-funded programs designing, establishing, and managing M&E systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data intensive M&E systems, and working knowledge of the CBIMS database as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting.
  • Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking English is required. Ability to speak local indigenous South African languages is an added advantage.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.
  • Excellent understanding of PEPFAR MER OVC indicators; understanding of USAID and PEPFAR Strategic Information/Monitoring and Evaluation standards and practices; strong data analytics; visualization and presentation skills; ability to facilitate decision-making on complex MERL technical and programmatic issues
  • Ability to work well under pressure, with the capacity to prioritise and problem solve in high paced environment
  • Ability to interpret and manage database files and modalities to inform analysis
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint presentation is a must
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Statistics, Social Sciences, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, or a health-related field.

Job Details:

Company: SANGONeT

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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