Deputy Director Research and Planning Job Placement – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Organisation: Uganda
Investment Authority (UIA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Director One Stop Centre
About US:
Uganda Investment
Authority (UIA), a statutory agency is mandated to initiate and support
measures that enhance investment in Uganda and to advise Government on
appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion and growth in the
country.
Job Summary:
The Deputy Director Research and Planning will be responsible for collection
and analysis of data for input into annual/quarterly Investment Abstracts,
Investor and stakeholders’ perception reports project conversion rates, survey
reports, policy formulation and other investment related research. Also
responsible for corporate planning and development of organizational strategy
and work plans to guide the authority in Investment Promotion Strategies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Corporate Planning and development of
    organizational strategy and work plan to guide the authority in Investment
    Promotion Strategies
  • Ensuring Monitoring and Evaluation of
    organizational performance in line with the set targets.
  • Ensuring the development of Electronic
    based tools for surveys.
  • Supervision of collection and analysis
    of data and preparation of Annual/Quarterly Investment Abstracts.
  • Supervising the carrying out of surveys
    and preparation of reports on Project/Investment conversion rates.
  • Overseeing the collection and analysis
    of data on Investor Satisfaction Survey of the one Stop Centre services
    and generating Annual/Quarterly reports.
  • Overseeing the collection and analysis
    of data for investor and stakeholder perception of UIA services and
    preparation of reports for these surveys.
  • Interpreting the macro and micro
    economic concepts in relation with performance of private businesses in
    Uganda.
  • Keeping track of global movement of
    Investment Capital.
  • Overseeing the compilation and analysis
    of data on Macro and Micro Economic Indicators from Bank of Uganda, Uganda
    Bureau of Statistics, Partners, Ministry of Finance, Planning &
    Economic Development and other Government departments.
  • Managing an electronic-based system for
    sharing of  publications in the
    library/resource centre.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda
    Investment Authority (UIA) Deputy Director Research and Planning job
    opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics,
    Statistics, Economics or related discipline
  • A Master’s degree in Economics,
    Statistics or Financial Management
  • Seven years of work experience and five
    years’ experience at senior management level
  • Survey design, data analysis and report
    writing skills
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge
    of basic research/ data analysis package
  • Ability to organize library information
    into sector data
  • Deep knowledge of the global and Ugandan
    business and investment environment with strong experience of developing
    and managing Industrial Parks
  • Knowledge of the global and Ugandan
    business and investment environment
  • Capacity to formulate relevant
    electronic based tools for data collection and analysis
  • Ability to relate macro and micro
    economic concepts with performance of private businesses in Uganda.
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge
    of basic research/ data analysis package
  • Ability to organize library information
    into sector data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send their applications with typed detailed CVs, copies of
transcripts and certificates together with the applicant’s telephone contact,
names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees and send to:
The Executive
Director,
Uganda Investment
Authority
2nd Floor, TWED,
Plaza, Lumumba Avenue
P.O. Box 7418,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 21st May 2018
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