Principal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Placement – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Business
Development
About US:
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was
established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of
Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other
healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of
human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the
regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.
Job Summary: The Principal Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer will lead and provide technical support in the design,
implementation and review of NDA monitoring and evaluation activities.
Specifically the Principle M&E Officer shall be responsible for compiling,
analyzing and interpreting data across NDA in order to track performance and
delivery of set targets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Develop,
design and implement an M&E system, guidelines, manuals and standard
operating procedures for the section
·        
Develop
entity wide monitoring and evaluation indicators, and ensure that all
Directorates, Departments and units, submit regular, structured performance
monitoring reports for analysis to facilitate management review and decision
making
·        
Keenly
monitor the implementation of NDA’s strategic plan, Annual work plans and
projects at all levels
·        
Undertake
Data Quality Audits to provide in-depth assessment of data quality reported by
the Directorates, Departments and units and implement action plan in
collaboration with them for corrective measures on identified gaps during the
Data Quality Audits.
·        
Conduct
On-site Data Verification using standardized tools to provide overall
picture/statement on quality of important programmatic results and
develop and implement action plan in collaboration with the relevant
stakeholders for corrective measures on identified gaps during the On-site data
verification.
·        
Prepare
monthly, quarterly, annual as well as mid-term Activity / plan /programme performance
monitoring reports that contains summary data, reviewing overall performance
against targets and making overall recommendations.
·        
Lead
on annual work plan performance reviews and planning workshops and assist the
Secretary to the Authority in preparing and presenting relevant
Authority level reports for external stakeholders
·        
Participate
in evaluation, reviews, survey, surveillance or activities focusing on the
overall NDA performance tracking, measurement and reporting.
·        
Manage
monitoring and evaluation data, including creation of databases and,
data cleaning
·        
Conducts survey
initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets
responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions.
·        
Perform
any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as may be assigned from
time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the National Drug
Authority (NDA) Principal Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Administration Relevant
qualifications / Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation
·        
At least eight
(8) years relevant working experience
·        
Five years’
experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.
·        
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills; good working knowledge of ICT
applications
·        
Plans,
coordinates and organizes workload while remaining aware of changing Priorities
and competing deadlines
·        
In-depth
knowledge on M&E and regulatory issues
·        
Ability
to lead implementation of new systems (business side), and affect staff
behavioral/ attitudinal change.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together with your
Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be
your current or most recent employer either electronically to the e-mail
address- hr@nda.or.ug or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office, 1st
Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your application
should be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, National
Drug Authority.
Deadline: 10th
January 2018
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