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M&E Officer


Job Description


Anova is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life is what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most. 

The successful candidate will be required to effectively lead and coordinate the implementation of M&E systems focused on data collection, analysis, and reporting of results within Anova supported facilities. The M&E Officer will report to the M&E (Technical) Manager and work in close collaboration with relevant programmatic technical advisers, as well as counterparts to ensure that quality data are available to program teams to guide decision making.

  • Ensure that facility M&E data staff have the tools, access, and training necessary to perform their duties optimally
  • Engage facility managers and program teams on a weekly basis to discuss challenges with data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Maintain effective information databases for project
  • Compile reports and verify data, validating the accuracy of reports generated from project, prior to submission to donors on a quarterly and annual basis or as directed by the M&E Manager
  • Provide facility level M&E reports to the program on technical focus area
  • Systems functioning optimally at sites / no controllable barriers preventing system use and functioning
  • Systems functioning optimally at sites / no controllable barriers preventing system use and functioning
  • Problem-solve challenges

Data Quality Improvement

  • Work closely with the Facility Managers, M&E Data Capturers, M&E Manager, and Technical Advisors to implement data collection and data quality improvement plans
  • Support the M&E Manager on regular data quality drives, setting targets to reduce data capturing and reporting mistakes
  • Provide supportive supervision on data entry and capturing processes to the data capturers
  • Ensure Implementation of routine data quality assessments, data quality audits to address data quality discrepancies reported on Tier.Net, RedCap, DHIS systems and to ensure availability of reliable data to reinforce quality of care
  • Data Analysing and Reporting for Facility and Program Performance improvement
  • Investigate and resolve queries regarding reporting form all programs and activities
  • Regularly analyse data trends at facility level to identify patterns observed, preparing monthly reports to M&E Managers and facility leaders
Support to Program stakeholders (DOH and other Health stakeholders)

  • Collaborate with the M&E Manager to resolve any difficulties with program activities and program compliance
  • Ensure adherence and compliance with relevant norms and policies
  • Facilitate implementation of key community capacity building initiatives to ensure community-based monitoring and evaluation

Minimum qualifications and experience

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Demography, Health Sciences, Social Sciences or Health Information Sciences
  • Or a minimum 2 - 5 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of public health or development programs
  • Communication and analytical skills
  • Exposure to at least one of the health information Systems used (Tier.Net, RedCap, DHIS Health Systems)
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power point, Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Analysis and Problem Solving
  • High degree of accuracy in handling and managing statistical data
  • Oral and written communication
  • Planning and organising
  • Good judgement capabilities
  • Ability to provide coaching and mentoring to junior staff
  • Capacity development

Please specify the above reference number on the subject line of your email for a quicker response. Good luck!

Closing date: 05 February 2023

In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.

Anova Health Institute is a provider of essential health services and therefore has a mandatory vaccination policy. Should your application be successful, you will be required to submit your proof of vaccination before commencing employment in the role.

Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of submitting their application should assume that they have not been successful. 

Unsolicited CVs from agencies will not be paid agency fees should their candidate be placed at Anova.

For more information on Anova visit our website: www.anovahealth.co.za 


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