30 Graduate Economists at Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The Government of Uganda (GoU) has, since the early 1990s, been pursuing strategic reforms in Public Financial Management (PFM) systems aimed at supporting Government’s goal of poverty eradication through the achievement of good governance,
sustainable growth targets anda stable macroeconomic environment as reflected in the National Development Plan and Vision 2040.

Government through the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development is implementing the Resource Enhancement and Accountability Programme (REAP) as the prime framework for implementation of the Public Financial Management (PFM) Reform Strategy (2018-2025). The overall objective of the REAP is to enhance resource mobilisation, improve planning and public investment management, and strengthen
accountability for quality, efficient and effective service delivery.

As part of the reforms, a Graduate Economists scheme is in place to strengthen the planning and budgeting function in ministries, departments, agencies and Local Governments (MDALGs); and also serve as a capacity building programme for young economists. It is also meant to provide opportunities for possible entry into the mainstream Civil Service.

The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development requires the services of qualified individuals to fill the following positions under REAP.

Job Title : Graduate Economist

Number of Terms Positions : 30

Terms : Contract for two(2) years effective 1st July 2023

Details of the scope of services, deliverables, qualifications, terms of the contract, and reporting arrangements are available on the website:
www.finance.go.ug . Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of certificates, National ID and testimonials, and addressed as below and submitted online to reap@finance.go.ug by 1700hrs on 3rd February 2023.

The Under Secretary/Accounting Officer
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Plot 2-8 Apollo Kaggwa Road

PO Box 8147


Tel: +256 414 707900

Attention : The Coordinator REAP

Please Note:

1. The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of lobbying shall lead to disqualification.

2. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted,