JET Education Services New Ongoing Recruitment

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27 Sep, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

JET Education Services (JET) is an independent, nonprofit organisation that works with government, the private sector, international
development agencies and education institutions to improve the quality of education and the relationship between education, skills development and the world of work.

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Job Location:  Johannesburg

The contract offered is a fixed term contract that runs for one year and is subject to renewal.

The purpose of the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is to support the division in delivering high quality Monitoring and Evaluation work which supports an evidence-based approached to education policy and planning and which sets high quality standards for the education sector.


  • Provide support to the Monitoring and Evaluation Executive and Specialist Managers on specific projects
  • Contribute towards project design
  • Prepare for project inception attend inception meetings and develop work plans
  • Assist with project planning and preparation to facilitate a smooth implementation of project activities
  • Assist with materials development in the form of programme theory and logic models, monitoring and evaluation data collection instruments, training manuals and presentations
  • Coordinate project roll-out
  • Understand and manage project budgets and plan appropriately for project expenditure, in line with budgets
  • Keep Monitoring and Evaluation senior staff responsible for projects updated on a regular basis and liaise with them regarding any need to make changes to projects work plans and/or activities
  • Manage primary data collection for specific Monitoring and Evaluation projects as required
  • Play a lead role in projects involving other contracted evaluators and researchers
  • Prepares progress reports as per project requirements
  • Attend business development meetings, develop concept notes and contribute to the development of proposals for possible new projects
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation and be familiar with organisational and divisional objectives and strategies
  • Work in a flexible manner in line with the organisation’s corporate objectives and be willing to undertake other duties as reasonably requested, while adhering the organisation’s policies and procedures
  • Provide customer care in dealings with the clients
  • Understand the sensitivities of our funders and partners and respect confidentiality
  • Work confidently and productively on own initiative and manage a diverse and demanding workload to set timescales and deadlines


  • An Honour’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation and/or an equivalent degree with three years of experience
  • An understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Microsoft Office, Internet and email computer skills – SPSS, R and ATLAS.ti skills would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation principles and methods and how they relate to education practices
  • Knowledge of and ability to develop logic models and indicators
  • Knowledge of and ability to design monitoring and evaluation instruments (interview schedules, questionnaires etc.)
  • Knowledge of the use of graphic representation including computerised graphics
  • Ability to communicate in English clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing – an additional South African language would be an advantage
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Proven organisational skills, including time-management

To apply, submit the application online using this link: M&E Officer Application

Late applications will not be considered.

Application Deadline: 8th October, 2018

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