Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer FINMAP II Project Jobs – Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

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 (GOU)
has been implementing Public Service Reform Programmes aimed at improving
efficiency, effectiveness and accountability in delivery of public services.
Some of the reform initiatives included strengthening the human resource
management function by enhancing the establishment and payroll control through
implementation of an Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPS).
The Government of Uganda is
implementing Public Financial Management (PFM) reforms through 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 programme is supported
by Development Partners including DFID, Norway, EU, KFW, and DANIDA. The
overall objective of FINMAP is derived from the GoU PFM reform strategy for the
period from July 2014 to June 2019.
Job Summary: The Senior
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (SMEO) will support 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: 
The Senior Monitoring and
Evaluation Officer will carry out the following duties:
  • Assist
    in the development, dissemination to the components and operationalization
    of the Monitoring and Evaluation framework in line with the approved
    format.
  • Carry
    out 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
    analyse 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 five-year
    FINMAP III action plan and the PFM reform strategy (2014 – 2019) and
    within the available resources.
  • Support
    the development and implementation of a programme wide risk and
    sustainability strategy.
  • Any
    other duty assigned from time to time.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • A
    programme Monitoring and Evaluation 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. A
    post-graduate qualification (Diploma or Masters) in monitoring and evaluation,
    Economics, Policy and Planning, project planning and management or related
    discipline is a must.
  • Four
    years of work 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.
  • Be
    familiar with 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.
  • 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: 7th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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