Sangonet Vacancies – Head of Strategic Information

Website SANGONeT

Job Description:

This South African organisation works with youth especially in less serviced areas in terms of health provision, in all facets of empowering them to own their own sexuality, and use of technology through digital tools and mobile clinics to gain access to youth and educate and impart information to them in areas where they are found, so they can make informed choices about their health and status for their future. This position will lead strategic generation and dissemination of all aspects of evidence in line with policies and strategic direction for the organisation, partners and in line with international standards, and reports to the COO.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical oversight to the SIE and program teams to ensure effective implementation of internal monitoring and evaluation practices
  • Oversees the design, data collection methods and process, data analysis, and representation of findings using the highest scientific rigor and contextual relevance as possible.
  • Oversees/leads all internal and external program evaluations to develop and promote a learning agenda that builds the knowledge necessary to inform program planning, funding decisions, and strategic directions for the organization.
  • Oversees all major donor evaluations, ensuring evaluations are balanced across core evaluation principles, including accuracy, propriety, feasibility, and utility.
  • Ensures that evaluation variables are strategically identified and donor reporting requirements are met.

Job Requirements:

  • Exceptional presentation skills and expert data analysis skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential and competency in one or more of the other official SA languages would be a benefit.
  • Experience presenting at large international fora and to expert audiences.
  • At least 10 years’ experience, 5 of which should be at senior management level.
  • Excellent people leadership skills and adept at building successful teams.
  • Experience in research formulation, conduction, and dissemination.
  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Expert level of computer literacy, especially databases and statistical applications.
  • Experience with M&E systems in international organizational settings, including both qualitative and quantitative methods, logical frameworks and program/project design.

Job Details:

Company: SANGONeT

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

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