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Date Added: Sun 02/06/2024

Director Of Monitoring And Evaluation (Expat)

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: 10000.0000 / monthly

Our client is looking for a Director of Monitoring and Evaluation to join their team.


  • Development and Improvement of Management Systems and Strategy (30%):
  • Develop and implement monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) strategy and related policies, guidelines, processes, frameworks, and standard procedures.
  • Measure and report on organizational strategic priorities and targeted outcomes.
  • Lead the development and implementation of effective monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning reports and recommendations, ensuring high-quality design and execution.
  • Oversee and improve the quality of monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Partner with government officials to understand their data needs and develop systems to provide requested information.
  • Promotion of Use of Evidence Across the Organization (25%):
  • Model excellent customer service and ensure that the data and information needs of the team are met.
  • Work with the Data team to develop and maintain internal and public-facing dashboards used by the team and government partners.
  • Develop a deep understanding of school health and stay up to date on new and relevant evidence, best practices, literature, and policy documents.
  • Collaborate closely with Development, Communications, and Advocacy leads to integrate research priorities and results into advocacy and policy change initiatives.
  • Strategic Leadership and Team Management (25%):
  • Identify areas across functions for process improvement and drive efficiency.
  • Work with the Chief Operating Officer to develop and execute comprehensive strategies for data management, analytics, and quality assurance.
  • Collaborate with the management team to ensure these strategies contribute to the company's overall success and attainment of goals.
  • Partner with the executive team to develop multi-year strategies and implementation plans to incorporate evidence into decision-making across the organization.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to senior leadership on monitoring and evaluation findings and best practices.
  • Lead, mentor, and manage direct reports, fostering a collaborative and results-driven culture.
  • External Engagement and Thought Leadership (20%):
  • Seek opportunities with research institutions, universities, consultants, and international coalitions to collaborate with.
  • Seek opportunities to present research findings in relevant forums.
  • Manage the submission of abstracts and present data to donors or in conference settings.
  • Draft key learnings, compile best practices, track/grow audience engagement, and track these findings for the organization's archives.

Key Skills:

  • Knowledge of mixed methods research with advanced knowledge in quantitative research methods and statistical analysis.,
  • Experience conducting research in sub-Saharan Africa.,
  • Superior skills using MS Excel, Tableau, and other applications, with advanced proficiency in one or more statistical and data analytics software packages.,
  • Prior success publishing journal articles and other communications documents to disseminate research findings.,
  • Excellent follow-through, attention to detail, and deadlines, with a strong personal sense of accountability.,
  • Discretion and the ability to handle sensitive information with care.


  • Master's degree in public health, social science, statistics, development studies, or another relevant field from a recognized university.
  • At least 15 years of progressive experience in monitoring and evaluating public health programs, health systems, and/or social
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