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Animal Industry and Fisheries

Ministry of Agriculture

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted December 16, 2021.

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# Job Description

Main Functions:
• Responsible for the coordination of the timely establishment, operation
and maintenance of the Project M&E system;
• Generation of knowledge and evidence of the NOSP performance and results;
• Communication of Project activities, achievements and lessons learned.

Specific responsibilities of the M &E and Learning Manager will include:
• Consolidate the learnings from prior interventions in oil seeds
development towards the actions that enhance policy development within the
sector, specifically assisting the GoU to establish enabling conditions for
the long-term sectoral development
• Ensure the building of a monitoring and evaluation system that lends towards
efficient and effective management of the project
• Working in collaboration with other PCU members, oversee the design and
development of the Project M&E system, its knowledge management agenda, and
its communication strategy; and ensure that these are coherent and synergistic
and support the objectives of the Project, and that they are effectively
planned and implemented.
• Guide, support, supervise and monitor the work of the M&E Officer, KM and
Communication Officer and M&E Assistant.
• Be in charge of designing of the central M&E system that will serve the NOSP
needs during the Project implementation.
• Work in close coordination with all stakeholders to assess the data and
information needs for the national oilseeds sector database, for Project
management and for IFAD’s requirements, ensuring that the M&E system is
designed in a way that responds to these needs and that makes it possible to
produce reliable M&E data in timely manner.
• Plan and execute and Monitoring and Evaluation Surveys with a view of
informing NOSP management on the progress and areas that require improvement
to ensure achievement of project objectives
• Planning and the execution of Baselines Studies, Impact and Outcome Studies
and Project Completion Studies in line with the timelines of the project.
Ensure that these facilitate management decision making and progress tracking
for the project.
• Work closely with the Finance Unit to ensure that project outputs and
outcomes are closely linked with project financials to ensure value for money.
• Support the KM and Communication Officer to develop an approach for
prioritizing and implementing Knowledge Management activities, and developing
and disseminating knowledge tools and products.
• Support the KM and Communication Officer to develop a Project communication
strategy, geared towards Project implementers, the target group and
stakeholders, and others, both within Uganda and outside.
o Lead, through interactions with different stakeholders, in the establishment
of a conducive framework for sustainable scaling—up of oilseed investments.
• Lead, guide and coordinate the Project AWPB and budgeting process.
• Oversee timely preparation of quarterly, bi-annual and annual project
progress reports, their analysis and identification of lessons learned and
potential bottlenecks for Project implementation, if/when relevant, and inform
the Project management accordingly.

Specific Qualifications and Experience:
Interested candidates should have the following qualifications, experience
and competencies:
• Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Development
Studies, Rural Development, Planning or related field.
• Master’s degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Economics, or
equivalent field.
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience of working at a Senior Position in the field
of development, planning and ME&L.

Required Skills:
• Solid knowledge of participatory M&E approaches and techniques.
• Good knowledge in the development of performance-based indicators.
• Evidence of hands—on experience in data management and analysis
• Demonstrated experience in the techniques of data collection, data entry,
data analysis and design of management information systems to facilitate the
planning and decision-making processes within the institutions
• Evidence of reporting and report writing skills will be an added advantage
• Good knowledge of computer applications particularly MS Excel, Word, Access
and Power point, STATA will be an added advantage.

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All candidates should send their written applications with copies of academic
credentials, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae CV indicating
contact details of 03 referees addressed to the Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, and hand delivered to

**Ministry Registry located at Plot No.14 Lugard Road Entebbe,**
**P. 0. Box 102, Entebbe – Uganda**

NB: Only shordisted candidates will be contacted.

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