Monitoring and Evaluation/ Graduate Trainee : South Africa

SAfAIDS is a regional non-profit organisation, registered in South Africa under Section 21 of the Companies Act. It is a centre of excellence that promotes effective and ethical development responses to sexual reproductive health and rights, HIV and TB through advocacy, communication and social mobilisation. SAfAIDS is looking for a post graduate student who is unemployed to join its dynamic team in South Africa.

Summary of Position

The M&E Graduate Trainee will report to the Programme Officer and is responsible for planning, monitoring and evaluation of assigned national level project that SAfAIDS is implementing for a period of 24 months. The Graduate Trainee will work closely with programme team in designing programme performance monitoring plans, M&E plans, monitoring tools, database, conducting sentinel surveillance and evaluation of projects. The trainee will be also responsible for data capturing and reporting on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis using SAfAIDS M&E system. The Trainee will be supported, mentored and coached by the programme teams as part of on-the-job training and career development.

Qualifications and Experience

 Masters or Degree in Social Sciences, Social work, and Health sciences, Health Education, Statistics, Epidemiology or other M&E related field.
 Training and understanding of M&E concepts an added advantage
 Understanding of ICTs, database design and management.
 Experience with data tools a distinct advantage
 Basic knowledge of National Strategic Plan on HIV/STIs/TB, gender programming and SRHR issues in South Africa coupled with knowledge of local structures at provincial level in particular social and cultural drivers of HIV, STIs and TB in South Africa.
 Understanding of social ecological model
 Knowledge on research monitoring and evaluation including understanding of statistical packages for data analysis.
 Understanding of information and knowledge management with excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to work well with a team and goal oriented
 Excellent data analysis skills and report writing skills
SAfAIDS is an equal opportunity employer. We offer the right candidate a decent living allowance and an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to South African communities through effective HIV/STI/TB prevention programmes and growth in their career path. Interested applicants should e-mail an application, CV and contact details of three referees to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 20 August 2018. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.