2 Assistant Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job Vacancies – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Job Title:    Assistant Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer (2 Job Vacancies)

Organization: Office
of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Duty Station: 
Kampala and Adjumani, Uganda

Reports to:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Reference Number: KA/004/2019

About US:

The Office of the
Prime Minister (OPM) is the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and
responsible for the coordination and implementation of Government Policies
across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions.

Job Summary:   The Assistant Monitoring & Evaluation
Officer will assist the Department of Refugees in carrying out Monitoring and
Evaluation of sub-programs and ensure proper planning, maintenance of data-base
for the programs, provide statistical analysis data, and support the
preparation and submission of reports as may be required from time to time.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assists in design of the framework for the process and results based
    monitoring of refugees programmes;
  • Support in coordinating the preparation of all monitoring and
    evaluation reports; guide staff and executing partners in preparing their
    progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure
    their timely submission.
  • Assist in consolidating progress reports for management. Including
    preparation of work plans, receiving reports from staff and partners,
    sharing feedback, preparing statistical analysis summaries, and providing
    specific recommendations.
  • Undertakes regular field visits relating to monitoring and
    evaluation, monitoring programs within refugee settlements, follow-up of
    evaluation recommendations, supporting field staff and partners in
    reporting, making physical observations and spot checks to ascertain
    progress of programs.
  • Participate in different fora as resource person, representing the
    Department of Refugees and OPM, including facilitating at events, and
    joining in relevant internal and external discussions
  • Support in improvement and maintenance of the Refugees Management
    Database; aiding the improvement of the available M&E database system
    and participating in data management activities
  • Assist to produce work plans for implementing refugee programs, by
    using the available tools, extracting plans from documents for refugee’s
    project executors, including partners and OPM-Refugees Department internal
  • Assist to produce periodical progress reports, including monthly,
    quarterly, semi¬annual or annually.
  • Assist to appraise the refugees projects by applying appropriate
    statistical methods to carry out statistical analysis of data and provide
    evidence statistical advice to OPM management;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics,
    Quantitative Economics or its equivalent from recognized institution.
  • A minimum of three years of direct experience in designing and/or
    implementing organizational level systems for M&E.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in M&E is an advantage.
  • Experience in designing and/or implementing data collection and data
    management systems
  • Knowledge of data analysis software (e.g. SAS, SPSS, and Excel) and
    basic computer skills (word-processing, spread sheets, and databases)
  • Strong knowledge of/expertise in evaluation techniques (quantitative
    and qualitative methodologies, questionnaire development, statistical
    analysis, logic models, evaluation plans, etc.)
  • Strong experience in the entire evaluation cycle, from design and
    formulation to implementation, analysis and presentation of results and
  • Previous experience in an M&E position responsible for
    implementing M&E activities of development projects.
  • Should be able to develop evident based reporting.
  • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and
    peripheral devices
  • Technical proficiency with ability to generate reports from computer
  • Ability to analyze data and review system processes.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements
  • Age: 23 – 45 years

How to Apply:

Applications are
invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant
positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee
Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office.
Handwritten application letters be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Office
of the Prime Minister, P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda

All application
letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail
addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three
referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and
integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.

All applicants must
quote the Reference Number of the post advertised (Check top of the advert),
indicate the reference number on the top left hand side corner of the
application letter’s envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to
the Human Resource Office, Open Registry 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime

Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm

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