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Feb 05, 2019

Programme/Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

  • Youth Bridge Trust
  • Johannesburg
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

YBT seeks to appoint a Programme/Measurement and Evaluation officer to be based in Johannesburg.

Responsibilities:
Design programmes that align with the organisation's mission and support the organisation's goals
Design and implement monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems/tools for sub grantees/programmes
Manage sub grantee relationships and oversee implementation of grants according to their contracts
Establish strong working relationships with Senior Managers and sub grantees dealing with M&E/Information management and programme supported to facilitate effective collaboration and communication
Contribute to the improvement of YBT programmes, Monitoring and Evaluation (M& E) activities, Data Quality with the sub grantees – by undertaking visits to sub grantees as needed to support and/or mentor data collection/collation or verify data quality or carry out spot checks/views
Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual programmatic performance reports, conduct basic data analysis and interpretation, as required for programme support and for reporting
Participate in/or coordinate the timely collection and analysis of all supported programme performance data, document best practices, trends and success stories
Strengthen sub grantees capacity to analyse and use data for decision making
Contribute and provide support to research studies planned by the project
Participate in meetings and workshops related to YBT programme objectives and activities
Provide inputs for the monthly and annual project performance reports
Support the ED in establishing and developing partnerships.
Support the ED in resource mobilisation.
Develop new grant applications or proposals
Perform other related duties as required

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree or above in Development Studies, Social Work, Management, Social Science discipline or related field
Minimum of three to five years' experience as Programme and Monitoring and Evaluation (M& E) Officer
Five years or more in a donor or donor-funded environment
Experience in the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and systems
Experience of working with youth-led programmes
Networking skills.
Communications skills, verbal and written
Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment and adapt with minimal effort
Empathy
Problem-solving skills
Clear decision-maker
Ability to motivate and enthuse others
Financial literacy
Monitoring and Evaluation (M& E) experience
Capacity Building experience

To apply, submit a CV (maximum three pages) and letter of motivation

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Employment
The Youth Bridge Trust (YBT) is an innovative organisation, based in Johannesburg, established in July 2017. The Trust aims to create opportunities for young people to be successful in the workforce, develop livelihood skills and further their education, through partnerships and collaborations.


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