Assistant M&E Officer (Data Base) – National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Organisation: National
Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
M&E Officer
About US:
The National
Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS) is one of the statutory semi-autonomous
bodies in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF);
established in 2001 by an Act of Parliament (NAADS Act 2001) to specifically
facilitate efficient and effective delivery of agricultural advisory services
for enhanced production and productivity.
Job Summary: The
Assistant M&E Officer (Data Base) will support NAADS Secretariat in the
design, development and maintenance of M&E databases and monitor and
improve its capacity and performance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of developing and designing database strategies,
    monitoring and improving database performance and capacity and plan for
    future expansion requirements;
  • Planning, co-coordinating and implementing security measures to
    safeguard the databases;
  • Identifying MIS needs, supporting joint strategies and developing
    and maintaining appropriate databases, database applications, database
    interface functions (data entry forms and reports) and products;
  • Identifying, gathering and incorporating external datasets into the
    NAADS data repository;
  • Maintaining and expanding the NAADS Secretariat database
    applications.
  • Developing Capacity of NAADS departments working with database
    applications, provide general support to MIS skills & capacity
    development for end users;
  • Managing the development of back office operational systems and
    provide data sets for integration into the planning function and the NAADS
    portal;
  • Managing and updating the NAADS Secretariat Web-based database
    system
  • Performing routine data analysis and generate continuous management
    reports;
  • Preparing progress report for activities undertaken;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the National Agricultural Advisory Services
    (NAADS) Assistant M&E Officer (Data Base) job placement must hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Information Technology, Business
    computing and /or Statistics.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation/Project planning
    and management from a recognized Institution.
  • A minimum of three years’ managing the development and maintenance
    of M&E databases in a similar position in public sector or any other
    reputable organization.
  • Extensive training in MIS for M&E plus excellent theoretical and
    practical Knowledge of database development.
  • Proven skill and experience of data entry, analysis and management
  • An ability to develop data systems for use with spatial data would
    be an advantage.
  • Attention to detail
  • Good analytical thinking abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
 How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with
comprehensive typed CV, copies of certificates and/or testimonials together
with the applicant’s telephone numbers, names, addresses, and telephone
contacts of three referees to;
The Executive
Director,
National
Agricultural Advisory Services- NAADS,
P.O. Box 25235,
Plot 5, Kyadondo
Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.
Deadline: 18th February 2019
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