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Feb 05, 2019

Project Assessor

  • Foundation For Human Rights
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Employment
Position: Project Assessor
Upward reporting relationship: Knowledge Management Unit manager
Contract type: 12 months

Job Purpose
The job purpose includes but is not limited to reviewing and preparing reports based on the Project files and to provide administrative support to the Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities
Preparing summary reviews of the projects including objectives, outcomes and potential impact
Identifying and classifying project beneficiaries
Classifying resource material from the projects for archiving
Capture and maintain all the information required on the Grants Project Register for closure
Participation in FHR projects as required or assigned.

Key performance areas for each objective
Preparing summary reviews of the projects including objectives, outcomes and potential impact

Responsible for reviewing project files for completeness
Summarise the project with respect to its intent and thematic area targets
Complete the template with the summary of the project in respect of – Intention, Implementation and Outcome
Produce a cover summary for each project file as outline above
Identifying and classifying project beneficiaries

Account of the project beneficiaries
Analysis and report on the demographics of the beneficiaries and their classifications
Ensure that the template on the beneficiaries is completed accurately and captured correctly
Classifying resource material from the projects for archiving

Identifying and listing all the materials produced by the projects this includes pamphlets, t-shirts and or materials submitted by the Grantees
Library management of resource material – ensure that the nature/description of all project resources are documented
Record and catalogue all project resources produced
Capture and maintain all the information required on the Grants Project Register for Closure period

Capturing and maintaining all the information required for Closure on the GPR
Ensure information integrity on the GPR system
Updating information on GPR
Reporting

Reporting – periodic reporting on the project progress
Participation in FHR projects as required or assigned

Volunteering or being allocated to work on a special project,
Participate in planning of the project
Participate in implementation of the special project

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Economics, Political Science, History, Public Policy, International Relations, Law, Sociology.
Post graduate degree would be an added advantage in a relevant discipline as described above.
Candidates are expected to provide a copy of any publications produced.

Experience
Experience of the NGO/CBO and Human rights sector
Working knowledge of and commitment to human rights, especially in South African context
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently

Desired Knowledge and skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Be familiar with the NGO/CBO sector
High level of professionalism
Analytical skills and report writing skills
Ability to work as part of a team and adhere to deadlines and set priorities
Good interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills, including developing workplans and schedules
Excellent computer literacy skills, including knowledge of Word and Excel
Possession of a valid driver’s license for South Africa
Languages

Fluency in English. Knowledge of other local languages is always an advantage.
Important

This is a fixed term position without any expectation of renewal or permanent employment.\
FHR reserves the right to cancel the position should the needs of the FHR change or should the FHR regard the applications to be inadequate for its needs.
This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

Application Process
To apply, submit a CV along with all relevant educational and or training certificates, publications where applicable and motivational letter as to why you should be considered for the position to email address 

Deadline for all application submissions 
Late and incomplete applications will not be considered for the position.

Only suitable qualified candidates will be considered.
Provide three traceable references


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