Fresher Research Analyst – Macroeconomics Career Jobs – Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)

Organization: Economic Policy
Research Centre (EPRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Research
Fellow
About US:
The Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda’s leading
economics research institution. Its mandate is to provide research and other
forms of analytical support to Uganda’s development process. EPRC uses
resources from Government of Uganda and Think Tank Initiative (TTI) under the
International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
Job Summary: The Research
Analyst program offers career development opportunities to holders of masters
in economics, agricultural economics or related economic field.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Carry out empirical economic policy
    research and analysis
  • Actively engage in commissioned work for
    and on behalf of the Centre
  • Based on research findings and sound
    analysis, contribute to national policy discourse



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the Research
    Analyst position should be Ugandans who hold a Minimum of Master’s degree
    (by coursework and research) in economics, agricultural economics or
    related economic field from a recognized university;
  • At least two years’ experience in a reputable institution/ organization;
  • Extensive knowledge of current global and
    national economic issues;
  • Demonstrated ability to use STATA, EViews,
    GAMS or GAUSS for data analysis;
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good
    communication skills;
  • Willingness and ability to work to tight
    deadlines in a competitive environment; and
  • Impeccable level of integrity.
  • Age: Between 28 – 35 years
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications, including detailed
curriculum vitae; names and addresses of three (3) referees (at least one of
whom must be a current/ former employer), and photocopies of credentials should
be sent to the address below. The applicants must indicate clearly on top of
the envelope the position applied for.
The Chairman, Board of Management Economic Policy Research Centre
Plot 51 Pool Road, Makerere Campus,
P.O. Box 7841, Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail: jobs@eprcug.org
Deadline: 6th October
2017 by 4:00pm
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