2 Fresher A' Level Office Assistant Job Opportunities - Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria Consortium
Duty Station: Uganda
Salary: USD 6350 gross per annum
Reports to: Administrator

About US:
Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. Malaria Consortium works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.

About Project:
Malaria Consortium Uganda has received funding from DFID/UNICEF to implement the Strengthening Uganda’s Response to Malaria (SURM) project which will focus on reducing the impact of the leading causes of U5M morbidity and mortality in 16 districts in Northern Uganda. The project will address lagging maternal and neonatal mortality through a combination of iCCM and selected maternal and neonatal care interventions. The project is implemented with UNICEF and spans a five-year period (April 2018-March 2023) in 16 districts in the Northern region of Uganda.

Job Summary: The Office Assistants will ensure office hygiene and security is maintained in accordance to Malaria Consortium standards; which include maintaining a clean and comfortable office environment, and ensuring that the premises are secure, accessible to staff and well-lit in the evening.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Cleaning duties (40%)
  • Cleaning the cups
  • Supervising external cleaners
  • Preparing and serving staff members tea
  • Organising for tea and snacks for meetings
  • Supporting the staff to tidy up their work stations
Guard duties (30%)
  • Required to open the office on time and lock it
  • Keep guard of the office so that nothing gets lost as you watch and wait for staff working beyond office hours
  • Switch off all lights and all electric appliances before locking the offices
  • Safe guard the office keys at all times
Stores (5%): Assist in stores and take inventory as required
Other Duties (25%)
  • Help to carry office related materials to the directed staff
  • Assist at the reception when need arises
  • Assist staff in running errands
  • Managing petty cash

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium Office Assistant job opportunity should hold an A’ level Certificate
  • One year of experience serving in a similar role

How to Apply:
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.

Deadline: 27th April 2018

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Accountant Jobs - Q-Sourcing Servtec.

Job Title:      Accountant
Organisation: Q-Sourcing Servtec.
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Q-Sourcing Servtec. is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan.  They a recruiting for a valuable client, one of our Kampala based clients.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Financial Management:
  • Monitoring of Stock Funds
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations Review of Schedules and Preparations
  • Liaise with External Auditors in the completion of Annual Audits
  • Prepare month KPI report by 10th of the following month
  • File monthly VAT returns
  • Perform internal audits
  • Prepare Bank Reconciliations
  • Adhoc
  • FX Posting
Stock Management:
  • Monthly Stock Analysis Report
  • Stock Position Report
  • Posting Stock Purchases and Stock Sales and Stock supplier Payments
  • Instruction Request
  • Daily Stock Position
  • Stock Debtors and Creditors Analysis
  • Daily Stock Recons minibem Vs Sage Vs stock counts
Treasury and Bank Management
  • Weekly Bank Balance Report
  • Posting all trade Bank Transactions
  • Posting all intercompany Transfers
  • Posting Fx Gains and Losses on the Banks
  • Ensure all Banks are Balancing with System
Stakeholder Communication and Other duties
  • Efficient communication with all stakeholders
  • Provide timely feedback to management and staff
  • Support the Senior Accountant in any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Accountant job placement must hold an Honours Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a reputable institution
  • ACCA/ CPA Certification as added advantage
  • Four years’ experience is mandatory preferably with multi-national organizations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (particularly Excel) 
  • The applicant must be proficient in using Accounting software i.e. SAGE and SAP.
  • Excellent communication skills, careful attention to detail, ability to identify key issues and solutions

Personal Competencies, Skills and Abilities
  • Corporate Finance Analysis - Advanced
  • IFRS knowledge – Advanced
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Tax knowledge – Advanced
  • MS Excel
  • Target Driven
  • Curiosity for Learning
  • Analytical skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player

How to Apply
Only candidates who meet the minimum criteria outlined as above are invited to send a comprehensive CV and certified copies of academic documents by e-mail to recruitment@qsourcing.com 

Note:  Please kindly mark your application as "Application _Accountant” in the subject line of your email.

