VACANCY – High-level Project Manager: Strengthening school-based health, education and nutrition systems

VACANCY – High-level Project Manager: Strengthening school-based health, education and nutrition systems

MIET AFRICA, an NGO working in education development, seeks to appoint a project manager. The successful applicant will be responsible for the management of a national programme that strengthens school-based health, education and nutrition systems to improve education outcomes, overseeing its implementation in several provinces across South Africa. The programme involves working with the national and provincial education departments and multi-sectoral stakeholder groups to operationalise policy around sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), menstrual hygiene management (MHM), water and sanitation hygiene (WASH) and nutrition. It includes a substantial advocacy and capacity building component and requires travel within South Africa.

This is a four-year contract position, based at  MIET AFRICA’s Head Office in Durban.

Knowledge, skills and experience required

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, Education, Development or related field (a post-graduate qualification is an advantage)
  • Knowledge and experience in the education,

Request for Proposal: Database Development and Management

Request for Proposal: Database Development and Management

Education: My right! My future! is a project spanning four provinces (Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West) covering over 300 primary schools with an approximate learner population of over 150 000. The project collects a range of data from schools (includes data on teachers, learners and caregivers). Many of the schools are located in far-flung rural areas. A crucial requirement of the project is the establishment of a comprehensive web-based database of schools, teachers, learners, caregivers and service-providers around the schools, which supports the real-time capture of information onto the database as inputted by training coordinators and data-collectors on the ground at remote sites. The database should also have a facility to track individual learner attendance and progress.  Being located in rural areas, the schools also need to be mapped.

Currently the project team have collected baseline data from schools and districts,