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M&E Data Capturer

Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted September 10, 2019
Category Information Technology Jobs in South Africa
Currency ZAR


PATA seeks to appoint a M&E data capturer to be based in Cape Town.

The purpose of the position is to maintain the organization’s database by entering new and updated programme and organisational data.

Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.


Ensure M&E unit receives all M&E and other reporting forms when due and follow up where there are missing data reporting forms.
Ensure accurate, timeous data entry into databases.
Identify missing data, inconsistencies and errors and follow-up or report on missing data or errors.
Identify and communicate any issues that are delaying progress in a timely manner.
Assist in the analysis of data in programmes for use in donor deliverables (e.g. performance monitoring and quarterly and annual reports), grant proposals, and research outputs.
Assist in meeting donor reporting deadlines.
Maintain filing system to ensure secure and organised storage of completed data collection tools and other related M&E documents.
Maintain databases.
Assist with the development of new M&E data systems and participate in the design, revision and standardisation of data collection templates, processes, formats, reports and administration.

Please email a concise CV with contactable references and a detailed motivation letter on how your skills and experience will add value to our team in this role

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Salary is commensurate on experience and is market related.

Please advise salary expectation in motivation letter.

PATA, a South African NGO, coordinates an action network across sub-Saharan Africa, working with health providers and health facilities to improve the quality of paediatric and adolescent HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. PATA offers a powerful platform for regional collaboration through capacity building, peer-to-peer exchange and learning forums, supporting quality improvement to effect positive change in HIV paediatric and adolescent policy and practice.

Desired Skills

Strong computer skills (e.g. MS Word, MS Excel).Working knowledge of databases and spreadsheets such as Excel.Fast and accurate data capturing and entry skills.Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.Excellent time management skills.High level of accuracy and attention to detail. Basic filing and record keeping experience.Willing and able to travel throughout sub-Saharan Africa.Must be in possession of permanent residency and eligible to work in South Africa.Fluency in English (written and oral)

Experience Requirements

M&E data management and statistics short courses or coursework advantageous.Minimum of one year demonstrated experience in the health/development sector required, preferable within an HIV-focussed project or study.Data capturing or data administration experience.

Educational Requirements

An undergraduate degree in public health, social science or relevant discipline.