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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job at National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Jobs at:
National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)

Deadline of this Job:
3rd November 2017 by 5.00p.m

Duty Station:
Ngetta ZARDI (Lira), Uganda

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Job details:
The National Agricultural Research Organisation is established by the National Agricultural Research Act 2005 as a body corporate with the mandate to provide strategic direction for publically funded agricultural research in Uganda. The organisation is composed of the Council as its governing body, Committees of Council, a Secretariat for its day-to-day operations with semi-autonomous Public Agricultural Research Institutes (PARI’s) under its policy guidance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will establish baseline information on all research programmes and projects at Institute
  • Carry out regular monitoring and evaluation of research activities at the Institute to ensure quality assurance
  • Document progress and achievements of each project at the Institute
  • Guide researchers and management on planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Participate in the formulation of strategic management plans for the research institute, including development of annual work plans and budgets
  •  Developing grant proposals to secure funding for conducting specific research programmes in line with the institute’s strategic management plan.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants should hold a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics, Economic Policy, Development Studies, Rural Sociology, Socio Anthropology, Agricultural Marketing or Extension or any other relevant discipline from a recognized University.
  •  A minimum of three years of experience in a related field
Job application procedure
All candidates who wish to join NARO are encouraged to send their applications to the Director General, NARO, P.O. Box 295, Entebbe, Uganda.
The complete applications should include three copies of your Curriculum Vitae and one copy of certificates, transcripts and other relevant documents. Applicants are advised to quote the reference number of the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope and on the application letter specifying the institute of preference (Check at top of the advert) and should apply for a maximum of two (2) posts which should be addressed below: