Fresher Planner /Data Officer Job Careers – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)

Job Title:    Planner /Data Officer
Organisation: Dairy
Development Authority (DDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Planning
Officer
About US:
Dairy Development Authority (DDA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is
established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998. Its Mission is “To provide
dairy development and regulatory services that will ensure increased production
and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable dairy industry sector;
contribute to economic development and improved nutritional standards in Uganda.”
Job Summary: The Planner
/Data Officer will provide support in the collection, analysis and processing
of statistical data and information to help in the planning, budgeting and
policy development.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for producing briefs, reports,
    reviews and other documentations on the status of the dairy sector in the
    country.
  • Tasked with analyzing trends on milk
    production and consumption and advice on its effects as well as
    implications on the sub-sector and the economy.
  • In charge of facilitating the preparation
    of DDA Ministerial policy statement/Budget Framework paper, (including its
    review) sector performance reports.
  • Responsible for facilitating the
    formulation of medium-term and long term plans and strategies for the
    sub-sector by coordinating and cooperating with the respective
    stakeholders.
  • Tasked with compiling and analyzing data
    as may be required for the department and the Authority in line with the
    National Dairy strategy.
  • Providing technical assistance to the
    various departments of the Authority in regard to data handling and
    management.
  • Serve as the focal person for the
    Authority’s data and records management.
  • Preparing statistical report (Annual
    statistical Abstract).
  • Perform any other duties assigned to you
    but your supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Dairy
    Development Authority (DDA) Planner /Data Officer job placement must hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics or any other related field.
  • Possession of a post graduate
    qualification in project planning and management or Monitoring &
    evaluation is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    annual work planning & budgeting in the public sector.
  • Previous experience in preparation of policy
    statements, budget framework papers & conversant with the GOU planning
    process.
  • Possess advanced computer skills,
    particularly spreadsheets & databases
  • Hands-on skills and experience gained in
    impact assessment, monitoring and evaluation, economic analysis, program
    and project formulation, data collection and analysis and performance
    assessment.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants who meet the specified job requirements
should submit their application forms, up to date curriculum vitae, photocopies
of academic credentials and three referees to the address below:
The Executive Director,
Dairy Development Authority (DDA),
Plot 1, Kafu Rd. Kampala,
P. O. Box 34006, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to: info@dda.or.ug
Deadline: 16th June 2017 by
5.00pm
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