Deadline: 21st April 2018

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UN Monitoring Assistant Job Opportunities - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:              Monitoring Assistant
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Programme Associate

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. . Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary: The Monitoring Assistant will be in charge of monitoring implementation of  WFP Programmes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the assistance Programme at the local level, in close collaboration with the cooperating partners.
  • Keenly monitor and review the overall commodity movements such as food deliveries, storage, transport and distribution at the site and verify if the amounts received have been properly recorded, damaged or suspected to be damaged.
  • Supervise the efficient distribution of food items at the site and ensure proper distribution of entitlements and verify appropriate entitlements are distributed and provide feedback to field officers and others on the distribution.
  • Assist on the conduct of regular meetings of refugee leaders and cooperating partners on the commodity pipeline, distribution arrangements, food entitlements and other relevant issues.
  • Provide support in the implementation of the plan of action, review achievement and constraints and provide feedback accordingly.
  • Assist in encouraging women’s access to economic skills development and sensitizing public opinion on gender issues and gender focused activities.
  • Report periodically to the supervisor on relevant events regarding food management, distribution and other related issues.
  • Identify any apparent issues in the Programme and report them to the appropriate personnel.
  • Supervise and train other personnel as appropriate.
  • Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance.
  • Perform any other related duties as required.
  • Applicants should have the ability to interprete and analyze a wide viriety of Programme issues, statistical information, maintain accurate and precise records, work effectively with people of different national and cultural background.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Monitoring Assistant job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in either of the following fields, Development Studies, Agriculture, Social Sciences, Nutrition, Education or other related field from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience in supporting implementation of humanitarian services, community based activities, food distribution or any other related field gained from a reputable organization.
  • Good knowledge and skills in using MS Office applications.
  • Excellent command of both written and oral English is essential.

Personal Competencies:
  • Strategic Management: Displays basic understanding of WFP’s policies and strategies to perform monitoring and/or evaluation activities and their inter-relationship.
  • Performance Management: Applies knowledge of WFP’s performance management system to manage resources and relationships to undertake monitoring actions or deliver straightforward evaluations of operations, programmes, or processes to WFP monitoring and/or evaluation quality standards.
  • Qualitative/Quantitative Methodology: Understand and applies an appropriate mix of established methods and data collection tools to monitoring, reviews or straightforward evaluations, in line with WFP’s strategic and operational results frameworks (metrics), WFP guidance and technical standards.
  • Data Analytics and Visualization: Collects and summarizes programme data, including information on shipments, distribution site logistics, the status of personas in need, and beneficiaries planned and reached for all programme assistance modalities and activities.
  • Programme Monitoring and Review: Gathers, organizes, and provides data on programme outputs, processes, and outcomes, including distribution plans and the status, quantity, and quality of food and cash distributed and technical assistance provided.

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 24th April 2018

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2 Fresh Graduate Jobs - Graduate Interns - StrongMinds Uganda

Organization: StrongMinds Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala and Wakiso, Uganda

About US:
StrongMinds Uganda is a not for profit Non-Governmental Organization that has been implementing group talk therapy, based on interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT or IPT-G), for impoverished women with depression in Uganda since 2014. Therapy sessions are led by well-trained, well-educated staff, and have been successful in reducing depression symptoms and increasing patients’ overall functionality and well-being. StrongMinds Uganda currently implements programs in the districts of Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono and Iganga.

Job Summary: The Graduate Interns will be responsible for facilitating the implementation of Group Interpersonal Psychotherapy (G-IPT) program activities in the assigned location.  He/she will identify, diagnose and recruit individuals with depression to join G-IPT program; treat individuals with depression within their own communities using proven medical health screening tools adapted to local conditions and proven G-IPT sessions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with the mobilization and sensitization of community members
  • Conducting pre-assessment/screening of community members
  • Pre-grouping of clients
  • Conducting IPTG weekly sessions of depressed clients
  • Reporting and Record keeping of client information
  • Attending weekly debrief sessions
  • Data entry using smart phone
  • Documentation of significant change story/ lessons learnt

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Graduate Intern should preferably hold a diploma in Guidance & Counseling, Community Psychology, Social Work, Social Administration, Development Studies; Nursing or any relevant health or social work qualification.
  • A minimum of 6 months experience working with the communities running/implementing Group interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT-G)
  • Demonstrated interest in social work and helping others.
  • Understanding of self-help approaches and empowerment in mental health.
  • Good group mobilization, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Experience working with people with depression and their families.
  • Experience in running self- help groups
  • Good verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to develop, inform and sustain professional relationships, partnerships and networks.
  • Computer literacy skills in MS Office applications, word, excel, Spread sheets;
  • Ability and willingness to undertake physical movements between and within communities mostly by public means
  • Language: English, Luganda and Lusoga.   All these languages will be tested during interviews.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters and updated CVs only to info@strongminds.org, indicating the position name, location you are interested in and languages you are conversant with.  Our work demands a lot of physical movements between and within communities mostly by public means.

