Fresher Officer Research & Development Job Opportunities – Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Fresher Officer Research & Development Job Opportunities – Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)



Job Title:    Officer Research & Development (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Officer Research & Development


About US:

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was established to implement the provisions of The UCC Act 2013 Laws of Uganda with a principal goal of developing a modern communications sub-sector and Infrastructure in Uganda, in conformity with the operationalization of the Telecommunications Policy.


Job Summary:  The Officer Research & Development will provide technical support to the research unit in research, project coordination, documentation and dissemination of information.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • To conduct basic data collection and entry within the Unit in strict adherence to research protocols.
  • To provide day-to-day technical support to the supervisor on ongoing research projects ensuring work plans and timelines are met and that data quality is high;
  • To participate in basic and background research in projects in the unit by identifying appropriate research techniques and methods that can support the research team;
  • To participate in the preparation of research instruments, data analysis, report writing and dissemination of on-going research findings in a timely manner;
  • To proactively initiate and or participate in the writing of proposals to donors to secure extra funding for research and service development processes;
  • To conduct research and provide input to papers on varied subjects as defined by Management from time to time for use by the Commission.
  • To participate in the conduct of feasibility studies, market research and intelligence on current and new innovations in the communication sector and generate reports, in line with the department’s work plan.
  • To co-ordinate responses to external and internal research inquiries from colleagues, government departments and agencies as well as the general public;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Officer Research & Development job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences or related field.
  • At least two years of hands-on relevant experience in the field of socio-economic research and service or product development in a similar corporate environment and reputable organization.
  • Previous experience at a senior level will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in STATA, SPSS and Advanced Excel;
  • Proficiency in Research Methods, Product and service development processes;
  • Information and data management.
  • Business Alignment.
  • Proficiency in the use of offline and online data collection tools
  • High degree of Integrity;
  • Excellent research and report writing skills;
  • Ability to drive continuous improvement and innovation;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good presentation skills and must be able to meet set deadlines.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 17th March 2021


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