3 Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Careers – Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Job Title:     Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer (3 Job Careers)

Organisation: Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Project Name:
Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Mbale and Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to: Operations/RTSU

About US:

The Ministry of
Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD), through its Programme Management
Unit (PMU) is implementing the second Phase of the Expanding Social Protection
Programme (ESPII). The goal of ESP is to reduce chronic poverty and improve
life chances for poor men, women and children in Uganda. The programme aims to
embed a national social protection system, including social assistance for the
poorest and most vulnerable, as a core element of Uganda’s national planning
and budgeting processes. A core element of the Programme is the Social
Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) under which government provides the
Senior Citizens Grant to older persons. Government with support from
Development partners is currently in the process of rolling out the Senior
Citizens Grant to all districts in the country.

Job Summary:   The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will
mainly implement, monitor and evaluate systems to enhance quality control,
improve internal processes and results delivery underpinning accountability at
various levels. Contribute to overall program learning and sharing.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Extraction of data for monitoring from
    the MIS and use it for analysis, planning and decision-making.
  • Prepare reports on the process
    monitoring indicators, detailing progress against work plan, challenges
    and recommendations.
  • Provide inputs to various review
    meetings at district level where lessons learned are discussed,
    improvements for the design and operations are proposed and strategies on
    how lessons learned can be applied.
  • Ensure that pay point-monitoring reports
    from all pay points in the district are immediately submitted and captured
    at the end of each payment cycle.
  • Lead the planning, implementation and
    documentation of findings of monitoring visits.
  • Provide inputs, information and
    statistics for quarterly, annual and other reports to SPO M&E and the
    PMU staff.
  • Manage beneficiary database containing
    information on enrolment, payments, grievance and complaints. Participate
    in documentation and resolution of beneficiary complaints in line with
    complaint management and resolution guidelines and share this with the
    Complaints and Grievance Officer.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a University
    degree in Statistics, Economics, Social Science or related field. Post
    graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years of experience in
    the design and implementation of M&E in development projects
    implemented by Donors/Government.
  • Previous experience in designing tools
    and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send application letters, detailed
CV, names and addresses of three referees along with the relevant certified
copies of academic transcripts, certificates to: Permanent Secretary, Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development Headquarters (Security Registry) on
second (2) Floor Plot 2, Simbamanyo House, George Street P.O Box 7136, Kampala,

Deadline: 23rd August 2019 by 11:00am

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