11 August 2017

Fresh Graduate Jobs - Economics Graduate Trainee at Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)

Job Title:     Economics Graduate Trainee
Organisation: Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) is a coalition formed in 2004 to bring together CSOs at national and district levels to influence government decisions on resource mobilization and utilization for equitable and sustainable development.

Job Summary: The Economics Graduate Trainee will provide support to the organization’s research and policy analysis agenda. The incumbent will be charged with the provision of support to the organization in taking under-depth research in Economics and to analyze and evaluate the outcomes of the research in relation to CSBAG work.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   The Graduate Trainee will carry out the following tasks:
  • Carry out relevant research, data collection and analysis
  • Tasked with writing reports.
  • Keenly analyze National Budget Documents and economic policies to inform CSBAG research and advocacy strategies.
  • Participate in national and local level economic policy dialogues and using CSBAG experiences/research to inform economic policy discussions.
  • Collect and analyse macro-economic information and, make high-quality policy proposals, most notably in relation to pro-poor economic growth.
  • Write articles on topical economic related issues to be published and shared with CSBAG stakeholders

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Economics Graduate Trainee job placement should preferably hold a Master’s Degree in Economics or MA Economic Policy and Planning or Economic Policy Management (completed or awaiting graduation).
  • Possession of a Post graduate training in Public Policy is an added advantage

Personal Competencies:
  • Economic Research
  • Ability to use analytical packages like SPSS, E-views and STATA
  • Report writing
NB: Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their application letters, updated CVs, academic references to:

Executive Director,
Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG),
Plot 11 Vubya Close Ntinda-Stretcher Road,
P.O. Box 660, Ntinda Kampala, Uganda,

E-mail to: csbag@csbag.org Cc: jmukunda@csbag.org

Deadline: 15th August 2017 by 5:00pm

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