Job Ref. NAROSEC/1
Job Title : MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER
No. of Posts: 2 posts
Institute: NARO Secretariat
Develop the overall M&E framework for National Agricultural Research Systems. For example; annual project reviews, participatory impact assessment, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons learned workshop.
Participate in the development and implementation of M&E systems including the prioritizing key activities, measures and indicators, milestones and expected outcomes and project impact.
Design and develop M&E tools, frameworks, and information management systems, conducting baseline surveys as well as defining outcome and impact pathways and tracking systems.
Guide the process of identifying key performance indicators and parameters for monitoring organizational performance against targets. Design the formats for such performance reports.
Monitor the implementation of Research projects and evaluate value for money benefits
Monitor compliance to development policies.
Qualifications, experience, desired attributes
Applicants should possess a Bachelors Degree in Agricultural sciences, economics or statistics plus a Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Statistics, project management, monitoring and evaluation or Management Information systems.
At least two years working experience as a monitoring and evaluation officer or Management of Information Systems with a reputable organisation.
Proven experience with M&E methods and approaches including quantitative, qualitative and participatory approaches and Database designing and management; Facilitating learning oriented analysis sessions of M&E data with multiple stakeholders; The logical framework approach and other participatory planning approaches; Information analysis and report writing; In-depth understanding of strategic approaches to planning, development and achievement of results.
Tenure of Office: Four years contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.
Interested persons with the above requirements should submit hand-written applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae giving day-time telephone numbers and names and addresses of 3 (three) referees as well as copies of professional certificates and testimonials to the undersigned not later than 5.00 p.m on 16th July 2012. For the position of Director, applicants should ask their referees to send recommendations to the Director General by 20 July 2012.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy indicating the institute of preference. Applicants must not apply for more than two posts. Applications should be addressed to:
The Director General,
National Agricultural Research Organization,
P.O.Box 295, Entebbe