Statistician Job Careers – Uganda Warehouse Receipt System Authority (UWRSA)


Job Title:    Statistician

Organisation: Uganda Warehouse Receipt System Authority (UWRSA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager Policy & Planning


About US:

The Warehouse Receipt System was established in Uganda in 2006 by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives. It is governed and regulated through the Warehouse Receipt System Act of 2006 (WRS Act, 2006) and regulations there of 2007. Section 3 of the WRS Act, 2006 provides for the establishment of the Uganda Warehouse Receipt System Authority, whereas sec. 7 establishes the Board of Directors of the Authority. It is defined as a system where Commodities can be used as security/collateral for financing (Inventory Credit). The issuer of the Warehouse Receipt will certify the deposit of commodities, hold the commodity in safe custody until the depositor or a new ascertained buyer claims the goods. This is possible where commodities are deposited in regularly inspected, certified, licensed and regulated storage facilities.


Job Summary:  The Statistician will mainly review budgets. analysis of strategic plan, policy documents and provide guidance on budgets and work plans.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Analyse the Authority programmes, policies for accuracy and consistency with the National Goals and policy framework

·        Analyse strategic plan options to guide the Authority in deciding investment priorities and resource allocation

·        Prepare and submit economic reports

·        Formulate and facilitate the implementation of the recurrent and development budgets of the Authority

·        Review Workplans and documentation

·        Coordinate. provide technical guidance and support in planning activities and budget preparations to the various departments of the Authority

·        Research and Draft policy options and concept papers for consideration by the Board of Directors

·        Establish, develop. review and maintain an appropriate system! framework.-‘tools suitable for data collection, monitoring and evaluation of the Authority’s projects and programmes

·        Monitor and evaluate the Authority's programmes/policies to inform the policy decision making process and enhance implementation

·        Participate in the preparation of the Budget Framework paper and Ministerial Statements

·        Monitor Budget performance of the Authority

·        Spearhead the review of Strategic Plans

·        Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Planner manager Policy & Planning)


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the Uganda Warehouse Receipt System Authority (UWRSA) Statistician job opportunity must hold an Honours Bachelor's Degree in either economics or statistics or Quantitative economics

·        A Masters Degree and post graduate diploma in a related filled will be an added advantage

·        At least three years of relevant working experience served at the level of economist in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization

·        Technical Good Interpersonal and communication. Computer skills.

·        Well—developed skills in economics and project planning and Management.

·        Understanding of government planning and budgeting processes

·        Has a good grasp of government policies

·        Self driven

·        Works as a team member to achieve desired results

·        High level of professionalism and integrity

·        Maintain high level of confidentiality

·        High level of professionalism. ethics and integrity

·        Maintain high level of confidentiality

·        Accountability

·        Communicating effectively

·        Judgment, decision making and problem solving

·        Teamwork


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their softcopy applications via Email to and or hand deliverto Kingdom Kampala/ 4th Floor Leftwing /Plot 31-39, Nile Avenue Kampala. Tel; +256 414 287190 / 256 80011522 (Toll Free)


Deadline: 10th February 2021


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