South Africa

Monitoring and Evaluation Data Quality Officer

Company NACOSA
Reference # 2021025
Published 12/02/2021
Contract Type Contract
Salary Market Related
Location Gauteng Area, Gauteng, South Africa
NACOSA is a network of over 1,900 civil society organizations 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.
The Data Quality officer will support the efficient and effective functioning of NACOSA’s USAID funded GBV programme by providing a high-quality M&E data validation and support function.
Job Functions Monitoring & Evaluation,Other
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit
The role

The key performance areas of the role are:

•Conduct thorough and extensive data verification of all data, including detailed checking of reported data against source documents, to ensure all data captured is accurate and valid
•Visit sites to verify data on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis.
•Write reports and provide feedback on data quality issues detected
•Clean the raw data where needed in accordance with good data management practices
•Work closely with the programmatic team, by implementing systems to improve data quality
•Review data on CIBMS and Orbit to identify and address any missing data, inconsistencies, discrepancies, or errors
•Ensure that sub-awardees are well prepared for SIMS assessments by USAID
•Assist sub awardee M&E teams to assess and improve data quality
•Perform basic data analysis with the view to provide recommendations on improvement of data quality measures and controls
•Attend regular M&E workshops, relevant staff enrichment training sessions, meetings and training courses as required
•Assist with training and technical support of NACOSA and grantee and/or member organization staff on M&E policies, procedures and tools


•A Matric certificate
•Tertiary qualification in a related field will be highly advantageous
•Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position
•Advanced computer skills: MS Word, Excel, Outlook. Experience in data management software will be an advantage
•Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, high stress environment
•Exceptional attention to detail
•Process driven with the ability to perform duties in structured environment
•Ability to act with integrity and honesty in the performance of all functions
•Results-oriented, professional, accountable and proactive
•Demonstrated ability to drive high quality data management processes
•Valid drivers’ license, own reliable vehicle and willingness to travel

•Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks consider your application as unsuccessful. NACOSA reserves the right not to make any appointment in this position.
•NACOSA respects the privacy of its stakeholders and will treat all personal information provided in line with our recruitment policy and in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act.
Job Closing Date 23/02/2021
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