2 Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant Job Vacancies – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Job Title:  ACDP Monitoring and Evaluation
Assistant (2 Job Vacancies)

Organization:  Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and

Duty Station: Entebbe,

Reports to:          Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

About US:

The Government of the Republic of Uganda through the
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) applied for
financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Agricultural Cluster
Development Project (ACDP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for the
Recruitment of additional staff for the Agriculture Cluster Development Project

About The Project:

The Government of Uganda has received a credit from the
International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Agriculture
Cluster Development Project (ACDP). The project is designed to: (a) raise both
productivity and overall production of maize, beans, cassava, rice and coffee
in 12 selected high potential agricultural areas in Uganda termed “clusters;”
and (b) improve the effectiveness of the marketing chains for these

Job Summary:  The M&E Assistant will assist the M&E
Specialist to coordinate all M&E activities under the project, compiling
M&E reports, organizing M&E specialized studies, workshops and surveys,
and coordinating knowledge sharing activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

The tasks and responsibilities are within the lower level
management; demanding high focused operational execution, with substantial
in-land travel. The job demands high energy, working and travelling long hours;
and consistently demanding filing of regular high quality reports within strict
timelines. The Monitoring and Evaluation  
support the M&E Specialist in taking operational responsibility for
the following duties.

Supporting the development, maintenance and
operation of the project M&E system, including the management information
system at all levels of project implementation;

Providing technical guidance on data collection,
collation and analysis of information and prepare quarterly, annual and other
reports on project implementation;

Preparing policy briefs and media/legislative

Coordinating communication and knowledge sharing
activities specified in the Project Implementation Manual;

Preparing the Annual Project Implementation
Plans and coordinating the accomplishment of the planned objectives through
project operators/stakeholders;

Documenting the lessons learnt and providing the
best practices on design of follow-on projects.

Any other duties that may be assigned by his/her
superiors from time to time in furtherance of the above responsibilities.


M&E System and Management Information system
developed and maintained.

Technical guidance provided on data collection,
collation and analysis of information.

Policy briefs and media/legislative reports

Communication and knowledge sharing activities

Annual Project implementation plans prepared and
accomplishment of planned objectives coordinated.

Lessons learnt documented and best practices

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal applicant should be in possession of a
Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields, Economics, Statistics,
Business Administration, all from a recognized university or institution; and
postgraduate certification in M&E. Possession of a Master’s Degree in any
of the above fields is an added advantage.

Experience in designing and implementing results
based M&E system.

Proven ICT Skills, including database
management, spread sheets and presentation skills.

Ability to work as a team player

At least three (3) years’ experience in
project/program based work, Two of which should be in participatory project
monitoring and evaluation (M&E) instruments and systems for agriculture
related program

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

The short listing shall be conducted in accordance with the
World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of providers (under IBRD
Loans and IDA Credits & Grants) by World Bank Borrowers (Jan 2011)
Consultants Guidelines.

Sealed Expression of Interest (application letters, curriculum
vitae and copies of the academic documents) should be submitted to the address
below .Please indicate the position being applied for on top of the envelope.

Address: The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries

Procurement and Disposal Unit Office,

Plot 16-18, Lugard Avenue,

P.O. Box 102, Entebbe – UGANDA.

Email address: ps@agriculture.go.ug 

Deadline: 10th
March 2020

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