Deadline: 29th April, 2018

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United States US Embassy Jobs - Program Management Specialist (Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit (Salary - 191 millions)

Organisation: United States Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station:  USAID, Health & HIV/AIDS Office, Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: FSN-12 (UGX 191,547,014 — 282,336,746 inclusive of allowances).
Reports to: Feed the Future Coordinator

About US Embassy:
Welcome to the United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda.  The United States has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary: The Program Management Specialist serves as Unit Leader for Private Sector/Partnership Development. The incumbent is USAID/Uganda’s senior advisor and expert on public-private partnerships and the development of Global Development Alliances, and heads a unit of three to four people. The Unit is located in USAID/Uganda’s Economic Growth (EG) Team, but serves the Mission’s entire private sector portfolio, including the EG, Democracy and Governance and Investing in People Portfolios. The incumbent is recognized by USAID/Uganda and USAID/WASHINGTON as the Mission’s leading expert in identifying partnership opportunities and developing and implementing strategies for effective outreach to private corporations and other potential alliance partners. S/he is the Mission’s foremost authority on networking and promoting USAID/Uganda to private corporations and other potential resource partners. The Unit oversees the full range of concepts, skills and best practices available to map partnership opportunities, manage relationships, and negotiate with potential resource partners. The incumbent is also the Mission’s senior advisor and manager of USAID’s Development Credit Authority, the Agency’s credit guarantee facility. The incumbent provides strategic, technical and organizational leadership oversight in private sector development and finance within the Mission. S/he collaborates with all Mission staff in achieving the country team’s overall objectives and specific intermediate results. The incumbent is a key expert in developing new mission Private Sector, Alliances and Partnerships programs. In this, s/he is closely involved with Government of Uganda (GOU) officials, consultants, the private sector, other donors and stakeholders in the development and implementation of initiatives, writing requests for proposals (RFPs), Statements and Scopes of Work (SOW) and other procurement mechanisms consistent with (GOU) economic development initiatives and U.S. Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) goals. The Unit Leader plays a key role in generating ideas and advises throughout the entire procurement process. The incumbent must have demonstrated experience leading/chairing diverse teams. This senior position ensures the Mission has the necessary management and technical expertise to successfully leverage substantial outside resources to expand and deepen the impact of the Mission’s large and technically diverse development portfolio. The incumbent also leads collaboration with other USAID projects, and other donors and organizations in the economic development sector to ensure synergy of private sector activities with those of other organizations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Supervision, Coaching/Mentoring and Staff Support (50 %)
  • Supervises at a minimum, two technical FSNs and may mentor one US Direct Hire Foreign Service /Private Sector Officer, which includes developing annual work objectives, mentoring, facilitating professional development, completing ad hoc and annual performance reviews, and providing performance feedback.
  • Works closely with Private Sector/Partnership Unit staff to determine training needs, helps identify appropriate training opportunities, and ensures fair participation in training by Agriculture Unit staff, with approval of the Feed the Future Coordinator.
  • Collaborates with PPD, FMO, and A&A to coach and mentor Private Sector/Partnership Unit members, as needed, in effective project and financial management.
Managing for Results (30%): The incumbent is the Mission’s source of technical and organizational leadership on the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of private sector/partnership development programs. S/he ensures that private sector and partnership activities achieve their intended results. The incumbent:
  • Analytically assesses the private sector/partnership portfolio, the performance of partners, the available budget, the need for additional activities or ending activities, and designs new projects or activities appropriate to achieve objectives including, but not limited to (i) Feed the Future (ii) Power Africa and (iii) Trade Africa.
  • Fully participates or takes the lead on each stage of project design for new activities, including drafting and getting approval for concept papers, writing scopes of work, evaluating applications/proposals, and starting up new projects.
  • Ensures that implementing partners for the private sector/partnership portfolio abide by their reporting requirements, including quarterly reports, trip reports, accruals, PMPs, annual reports, and other requirements such as reporting for the OP or other requests. This includes supportive supervision of other project managers in the Private Sector/Partnership Unit as necessary.
  • Actively participates in routine USAID/Uganda implementing partners meetings to discuss technical and programmatic direction of the USAID/Uganda and Economic Growth strategy.
