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Assistant Planning manager / Senior Economist Job at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Assistant Planning manager / Senior Economist

Jobs at:
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Deadline of this Job:
2nd November 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
Organization Overview
National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal industry and Fisheries its mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda, wishes to recruit the following;
Job Title: Assistant Planning Manager / Senior Economist
No. of Vacanoy: 01
Location: Headquarters - Entebbe
Reporting To: Finance Administration Manager
Overall Job Purpose
To provide technical support and carry out Economic i Policy engagements review and monitoring progress of day-to~day Economic activities of the institution.
Age Limit: 25-55 Years
Specific Responsibilities
Plans, directs, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates Economic Policy activities of the organisation, Through a consultative process, lead strategic planning process together with partners and stakeholders, Provides leadership in the development and implementation of overall monitoring and evaluation framework for NAGRC Si DB, Support departments/Units in the development of component-level plans, including ensuring coherence with NAGRC Si DB mission’s overall strategic direction and planning tools, Compiles and analyze data, develop Results-Based Budget (R88) framework performance reports, and provide inputs as required for audits, budget monitoring and performance reporting, Timely synthesis and dissemination of key documents, strategies, policies, reviews, frameworks and reports, with lessons learned, Coordinates the design and implementation of NAGRC & DB development plans, Participates in the analysis of national and sector development policies, plans and public expenditure programs, Manage evaluation processes, including liaising with external stakeholders and service providers, creating terms of reference and evaluation guidelines, and ensuring that baseline studies are conducted for all projects and that information is stored for future use, Conduct data quality assessments, geared towards improving programme quality and effectiveness, Ensures provision of top quality advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management in the area of planning and budgeting, Prepare reports for internal and external audiences based on data from monitoring and evaluation processes. Discuss emerging issues from project progress and evaluation reports, and  coordinate the development and follow up of action plans. Coordinates the participation of departments! Units in research and dissemination of findings related to planning and budgeting, Coordinates activities to bolster strategic partnerships and networks, Carries out performance appraisal on staff ha/she supervises and Any other duties assigned by the Executive Director
Basic Requirements '
  • An Honors Bachelors Degree Economics, Statistics . Quantitative Economics or any other related degree from a recognized University/institution, plus
  • Postgraduate training in project planning and management, monitoring and evaluation, Economics, Statistics or Quantitative Economics from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Working experience of at least four (4) years gained at the level of an Economist/Planner in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
  • Thorough familiarity with principles and current approaches to planning, monitoring and evaluation of development programs using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Expertise in data analysis using NVivo8, SPSS, Epi Data, Atlas, etc.
Job application procedure
All CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work References) should be sent to:
The Executive Director
Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe
We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity to all. PWDs and Female applicants are specifically encouraged to apply. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the above positions, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification.