Job Summary: Economist (2 Career Jobs)
Organisation: The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda serves the following functions;
To appoint, promote and exercise disciplinary control over persons holding public office in Parliament;
To review the terms and conditions of service, standing orders, training and qualifications of persons holding office in Parliament;
To provide a Parliamentary reporting service;
To provide such other staff and facilities as are required to ensure efficient functioning of the Parliament;
To cause to be prepared in each financial year, estimates of revenue and expenditure for the next financial year; and
To make recommendations to Parliament, or with the approval of Parliament, determine the allowances payable and privileges available to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.
Job Summary: The Economist will collect and conduct preliminary data analysis within the Division.
Collect and analyse data related to government revenue, expenditure and deficit.
Collect and analyse information on economic and social policies as well as financial and monetary sectors of the economy.
Estimate costs and revenues associated with proposed legislation.
Support Parliament and its committees in utilizing economic and budget performance measurement indicators during oversight meetings.
Prepare regular publications on key macroeconomic and budget indicators.
Support the existence and operations of a budgetary and socioeconomic data bank at PBO.
Collect and analyze the impact of public policy on macroeconomic variables including but not limited to price indices, exchange rates, lending rates etc.
Assist Committees of Parliament in implementing work plans.
Send periodic performance reports of PBO.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
The candidate should possess an Honours Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Statistics, or Quantitative Economics obtained from a recognized University Institution
Skills & Experience:
Good analytical skills
Knowledge in Information Systems Design and Operations
Good Computer usage skills
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Age Limit: 21 -27 Years
All applications should be addressed to the Secretary, Parliamentary Commission, P.O Box 7178 Kampala, Uganda via post or hand delivered to the Parliamentary Registry, Room No. 112, 1st Floor, South Wing, Parliament of Uganda.
All applicants should endeavor to attach recent passport size photographs, Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts and indicate two (2) competent referees.
Serving Officers in Government institutions should route their applications through their respective Heads of Departments.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Deadline: Friday, 29th November 2013