Policy Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation)

African Union
  • Location
    Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 13

Position description

The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Policy Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) in its new organizational structure.

Under the supervision of the Head, Strategic Planning, Knowledge Management and Monitoring and Evaluation the Policy Officer shall provide technical support and facilitate the regular monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of all projects and programmes. 

The Policy Officer will offer technical input and support in the development and production of strategic knowledge, documents and support networking activities with bilateral and multilateral partners.

Required Skills and Competencies

  1. Excellent communication, writing and editing skills.
  2. Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure with a wide range of individuals and institutions.
  3. Able to work under minimal supervision, be proactive, initiative and with sound judgment.
  4. High level of accuracy, attention to detail and thoroughness.
  5. Maintain confidentiality at the highest level at all times.
  6. High level of integrity and accountability, flexible approaches to work coupled with enthusiasm, commitment and energetic.
  7. Ability to leverage limited resources and staff for maximum impact.
  8. Creative thinking and problem solving skills.
  9. Good organisation, planning and time management skills.
  10. Sound analytical skills.
  11. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  12. Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment.
  13. Ability to work with others as a team
  14. Experience in working with an international organisation

Education and Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of first University Degree in Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Development Planning, Statistics, economics Development Studies.  A qualification in Programme/Project design and formulation, management and evaluation would be an added advantage. The Candidates must have at least five (5) years of relevant experience at the national or international level in monitoring and evaluation, including hands-on Experience in designing, monitoring and evaluation of developing projects and establishing relationships among partners.

Application instructions

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