Fresher Officer Research & Development Job Opportunities – Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

 

Job Title:    Officer Research &
Development (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda
Communications Commission (UCC)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Officer Research & Development

 

About US:

The Uganda
Communications Commission (UCC) was established to implement the provisions of
The UCC Act 2013 Laws of Uganda with a principal goal of developing a modern
communications sub-sector and Infrastructure in Uganda, in conformity with the
operationalization of the Telecommunications Policy.

 

Job Summary:  The Officer Research & Development will provide
technical support to the research unit in research, project coordination,
documentation and dissemination of information.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
To
conduct basic data collection and entry within the Unit in strict adherence to
research protocols. 

·       
To
provide day-to-day technical support to the supervisor on ongoing research
projects ensuring work plans and timelines are met and that data quality is
high;

·       
To
participate in basic and background research in projects in the unit by
identifying appropriate research techniques and methods that can support the
research team;

·       
To
participate in the preparation of research instruments, data analysis, report
writing and dissemination of on-going research findings in a timely manner;

·       
To
proactively initiate and or participate in the writing of proposals to donors
to secure extra funding for research and service development processes; 

·       
To
conduct research and provide input to papers on varied subjects as defined by
Management from time to time for use by the Commission.

·       
To
participate in the conduct of feasibility studies, market research and
intelligence on current and new innovations in the communication sector and
generate reports, in line with the department’s work plan.

·       
To
co-ordinate responses to external and internal research inquiries from
colleagues, government departments and agencies as well as the general public;

·       
Perform
any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Officer Research
& Development job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics,
Statistics, Social Sciences or related field.

·       
At least
two years of hands-on relevant experience in the field of socio-economic
research and service or product development in a similar corporate environment
and reputable organization.

·       
Previous
experience at a senior level will be an added advantage.

·       
Proficiency
in STATA, SPSS and Advanced Excel;

·       
Proficiency
in Research Methods, Product and service development processes;

·       
Information
and data management.

·       
Business
Alignment.

·       
Proficiency
in the use of offline and online data collection tools

·       
High
degree of Integrity;

·       
Excellent
research and report writing skills;

·       
Ability
to drive continuous improvement and innovation;

·       
Good
interpersonal and communication skills;

·       
Good
presentation skills and must be able to meet set deadlines.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 17th March 2021

 

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit 
https://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *