Assistant Manager Planning Job Opportunities – National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB)

Job
Title:
       Assistant Manager Planning
Organization: National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Data Bank (NAGRC & DB)
Duty
Station
: Headquarters – Entebbe, Uganda
Reports
To
: Finance & Administration Manager
About
US:
The National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB) was established by the Animal Breeding Act, 2001. It is one of the statutory semi-autonomous bodies of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). Formation of NAGRC &DB was part of the fulfilment of the aspirations in the National Animal Breeding Policy (1997), document and the Action Plan for its implementation providing guidelines to all actors in the animal breeding and production value-chain. The actors included input suppliers, farmers, companies, researchers, extension workers and civic leaders on suitable breeds for the various ecological and production systems.
Job
Summary:
The Assistant Manager Planning will provide technical planning support and carry out
Economic Policy engagements review and monitoring progress of day-to-day
Economic activities of the institution.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Undertakes macro-economic analysis and forecasting
for the centre.
·      
Coordinates the implementation of planned
activities.
·      
Maintains a statistical database to support budgeting
process analysis and forecasting.
·      
Reviews development policies, strategies, projects
and programmes prepared at the centre.
·      
Coordinates NAGRC & DB development plans.
·      
Participates in the analysis of national and sector
development policies, plans and public expenditure programs.
·      
Coordinates the participation of departments/Units
in the development planning and budgeting process.
·      
Coordinate and participates in Resource Mobilisation
for the organization
·      
Coordinates activities to bolster strategic
partnerships and networks
·      
Any other activities assigned by Executive Director
and the Board



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal applicant should have a  Master’s Degree in Economics, Statistics ,
Quantitative Economics or any other related degree from a recognized
University/Institution, plus
·      
Postgraduate training in project planning and
management, monitoring and evaluation, Economics, Statistics or Quantitative
Economics from a recognized University/Institution.
·      
Working experience of at least Eight (8) years
gained at the level of an Economist/Planner in Government or equivalent level
of experience from a reputable organization.
·      
Thorough familiarity with principles and current
approaches to planning, monitoring and evaluation of development programs using
both quantitative and qualitative methods
·      
Expertise in data analysis using NVivo8, SPSS, Epi
Data, Atlas, etc.
How
to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work references) to;

The Executive Director,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:
6th May 2020
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