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Manager: Monitoring and Evaluation

The Wholesale and Retail Sector for Education and Training Authority (W&RSETA) seeks to employ a Manager: Monitoring and Evaluation, who will report directly to the Executive Manager: Strategic Planning and be based at the Head Office in Centurion.

Key Performance Areas will include but not limited to the following;
 Lead and provide oversight for the planning of W&RSETA programmes inclusive of indicators in order to ensure attainment of the W&RSETA goals and strategic objectives;
 Lead the development of the Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the W&RSETA Strategic and Annual Performance Plans
 Research and develop a suitable M&E Strategy that will ensure integration of monitoring and evaluation activities conducted on W&RSETA programmes, projects as well as learning programmes.
 Develop a comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan that will ensure the operationalization of the M&E Strategy;
 Promote organizational wide understanding of the plan as well as the roles and responsibilities each internal and external stakeholder will play in the implementation of the plan
 Conduct formative and summative evaluations of W&RSETA programmes and provide recommendations for improvement;
 Evaluate the W&RSETA systems, procedures and processes and identify changes required to the operations of the SETA; provide implementable recommendations and ensure that required changes are prioritized.
 Develop a strategy for dealing with and solving the stakeholder queries
 Interpret and analyse reports, coordinate and compile reports to relevant stakeholders
 Provide support to the Business Units
 Network, form partnerships and collaborate with stakeholders
 Represent the SETA at forums
 Formulate M&E procedures and processes
 Actively identify risks and put strategies in place to mitigate the risks
 Collaborate with the Finance, Contract Unit, PMO and Operations to assist in the development of a system to track and report cost-related data for key performance indicators and targets;
 Implement sound financial management in line with the PFMA, and any other applicable government policies
 Provide management to the Unit and ensure compliance and a performance driven focus
 Build and maintain an effective team within the Unit
 Implement the best performance management practices, coaching and mentorship methods
 Lead the Unit to achieve set goals and targets within set timeframes
 Create and maintain a culture of performance and efficiency

Job Requirements: 

Minimum Qualification and Experience:
 Matric / Grade 12 National certificate;
 Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce / Business Administration / Public Administration / M&E or an equivalent degree with Research and Management as passed modules
 5 years’ managerial experience in monitoring and evaluation / information management / quality assurance
 Proven experience in M&E set-up and data management
 Experience in training and providing technical support to professionals and M&E methodologies and tools
 Project management experience and knowledge of project management frameworks and methodologies
 Knowledge and understanding of research and development formulation and methodologies
 Knowledge and understanding of the wholesale and retail sector
 Experience in a SETA/Public Sector environment will be an advantage
 Willingness and ability to travel extensively
 Own transport and a valid Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes:

 Report writing and presentation skills
 Conceptual and problem solving skills
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Monitoring and evaluation and customer service skills
 Programme and project management
 Knowledge and understanding of Corporate Governance and Regulatory Frameworks (Skills Development Act, PFMA, Corporate Governance, Government-wide Monitoring and Evaluation Framework, etc.) and other related legislative and regulatory frameworks and requirements in a SETA environment
 Well-developed interpersonal, management and leadership skills
 Conflict management
 Risk management
 Budget management
 Familiarity with major business processes
 Consultation and facilitation skills
 Ability to apply management skills at a strategic level
 Superior analytical and critical thinking skills
 Diversity management and empathy
 Diplomacy

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