Economist/ Statistician Jobs – Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)

Job Title:     Economist/ Statistician
Organisation: Mbarara
University of Science and Technology (MUST)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
About MUST:
Mbarara
University of Science & Technology (MUST), commonly known as Mbarara
University, is a public university in Uganda. Mbarara University commenced
student intake and instruction in 1989. It is one of the eight public
universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country. MUST is
accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will collect, analyse, interpret and
disseminate data from Faculties, Institutes and non- teaching units pertaining
to support functions of the University for inclusion in the University’s annual
report.
·        
Actively participate in the strategic planning and
budgeting processes of the university.
·        
Undertake relevant research and write reports.
·        
Take part in the analysis of student attrition,
repetition and graduation rates on all programs.
·        
Participate in the analysts of demand trends for all
academic programs
·        
Monitor and forecast student and staff trends and identify
research and data needs to support the core functions of the university.
·        
Perform any other duties assigned by the Director of
Planning.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Economist/ Statistician should hold a Masters’
degree in Planning Management, Economics or Statistics
·        
Possession of a second class honors Bachelor’s
Degree in Economics or Statistics.
·        
At least two years’ experience in a corporate
planning department preferably in an institution of higher learning
·        
Demonstrated applied quantitative research,
modeling, problem solving, critical and strategic thinking skills
·        
Industrious and self-driven
·        
Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal
skills Record of high integrity
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Excellent data management skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
who are suitably qualified should send their applications accompanied by copies
of all relevant academic documents (O’ and A level, degree and other
certificates) plus three names of referees (excluding social referees) and
their postal/email addresses to:
The Secretary
Appointments Board
Mbarara
University of Science and Technology (MUST)
P.O Box 1410
Mbarara,
Uganda.
Deadline: 10th November, 2015

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