  • Manages projects as Agreement or Contracting Officer’s Representative and/or Activity Manager, which includes review and approval of workplans, budgets, quarterly and annual reports, performance monitoring plans, monitoring activities through field visits and ensuring that financial reporting (accruals/vouchers) are submitted to FMO as required.
  • Identifies opportunities and strengthens existing opportunities for integration of private sector/partnership programming other areas of the Mission programming.
  • Technically advises and makes recommendations on the need for short-term technical assistance from USAID/Washington central projects and writes the technical components of the scope of work for the consultants.
  • Works in liaison with the program office and the Financial Officer and the Office of Acquisition and Assistance to help track private sector/partnership projects/activities, annual funding amounts, field support, procurement actions, and management units.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Economic Growth monitoring and evaluation officer, manages the Economic Growth Office analytical agenda for private sector programming and partnership development.
  • Manages the Economic Growth Program Monitoring Plan (PMP) for the Private Sector / Partnership Unit.
  • Supports the Economic Growth Office Director and Feed the Future Coordinator in coordinating the portfolio and pipeline reports and the procurement plans for the private sector/partnership portfolio.
  • Leads budget allocation discussions for private sector/partnership funds and makes recommendations to the Economic Growth Office Director and Feed the Future Coordinator.
  • Prepares reports and responses to US AID/Washington requests for information.
  • Supports the Economic Growth Office Director and Feed the Future Coordinator to monitor the private sector/partnership budget and work in collaboration with the Economic Growth Financial Analyst to ensure that budgets are up to date, reprogramming is completed, and budgetary changes are approved by Economic Growth Office Director.
  • Monitors the private sector/partnership budget through quarterly accruals and pipeline analysis for projects in the Private Sector/Partnership Unit and participates in Mission portfolio and pipeline reviews.
Strategic and technical leadership (20%) The incumbent is the Mission’s recognized expert in identifying private sector programming and public/private partnership opportunities. S/he develops and implements strategies for effective outreach to private corporations and other potential partners. Specific duties include:
  • Provides senior/high level technical advice to the Mission and to the President’s Investor’s Roundtable, the Uganda Commodities Exchange, the Uganda Securities Exchange, the banking sector and key Ministries on the strategic alignment of private sector and partnership efforts with key USAID/Uganda goals and objectives. S/he will be involved in strategic decision making, budget allocations, and project designs. S/he assist negotiates with GOU on project design and implementation, ensuring that host country officials at the highest level are apprised of program progress.
  • Forge relationships that may lead to future partnerships in key areas of priority to USA! D/Uganda. Facilitates the conceptual development of new partnerships, reaches out to potential partners to identify areas where USAID priorities coincide with theirs; objectively assesses the commitment of potential partners; identifies due diligence issues; and communicates the Agency’s partnership building policies and processes to manage expectations accordingly. Develops and sustains close collaboration, professional relationships with senior GOU officials, key business leaders, other major donors, international organizations, leading economic development research institutes and other private and public sector contacts necessary to build strong, inclusive and sustainable alliances and partnerships.
  • Develops and implements a Mission-wide strategic approach to private sector programming and partnership development in collaboration with other USAID support offices and technical teams as appropriate.
  • Responsible for private sector and partnership contributions to the Mission’s strategic planning and reporting as part of the Mission Strategic Resource Plan and Foreign Assistance Framework Operational Plan and Reporting Process (OP).
  • Represents USAID with stakeholders and external development partners in a wide variety of events sponsored by USAID implementing partners or working groups and forums such as the Private Sector Donor Group (PSDG) where USAID is affiliated. This includes conferences, workshops donor subgroup meetings, and other economic development fora. Actively engages in the Private Sector Donor Group and other committees to advise, comment and participate in strategic decisions affecting private sector programming in Uganda.
  • Serves as primary point of contact with Alliance Builders in other USAID missions and with USAID’s Office of Development Partners in Washington to develop contacts and share information; serves as the Mission’s POC for the Development Credit Authority (DCA) U.S. Treasury guarantee facility program.
  • Represents US Government in multilateral coordination efforts for private sector programming, including giving technical and strategic advice, and input.
  • Collects, analyzes and synthesizes information to inform and strategically guide program planning, including keeping the Mission and team abreast of current events in Uganda, EAC and COMESA that impact on mission goals or cooperation; Conducts consultations with stakeholders and track legislative, policy, regulatory reforms, competiveness and Doing Business developments.
  • Offers strategic direction and technical input to key USAID governmental and nongovernmental partners on their strategies, workplans and monitoring and evaluation as it relates to private sector engagement and development.
