Entry Level UN Jobs – Programme Management – Analyst (Economist) – United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Organisation: United Nations Office for Project
Services (UNOPS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement Specialist
Vacancy Notice: VA/2020/B5323/19310
About UNOPS:
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission
is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peace
building, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in
need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS
vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet
world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN
organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other
development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to
results on the ground.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The  Programme Management Analyst (Economist) in
collaboration with the team members and the project stakeholders will perform
the following tasks:
·       
Assist in collection and analysis of financial
and socio-economic data for the project.
·       
Advise and make recommendations on long term
affordable and accessible financing of upgrading of the informal Settlements of
Kinawataka and Kasokoso informal settlements.
·       
Work with Utility (electricity, water and
sewerage) providers to develop feasible financial models for long term
development options and extension of the services for Kinawataka and Kasokoso
informal settlements
·       
Work with KCCA and other Utility providers to
develop affordable and accessible financial models for the long term
development and management of the Nakawa Market.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal candidate for the United Nations
Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Programme Management – Analyst (Economist) –
Retainer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics,
Commerce, Finance, Urban/Municipal Planning, Governance or relevant field from
a recognized University or equivalent is required
·       
A Master’s degree in the relevant field will be
an added advantage
·       
At least two years of experience in developing
financial models for community projects in an urban setting is required.
·       
Languages: Full knowledge of English
language is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset
How to Apply:
If interested in joining the United Nations Office for
Project Services (UNOPS) in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link
below to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already
have a profile on the UN system.
Deadline: 12th February 2020
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