Senior Economist/ Planner Jobs – Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)


Job Title:    Senior Economist/ Planner

Organisation: Uganda
Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive


About US:

Uganda Free Zones
Authority (UFZA) is a Statutory Body established by the Free Zones Act, 2014,
for the purpose of creating opportunities for export-oriented investment and
job creation. The Authority is positioning itself to establish industrial
infrastructure, attract developers and Operators and provide innovative
Investor Support Services in Free Zones, Export processing Zones and Free


Job Summary:  The Senior Economist/ Planner will consolidate
comprehensive plans, monitor and evaluate their implementation.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Formulate, develop and coordinate the Authority’s strategies and
  • Coordinate the preparation of performance Reports on the Authority’s
  • Participate in the implementation and monitoring of the strategic
    plan and annual work plans.
  • Participate in the analysis of National and Program Development
    Policies and Plans
  • Participate in the Budget preparation process.
  • Support the preparation of in-depth analysis of development
  • Assist staff in preparation of work plans.
  • Participate in the preparation of the Authority’s periodic reports.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • An Honours Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Quantitative
    Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized
  • Post graduate qualification in Project Planning and Management or
    Monitoring and Evaluation is a must.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience in planning
    in Government or Quasi Government institution
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Should be creative and innovative.
  • Ability to embrace change management.
  • He/she should be a person of high integrity.
  • Results Oriented.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal relations skills.
  • He/she should be a team player.
  • Should be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word
    documents, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Internet applications
  • Age Range: 28 – 35


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send applications accompanied by a
comprehensive CV with 3 referees, copies of transcripts and certificates as
well as other relevant academic and professional credentials including daytime
contact addressed to;


The Director General

Attn: Head Projects
and Consultancy Department

Uganda Management

Plot No. 44/52 Jinja
Road, Kampala

P.O. Box 20131
Kampala, Uganda


Submit hard-copies
to the address above or soft copies to or


Deadline: Monday, 5th April 2021 by 3:00pm


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