Specialist Social Investment

Short Description/ Purpose of Job

The Specialist Social Investment support the implementation of social investment in collaboration with the communities, government departments and implementing partners in order to bring about social change and improve the quality of life in the community.

Recruitment Description/ Key Accountabilities

Monitoring of all social investment activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving projects outputs;

Development and strengthening of monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures applied in social investment;

Development of monitoring and evaluation system for the social investment projects and programmes in coordination with key community stakeholders and implementation partners;

Monitoring and evaluation of overall projects progress on achievement of results;

Coordination of production of monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress reports on all projects activities to Sasol Management as required;

Participation in annual project reviews and planning and assistance to the Social Investment Manager in preparation of relevant reports;

Preparation data input into reporting systems;

Preparation and maintenance of projects’ data base;

Support to the Social Investment Manager with preparation of quarterly meetings with government and community stakeholders;

Coordination of data collection and processing for the Local Development Agreements (LDA) monitoring and evaluation;

Support the Social Investment Manager in the development of the social investment annual plans for endorsement o\by the LDA Partnership Committee from both Sasol and implementing partners.

Collaborates with the local employment recruitment committee and supports the m&e activities and production of relevant reports;

Formal Education

Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Sociology or related area.

Min Experience

Minimum 6 years relevant experience in social development and sustainability, with strong skills in impact measurement and Monitoring & Evaluation.

Strong community engagement and development as well as operational / field work experience

Good project and time and budget management;


Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skill in Portuguese and English;

Strong organizational and time management skills; able to manage multiple projects and priorities with demanding deadlines;

Ability to communicate and interact effectively with communities;

Sense of urgency and ability to work within deadlines and execute in a fast-paced environment;

Must be able to manage multiple, high-profile projects at the same time;

Solid knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook, Word and Excel.



Closing Date: 07 January 2022

Paulo Thembue

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