Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Opportunities – Ministry Of Health

Job Title:  Monitoring and evaluation officer

Organisation: Ministry Of Health

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Government of the Republic of Uganda received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the implementation of the Uganda Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project (URMCHIP) and Uganda Covid-19 Response and Emergency Preparedness Project (UCREPP).


The Projects are implemented through the existing institutional arrangements of Government whereby the respective Departments at Ministry of Health and other Government Parastatals are responsible for implementation of the respective components of the Projects.


Job Summary:

The objective is to ensure that the project strategies and activities are directly linked to the Project Development Objectives and outcomes as outlined in the Project Appraisal Document, operations manual and results framework. This will be achieved through review of implementation of the work plan, coordination of data collection processes and preparation of periodic progress reports.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Establish the Project monitoring and evaluation system and prepare periodic project progress reports;
  • Guide the process for identifying and designing the key process indicators for each component, to record and report progress of the project.
  • Develop the overall M&E framework for the project including annual project reviews, participatory impact assessments, process monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Oversee the design and collection of data for baseline surveys and needs assessment that may be required under the diff erent components of the project.
  • Conduct regular data quality audits on a sample basis to verify data reported through the HMIS and specific activity reports.
  • Develop a plan for project related capacity building on M&E and for any computer-based support that may be required.
  • Ensure that, in general, project monitoring arrangements comply with the Project Grant and Financing agreements and, in particular, the provisions of this agreement are fully observed including the scope of the project/workplan, results framework, project implementation manual and legal covenants.
  • Prepare for implementation support missions, verification and support supervision visits across all components of the project including: preparation of the necessary progress reports, supervision checklists, requisition for funds and planning for the associated logistics.
  • Prepare project progress briefs for dissemination to stakeholders including insertions in the media to keep the public appraised about progress of project implementation.
  • Working closely with the RBF Officers in extracting information from the District Health Information System, quality assessments, and lead the process of analysing it for progress reporting and for triggering RBF payments.
  • Work closely with NIRA to capture the relevant data from the civil registration data base.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must be Ugandan nationals with either a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Social Sciences or Supply Chain or Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning or Economics or Demography or Physical Sciences from a recognised University or Institution.
  • The applicant should possess a Master’s Degree in either in Statistics or Social Sciences or Supply Chain or Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning or Economics or Demography or Physical Sciences or a related field.
  • The candidate should have at least 10 years of proven experience in the design of M&E systems and approaches and should be knowledgeable in M&E analytical tools.
  • The applicant should have experience working with multilateral and bilateral agencies and the Public Sector.
  • The applicant should demonstrate Computer skills including data processing, information analysis and report writing.


The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will report to the Project Coordinator of Uganda Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement.


How to Apply:

Written Expression of Interest (hand delivered or sent by email to: accompanied with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and three referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employer should be submitted and addressed to:


The Procurement Specialist, Ministry of Health, Block D,

Room D109, Plot 7 Lourdel Road, P. O. Box 7272 KAMPALA


Deadline: 2nd August 2021 at 4:00pm


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