Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group Finance Officer and Budget Policy Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group Finance Officer and Budget Policy Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Job Description for the Budget Policy Specialist
Reporting to:
  • Program Manager
    Responsible for:
  • Program Assistant
    Primary Purpose of Position

    The BPS primary job purpose is to support CSBAG to deliver on its Vison, Mission and strategic plan. The BPS is the lead budget analysts for the organization

    Generic Competencies

  • Commitment to the vision and mission of CSBAG
  • Effective time management
  • Integrity
  • Self-drive and initiative
  • Proactive and result-oriented
  • Ability to multitask with minimum supervision
  • Ability to conduct economic analysis

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Analyze both national and local government economic policies to inform CSBAG research, advocacy strategies.
  • Actively engage in national and local level economic policy dialogues and using CSBAG experiences/research to inform economic policy discussions.
  • Provide strategic input into the development of CSBAGs budget advocacy agenda.
  • Contribute to CSBAGs efforts to strengthen networks by establishing and maintaining relationships with CSBAG members and partners, Governments, development partners for a collective voice on people centred budgeting
  • Collect and analyse macro-economic information and, make high-quality policy proposals, most notably in relation to pro-poor economic growth.
  • Make sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice, to generate evidence-based budget proposals that are pro-poor, thus enhancing the economic policy impact of CSBAG.
  • Be actively involved in the preparation of relevant knowledge products through written and electronic media to support CSBAG Advocacy
  • Represent CSBAG in relevant economic policy development and accountability forums
  • Build the capacity of CSBAG members and
    partners through and providing technical support in budget analysis
  • Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as reasonably required. It is important to note that the responsibilities may change to meet the evolving needs of CSBAG.
  • To participate in fundraising for the organisation, identify and develop partnerships and alliances relevant to programs and organization in general
  • Timely reporting to development partners as per project contracts
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor or Executive Director

    Scope of Impact

    The BPSs role is of high impact as s/he leads in strategic management and leadership of CSBAG budget work.

    S/he works with other staff, the Program Manager and the Executive Directors in shaping implementation of the organization programs.

    The BPS participates in proposal writing and ensure that project under her supervision are implement effectively

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 19th June, 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group Finance Officer and Budget Policy Specialist Jobs in Uganda

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