Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job Careers – Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Organisation: Ministry of
Finance, Planning and Economic Development
Project Name: The Third
Financial Management and Accountability Programme (FINMAP III)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
About US:
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. The overall objective of FINMAP is derived from
the GoU PFM reform strategy for the period from July 2014 to June 2018,
launched in August 2014. 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.
FINMAP interventions are implemented at both central and local government
levels through a number of components. The programme also has several
stakeholders, including Development Partners. The implementation of FINMAP III
entails a significant amount of coordination effort at all levels. This coordination
requirement is met through the contracting of Staff to support specific
Programme areas.
The programme is funded by the Government of Uganda as well as a number
of development partners including the Department for International Development
of the United Kingdom, European Union, Norway, Denmark, Germany (KFW), Sweden.
There is also cooperation at various levels with the World Bank, International
Monetary Fund (IMF) and Irish Aid.
Job Summary: The Senior
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will offer timely support in the
implementation of the monitoring and evaluation strategy of the programme and
to participate in the timely and quality reporting on programme performance.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Offer support in the development, dissemination
to the components and operationalization of the Monitoring and Evaluation
framework in line with the approved format,
·        
Conduct quarterly monitoring of progress on
implementation of component work plans and prepare Quarterly, Semi-Annual and
Annual Progress Reports to the Head Monitoring and Evaluation;
·        
Offer timely technical support to PFM systems
implementing components in the development of programme output and outcome
indicators and setting realistic targets;
·        
Actively participate in periodic review of the
programme performance indicators to ensure that they meet all indicator quality
requirements;
·        
Analyze the data collected through the quarterly
and annual progress reports to track progress on attainment of programme
performance indicators and adherence to the approved work plans;
·        
Offer technical support to the design and
management of a management information system including the analysis of results
data collected during implementation;
·        
Provide necessary support in carrying out
regular programme reviews;
·        
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.
·        
Support the development and implementation of a
programme wide risk and sustainability strategy
·        
Perform any other duty assigned from time to
time
Key Performance Indicators:
·        
A programme M & E plan matrix;
·        
A functional and up to date Programme Performance
Management Information System;
·        
Quarterly briefs on budget absorption and
adherence to the approved work Plans;
·        
Quarterly, Semi- Annual and Annual Progress
Reports;
·        
Updated programme wide risk matrix
·        
An M & E plan matrix for the designated
components.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate must hold an Honors
Bachelor’s Degree in economics, statistics Commerce or Business
Administration A post-graduate training and qualification in monitoring &
evaluation, Economics, Policy and Planning, project planning and management or
related discipline is a must.
·        
A minimum of four years’ experience in planning
processes, performance management, monitoring and evaluation of public sector
programmes and/or projects, with a strong understanding of results-based
management concepts
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of management
and reporting of donor funded operations.
·        
Good report writing, communication and
presentation skills
·        
Previous exposure and experience/ qualification
in risk management is an added advantage
·        
Prior experience in statistical analysis using
SPSS, STATA or any relevant statistical package
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications, updated CVs and copies
of academic certificates should be addressed and submitted to the address
below. Envelopes should have clear reference to the job applied for. Send to:
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 0 Box 8147,
Kampala. Uganda.
Email to:
finmap@finance.go.ug
Deadline: Friday, 9th
September 2016 by 1700hrs

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