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Kampala, Uganda



November 24, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Uganda Management Institute is a government-owned national center for training, research, and consultancy in the field of management and administration in Uganda. It is one of the nine public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country outside the military.

Job Title

Head Planning (Monitoring and Evaluation) Re advertised job at Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Job Description

Co-coordinating and spearheading the planning, monitoring and evaluation function in the Institute.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Result Areas (KRAs)

  • Institute strategies, targets, plans and budgets formulated, developed and coordinated;

  • Performance standards and indicators for the Institute prepared and disseminated to users;

  • Institute Strategic Plan developed, implemented and evaluated;

  • Technical support provided to departments and units in the preparation and production of cascaded plans;

  • Investment priorities in the Institute spearheaded;

  • Production of output and outcome performance reports using the Performance Based System (PBS) coordinated, monitored and evaluated;

  • M&E system developed and reviewed;

  • Functionality of the M&E System ensured; and

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System in the Institute spearheaded.

Key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Developing comprehensive and integrated plans, as well as monitoring and evaluating their implementation;

  • Providing support to the various departments and units of the Institute in the planning and budgeting process;

  • Harmonizing the departmental and unit plans and budgets;

  • Developing and reviewing of the overall framework for M&E;

  • Guiding the process for identifying and reviewing of the key indicators for departments and units;

  • Spearheading the collection, analysis and interpretation of performance data relevant for decision-making;

  • Ensuring that there is a linkage between the functional plans, budgets, and the strategic objectives of the various departments and units of the Institute;

  • Providing support to the process of designing, implementing and reviewing of the

  • Institute’s M&E system;

  • Preparing and disseminating periodic M&E reports;

  • Planning for the Institute investment priorities;

  • Spearheading the functionality of the Performance Based System (PBS) and Performance Based Budgeting (PBB);

  • Assessment of Institute policies for relevance and validity;

  • Demonstrate contribution to UMI being a research and innovation led institution;

  • Spearhead the implementation the implementation of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System in the department;

  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Competencies

Person Specifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Projects Management, M&E, Economics, Statistics, or equivalent qualification (s) or in Management Studies [Project Planning and Management (PPM)],

  • M&E related and relevant field from a recognized institution;

  • A Bachelor’s (Hons) degree in Economics, or Statistics or Commerce (Project Management related option), or Business Administration, Projects Management or in a related field;

  • Membership to a relevant professional body is mandatory;

  • Possession of a relevant professional qualification;

  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications, data spreadsheets and internet/e-mail technologies;

  • A PhD or a doctorate in relevant field is an added advantage.

  • Minimum required experience:

  • Eight (8) years of relevant experience preferably in the higher education subsector, five (5) of which must be at a Senior Management level in a reputable organization.

  • Values and behavioural competencies:

  • In addition to UMI’s core values, the Head of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation must possess the following competencies:

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating;

  • Strategic management;

  • M&E methods and approaches;

  • M&E system development and implementation;

  • Data management;

  • Report writing;

  • Policy management;

  • Project management;

  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT);

  • Quality and standards;

  • Communication;

  • Innovativeness.

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