World Bank Jobs in Uganda- E T Consultant

Job Title:E T Consultant

Job # 112449
Job Title E T Consultant
Job Family Poverty Reduction
Location Kampala, Uganda
Appointment Local Hire
Job Posted 02-Dec-2011
Closing Date 25-Dec-2011
Language Requirements English [Essential]
Appointment Type

Background / General description
The World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit (PREM –AFTP2) is seeking a high caliber locally-recruited Extended Term Consultant (ETC) as Economist for the Uganda program to be based in Kampala. The World Bank is engaged in 23 active projects with commitments of over $1 billion; IDA provides on average approximately $300 million per year to Uganda, about half of which is in the form of budget support through the Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC) instrument, with contributions from multiple donors. Partnership with government is strong, as is the harmonization agenda with development partners. The Bank also is actively engaged in analytic work in collaboration with the government on priorities under the government’s national development plan (NDP). The ETC /Economist will work closely with the Uganda PREM team, under the management of the Country Manager for Uganda and the AFTP2 Sector Manager. The ETC/Economist filling this position will be supervised on a day-to-day basis by the internationally-recruited Country Economist based in Kampala, Uganda.

Duties and Accountabilities
The ETC /Economist will (i) carry out responsibilities for a broad range of non-lending tasks with a focus on microeconomic and fiscal aspects; (ii) provide timely support to empirically-based policy making through analysis of issues in context of policy notes and participation in various policy fora; (iii) participate in support of policy based-lending operations including Poverty Reduction Support Credits; (iv) take primary responsibility for the analysis of the annual budget; (v) monitor the results and analyze the impact under the Uganda NDP; assist in management of the economic data base to this end, and support the country team on related institutional and country-specific activities; (vi) maintain close working relationships with government counterparts, IMF, the donor community, as well as with civil society in Uganda more broadly; and (vii) carry out the work program in a way that helps build capacity with government counterparts, where applicable.

Selection Criteria
The successful candidate should be: (a) a holder of a post graduate degree in Economics, preferably PhD, with at least 5 years of direct relevant experience; (b) one who has demonstrated effectiveness in applying economic discipline to Uganda context; and (c) has technical skills to include sound knowledge of STATA and other microeconomic analytic tools. (d) has high level of personal and professional integrity. (e) strong ability to function well in a multi-cultural environment, and working in teams. (f) results oriented personality with proven problem solving skills, and strong communication skills. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:


Jobs at Infectious Disease Institute in Uganda

Job Title:Occupational Health and Safety Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Inspect the sanitary conditions of all IDI facilities
• Conduct safety and environmental audits
• Ensuring all work injuries, work caused illnesses or dangerous events at the work place are investigated

Educational Requirements:
• A bachelors degree/ advanced diploma in environmental health science, public health or any other related field
• Training in occupational health and safety
Knowledge, skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge and practical understanding of occupational health and health procedures
• Knowledge of conducting appropriate health and safety education program
• Good analytical skills
• Investigative skills

How to Apply:
Qualified Candidates who wish to apply may hand-deliver, email or post an application letter with a detailed cv, naming at least two professional referees to:

Human Resource Manager,
Infectious Disease Institute
P.O.Box 22418, Kampala

Deadline: 21st December 2011

Data Entry Assistant Job Vacancy at Warchild in Uganda

Job Title: Data Entry Assistant
The Data entry assistant is primarily responsible for ensuring that there is a continuous, correct, accurate and complete processing of all staff and cash data of WCH Uganda country office and field offices

Reports to: Human Resources |Coordinator

Key Result Areas
Human Resource DAta Processing and Management
Maintains the online staff data base by ensuring the HRIS is continously updated with any changes in staff data and that all data related to new and existing staff is in the system

maintains hard copies of staff files through continuous filling of any staff related documents

process and renew of international staff and visitors visas and work permits in a timely manner

Bachelors in Business administration, Accounting
Knowledge of accounting packages

At least 2 years of practical experience in relevant field
experience on working with any database preferably an HRIS is an added advantage

To Apply

Closing Date: 23rd December 2011

Jobs at War Child in Uganda

Job Title: External Liaison Officer

The external liaison officer is primary responsible for representing the Kampala office from desk
Reports o: the external Liaison Officer reports to the Human Resources Coordinator

Key Result Areas
Manages the Kampala office phone. this involves dissemination of calls to the end recipients within WCH Kampala Office

Manages the WCH Uganda general email address by receiving all general emails, making repplies after consultation form the HRCo and disseminating to any concerned persons

Assists the HRCo in short listing CVs for recruitment

A degree or Diploma in Administration, office and Information Management or secretarial studies or relevant

Knowledge of Computer packages like MS Outlook and Word. Ms Excel, PowerPoint, Access

At least one year's experience in administration and or secretarial related role and office management

Team player to be able to be a member of a team
has a flexible approach to multiple tasks

How to Apply:
please send a motivation letter and current CV by email to

Closing Date: 23rd December 2011

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