ISER Uganda Economic officer Jobs

ISER Uganda Economic officer Jobs

  • The Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) is a Ugandan based civil society organisation that engages in advocacy and strategic litigation to realise economic, social and cultural rights. Fulfillment of ISER’s objectives is implemented along structural and thematic programmes that are introduced progressively as the organization grows, although advocacy work on any emerging ESCR issue may be done depending on the country context at a particular time.

  • ISER has five programs currently running: (a) The Right to Education; (b) Right to Health; (c) Business and Human rights; (d) Social Accountability and Citizen participation; (e) Economic Inclusion and Fiscal Policy.

  • ISER is seeking to recruit a Program Officer for its Economic Inclusion and Fiscal Policy

    Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct research, monitoring and documentation around economic inclusion, monetary and fiscal policies and human rights.

  • Develop analyses of the annual budget and tax proposals.

  • Train community based organisations.

  • Produce factsheets and participate in budget advocacy.

  • Conduct advocacy and establish networks with local and international organizations working on similar issues.

  • Represent ISER at meetings as delegated by the Program Manager.

  • Assist the program manager in preparing donor reports.

  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Program Manager


  • Understands basic economic concepts. A Bachelors degree in Economics is preferable.

  • Past experience working on
    issues of economic inclusion and human rights preferably as they pertain to vulnerable groups.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience conducting research, both qualitative and quantitative.

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi task.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a team.

  • Consistent attention to detail.

  • Capacity to work independently.

    How to Apply

  • To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae/resume (indicating
    atleast 2 references), a writing sample of no more than five pages, copies of academic
    transcripts to

  • by 15 October 2020. Please indicate “Applications for Economic Inclusion and Fiscal Policy Program Officer” in your email subject.

  • ISER is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. The initial contract will be for one year with the possibility of renewal subject to performance.

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