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Thursday 17 October 2013

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development Uganda

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (2)
Recruiter Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)
Location : Kampala,
Country Uganda
Project: Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP)
Reports to: Programme Manager

The Government of Uganda is to implement the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP), under the Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD). The overall objective of the Programme is to address the escalating problem of Youth Unemployment in Uganda.

Key Roles
Design and update the monitoring and evaluation framework of the YLP.
Provide and update details of information that will be collected at each phase of the programme cycle and how it is to be captured by the Management Information Systems (MIS).

Develop in collaboration with the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Officers, the specifications for the MIS databases and support the development of the MIS for monitoring the effectiveness of the programme in generating community subprojects.
Together with the ICT Officers design, develop and test the computer systems and databases to make the MIS operational.
Supervise the collection of information for analyzing the Programme performance.
Liaise with other institutions to monitor and evaluate aspects of poverty/unemployment among the youth at local government and community levels.
Monitor the progress of ongoing projects to ensure adherence to set standards and specifications and agreed implementation time schedules;
Develop short and long term monitoring and evaluation plans.
Facilitating YLP and other partners to establish Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Systems.
Support capacity building of Districts and other partners to enhance their skills in monitoring and evaluation.
Support the development and harmonization of the YLP database.
Study relevant reports, synthesize and harmonize them for purposes of tracking progress and follow up action.

All applicants must be Ugandans possessing the following:- an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Economics/ Statistics/Development studies/ Social Sciences from a recognized University
A certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation / Project Management.

Skills and Experience:
The prospective employee should have at least 3 years of relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation of development projects in Uganda.
Good understanding of Log Frame Approach in planning, monitoring and evaluation.
Familiarity with quantitative as well as qualitative monitoring and evaluation methods.

 Personal Competencies: Computer Literacy; Self Motivated, strong organizational and planning skills; Good Interpersonal and communication skills, Ethics and Integrity.

How to Apply:
All applicants for the above jobs should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their certificates, academic transcripts and testimonials. Applications should be addressed to:  Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, and delivered to the Security Registry (2nd floor) Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Simbamanyo House, George Street OR Post to PERMANENT SECRETARY Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development P. O. Box 7136, Kampala, Uganda
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 25th October 2013