HIVSA Current Job Opening – Apply Now!

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27 Aug, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

HIVSA is a not for profit company which was established in 2002 with a full time staff compliment of over 100 members and is a strategic partner of the Gauteng Provincial Departments of Health and Social Development. HIVSA empowers individuals, community workers and organisations by developing their capacity and resilience to effectively address socio-economic and health issues in the context of high HIV and AIDS burden with the ultimate vision of creating an HIV free generation.

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager 
Job Location: Johannesburg

The Strategic Information (SI) Manager is part of HIVSA’s senior management team who is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive, integrated and robust Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting and Learning (MERL) system to promote evidence-based management and accountability within HIVSA’s various programmes.  Together with the designated Programme Managers, the SI is responsible for providing technical advice and oversight within the following main programme areas:

  • Community Systems Strengthening
  • Health Systems Strengthening


  • Establish and oversee HIVSA’s M&E strategy and implementation of Strategic Information priorities
  • Support Quality Improvement and decision making by improving data analysis and use and promoting feedback to implementing teams
  • Overall responsibility for the development and implementation of a robust and comprehensive MERL system to support HIVSA projects
  • Monitor and report on progress with respect to project indicators against donor requirements
  • Compilation and submission of monthly/quarterly/annual reports to the relevant stakeholders
  • Lead HIVSA’s programme evaluation, research, learning and sharing agenda
  • Administration and team leadership
  • Oversee all aspects of MERL capacity building within HIVSA


  • An M&E postgraduate qualification (Diploma or Masters level)
  • A Bachelor’s degree in public health, social work, epidemiology, development, or any related field
  • At least over eight years’ experience in HIV programme performance monitoring systems design, planning, data quality management
  • Demonstrated programme evaluation skills and experience
  • Experience in managing large databases and ability to perform fairly complex analytics and data visualisation techniques
  • Experience with working in donor funded environments, preferably a strong understanding and working knowledge of PEPFAR priorities and related M&E and reporting requirements
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of South Africa’s health and social development policies and priorities, including the DHMIS and NSP
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of South Africa’s health information systems, including the DHIS, and CBIMS
  • Experience in leading and managing a fairly large team with diverse technical skills
  • Writing, presentation and communication skills in English

To apply, submit a motivation letter and CV (maximum five pages), and three contactable referees to The HR Manager, HIVSA, P O Box 3869, Southgate, 2082, e-mail:  [email protected] or fax: 086 244 5444.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 31st August, 2018

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