United Nations Volunteer Jobs – Economic Analyst – The UN Resident Coordinator Office (UNRCO)

 

Job Title:    Economic Analyst (United
Nations Volunteer Jobs)

Host Organization: The UN Resident Coordinator Office (UNRCO)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head, Team Leader of the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (UNRCO)

 

About US:

The Resident
Coordinator’s Office supports the work of the UN Resident Coordinator and
coordinates activities of the UN Country Team in its engagement with the
Government as defined by the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework
(UNSDCF).

 

Uganda will soon
commence implementing UNSDCF 2021 – 2025, which is the medium-term results
framework that describes the response of the UN system to national development
priorities. UNSDCF describes how the UN Country Team will contribute to the
achievement of development results based on a common country analysis and the
UN comparative advantage.

 

The Resident
Coordinator is leading and strategically positioning the United Nations Country
Team in Uganda to respond to the current national priorities, mainly to
Uganda’s Vision 2040, and the third National Development Plan (NDPIII).

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the overall guidance of the Head of the
UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (UNRCO)as a secondary supervisor and direct
supervision of the Development Coordination Officer/Economist in the UN RCO as
the first supervisor, the Economic Analyst will be responsible for;

·       
Supporting
evidence-based analysis to establish the trends of sustainable development,
challenges, and opportunities in Uganda

·       
Participate
in UN internal and external engagements aimed at providing advice on innovative
economic and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) policies to accelerate
progress on the 2030 Agenda

·       
Support
in the preparation of programmes aimed at accelerating the achievement of SDGs

·       
Support
in planning and managing SDG related events

·       
Engage
in sustainable development advocacy and communication activities

·       
Support
knowledge management on SDG related issues and promote learning within the
relevant networks

·       
Maintain
existing and build new partnerships with Government, development partners and
other stakeholders that collaborate with the UN in the implementation and
achievement of the 2030 Agenda

·       
Keep
abreast of Uganda’s socio-economic trends and identify their implications for
UN’s development cooperation

·       
Any
other duties as may be assigned

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or
equivalent) in economics, economic policy and planning, economic policy
management, public policy, or any other closely related field. Those who meet
the required years of experience and in the final year of their postgraduate
degree will also be considered.

·       
At least
three years of experience

·       
Extensive
knowledge of Uganda’s social and economic development context.

·       
Analytical
skills and application of techniques (e.g. econometric tools, Microsoft,
statistical analysis)

·       
Demonstrable
skills in writing and presentation

·       
Have
affinity with or interest in coordination, volunteerism as a mechanism for
durable development, and the UN System.

·       
Language
skills:
English(Mandatory),
Level – Fluent

·       
Competencies
values:
Accountability,
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to
Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge
Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity,
Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

·       
Applicants
must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

·       
Minimum
age: 22 years old.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join the United Nations Volunteers should apply online at the link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 17th February 2021

 

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