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


Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation

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

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

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Project


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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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


Qualifications, Skills and

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.

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

foundation in statistical analysis.

in conducting and managing monitoring and evaluation activities.

experience in designing questionnaires and other data collection formats.

in setting up computerized databases and conducting analysis.

management experience.

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

understanding of change management concepts and approaches.

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

oral and written communications skills.

understanding of participatory approaches to problem solving in public


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
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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