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Isilumko Staffing  JHB

Head of Department: Strategic Information and Evidence (M&E)

Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Isilumko Staffing JHB

Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Published on 2022-05-23 14:44

Are you looking at joining an NGO that keeps growing and offers you a new challenge in the new year? If you have the following experience, you should apply immediately:

Ability to Interpret data and advise stakeholders on decision making 

Able to oversee donor evaluations, the designs, data collections processes and techniques

Ensure that donor reporting requirements are met

Involved with the development and promotion evaluation knowledge that influences business decisions

Implement research agenda

Responsible for identification of needs and opportunities of the business

Effective management of program staff capacity

Refine the Monitoring and Evaluation strategies and frameworks , systems and processes

Drive best practice in program teams for the best health related results

Ensure that field visits are conducted 

Use geospatial data and program data to influence program analysis

Responsible for quality when implementing M&E strategies

Monitor and report on performance indicators and variables

Work hand in hand with IT department when it comes down to the design and functionality of business electronic systems

Drive compliance for research related ethics

Work hand in hand with Operations and Program department when implementing internal quality assurance and improvement plans

Offer guidance in the design and implementation of data quality assurance training and procedures

Analyse field generated data to match demand with services

Form part of the preparation and development of funding proposals 

Develop fund strategic plans

Set annual performance goals

Management of staff - 7 Data Capturers, 2 M & E Officers, 1 Advisor 

Budget management

Supporting program areas 

Represent the company at stakeholder meetings and external forums at international and national level


Must have:

Relevant Masters'' degree - Public Health 

No less than 10 years'' working experience in the M&E field - focussed on strategy implementation and data interpretation, of which 5 years'' should be senior management level, been head of department for 2-4 years''. Must come from a medical background 

Must submit examples of document written 

Successful track record of building teams and implementing SOE''s 

Born leader - excellent leadership skills, able to lead a very difficult team

Data analytics skills

Experience in statistical applications

Presentation skills

Must have experience in presenting at international level to audiences

Program design skills

Research formulation, dissemination and conduction skills

Technically strong

Super confident 


Excellent report drafting skills


Able to work under extreme pressure 


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