Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs – Office of the Prime Minister

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Organisation: Office of the Prime Minister

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Project Director


About US:

In 2021, the European Union approved Phase 2 of the National Information Platform for Nutrition (NIPN) to specifically consolidate and institutionalize it in Uganda by strengthening its strategic and analytical capacity to produce disaggregated information for more effective decision-making.


The Office of the Prime Minister plans to recruit critical staff to support the implementation of the second phase of NIPN as well as the Uganda Nutrition Action Plan.


Job Summary:  The Office of the Prime Minister is seeking to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation officer to support the UNAP secretariat during the second phase of the NIPN project. The M&E Officer will support and strengthen the capacity of the UNAP secretariat to monitor and coordinate the implementation of the MEAL Plan for UNAP Il.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Periodically monitor and track implementation of the UNAP Il MEAL plan to inform programme decisions for the Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Technical Coordination Committee.
  • Support stakeholder meetings to routinely review performance of UNAP Il against the set standards and targets
  • Work closely with relevant M&E focal points in the different OPM departments e.g. Disaster preparedness, Strategic Coordination Implementation (SCI), Nutrition related projects/ programs to ensure relevant nutrition sensitive actions contribute to the UNAP MEAL
  • Support the mapping of relevant nutrition indicators to inform the Government Annual Performance Report (GAPR) and subsequent dissemination of Nutrition Extract reports to key stakeholders
  • Lead the preparation and generation of progress reports on a quarterly and annual basis for UNAP Secretariat
  • Support supervision for functionality assessment at the OPM and SUN
  • Provide technical assistance to the UNAP secretariat in terms of concept development, methods, data management, etc. for any identified areas of research under UNAP II
  • Working closely with the Knowledge Management Officer at OPM, support development and dissemination of Nutrition related knowledge products and analytical briefs for the UNAP secretariat
  • Working closely with the UNAP Nutrition Officer, monitor and provide regular updates on the UNAP II Implementation Road map
  • Generate concept notes and terms of reference for midterm review and end term evaluation of UNAP II
  • Support the development of the training packages of the UNAP 11 MEAL plan
  • Support training of OPM and SUN networks staff on UNAP II MEAL plan.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Quantitative Economics; or Economics; or Statistics; or Mathematics; or Policy Analysis; or Social Sciences, Commerce plus a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation, Economics or Policy and Planning, Project Planning and Management, or a related discipline obtained from a recognized University/ Institution.
  • Six years of professional experience in Planning Processes, Policy Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation or Performance Management including experience in developing and refining Theories of Change, Results Chains and Results Frameworks, indicator selection, baseline assessments, and setting targets
  • Demonstrable experience of not less than 5 years in supporting multi­sectoral programmes and partners to develop and operationalize a MEAL plan
  • At least 4 years of using both qualitative and quantitative data collection/ research techniques in health and/ or nutrition
  • Field experience at national and sub-national level work environments with good working knowledge of UNAP implementation at national and local government level being an added advantage.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, at least two competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current or previous employer, passport photo, contacts both Mobile and Email, and should be addressed to


The Permanent Secretary

Office of the Prime Minister

New Government Block

Plot 9-11 Apollo Kaggwa Road

P.O. Box 341, Kampala.


Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to the disqualification of a candidate.


Deadline: 4th October 2022 at 5:00 p.m.


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