Apr 17, 2019

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

  • Nal'ibali Trust
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Management

Job Description

The Nal’ibali Trust seeks to hire a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, to be based in Cape Town.

Monitoring and evaluation: Manage implementation and strengthening of Nal’ibali monitoring and evaluation system, develop and roll out monitoring and evaluation frameworks/tools/processes for new projects, and ensure quality and integrity of monitoring and evaluation data
Reporting: Manage reporting to funders, ensure reporting deadlines are met, and ensure reports are of a high standard
Research: Plan and implement internal evaluation and quality assurance processes, support external evaluations, and contribute to research agenda
Leadership and management: Manage a geographically-dispersed team of junior monitoring and evaluation staff
Capacity building: Train staff members on monitoring and evaluation tools and processes
Collaboration: Work with other departments to ensure monitoring and evaluation and research processes and findings are integrated into all projects, and used to nurture a culture of high performance and evidence-based decision-making

Honours or Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Monitoring and Evaluation, Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences, Business or Public Administration, Social Development), or equivalent work experience
Minimum of five years’ relevant work experience
Experience working in the education, literacy development, and/or community development sectors, and experience working on behaviour change campaigns, is advantageous
Experience developing, implementing and strengthening large-scale monitoring and evaluation systems
English writing and communication skills, with significant experience reporting to funders
Proven track record of managing projects
Proven track record of managing people, and of building capacity via mentoring and training, strong facilitation skills desirable
Proven track record of quantitative data analysis and interpretation
Significant experience using Salesforce CRM platform strongly preferred, including building reports and dashboards
Research design and implementation experience desirable, including quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis
Strong Microsoft Office skills, including (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Competency in at least one South African language in addition to English is strongly preferred
An independent and driven self-starter, able to work proactively and independently with minimal supervision, and turn ideas into realistic plans and processes
A focused, efficient person, able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment and multi-task without compromising quality of delivery
A collaborative, developmental team player, with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, able to manage and mentor a geographically-dispersed, diverse team and work well across departments
A versatile, detail-orientated data nerd, who is experienced at collecting, cleaning, analysing and interpreting both quantitative and qualitative data
A clear and compelling communicator, who can produce well-structured, high-quality reports, communicate data to a variety of audiences and effectively train people on monitoring and evaluation tools and processes
A strategic and analytical person, who can both see the big picture and wrestle with detail
A person who is passionate about literacy development and social justice

To apply, submit your motivational letter and CV with your name and surname, position title on the subject line, (e.g. Asanda Dlamini: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager)

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Feedback will be provided to shortlisted candidates only.

The Nal’ibali Trust is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign that seeks to spark and sustain a culture of reading, via advocacy, training, partnerships, and high-quality reading material.

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