UNCST Career Jobs – Science Officer (Human Capital Development)

Organization: Uganda National Council for Science and
Technology (UNCST)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Uganda National Council
for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a statutory organization mandated
facilitate and coordinate the development and implementation of policies and
strategies for integrating Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) into the
national development process.  UNCST was
established by CAP 209, under the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic
Development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct
    strategic S&T policy studies.
  • Perform
    S&T policy analysis and development.
  • Carry
    out annual industrial surveys.
  • Actively
    monitor industrial sector performance.
  • Monitor
    the performance of S&T in the national development programmes and
    plans (industrial production statistics and technology transfer).
  • Work
    closely with other stakeholders within the S&T sector.
  • Prepare
    an annual report on the status of human capital development in Uganda
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • All
    candidates should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Development,
    Public Policy, Statistics & Economics. Possession of a Master’s degree
    in a relevant field is an added advantage
  • At
    least three years’ experience in a busy work environment
  • Possess
    the ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders;
  • Excellent
    communication skills.
  • Strong
    quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Working
    knowledge of Ugandan higher education sector & labor market setting
  • High
    degree of integrity and commitment
  • Possess
    the ability to work independently and in a multi-cultural environment
  • Highly
    computer literate
Age: less than 35 years
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send their applications, with copies of Curriculum Vitae and
relevant academic documents not later than to the following address:
Executive Secretary,
Uganda National Council for
Science and Technology,
Plot 6, Kimera Road, Ntinda,
P.O. Box 6884, Kampala.
Uganda
Email to: info@uncst.go.ug
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be
contacted. UNCST does not charge any recruitment fee.
Deadline: 29th June 2015 by
5:00p.m

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