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Senior Planning Officer/Economist Jobs – Law Development Centre (LDC)

Organisation:
Law Development Centre (LDC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director
About US:
The Law Development
Centre (LDC) has a mandate to provide legal education to lawyers and
non-lawyers, undertake research in topical legal issues, contribute to legal
reform, produce legal publications, teaching materials, law reports and also
provide community legal services.
Job Summary:   The Senior Planning Officer/Economist will
mainly develop comprehensive and integrated LDC Plans, monitor and evaluate
their implementation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To formulate, develop and coordinate LDC development strategies and
    plans.
  • To prepare and disseminate performance standards on LDC activities.
  • To develop proposals for the strategic plan.
  • To participate in the implementation and monitoring of the strategic
    plan and annual work plans.
  • To assist in the preparation of the budget frame work paper,
    Ministerial policy statements and annual budget estimates.
  • To assist staff in preparation of work plans and budgets.
  • To prepare quarterly returns for submission to JLOS Secretariat,
    Ministry of Finance, Planning
    and Economic Development and Office of the Prime Minister. 
  • To develop project proposals for funding.
  • To perform any other duties assigned by the Director.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • A Bachelor’s (Hon) degree in Economics, Statistics, Quantitative
    Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized
    university.
  • Post graduate qualification in Planning and Management is a must.
  • Master’s degree in Economic Policy and Planning shall be an added
    advantage.
  • At least four (4) years’ work experience in planning in a large
    public or reputable private organization.
  • He/she should be a good planner.
  • Possess interpersonal relationship and management skills.
  • Should be creative and innovative.
  • Ability to embrace change management.
  • He/she should be a person of high integrity.
  • Results Oriented.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal relations skills.
  • He/she should be a team player.
  • Should be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word
    documents, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Internet applications.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications addressed to The Secretary, Law Development
Center, P.O. Box 7117 Kampala either via post or hand delivery to the Law
Development Centre Reception. The applicants should attach up-to-date
Curriculum Vita, certified copies of academic documents, proof of working
experience and any other relevant documents
Deadline: 14th June 2019 by 5.00pm.
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