Transparency Project 2019 – 4 Paid Graduate Interns

Job Title: 4 Interns – Transparency Project 2019

Department: Communications and data analysis.

Name of your organization: The Transparency Project

Job Location:  Kampala, Uganda

Expected start date: September 1st (or earlier if possible).

Job summary: 

The Transparency Project 2019: To carry out our activities, we are looking for (4) full-time paid interns to assist in the development, implementation and administration of our research project. In this position, you will have the opportunity to actively participate in setting up processes and procedures for the correct implementation of our activities, in collaboration with the staff in charge.


Summary about your organization

The Transparency Project is a research project carried out by the University of Chicago in collaboration with the Independent Evaluation and Research Cell of BRAC Uganda, The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) and Africa for Infomation Center (AFIC). Our research project aims at understanding information problems in the public procurement market in Uganda through the evaluation of different policy actions.


Roles and Responsibilities of the successful candidate.

• Tracking and digitization of public procurement opportunities from physical and online sources
• Managing the communication system with firms in the study, including e-mail, WhatsApp and text messages
• Keeping organized databases of companies and contact details
• Obtain, process, and analyze statistics on e-mail reception and usage
• Receive, process and file documentation related to the project
• Other tasks that may arise

Minimum Qualifications and Skills 

• Current bachelor or master’s student (or recent graduate) in Computer Science, Statistics, Public Policy or other related fields
• Strong command of ICT technologies, in particular, Excel, but a general ability to learn new software
• Flexible, proactive and fast learner
• Organized, with the ability to meet deadlines and work under minimal supervision
• Experience in public relations, media and/or communications management is a plus
• Experience in data analysis is a plus

How To Apply Instructions

If you are interested in this position, please submit a copy of your CV by e-mail along with a few lines describing why you would like to apply for this position and why you are the perfect fit for this position to  [email protected] and CC; [email protected] 
Applicants who already submitted their applications via the previous email address should only forward their previous email to  [email protected]

Interested applicants are encouraged to send their documents as soon as possible, as applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Deadline: August 30th 2019.


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