Main purpose of the job:

  • The M&E Officer will support the monitoring, evaluation, reporting and data quality functions of the Wits RHI’s programme, implement strategies to maximise the usage of data collected, support appropriate dissemination of lessons learned and strengthen the M&E capacity of relevant stakeholder/sub-partner staff


  • 8 Blackwood Avenue, Parktown – Johannesburg

Key performance areas:

  • Contribute to the development of programme M&E documentation (e.g. M&E plans, reporting templates, etc.)
  • Support/mentor the programme and sub-partner staff to promote data collection and reporting flows through the introduction of reporting and data flow SOP’s from the site/sub-partner to Wits RHI
  • Implement programme monitoring and reporting systems that meet programmatic, donor and DoH requirements
  • Monitor outputs for key indicators identified by the programme – track performance against targets
  • Responsible for the development and submission of the quarterly funder and stakeholder reports
  • Review monthly programmatic data, identify, query and correct discrepancies
  • In conjunction with the Strategic Information Manager, carry out M&E capacity building programmes to enhance understanding of M&E principles and use of effective M&E methodologies, tools and systems
  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrate effective self management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback
  • Take ownership for driving own career development by participating in ongoing training and development activities such as forums, conferences, etc.

Required minimum education and training:

  • Honours Degree in the relevant field

Required minimum work experience:

  • 3-5 years developing, implementing, and managing M&E systems
  • Working with donor driven programmes in the South African context
  • M&E capacity building and mentoring
  • Report writing
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Experience or knowledge of STATA or SQL
  • Experience working with REDcap

Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities:

  • Working in donor driven projects in the South African context
  • Thorough, with good attention to detail
  • Ordered and systematic, with a tendency to adhere to protocols
  • Good administrative skills with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Demands of the job:

  • National travelling will be required. Working after hours may be necessary
  • Being contactable after working hours
  • Able to work in a highly pressurized and challenging environment


  • Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV.
  • Please Apply Online.
  • 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: 19 June 2024.
  • Note AJ Personnel is fully POPI compliant.
  • 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:

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

Desired Skills:

  • Communication
  • Computer Skills
  • Healthcare
  • Medical
  • Monitoring Data Quality

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.

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Medical Aid Contribution
  • Provident Fund Contribution

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