Economist Job Vacancy at Coordinating Office for Control of Trypanosomiasis

Job Title: Economist (1 Position)
Job Purpose: Support the Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC) Policy formulation, strategic planning, and Monitoring and evaluation functions.
Duties and Responsibilities
·         Support the preparation of COCTU strategic plan, annual and quarterly work plans.
·         Assess   and evaluate   quarterly   and annual Performance of the Secretariat of Council, COCTU.
·         Prepare timely and analytical reports.
·         Prepare bankable project proposals for the Secretariat of council.
·         Support the development of gender disaggregated Data base within COCTU.
·         Support the secretariat in the preparation UTCC’s Contribution to MAAIF’s Annual Policy Statement.
Minimum Qualifications
The candidate shall have: –
·         A Bachelors of Commerce or Business Administration with (Accounting/Finance option) Degree.
·         Professional Accounting qualifications for example; ACCA or CPA,
·         An MBA – in Finance Business Administration or related discipline is an added advantage.
·         Applicants should have a minimum of three (3), five (5) years in financial services experience as an auditor in public service or in a reputable Organization.
·         Must be familiar with laws, risks, regulations and acts pertaining to the procurement of goods and
·         Services, assets management and disposal, accounting, budgeting and expenditure control.
·         Outstanding track record of strategic audit and financial management expenditure on a Government Ministry of NGO/institution.
·         Good of analytical skills, sound judgment and collaborative working style with the capacity to
·         Work in partnership with a range of different Stakeholders.
·         Ability to build interpersonal skills and strong leadership with all stakeholders.
How to Apply
The Coordinating Office for Control of Trypanosomiasis in Uganda (COCTU), a Secretariat of Uganda Trypanosomiasis Control Council (UTCC) which is an Agency of Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) advertises the above vacancies:
All applications should be addressed to:
The Chairman Technical Committee of the Coordinating Office for Control of Trypanosomiasis in Uganda (COCTU),
P. O. Box 16345, Wandegeya
The COCTU offices are situated on Buganda Road between FAO and Ministry of Public Service, KAMPALA (U)
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