Fresher Program Officer, Economic Inclusion and Fiscal Policy Program Careers – Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER)


Job Title:    Program Officer, Economic
Inclusion and Fiscal Policy Program

Organization:  Initiative for Social and Economic Rights

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Initiative for
Social and Economic Rights (ISER) is a Ugandan based civil society organisation
that engages in advocacy and strategic litigation to realise economic, social
and cultural rights. Fulfillment of ISER’s objectives is implemented along
structural and thematic programmes that are introduced progressively as the
organization grows, although advocacy work on any emerging ESCR issue may be
done depending on the country context at a particular time.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

research, monitoring and documentation around economic inclusion, monetary and
fiscal policies and human rights.

analyses of the annual budget and tax proposals.

community based organisations.

factsheets and participate in budget advocacy.

advocacy and establish networks with local and international organizations
working on similar issues.

ISER at meetings as delegated by the Program Manager.

the program manager in preparing donor reports.

other duties that may be assigned by the Program Manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

basic economic concepts. A Bachelors degree in Economics is preferable.

experience working on issues of economic inclusion and human rights preferably
as they pertain to vulnerable groups.

analytical skills.

verbal and written communication skills.

conducting research, both qualitative and quantitative.

time management skills and the ability to multi task.

interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a team.

attention to detail.

to work independently.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should Email a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae/resume (indicating at least 2
references), a writing sample of no more than five pages, copies of academic

transcripts to Please indicate
“Applications for Economic Inclusion and Fiscal Policy Program Officer” in your
email subject.


Deadline: 15th October 2020.


NB: ISER is an equal
opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary commensurate with
experience. The initial contract will be for one year with the possibility of
renewal subject to performance.


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