FINMAP III Project Jobs – Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Organisation: Ministry
of Finance, Planning & Economic Development
Project Name: Third
Financial Management and Accountability Programme (FINMAP III)
Reports to: Head of
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation.
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About FINMAP III:
The Government of Uganda is
implementing the Third Financial Management and Accountability Programme
(FINMAP III) with the primary purpose to strengthen Public Financial Management
(PFM) at all levels of government and ensure efficient, effective and
accountable use of public resources as a basis for improved service delivery. FINMAP III has been designed
within the objectives of the Accountability Sector, aimed at ensuring value for
money, accountability, compliance with standards, contributing to economic
growth, and improving the quality of service delivery in the public sector in
harmony with the National Development Plan (NDP)
and Vision 2040.
The overall objective FINMAP is
derived from the GoU PFM Reform Strategy for the four year period from July
2014 to June 2018 (the Uganda PFM Reform Strategy or the ‘Strategy’) which was
launched in August 2014. The contribution of FINMAP as the prime framework for
implementation of the Strategy is set out in the Action Plan for the period of
four years from July 2014 to June 2018, and the respective Annual Work Plans,
Procurement Plans and Budgets pertaining thereto, which together form the “Programme
Implementation Document or PID.” In line with the strategy, FINMAP aims to
encourage effective service delivery through reinforcing mechanisms for budget
credibility, compliance and control; and to improve financial management
practices through implementation of automated financial management systems.
Job Summary: The Senior
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will support in the implementation of the
monitoring and evaluation strategy of the programme, planning, budgeting and
ensuring timely and quality and reporting on programme performance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support
    to the development and dissemination of the Monitoring and Evaluation
    framework.
  • Support
    components in preparation of the annual and Quarterly programme work plans
    to ensure that all component plans are aligned with the approved four-year
    FINMAP III action plan and the PFM reform strategy (2014 – 2018) and
    within the available resources.
  • Actively
    participate in the periodic review of the programme’s performance
    indicators to ensure that they remain specific, measurable, assignable,
    and realistic and time bound.
  • Work
    closely with the Head PME, support the work planning and budgeting of
    process for the non- financial management system implementing agencies.
  • Support
    in the monitoring of implementation of all programme activities, through
    regular field visits and liaison with programme components.
  • Works
    in liaison with the Head PME, develop, update and track performance
    indicators for the designated components, ensuring that activity
    implementation is in line with specific reform objectives.
  • Support
    the preparation and dissemination of Quarterly, Semi-Annual and Annual
    Progress Reports.
  • Render
    support in the preparation of the various programme reviews and
    evaluations.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Consolidated
    Annual Programme Work Plan.
  • An
    M & E plan matrix for the designated components.
  • Quarterly
    and Annual Progress Reports.
  • Quarterly
    Component and Programme Workplans and Budgets.
  • PTC
    and PEMCOM Minutes and Updated Action Log.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, commerce,
    economics, business administration, statistics or related field with post
    graduate qualification training in monitoring and evaluation or project
    planning and evaluation. Possession of a post-graduate training and
    qualification in financial management, and monitoring & evaluation or
    project planning and management or related discipline is a must.
  • Four
    or more years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of public sector
    programmes and/or projects, with a strong understanding of results-based
    management concepts.
  • Be
    familiar with the management and coordination of donor funded operations.
  • Computer
    literacy skills and the ability to effectively use personal computers and
    office information technology equipment, as well as Microsoft Office
    Applications.
  • Possess
    the ability to plan, organize, solve problems, implement, monitor and
    evaluate tasks and to deliver outputs to meet required deadlines; ability
    to relate well with various stakeholders.
  • Possess
    excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated
    and a demonstrable and unquestionable level of integrity.
  • Excellent
    drafting, report writing and communication skills.
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send
their applications, updated CVs and copies of academic certificates should be
addressed and submit them to the address below. The envelopes should have clear
reference to the job applied for.
The Programme Coordinator
The Third Financial Management
and Accountability Programme (FINMAP III)
Ministry of Finance, Planning
& Economic Development
Finance Building; 3rd Floor,
Room 3.4
Plot 2/12 Apollo Kaggwa Road
P.O. Box 8147, Kampala.
Uganda       
Email to:
finmap@finance.go.ug
Deadline: Friday 27 February 2015 by 1700hrs

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