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Job Title: MONITORING AND EVALUATION MANAGER - 1 Position (Re-Advertised)
Directorate: Strategy and Business Development Directorate
Department: Monitoring and Evaluation Department
Duty Station: KAMPALA
Deadline: 2023-07-10
Job Summary & Key Duties & Responsibilities:

JOB SUMMARY: To provide oversight and strengthen UCDA’s monitoring and evaluation function and capacity, ensure key programs and activities are being implemented efficiently, and measure UCDA’s program’s outcomes (including qualitative and quantitative assessments) in order to determine if progress is being made in achieving expected results.



1.Technical Guidance in the Monitoring and Evaluation Function

•Develop, review and monitor the implementation of a Monitoring and Evaluation system and framework for the Authority;

•Provide advice and clarity on UCDA programme and project objectives, indicators and targets;

•Provide supervisory oversight in tracking and assessment of performance / progress towards set outcomes as well as cost-effectiveness in implementation; 

•Design and regularly review monitoring and evaluation tools to facilitate objective measurement of indicators;

•Ensuring that the methodologies and tools proposed to measure the programs impact are consistent and that data are systematically tracked and reported.

•Monitor data quality and management throughout the processes of collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting, including database systems.

•Conduct programme analysis, both at impact level and outcome level, in order to capture lessons learned and ensure that risks are properly monitored;

•Review and provide advice on proposed operational policies, strategies, and operational programs in light of monitoring and evaluation findings. 

•Managing special studies to document program outcomes.

2.Planning and Budgeting 

•Prepare the annual budget, work plans and procurement plans for the Monitoring and Evaluation Department and monitor their implementation.

•Provide technical support during the development of UCDA’s annual Budget and work plans, and participate in the planning and budgeting activities especially in regard to M&E activities. 

3.Knowledge management and information 

•Prepare and present UCDA Programs’ accomplishments, impacts and activities to Government representatives, and coffee subsector stakeholders.

•Guide reporting processes amongst technical staff.

•Prepare consolidated program performance / progress reports for Management to submit to the relevant bodies, in accordance with approved reporting formats and timing.

•Create and update a data bank on UCDA monitoring and evaluation activities;

•Develop systems and frameworks for learning, feedback, and knowledge sharing on achievements and lessons learned among the UCDA officials and stakeholders.

•Participate in senior management meetings and decision-making, as necessary.

4.Capacity Building in M&E 

•Lead, design, and deliver capacity-building trainings for both M&E Staff and the rest of the UCDA staff, to promote shared accountability for results.

•Support users of the M&E system by conducting training, providing information and resolving problems

•Ensure full understanding and implementation of M&E guidelines by UCDA staff. 

5.People Management and staff capacity-building

•Provide effective supervisory guidance to direct reports and functional guidance as necessary.

•Manage and coach the departmental team to retain high caliber staff for better delivery of services.

•Ensure organizational policy is adhered to by Monitoring and Evaluation Department

•Design and lead regular capacity-building initiatives across the organization, ensuring that programme staff are able to use M&E systems to assess progress, identify challenges/opportunities and take action


6.To carry out any other duties that may be assigned by the Management 


Qualification, Experience, Skills & Competencies:



The ideal candidate must have;

1.Honour’s Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, or Economics and Statistics, or Statistics, or Agricultural Economics, or Quantitative Economics or Social Sciences, or Computing, or any other relevant degree from a recognised University.

2.Master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or relevant field.

3.At least 7 years’ relevant working experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems and frameworks, three (3) years of which must have been at a managerial level in a reputable public or private organisation. 

4.Working experience with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) will be an added advantage.

5.Experience in building capacity in performance and impact measurement within organisations. 



Must have;

1.Demonstrated ability to design and manage M&E activities.

2.Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a diverse team, and a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

3.Knowledge of statistical analysis software and skills in quantitative and qualitative

data collection and analysis.

4.Knowledge of using web based data systems.

5.Strong written and oral communication skills with a demonstrated ability to review, synthesize information and produce quality reports.

6.Experience with evaluating and reporting on results for Government Programs and projects. 

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