Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Jobs – Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)

 

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation
Specialist

Organization:  Uganda National Council for
Science and Technology (UNCST)

Project Name: National
Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement (NSTEI-SE)
Project

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Project
Coordinator

 

About US:

The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a
Government agency established in 1990 by an Act of Parliament (CAP. 209) of the
Laws of Uganda. The agency is mandated to facilitate the development and
implementation of strategies for integrating Science and Technology (S&T)
into the national de/velopment process.

 

About NSTEI-SE Project:

The National Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement
(NSTEI-SE) Project is a five (5) year intervention by the Government of Uganda
to provide state-of-the-art specialized infrastructure and equipment, including
techno training facilities to ensure that Ugandans acquire skills for
designing, implementing and managing key infrastructural projects and create
globally competitive businesses.

 

Job Summary:   The Monitoring
and Evaluation Specialist M&E/ Learning and Reporting Specialist (M&E/L
Specialist) will initiate, develop and implement monitoring, reporting and
evaluation strategies and systems to improve internal processes, integrate
lessons learned into project implementation and generate evidence for policy
development in line with project design and M&E/L framework.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Develop,
implement and maintain a Project Management Information System (MIS) in line
with in line with the project ICT framework and the project strategy.

·        
Establish
the M&E/L Framework, system and strategy, including design, data-collection
formats, data-collection, data-analysis, and reporting format and systems as
per the project approach and design.

·        
Collect
or commission surveys, audits, site visits and studies on project activities to
prepare and submit consolidated reports in line with the M&E/L framework,
project approach and design.

·        
Monitor
and report project progress including the physical and financial targets
against overall M&E/L framework.

·        
Support
the development and monitoring of annual work plans and budgets, including
annual milestones in line with the project strategy and M&E/L framework.

·        
Conduct
and/or commission impact evaluation of training/retooling and business
incubation programs in line with the project strategy, engineering trades and
the prevailing national and industry standards.

·        
Coordinate
and/or execute special studies and adhoc evaluations as needed to assess
activity impacts and collect key outputs and process indicators for the Project
components based on the project description and consultations with the relevant
teams in line with engineering trades and the prevailing national and industry
standards.

·        
Review M
& E/L data reports, flag and document potential risks or challenges and
lessons learned and feed them back into activity, project design and
improvement in line with the project strategic objectives

·        
Develop
and implement capacity building training programs related to monitoring and
evaluation in line with M&E/L framework.

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation,
Statistics, Economics, finance or related field.

·        
At least
six years of work experience in public sector or private sector.

·        
Experience
in the design and/or implementation of M&E systems, preferably in the
public sector.

·        
Strong
foundation in statistical analysis.

·        
Experience
in conducting and managing monitoring and evaluation activities.

·        
Proven
experience in designing questionnaires and other data collection formats.

·        
Experience
in setting up computerized databases and conducting analysis.

·        
Project
management experience.

·        
Experience
in application of ICT for communication, data collection and processing.

·        
Good
understanding of change management concepts and approaches.

·        
Very
strong planning, system development and organizational skills, including
results orientation.

·        
Excellent
oral and written communications skills.

·        
Good
understanding of participatory approaches to problem solving in public
organizations.

 

How to Apply:

If you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience,
please send your detailed Application and CV demonstrating possession of the
relevant competencies, current position, names and addresses of three referees
via email to pila2consultants@gmail.com.
Please quote the position of interest in the subject line. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 23rd
October 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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