The President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) Fellowship Programme offers an exciting opportunity for masters’ level students and graduates to be placed with WHRI (formally ECHO and RHRU) for a twelve month paid fellowship.
Location: Hilbrow, Gauteng
The objective of the Monitoring and Evaluation Fellow assignment is to support with the day to day activities of the operational research portfolio which falls under the PEPFAR Funded project – DASH, with the following responsibilities:
- Provide support in designing, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of quality improvement projects which are imbedded in the Quality improvement activities in the City of Joburg
- Assist in reporting in the development of on-going reporting and evaluation processes for performance on the quality improvement projects in the PHC CoJ PHC facilities
- Provide support with data management, processing and quality control checks
- Supervise and manage the duties of data collectors to ensure quality control checks on collected data.
- Conducting and supervising research data collection whilst ensuring data quality control.
- Coordinating with DoH/CoJ partners at facility level
A Masters degree in social science, public health or any related field like (anthropology, history, sociology, demography, epidemiology and social geography)
- Ability t conduct research activities – preferably with operational research
- Ability to establish databases – preferably health related
- Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation systems and procedures
- Knowledge and skills in health program designing i.e. planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
- Skills in conducting and supervising research data collection and quality control
- Knowledge of Data Management methods and applications and ability to use databases
- Proficiency with MS Office (MS Word, Power point, Excel and MS Access), statistical programmes (e.g. STATA and SPSS)
- Data management and analysis skills are an added advantage
- Team player
- Skills in coordinating with DoH/CoJ partners at facility level
- Training skills will be an advantage
- Demonstrated ability to use MS Excel, MS Access, MS Outlook and MS Word
- Experience in research, including the production of publications
- Positive, enthusiastic and self-motivated approach to work
- Strong written and oral communication skills fluent English
- Demonstrated resourcefulness and ability to solve problems
- Experience writing reports for internal agency use and for local and international funding agencies
- Ability to provide training to staff members on basic research related activities
To apply for this position you must have completed your masters degree or have completed 80% of your masters course work. South African citizenship or permanent residence is essential.
For more information please contact: Leanne Camara PEPFAR Fellowship Programme Tel: +27 12 816 8305/6 OR +27 12 816 9000Fax: +27 086 567 0289 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO APPLY ONLINE www.fellowship.foundation.co.za
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