Budget Policy Specialist Job Placement – Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)

Job Title:     Budget Policy Specialist
Organisation: Civil
Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Program Manager
About US:
Civil Society Budget
Advocacy Group (CSBAG) is a coalition formed in 2004 to bring together CSOs at
national and district levels to influence government decisions on resource
mobilization and utilization for equitable and sustainable development.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Analyze both national and local government economic policies to
    inform CSBAG research, advocacy strategies.
  • Actively engage in national and local level economic policy
    dialogues and using CSBAG experiences/research to inform economic policy
  • Provide strategic input into the development of CSBAG’s budget
    advocacy agenda.
  • Contribute to CSBAG’s efforts to strengthen networks by establishing
    and maintaining relationships with CSBAG members and partners,
    Governments, development partners for a collective voice on people centred
  • Collect and analyse macro-economic information and, make
    high-quality policy proposals, most notably in relation to pro-poor
    economic growth.
  • Make sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of
    practice, to generate evidence-based budget proposals that are pro-poor,
    thus enhancing the economic policy impact of CSBAG.
  • Be actively involved in the preparation of relevant knowledge
    products through written and electronic media to support CSBAG Advocacy
  • Represent CSBAG in relevant economic policy development and
    accountability forums
  • Build the capacity of CSBAG members and partners through and
    providing technical support in budget analysis
  • Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as
    reasonably required. It is important to note that the responsibilities may
    change to meet the evolving needs of CSBAG.
  • To participate in fundraising for the organisation, identify and
    develop partnerships and alliances relevant to programs and organization
    in general
  • Timely reporting to development partners as per project contracts
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor or
    Executive Director

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Advanced University degree in the area of
    Economics or Public Finance Management
  • A bachelor’s degree in the area of Economics or any related field in
    combination with additional two years of experience may be accepted in
    lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Show commitment to the vision and mission of CSBAG
  • Effective time management
  • Integrity
  • Self-drive and initiative
  • Proactive and result-oriented
  • Ability to multitask with minimum supervision
  • Ability to conduct economic analysis
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should prepare
  • An implication letter;
  • An updated CV only;
Submissions should
be delivered by email to hr@csbag.org with
subject line Senior Finance officer- Compliance, or The Budget Policy
NB: Please
do not attach copies of certificates at this stage. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.
Deadline: 19th June 2019
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