Dairy Development Authority Principal Planning Officer Jobs in Uganda

Dairy Development Authority Principal Planning Officer Jobs in Uganda

Dairy Development Authority is a Semi-Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries.

Its mandate is to develop and regulate the sector.

It is established under the Dairy Industry Act, 1998 and its objectives are to provide proper coordination and efficient implementation of all Government policies which are designed to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency in the production of milk in Uganda by promoting production and competition in the dairy industry and monitoring the market for milk and dairy products.

In order to effectively fulfill the mandate, the Authority would like to fill the under-listed positions:

Job Title:

  • Principal Planning Officer

    Reports to:
  • Director Finance & Administration

  • One (1)

    Objective of the Job:
  • To monitor, assess impact of policies and programs and evaluate performance of development & regulatory strategies within the dairy industry and advise on competitiveness and profitability in line with the mandate of the Dairy Development Authority (DDA).

    Key Functions:
  • Prepare DDA Annual Work Plans & Budgets and ensure adherence to them during implementation;
    Consolidate DDA Progress and Annual Reports.
  • Monitor, evaluate and review performance of programs and activities of the Authority and prepare periodic reports and provide feedback.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the dairy industry and assess its impact on economic development in Uganda and the region.
  • Monitor and evaluate dairy development programs, assess their impact on milk production and productivity in order to advise on the appropriateness of policy, strategy and their implementation.
  • Coordinate and supervise periodic performance assessments of dairy activities at all levels of the dairy value chain.
  • Provide guidance on
    conducting action research and program evaluation studies to establish the impact of DDA along the dairy value chain.
  • Develop a framework for documentation and sharing of lesson learnt and experiences gained during implementation of dairy development projects.
  • Liaise with NGOs, Government Institutions and other donor agencies in developing policy frame work for collaboration.
  • Prepare project concept papers and proposals aimed at improving the dairy sector.
  • Assist in pooling dairy industry data, among others.

    Person specifications
  • Honor’s Degree in Economics, Honor’s Degree in Statistics or any other relevant field.
  • Master’s Degree in a related field is a must.
  • Post Graduate qualification in Project Planning & Management and any other relevant field.
  • At least 6 - years of working experience in
  • Annual work planning & budgeting in Government of Uganda system.

    How to Apply
  • Interested Applicants who meet the specified job requirements should submit their applications , up-to-date curriculum vitae and certified photocopies of academic credentials and three referees to the address below before 26th April 2019
  • email. info@dda.or.ug
    Executive Director
    Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
    Plot 1, Kafu Road, Kampala
    P.O 34006

  • For more information and job application details, see; Dairy Development Authority Principal Planning Officer Jobs in Uganda

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