Jobs in Uganda at USAID- Salary Ugshs. 54,522,809 to 78,523,720

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

CLOSING DATES: to June 3, 2011

POSITION TITLE: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
POSITION LOCATION: USAID, SO7 OFFICE

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week

POSITION GRADE: FSN-10 (Ugshs. 54,522,809 to 78,523,720

p.a. inclusive of allowances).
USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified Ugandan to fill the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
To provide leadership, guidance and overall direction to the entire Economic Growth Office on monitoring and evaluation of its activities in agriculture, humanitarian assistance, private sector, and natural resources management.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: A Master’s Degree in a field relevant to development assistance, such as public or business administration, political science, sociology, economics, development studies or a closely related field, is required. Some specialized training in monitoring and evaluation, is desirable.
2. Work Experience: A minimum of six years of progressively responsible, professional-level experience in monitoring and evaluation is required, this includes impact evaluation. Experience in the application of statistical methods and field research is required. Project management experience is highly desirable. A demonstrated record of preparing independent analytical work from either primary or secondary sources, is desirable.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: Knowledge and understanding of Uganda’s historic, economic, social, cultural, and political characteristics and an understanding of the general level of development in the region is required. Knowledge of the objectives and operations of the program activities of international donor organizations is of added advantage.
5. Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal and team building skills; experience in a management capacity, political analysis, and program reporting and monitoring; clear concise writing skills including logical analytical and clear presentation skills; and ability to meet tight deadlines. The ability to serve as an effective liaison with a wide array of individuals and institutions is essential. Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft, and spreadsheets is required. Applicants must be self-directed with demonstrated ability to perform with minimal supervision.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications should include the following documentation
1. A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
2. Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
3. A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
4. Copies of Academic Transcripts;
5. Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.
Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
1. By mail:
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
2. By Fax:
0414-341-863 - ATTENTION: HR
3. Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Deadline: June 3, 2011

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