No Experience Data Jobs – Research Assistant – Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Organization: Ministry
of Gender Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)
Project: Green
Jobs and Fair Labour Market Programme
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: M&E
About US:
Following Cabinet
approval of Green Jobs and Fair Labour Market Programme and further directive
on the Pilot of Songhai Model on a Government Land in December 2016. The
Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has kick-started the implementation
of the Programme. The programme is aimed at creation of green and decent
employment, enhancement labour productivity, and reduction of poverty
reduction. The programme targets both educated and uneducated women and youth.
Overall, the programme contributes to reduction of the high levels of
unemployment among educated and uneducated through: –
  • Promotion of workplace re-skilling and skilling for educated and
  • Promotion of resource efficiency and social safeguards at
  • Enhancement for the productivity of workers and enterprises
Job Summary: The
Research Assistant will support the M & E function.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the development of research themes under the programme.
  • Support the development and coordination of research services and
    tools for the benefit of Programme trainees;
  • Support the undertaking of the Green Jobs policy dialogue and
    monthly development debate series;
  • Support the identification of research priorities in relation to the
    assessment of the recommendations of the private sector and training
  • Support the evaluation of various research applications and the
    cost-effectiveness of research data services in relation to technology
  • Support the establishment of the Green Jobs Programme Research
    Support Fund
  • Prepares data and recommendations pertaining to his/her field of
    work for decision-making;
  • Performs other related duties as required, including a variety of
    administrative tasks necessary for the final delivery of the research and
    training services

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • Applicants should have an Honors Degree in Social Sciences or
    Business Administration from a recognized Institution.
  • Competences: Proficiency in Computer application programs especially
    Microsoft Office is a  requirement,
    Interpersonal and Communication skills, Ethics and Integrity, Team work,
    Planning, Organizing and Coordination.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons should deliver their applications to:
Ministry of Gender,
Labour and Social Development Headquarters (Security Registry)
2nd Floor,
Plot. 2, Simbamanyo House, George Street,
P.O. Box 7136,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 12th October 2018 by 3:00pm
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