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Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)   |   Kampala, Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Technical Specialist, Policy Analysis

  • Post-graduate education
  • Government, community development, public services
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

We are retained by the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) to identify competent individuals to fill the above post




Applications with detailed curriculum vitae (in pdf form), copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three referees and the applicant’s Skype Address; daytime telephone contact should be sent online to our E-mail with the subject Appointment in RUFORUM followed by the Job title


Responsibilities

  1. Plan, design and conduct qualitative and quantitative research to identify issues or problematic areas in RUFORUM policies.
  2. Develop policy analysis tools and instruments for conducting policy assessments and reviews.
  3. Participate in the formulation and review of RUFORUM policies.
  4. Support the resolution of policy issues.
  5. Prepare policy analysis reports.
  6. Monitor, evaluate and report on the implementation of RUFORUM policies.
  7. Evaluate the outcome or impact of RUFORUM policies in respect of its strategic objectives and performance targets among others.
  8. Conduct research, identify and make recommendations on policy gaps that hinder the effective performance of RUFORUM.
  9. Interpret policy and provide policy guidance to management.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: Government, community development, public services
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Reporting; Analytics; Policy drafting and development; Research planning; Qualitative methods; Quantitative methods
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM)

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 100-500 people

The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), established by ten Vice Chancellors in 2004, is a consortium of 85 African universities operating within 35 countries spanning the African continent. RUFORUM is coordinated by a Secretariat hosted by Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. The organisation evolved from its predecessor, the Forum on Agricultural Resource Husbandry (FORUM) program of the Rockefeller Foundation. RUFORUM is registered as an International Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and has mandate to oversee graduate training. In July, 2014, RUFORUM signed a cooperation agreement with the African Union to support the implementation of the new African Union for Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa, 2024 (STISA 2024).


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