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Programme Manager (M&E Technical Specialist)

Closing Date: 29th November at noon

The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), through CLEAR-AA, invites qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the following position on a one-year renewable contract at market related remuneration packages. 

Programme Manager (M & E Technical Specialist)

Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Programme Manager will be responsible for the design and implementation of CLEAR-AA’s technical advisory programme, an important and influential component of its overall strategy which seeks to respond to requests to the Centre for technical assistance.

The incumbent will be expected to: 

  • Provide Monitoring & Evaluation, Results Based Management and Project Management expertise to advise on the development of systems for government and civil society organisations.
  • Support the relationship between CLEAR-AA, and the University by providing teaching support and by undertaking commissioned research in CLEAR-AA’s areas of research interests.
  • Design and manage training programmes, seminars and workshops for government, civil society and other key stakeholders on new and innovative approaches in the field of evaluation

Provide technical expertise in the design and implementation of evaluation and applied research projects for government, civil society organisations and private sector companies. 

  • Support the line manager in responding to requests for proposals.
  • Contribute to the delivery of the Centre’s Research agenda.
  • Provide support in the design and development of CLEAR-AA related content, including the website, quarterly reports and annual reports.

*Provide technical support to other business lines on their respective projects, if and when needed.

Requirements:

• At least a Master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Economics, Public Administration, Political Science or other relevant advanced degree

• At least 5 years’ experience in conducting, managing or commissioning evaluations and experience in designing, setting up and institutionalizing government or civil society M&E systems

• Excellent research and academic writing credibility * Excellent statistical skills

•Strong computer literacy skills and excellent use of social media

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Strong project management experience

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (fluency in English)

• Willingness to travel both locally and internationally when required.

To submit your application for the above mentioned posts, please register online at https://irec.wits.ac.za and upload your detailed curriculum vitae and a covering letter as well as the name, address and contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three referees. Please also attach any additional documentation you believe would strengthen your application.

Enquiries: Job content: Mark Everettr@wits.ac.za

For all other HR administrative related enquiries, kindly contact Makgala Mokoena on 011 717 1449.


 

Business Line Leader: Research & Learning

Closing Date: 22 November 2019 at noon

The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), through the CLEAR-AA, invites qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the following senior positions on one-year renewable contracts at market related remuneration packages. 

Business Line Leader: Research & Learning

Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Business Line Leader will be responsible for the design and Implementation of CLEAR-AA’s research and learning programme, an important and influential component of its overall strategy. The Centre’s research and  learning activities aim to deepen our understanding of how to strengthen monitoring and evaluation capacity in Africa most effectively, to connect the Centre to the academic community at Wits and to build the Centre into a learning organisation.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a higher Degree (preferably a PhD) in a relevant discipline and have experience in leading a dynamic multi-country and multi-disciplinary research agenda that supports practice and leads to better performance. They will also have management experience and should have worked in the monitoring and evaluation field or in a related area. A background in research into capacity development or adult learning would be an advantage, as would experience working in a range of African countries.   

To submit your application for the above mentioned posts, please register online at https://irec.wits.ac.za  and upload your detailed curriculum vitae and a covering letter as well as the name, address and contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three referees. Please also attach any additional documentation you believe would strengthen your application.

Enquiries: Job content: Mark.Everettr@wits.ac.za

For all other HR administrative related enquiries, kindly contact Makgala Mokoena on 011 717 1449.


 

Business Line Leader: Capacity Strengthening

Closing Date: 22 November 2019 at noon

Reporting to the Deputy Director, the incumbent will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Centre’s capacity strengthening program, which essentially entails the delivery of various short courses, peer-support, the roll-out of an M&E curriculum in African universities and the design and delivery of post-graduate programs to be delivered in partnership with Wits. The incumbent will also be responsible for the implementation of a number of exciting international partnerships which entail the delivery and revision of leading of prestigious training programmes.   

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a higher degree, preferably a PhD, and suitable experience in managing the delivery of capacity strengthening programs aimed at adult learners. Experience in monitoring and evaluation would be an advantage but is not essential. More important is a solid grounding in relevant pedagogical approaches and a track record of managing the delivery of a challenging combination of different types of capacity strengthening interventions. Experience in the delivery of blended and online capacity strengthening interventions would be especially advantageous.

To submit your application for the above mentioned posts, please register online at https://irec.wits.ac.za  and upload your detailed curriculum vitae and a covering letter as well as the name, address and contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three referees. Please also attach any additional documentation you believe would strengthen your application.

Enquiries: Job content: Mark Everettr@wits.ac.za

For all other HR administrative related enquiries, kindly contact Makgala Mokoena on 011 717 1449.


 

 

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