South Africa

Strategic Information Manager

Company NACOSA
Reference # 2019031
Published 19/06/2020
Contract Type Permanent/Contract
Salary Market Related
Location Century City, Western Cape, South Africa

NACOSA is a network of over 1,500 civil society organisations working to turn the tide on HIV, AIDS and TB in Southern Africa. NACOSA promotes dialogue, builds capacity with accredited training, mentoring and technical assistance and channels resources to support service delivery on the ground, particularly among key populations, vulnerable children and women and girls. As a community of learning, as well as a large grant-maker, NACOSA is a rewarding environment for people who want to make a difference in the HIV, AIDS and TB response.
Job Functions Data Analysis,Data Management,Monitoring & Evaluation
Industries Healthcare

The incumbent will be the lead technical expert responsible for all strategic information responsibilities related to the program, including all monitoring, evaluation, analytics, and reporting of performance and results. S/he will lead Activity efforts to strengthen monitoring and evaluation, and performance reporting within the geographic area of Activity, which may include overseeing support to community organizations to monitor, document and analyze the performance of their HIV services and activities and ensure data quality. S/he will liaise with relevant technical advisers and counterparts responsible for district and provincial level strategic information and monitoring and evaluation and support coordination with national management information system.


•A Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, social work, monitoring & evaluation, demography, biostatistics, statistics, analytics or a related field is required. A Master’s degree is preferred;
•Minimum of 8 years of work experience in designing, establishing, and managing monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data intensive, performance-based programs funded by PEPFAR;
•Demonstrated ability to be the senior technical specialist and as a senior subject matter expert in data analytics;
•Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems;
•Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, STATA, and/or Business Intelligence tools;
•Demonstrated ability to prepare expert quality data visualizations;
•Demonstrated ability to perform complex data quality analyses and make recommendations based on findings;
•Demonstrated ability to portray complex data sets in easy to understand formats including visualizations;
•Demonstrated working knowledge of South Africa’s health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance- based reporting;
•Demonstrated knowledge and working experience in the use of mapping and other similar tools (including computer software programs) to target program interventions and resources; and
•Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English.

Job Closing Date 05/07/2020
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