UIA Career Jobs – Senior Investment Executive -Research

Organisation: Uganda
Investment Authority (UIA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director
About UIA:
Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), set up under the investment Code
1991 is a statutory agency mandated to initiate and support measures that
enhance investment in Uganda and to advise Government on appropriate policies
conducive for investment promotion and growth.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Intuitively review national economic
    parameters and guide institution on the implication on investment.
  • Research on businesses in Uganda and determine
    parameters that impede investment and the business climate.
  • Compile and submit annual and quarterly
    investment reports including reviews of project conversion ratios.
  • Conduct quarterly and annual evaluation
    surveys of the one stop centre.
  • Carry out information research needed to
    support investment promotion and facilitation & aftercare divisions
    (in conjunction with other division staff) by among others updating sector
    profiles and other investment publications.
  • Actively facilitate production of internal
    and external reports and any other reports targeted at UIA stakeholders
    (analyse and communicate performance results and provide investment
    information.
  • Carry out research to support specific
    policy positions relevant to investors by keeping abreast of outside
    research and studies and also preparing position papers to stakeholders.
  • Prepare research proposals for funding
    research needs of the institution and stakeholders.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Master’s Degree
    in Economics, Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Economic Policy Planning
    or Management or the equivalent from a recognised Institution. Possession
    of a Bachelors’ degree in Economics or the equivalent from a recognised
    Institution
  • At least five years working experience
    conducting research studies in a Government or Private sector institution
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency
    in Microsoft Excel and SPSS;
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should send their applications with comprehensive
CVs, copies of certificates and/or testimonials together with the applicant’s
telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees
should be sent to: The Executive Director Uganda Investment Authority P.O. Box
7418, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 8th
December, 2014.

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