FINMAP III Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs – Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MOFPED)

Organisation: Ministry of
Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MOFPED)
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.
About IPPS:
The Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPS) is a computer based
Human Resource Management Information System for Government being implemented
by Ministry of Public Service (MoPS). The IPPS is responsible for the
processing of the Government of Uganda (GoU) Gratuity, monthly Pension and
Salary Payrolls and is one of the critical Public Financial Management (PFM)
systems aimed at improving efficiency and effectiveness in Human Resource
Management processes and governance in the Public Service. The IPPS comprises
of Human Resource Management functions from Recruitment to Exit. IPPS is one of
the Public Financial Management (PFM) reform programs supported by the Third
Financial Management and Accountability Programme (FINMAPIII) under Ministry of
Finance Planning and Economic Development.
Job Summary: The Senior
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (SMEO) will assist 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:  
  • Render 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 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.
  • Keenly 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 in 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 applicant must hold an honors
    Bachelors Degree in economics, statistics, Commerce or Business
    Administration and related discipline.
  • Possession of a post-graduate
    qualification (Diploma or Masters) 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 the
    management and reporting of donor funded operations.
  • Good report writing, communication and
    presentation skills.
  • Previous experience/ qualification in risk
    management is an added advantage.
  • Prior exposure and 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: 31st March
2017 by 5:00pm

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