3 Research Analyst Job Placements – Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)

 

Job Title:    Research Analyst (3 Job
Placements)

Organization: Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Economic Policy
Research Centre (EPRC) is Uganda’s leading independent policy think tank with
an economics focus. Its mandate is to provide policy oriented research and
other forms of analytical support to inform policy processes in Uganda. The
Centre has repositioned itself as a Go-To Policy Think Tank within the wider
East Africa region. EPRC uses resources from the Government of Uganda and from
other sources through its collaborative engagements with stakeholders.

 

Job Summary:  The Research Analyst position offers career
development opportunities to holders of master’s degree in economics,
quantitative economics, development economics or related economic field.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Undertake
empirical economic policy research and analysis

·       
Engage
in commissioned work for and on behalf of the Centre

·       
Based on
research findings and sound analysis, contribute to national policy discourse

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidates
for the Research Analyst program should be Ugandans and must have the
following:

·       
A
Minimum of Master’s degree by coursework & research in economics,
quantitative economics or related economic field from a reputable University

·       
Strong
training background in economic theory and methods

·       
Abreast
with current global and national economic issues

·       
Demonstrated
ability to use either STATA, EViews, GAMS or GAUSS for data analysis

·       
Work
experience of at least 2 years in a reputable institution/ organization

·       
Excellent
writing skills

·       
High-level
interpersonal and good communication skills

·       
Willingness
and ability to work to tight deadlines in a competitive environment

·       
Unquestionable
integrity

·       
Self-driven
and can work with minimal supervision

 

How to Apply:

EPRC is an equal
opportunity employer. An application letter, accompanied by a detailed
curriculum vitae (CV); names and addresses of three (3) referees (at least one
of whom must be a current/former employer), and copies of academic documents
should be sent to the email address: jobs@eprcug.org. No hard copy applications
shall be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Late
applications will not be accepted. Applicants must indicate clearly in the
subject heading of their email and on their application letter which position
they are applying for.

 

Deadline: 11th September 2020 by 4:00pm

 

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