2 Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Placements – National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)

Organization: National
Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)
Duty Station: 
Wakiso and Hoima, Uganda
About US:
The National
Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) is established by the National
Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to provide
strategic direction for publically funded agricultural research in Uganda. The
organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body, Committees of
Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with semi-autonomous
Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI’s) under its policy guidance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Establishing baseline information on all research programs and
    projects at Institute.
  • Conducting regular monitoring and evaluation of research activities
    at the Institute to ensure quality assurance.
  • Documenting progress and achievements of each project at the
  • Advising researchers and management on planning, monitoring and
  • Participating in the formulation of strategic management plans for
    the research institute, including development of annual work plans and
  • Developing grant proposals to secure funding for conducting specific
    research programs in line with the institute’s strategic management plan.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the National Agricultural Research
    Organisation (NARO) Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job should
    hold a Bachelor of Arts in Economics or Bachelor of Science in
    quantitative economics degree plus a postgraduate qualification in project
    planning or monitoring and evaluation or in a related discipline.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience as an Economist
    or Planner.
  • Age: Below 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons should submit applications together with a
detailed curriculum vitae giving telephone and e-mail addresses and names and
addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of academic certificates and
testimonials to the undersigned.
Applicants are
advised to quote the reference number of the post applied for on the top left
hand corner of the envelope and on the application letter specifying the
institute of preference and should apply for not more than two (2) positions.
Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted and notified via NARO website, telephones and
e-mail addresses as provided on the CV. Short-listed candidates will be
required to provide certified copies of their Academic Qualifications.
The Director
Agricultural Research Organization,
P.O. Box 295,
Deadline: 21st February 2019 by 5.00 p.m.
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