Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job Careers – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Job Title:          Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Organization: National Identification and Registration
Authority (NIRA)
Kampala, Uganda
Manager, Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer
About US:
The National Identification
and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established on the passing of the Uganda
Registration of Persons Act, 2015. The Act was made to harmonise and
consolidate the law on registration of persons; to provide for registration of
individuals and to establish a national identification register. It provides
for the mandatory registration of all Ugandan citizens within Uganda and abroad
as well as aliens identification cards and for related matters.
The Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer will conduct monitoring and evaluation of NIRA
operations, programmes and activities as assigned.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Maintains
    the M&E system and tracks performance indicators
  • Retrieves
    and analyses data from the management information systems and writes
    reports for management for use in decision making
  • The
    incumbent supports the process of defining, developing and revising the
    Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system as it applies to the NIRA
  • The
    jobholder builds capacity of team and implementing Partners on M&E
    tools, analysis, data management and reporting in the NIRA management
  • Keenly
    monitors and evaluates projects implemented by the different Units and
    writes reports to the Head, Planning and Strategy as delegated
  • Provides
    support in assembling relevant reports to Management and other development
  • Guides
    on manual data management like file coding, data to be filed and ensuring
    ease of access to information by implementing partners
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Manager,
    Monitoring and Evaluation.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the National Identification and Registration Authority
    (NIRA) Monitoring & Evaluation Officer career vacancy should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Statistics, Economics, Development
    Studies or a related field from a recognized University
  • Possession
    of a Post Graduate Qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation or any of
    the above fields would be an added advantage
  • Applicants
    with recognized certifications in Planning or Project Management will have
    an added advantage
  • At
    least three years of relevant experience in Monitoring & Evaluation in
    a reputable Public or Private Organization
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. working knowledge if advanced excel, SPSS and Atlas TI is
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested persons should send their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic and professional certificates/ testimonials to the National Director,
Profiles International Uganda Limited (PIUL), Plot 26B Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya,
Kampala, P.O. Box 3024, Kampala or hand deliver the application at its offices
indicated above from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Please indicate a
daytime telephone contact and names and contact details of three professional
referees. Also, in your application letter and on the cover of the envelope,
clearly indicate which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 24th August, 2016
If you do not hear from NIRA within two months from the closing date, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to disqualification.
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