Coordinator Monitoring and Evaluation at National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Application ends: August 31, 2022

Job Description

The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry
and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for sustainable development and
management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to stakeholders in
the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A world class, global leader in sustainable forest management’’,
while its Mission is “To sustainably manage and develop the country’s Central Forest Reserves and to
provide quality forestry products and services for the socio-economic development of Uganda”.

NFA seeks to recruit a qualified Ugandan to fill the following position.

Reports to: Director Policy and Planning
Duty Station: Headquarters Kampala
Salary Scale: NFA 3
Terms of Employment: Three (3) year contract (Renewable)

Job summary: To develop and implement an effective monitoring and evaluation system for the

Responsibilities and tasks:
 Develop and implement an effective monitoring and evaluation framework and system for the
 Regularly undertake midterm and end of term evaluations of the Strategic Plan, General Management Plans and other plans.
 Develop monitoring and evaluation tools.
 Monitor the implementation of Top Management and Board of Trustees decisions.
 Develop capacity of staff to effectively participate in monitoring and evaluation processes.
 Prepare and submit quarterly and annual performance reports.
 Develop and implement income generation initiatives and sustainability plans for NFA.
 Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, work experience and interpersonal attributes/competences:
 A Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Economics, Statistics, Natural Resource Management, Business
Administration or Social Sciences (with Economics and/or Social Administration) from a reputable
 Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or in any of the above related field is a requirement.
 Minimum of five (5) years working experience in a related field of which 3 years should be at a
managerial or senior supervisory level.
 Minimum of thirty five (35) years of age.
 Good leadership, management and interpersonal skills.
 Excellent planning, analytical and presentation skills.
 Excellent communication and reporting skills.
 Team building and organizational skills.
 Conservation planning skills.
 Finance and human resource management skills.
 Knowledge of GIS and statistical analysis skills.

Criteria for application
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates, transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with their full postal, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts as well as the candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below not later than close of business on 31st August 2022 or send soft copies to
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

NFA is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Executive Director
National Forestry Authority
Plot 10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi
P. O. Box 70863, Kampala-Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414-360400