Monitoring and Evaluation Engineer Job at UNRA

Report to: Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation
Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Position Grade: SG 4
Job Summary: The holder of this post is responsible for Independent Technical Monitoring and Evaluation of Road Construction and Maintenance projects/contracts. The Performance of the post holder will be measured in terms of provision of early warning about the performance of projects/ contracts, documented lessons learnt and best practices in the implementation of roads projects/contracts and maintenance of updated contract management database.
Working Relationships:  Supervises subordinate staff.  Liaises with the Project Manager, Engineers and Officers in all UNRA Directorates.
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
·         Manages the contract/project tracking/monitoring and evaluation systems for project and programme progress tracking. Will also ensure required monitoring tools are regularly updated and maintained with accurate data. 
·         Collates  and analyzes  all project progress reports and produce substantive programme status reports.
·         With technical support from the Management Information System Department, ensures that the Contract Management System database on on-going projects, projects in the pipeline, Contractors, Consultants, and Engineers involved in maintenance, road rehabilitation works and project preparation is regularly updated.
·         Conducts regular site visits to projects to collect infield operational information relevant for progress monitoring and reporting.
·         Regularly reports on progress on the implementation of specific project and programme related evaluation recommendations.
·         Compiles the quarterly and annual progress/status reports on the procurement rules and quality assurance guidelines.
·         Compiles information for performance indicators.
·         Coordinates  with Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation, the yearly/quarterly Business Plan Review exercises, providing guidance and quality assurance 
·         Provides input to the establishment of programme/project baselines and design of database of socio-economic data for planning.
·         Performs any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant must have a degree in Civil Engineering. A post graduate qualification in project management and computer skills using planning software will be an advantage.
·         At least five years relevant working experience is required, including experience in monitoring and management of infrastructure projects at programme or systemic level.
How to Apply:
Salaries and Benefits: Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of benefits.
Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
1.       A qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience 
2.      Copies  of testimonials  (the  applicant  must endorse on each copy of the submitted testimonials);
3.      Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and showing previous positions held;
4.      Current salary;
5.      Three referees; and 
6.      Postal addresses and day time telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the Secretary not later than 30 November 2012 at 17.00 hours. Only short-listed candidates  will be contacted.  
NB: Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will lead to disqualification.
Those who applied before for the same positions should not re-apply.
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