Main purpose of the job:

  • To lead the formulation of the monitoring and reporting strategy in line with the donor, DoH, and organizational objectives and lead and co-ordinate organizational responses to donor requests


  • Pretoria – Tshwane

Key performance areas:

  • Assess the need for and develop Data Quality Improvement interventions in the allocated health district
  • Provide guidance to SIOs towards appropriate collection and reporting of USAID Programmes’ routine output data and data management
  • Provide M&E technical assistance, as required, to RHI’s projects
  • Identify and implement efficiencies in data collection, compilation, review, reporting, feedback, and action plans
  • Participate in the implementation of M&E needs assessments for the allocated district
  • Review DHIS, [URL Removed] and TB data to identify gaps in the sub-district and district M&E systems
  • Work with the DMs, SIOs, and technical teams to develop M&E activities in response to the specific needs and priorities of the district
  • In conjunction with the DM and M&E team, develop annual work plans for the position, and timelines for implementing the proposed activities
  • Participate in data verification and reporting activities
  • Oversee, and co-ordinate the timely and accurate submission of data for program and donor reporting
  • Implement, monitor, and review the allocated M&E activities (including [URL Removed] and NIDS rollouts)
  • Provide technical support to the M & E staff – Appropriate reporting of data to the DATIM (facility, district, AND RHI levels) – Extraction of information from the DHIS, [URL Removed] and TB data for monitoring purposes
  • Provide data quality support to districts on priority PEPFAR indicators
  • Work with M & E on preparation for quarterly reporting on DATIM

Required minimum education and training:

  • Degree in an appropriate discipline
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Excellent data analysis and presentation skills
  • Health Information Systems Trained (DHIS,Tier.Net, Synch, etc.)

Required minimum work experience:

  • 4 years’ experience within Data Management in a public health-related environment of which 1 should be at a management level
  • Experience working with monitoring and evaluation programs
  • 1 year of experience working with donor-driven programs
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Ability to develop data cleaning and storage systems and create databases
  • Experience working at various levels of data collection and conducting routine data quality audits
  • Experience with the DHIS, [URL Removed] TB data, and other DoH data systems
  • Experience writing reports for internal use and for external stakeholders such as the Department of Health

Desirable additional education, work experience, and personal abilities:

  • Experience working with target setting, writing grant proposals and protocols, and providing training/capacity building
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, and change management ability, including the ability to manage a diverse team
  • Be a proactive agent influencing positive change with external stakeholders with the ability to develop and maintain relationships at all levels of RHI and partner organizations
  • Positive, energetic team leader with an ability to adapt to complex situations, manage stress, deliver goals pro-actively
  • Organized with a thorough and accurate approach to work, attention to detail

Demands of the job:

  • May be required to work at sites that are under-resourced
  • Working overtime and on weekends may be required
  • Must be able to work in time-constrained, highly pressurized deadline-driven environments
  • Valid Driver’s license and own vehicle required
  • Local travel will be required

Communications and relationships:

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) in English
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal stakeholders at all levels within the organization, as well as all external stakeholders
  • Work with Institute management, subordinates, and support staff as well as DOH and donors


  • Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV.
  • Please Apply Online and complete your registration on Ditto Hire (our application tracking system) to enable and protect you as a candidate to accept the new POPIA terms and conditions. This will then create your permanent profile with which you can apply for all jobs as advertised by AJ PERSONNEL. However, you may remove your profile from AJ PERSONNEL when you are no longer in the job market.
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  • Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.
  • The closing date for all applications: 07 April 2022.
  • Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.
  • Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.
  • Note WHC, in accordance with their Employment Equity goals and plan, will give preference to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Our Client, WHC – RHI, maintains mandatory Covid-19 requirements, and as such only Covid-19 vaccinated incumbents will be considered for positions.

Please note:

  • AJ Personnel is only responsible for advertising of the advertisement on behalf of their client Wits Health Consortium.
  • AJ Personnel does not have any salary or other information regarding the position.

About The Employer:


The Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI) is a renowned African-led research institute that seeks solutions to Africa’s health challenges.

It is located within the University of the Witwatersrand and addresses some of the greatest public health concerns affecting our region, including HIV and its related problems, sexual and reproductive health, and vaccinology.

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