Fresher Programme Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation Jobs – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)




Organisation: Ministry of
Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Programme
Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation
About Us:
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries established
an Agricultural Investment Unit under the Department of Agricultural Investment
and Enterprise Development. The major objective of the Unit is to assist in
coordinating and promoting agribusiness, with emphasis on value addition and
act as an initiative to link and create synergies between MAAIF (Public Policy
/ Regulation), the Private Sector and Development Partners on issues of
promoting agribusiness and value addition.
Job Summary: The Programme
Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation will be tasked with designing and
implementing monitoring and evaluation activities of the project, in order to
promote sustainable agribusiness value addition strategies
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Carrying out periodic reviews (at least
    quarterly) and assessment of identified agribusiness (value addition)
    enterprises of MAAIF, the Private Sector and Development Partners; and
    reporting to MAAIF management accordingly.
  • Actively participate in joint agriculture
    sector Monitoring & Evaluation (M & E) exercises.
  • Conduct strategic studies on value
    addition of key commodities.
  • Preparing and assessing periodic work
    plans, objectives, outputs and indicators for the Agricultural Investment
    Unit.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    the Senior Programme Officer – M & E.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Programme Officer –
    Monitoring & Evaluation job opportunity should hold an Honors
    Bachelors’ Degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, or
    related field from a recognized University/Institution;
  • Possession of a Post Graduate
    Qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation, from a recognized University/
    Institution is an added advantage;
  • One year of experience at the level of
    Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant in Government or at equivalent level
    in a reputable Institution.
  • Adequate
    knowledge in monitoring and evaluation;
  • Strategic
    Thinking;
  • Knowledge
    generation and management skills;
  • Possess
    good presentation and report writing skills
  • Good
    interpersonal and team work;
  • Policy
    formulation, planning, organizing and coordinating skills;
  • Excellent
    research and analytical skills;
  • Highly
    proactive with the ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Good
    communication skills (both oral and written);
  • Computer
    literacy and be proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Good
    project proposal writing skills;
  • Good
    data collection and analysis skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans are encouraged to send a
filled Application Form/ Public Service Form 3 (2008), download
here
, in triplicate and attach certified copies of academic documents
and submit to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry
and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe, Open Registry, Uganda
NB: Applicants
subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews and their names displayed on the
Ministry website or on the MAAIF Notice Board, shall be required to present
certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates
at the time of sitting the oral interviews. Applicants who shall not hear from
the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, on completion of
the selection exercise should consider themselves as unsuccessful.
Deadline: 3rd March
2017

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