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Principal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Placement – Ministry of Public Service

Organization: Public
Service Commission
Placement Organization: Ministry of Public Service
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Public Service
Commission is established under the provisions of  Article 165(1) of the
1995 Constitution. In fulfillment of its functions under Article 166,  the
Commission is required to make a report to Parliament in respect of each year’s
performance of its functions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The incumbent will be responsible to the
Assistant Commissioner Monitoring and Evaluation for performing the following duties:-
·       
Steering
and providing technical support in design, implementation and review of the
Ministry’s monitoring and evaluation activities, specifically compiling,
analyzing and interpreting data to track performance and delivery of set
targets;
·       
Participating
in development of tools and indicators for use in quarterly and annual
compliance and efficiency audits; and collecting, collating and filing
quarterly Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) returns for the Ministry;
·       
Developing,
designing and implementing an M&E system, guidelines, manuals and standard
operating procedures for the Department so as 
to facilitate monitoring and implementation of Ministry’s strategic
plan, annual work plans and projects at all levels;
·       
Developing
monitoring and evaluation indicators and ensuring that all Departments submit
regular, structured performance monitoring reports for analysis in order to
facilitate management review and decision making;
·       
Undertaking
data quality audits to provide in – depth assessment of data quality reported
by Departments and implementing action plans in collaboration with them for
corrective measures on identified gaps during the data quality audits;
·       
Undertaking
audit and analysis of Government policies, National Development Plans,
Strategic Objectives, Manifesto Programmes and projects relating to the
Ministry’s operations;
·       
Consolidating
monthly, quarterly, mid-term as well as annual Departmental activity / plan
performance monitoring reports;
·       
Leading
annual work plan performance reviews and planning interfaces/meetings and
providing support in preparing reports;
·       
Participating
in evaluation, reviews, survey, surveillance of activities focusing on the
overall Ministry’s performance tracking, measurement and reporting;
·       
Reviewing
existing Human Resource Information Management Systems, Procedures and
Practices in Ministry;
·       
Managing
monitoring and evaluation data, including databases management;
·       
Any
other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
Applicants
should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in
Quantitative Economics; or Economics; or Statistics; or Mathematics; or Policy
Analysis; or Commerce; or Business Administration; or Social Sciences, plus a
minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, Economics, or
Policy and Planning, Project Planning and Management, or a related discipline
obtained from a recognized University/Institution.
·       
Applicants
should have six (6) years relevant working experience in Planning Processes,
Policy Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation or Performance Management of public
sector programmes and / or projects in Government or reputable organization,
three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Senior Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer or an equivalent level in Government or from a reputable
organization.
Core Competencies:
·       
Public
Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity, Interpersonal,
Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi-cultural Settings,
Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical Competence, Ability to
Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.
·       
Strategic
Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Policy
Development, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.
·       
Age: Above 28 years
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online,
Click Here
·       
Scan and
submit relevant documents (‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree and Professional
Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and promotion)
on-line.
·       
Each
attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents format
(PDF) is allowed.
·       
Officers
serving in the Public Service are required to print an Extract of PS Form 3
(2008) and obtain recommendation from their Responsible Officers.  Scan the recommendation together with the
rest of the documents and submit online.
Deadline: 29th
September 2020
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