Job Listing: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant (02 Positions)

Reports To: Manager Monitoring and Evaluation

Department: Planning and Strategy

Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will be responsible for assisting in project monitoring and evaluation processes, data collection and analysis, conducting research, and assessing project performance in relation to project expenditure.


The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by the Registration of Persons Act (ROPA), 2015 and is mandated to establish and maintain the National Identification Register (NIR). The Authority is also charged with, among others; the registration of citizens and legally resident aliens; assigning National Identification / Alien Identification Numbers (NINs/AINS) to qualifying persons and issuing Identification Cards to those 16 years and above; registration of births, deaths, and adoption orders, and issuance of the relevant certificates.

The first release of National Identification Cards in Uganda was issued in 2014 with a validity of ten (10) years. NIRA intends to conduct a mass renewal and mass enrolment exercise for all expired cards and unregistered citizens. Section 66 of the Registration of Persons Act, 2015, makes possession of a National Identification Card or National Identification Number (NIN) a mandatory requirement for persons to access public services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the project monitoring and evaluation processes
  • Collect, collate, quality assure, and analyze project data
  • Conduct project-related research aimed at improving project performance
  • Assess project performance in relation to project expenditure
  • Assist in report writing on the project’s performance
  • Keep track of project variables and report on their progress
  • Ensure data protection and privacy in accordance with the Data Protection and Privacy Act 2019
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Manager Monitoring and Evaluation

Qualifications / Education:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with Honours in Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, Project Planning and Management, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Management, or any other related field

Experience and Skills:

  • Previous experience in Monitoring and Evaluation will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in the use of standard data analysis software packages
  • Professional understanding of technical operations and functions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other basic office software
  • High moral character and integrity
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with or without supervision
  • Ability to sit for long periods working on a computer
  • Flexibility to work weekends
  • Ability to travel long distances
  • Problem solver
  • Empathetic
  • Good listener
  • Good communication skills
  • Innovative
  • Decisive
  • Good writing and comprehension skills
  • Accuracy
  • Team player
  • Good organizational skills

Application Instructions: Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications online via APPLY HERE.

Applications should reach the above address not later than Tuesday 12th March 2024 at 5.00 pm.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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