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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

2 Research Analyst- Trade & Regional Integration Job at Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Research Analyst- Trade & Regional Integration 

Jobs at:
Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) 

Deadline of this Job:
7th December 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Summary
Date Posted: 7th December 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

JOB DETAILS:
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 Government of Uganda and Think Tank Initiative (TTI) under the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
The Centre is searching for qualified persons with sound professional integrity to f'ill the positions indicated below.
Job title: 2 Research Analyst- Trade &
Regional Integration (2 Positions)
Reports to: Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
Main Role
  •  Undertake empirical economic policy research and analysis
  •  Undertake empirical trade and/or regional integration policy research and analysis
  •  Engage in commissioned work for and on behalf of the Centre
  •  Actively participate in national trade and regional integration policy forums
  •  Based on research findings and sound analysis, contribute to national policy discourse
Job Requirements:
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 and a strong bias in trade and economic integration issues for those interested in trade and regional integration from a reputable University
  •  Knowledge of external trade issues including trading blocs such as the EAC and COMESA,
  •  Knowledge of international and domestic trade will be an added advantage
  •  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
    The Research Analyst position is for a three (3) year contract, with a possibility for renewal subject to satisfactory performance. Attractive and internationally competitive remuneration package including healthcare coverage is offered.
Job application procedure
Detailed duties and responsibilities for each of the advertised positions are available on the EPRC website: http://eprcug.org/about-eprc/jobs-careers  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: eprc@eprcug.org  not later than Friday 7th December 2018, 4 p.m. East African Time.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Late applications will not be accepted, Applicants must indicate clearly in the subject heading of both email and their application letter which position they are applying for.