Health Technical Monitoring Officer Job at Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Organisation:
Ministry of Finance,
Planning and Economic Development
Duty
Station:
Budget
Monitoring and Accountability Unit (BMAU), Uganda
About
Us:
The mission of Ministry of
Finance, Planning and Economic Development is to formulate sound economic
policies, maximize revenue mobilization, and ensure efficient allocation and
accountability for public resources so as to ensure sustainable economic growth
and development. The Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (BMAU), within
the Budget Directorate operationalizes this mission through tracking public
resources and monitoring actual implementation of Government programmes for
improved service delivery. BMAU is currently focusing on the five key
investment areas (sectors): Agriculture; Infrastructure (Energy and Roads);
Social Services (Education, Health, and Water and Sanitation);
Industrialization and ICT; and Micro Finance. Monitoring covers all central
government ministries, departments and agencies in these sectors and all
districts in Uganda.
Job
Summary:
The Officer
will specifically handle health related work in the Budget Monitoring and
Accountability Unit and the Ministry in General.
Key
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Analyze
    expenditures in the health sector in the Integrated Financial Management
    System, Out­put Based Budgeting Tool and other sectoral and local
    government planning and budgeting tools.
  • Review
    the sectoral Ministerial Policy Statement; Budget Framework Papers, and
  • Progress
    Reports to assess consistency
  • Physical
    monitoring to access use of public funds by spending entities at the
    Central and Local Government level.
  • Undertake
    commissioned research
  • Participate
    in Health Sector Reviews
  • Produce
    key budget monitoring reports, research reports and policy briefs.
  • Guide
    and train the Research Assistant(s) allocated to you.
  • Contribute
    to budget analysis under the Directorate of Budget
  • Carry-out
    any other duties assigned by the Head Budget Monitoring and Accountability
    Unit.
 Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:
  • Applicant
    should possess a Masters in Health Economics, Social Sciences, Social
    Sector Planning and Management, Development Studies or related fields.
  • At
    least 5 years’ experience in the health sector.
  • Additional
    training in M & E or at least 2 years’ experience in M & E and/or
    research.
  • Experience
    in the public sector is an added advantage.
  • Strong
    writing and analytical skills.
  • Computer
    literate.
 How
to apply:
All applicants should send
their applications to: The Permanent Secretary/Secretary to Treasury Attention:
Head, Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (Room 3.13) Ministry
of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, P. O. Box 8147, Kampala,
Uganda.
Deadline:
28th June, 2013
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