Fresher UN Job Careers – Programme Management – Analyst (Economist) – United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Job Title:      Programme Management – Analyst (Economist) – Retainer

Organisation: United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Procurement Specialist

Vacancy Notice: VA/2020/B5323/19310

About UNOPS:

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)’ mission is to expand the capacity of the UN system and its partners to implement peace building, humanitarian and development operations that matter for people in need. Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, UNOPS vision is to always satisfy partners with management services that meet world-class standards of quality, speed and cost effectiveness. By assisting UN organizations, international financial institutions, governments and other development partners, UNOPS makes significant, tangible contributions to results on the ground.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The  Programme Management Analyst (Economist) in collaboration with the team members and the project stakeholders will perform the following tasks:

·        Assist in collection and analysis of financial and socio-economic data for the project.

·        Advise and make recommendations on long term affordable and accessible financing of upgrading of the informal Settlements of Kinawataka and Kasokoso informal settlements.

·        Work with Utility (electricity, water and sewerage) providers to develop feasible financial models for long term development options and extension of the services for Kinawataka and Kasokoso informal settlements

·        Work with KCCA and other Utility providers to develop affordable and accessible financial models for the long term development and management of the Nakawa Market.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Programme Management – Analyst (Economist) – Retainer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Commerce, Finance, Urban/Municipal Planning, Governance or relevant field from a recognized University or equivalent is required

·        A Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage

·        At least two years of experience in developing financial models for community projects in an urban setting is required.

·        Languages: Full knowledge of English language is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset

How to Apply:

If interested in joining the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link below to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already have a profile on the UN system.

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Deadline: 22nd April 2020

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