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