Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Career Jobs – Ministry of Works and Transport

Organization: Ministry of
Works and Transport
Project Name: Standard Gauge
Railway Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Planning
and Strategy
About US:
The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Works and Transport is
spearheading the development of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) network. The
SGR project is being implemented over five (5) years as a regional project with
Uganda’s partner states of Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan. The objective of
developing the SGR network is to provide a modern, fast, reliable, efficient,
and high capacity railway transport system as a seamless single railway
operation.
Job Summary: The Senior
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will regularly monitor and evaluate the
implementation of SGR Project plans and activities.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The jobholder will develop and manage
    comprehensive Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Frameworks;
  • Provide guidance in the design,
    construction and utilization of data gathering/management systems and
    software to support monitoring and evaluation using tools, including
    Excel, Access, STATA and others;
  • Keep track and participate in base line
    studies, process review, monitoring and evaluation and impact assessment
    studies;
  • Provide technical support to uphold high
    standards of quality for monitoring and evaluation work, contributing to
    departmental and sectoral activities designed to enhance reporting;
  • Develop and implement various standard
    monitoring and evaluation tools (including questionnaires and survey
    designs) for different work plans, research studies, and third party
    assignments;
  • Undertake and coordinate monitoring and
    evaluation of the implementation of programs and initiatives of SGRP;
  • The jobholder will develop M&E tools
    for different programs under SGRP;
  • Participate in sector and thematic
    evaluations and learning products for assessing the development
    effectiveness of the project;
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time by the supervisor;
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
The applicants must
possess the following:-
  • A Bachelor (Hons) Degree in Economics
    and/or Statistics, from a recognized
    institution.
  • Masters’ Degree in Economics/Planning/
    Statistics or Monitoring and Evaluation from an recognised institution;
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ relevant
    experience in a Government institution or reputable organization.
  • Personal Competencies: team
    work; planning organising and coordination; analytical skills; effective
    communication; ethics and integrity; result orientation
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans should send written
applications with letters of recommendation from either the current or previous
employer(s) covering the last three consecutive years of employment, copies of
academic certificates & transcripts, previous and current appointment
letters, curriculum vitae, and a recent passport size colour photograph.
Applications should be addressed to:-
The Project Coordinator, Standard Gauge Railway Project,
P. O. Box 27756, Kampala. Uganda
Applications should be delivered to the …New Vision Offices…
Note:
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
    contacted and Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to
    disqualification.
  • Candidates who present forged
    documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
  • Envelopes containing applications should
    be clearly marked with both the position applied for and duty station.
Deadline: 28th September 2016
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