Monitoring & Evaluation Officer – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

The Government of Uganda through
the Office of Prime Minister (OPM) is coordinating the implementation of the
Peace Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP) for Northern Uganda. Private Sector Foundation Uganda
manages the Business Uganda Development Scheme (BUDS) that is funded by the UK
Department for International Development (DFID) to boost private sector growth,
investment and employment opportunities in Northern Uganda for the period June
2010 to March 2015. The overall objective of the project is ‘to stimulate
pro-poor economic growth in region and to better retain the economic benefits
accruing from agriculture and other market sectors in the PRDP sub-regions
including parts of Bunyoro, Acholi, Lango, West Nile, Karamonja, Teso and
Bukedi. Private Sector Foundation Uganda wishes to recruit additional staff to
fill the position below in the Kampala/Gulu project office. 
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer: The major task under this
contract is to ensure effective coordination, implementation and analysis of
all BUDS-DFID activities under the Post Conflict Development Programme (PCDP).
Reporting to: Manager
BUDS-DFID.
Location: He/she will operate from the both the Private Sector
Foundation Office in Kampala and Gulu.
Specifically the Officer will;
(i)               
Implement the BUDS-DFID monitoring and
evaluation strategy, as established under the Project Implementation Manual
(PIM), and recommend any possible changes.
(ii)             
Identify information requirements of the project
concerning planning, monitoring and evaluation.
(iii)           
Review the performance indicators and reports
produced by different stakeholders; ensure consistency with the definition and
methodology of collection of these indicators by keeping an M&E plan for
each indicator.
(iv)           
Monitor and report on the performance of
different projects/activities undertaken by PSFU and suggest measures to
improve the monitoring system;
(v)             
Assist the Project Manager in preparing periodic
reports on all activities in progress, non-performed and completed during the
project lifespan.
(vi)           
Set up operational systems for collecting,
analyzing, and reporting project related data.
(vii)         
Collect and consolidate the output data in
coordination with the PRDP implementing agencies. Develop and maintain a simple
electronic database (such as in excel).
(viii)       
Prepare TORs for special studies when necessary
(e.g. Impact Assessment; monitoring and evaluation studies, etc.).
(ix)           
Prepare quarterly and annual M&E reports
showing progress against the targets of each output indicator, and assist in
the preparation of the annual work plans.
(x)             
Track performance against supported activity
budgets and carry out due diligence work on implementation status.
(xi)           
Work with and update the project tracking and
monitoring system (PTMS) to generate the required performance reports.
(xii)         
Any other duties that may be assigned by his/her
supervisors. 
Minimum Professional Qualification
·        
Candidate must be a university graduate with at
list a degree in Statistics, Economics OR Social Science from a recognized
University.
·        
Substantial experience of developing and
maintaining results-based monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
·        
Proven ability to understand, analyze and
evaluate the operations of businesses in a multi-sectorial environment.
·        
Ability to work independently for extended
periods without direct supervision while meeting targets and deadlines.
·        
Excellent computer skills including but not
limited to MS Word, Excel, Access, MS Project & Power Point.
·        
Additional project related knowledge and
qualifications in project monitoring and evaluation
·        
Extensive working knowledge of the PRDP sub
regions including the 55 districts therein will be an added advantage. 
Minimum Prior Experience
·        
At least five (5) years of relevant professional
experience in project management, project monitoring and evaluation and
relevant connected fields. Additionally, the candidate is expected to have a
wide working knowledge of private sector issues. 
Duration: The PSFU will offer the Scheme Officer a two year
renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance and availability of
financing. 
How to Apply:
Qualifying candidates are
requested to submit their applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vita
including three (2 work related and 1 academic) referees by 5 p.m. APRIL 16th,
2012 to: The Executive Director Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Plot 43
Nakasero Hill Road, P. O. Box 7683, Kampala, Uganda

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