  • Represent the Economic Growth Office at appropriate Mission meetings with and/or in the absence of the Economic Growth Office - e.g. petroleum working group, interagency meetings, country team, Economic Growth Office Staff Meeting, USAID Senior Management, etc.
  • Provides leadership and may act as Feed the Future Coordinator in his/her absence.
  • Drafting talking points, assisting with high level visits (e.g. Congressional, political appointees, senior representatives from US Government), developing/updating briefing materials as it relates to private sector activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The ideal candidate for the United States US Embassy Program Management Specialist (Private Sector/Partnership Development Unit should possess a Master’s degree in Economics, Management Science, Business Administration, Finance, Marketing, International Development or related fields required with strong technical emphasis or specialization in the area of business development, finance, trade and investment, competitiveness.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of work experience in private sector development with multi-lateral or bi-lateral development organization(s), including experience in inclusive development finance mechanisms.
  • Five or more years’ experience in developing or managing private sector development projects.
  • Previous experience in donor coordination and chairing/leading diverse teams is required.
  • Other relevant trainings or certifications to augment university degrees and work experience.
  • Effective written and oral communications are absolutely critical to perform successfully in this position. Incumbent must be able to communicate effectively and accurately. The incumbent must be able to draft reports, correspondence, briefings and other written products in accurate and grammatically correct English with title or no editing required, often under tight deadlines.
  • Recent experience in programming of business development services, competiveness, advocacy against constraints to business, public-private partnerships, private sector growth enabling national economic governance policies (for example licensing, registration, certification, trade compliance) is required.
  • The incumbent must exercise a considerable degree of specialized knowledge and experience to be applied in identifying and analyzing complex issues related to programs.
  • The incumbent is expected to have an in-depth understanding of US GOVERNMENT foreign assistance to Uganda and familiarity with central aspects of US GOVERNMENT policy in Uganda.
  • The incumbent is required to understand and appreciate the US GOVERNMENT Mission’s strategic direction, its chief accomplishments and its challenges in order to skillfully articulate the rationale, objectives and priorities for the provision of US GOVERNMENT foreign assistance to Uganda. The incumbent must have specific knowledge of partnership building with corporate and/or government partners.
  • Broad knowledge of the way USAID conducts business, including budgeting and programming and procurement procedures is essential. The incumbent is required to understand the objectives, methodology and status of USAID/Uganda’s programs and projects.
  • Broad knowledge and inderstanding of major problems frequently faced by transition post-conflict emerging economies such as Northern Uganda, and hands-on-experience is valuable and a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, commitment to transparency and teamwork, and an outstanding ability to exercise sound and independent judgment, discretion and patience on a daily basis. This position requires flexibility and the ability to accept and react to changing policy direction with sound analyses, professionalism and poise.
  • Work effectively in teams: The ability to participate in and/or lead internal and external teams, adapt to the existing management team, and be a good listener is essential. The incumbent must be able to respond professionally and adjust priorities in often fluid, changing, and challenging situations with minimal guidance. The incumbent must be able to resolve complex planning and implementation issues with colleagues in technical offices and other parts of the mission that may arise during the course of work, for which there often is not a clear solution. Excellent interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and tact, to work effectively with people at all levels, from senior officials to support staff, accepting divergent points of view, able to set forth new ideas, and able to help find consensus to achieve team goals. Able to lead a team when necessary, allowing for two-way communication, bringing divergent views together to consensus, and exercising fair judgment and decision-making. Ability to work in and appreciate a culturally diverse office and to translate local customs and culture to American counterparts and senior staff as necessary is essential. The incumbent must be able to provide information and advice with detachment and objectivity, and orient, coach and mentor fellow Ugandan and U.S. personnel, as described in the duties.
  • Communicate effectively. The incumbent must be able to communicate information in a transparent, accurate, concise and meaningful oral and written form. The incumbent must be able to exercise excellent communication skills to appropriately represent USAID/Uganda’s programs and priorities to a wide range of outside parties including senior corporate representatives, senior Ugandan officials up to the minister level; USAID senior management, and others. Verbal communication skills will be used to negotiate partnership parameters, manage expectations of resource partners at senior levels, and to resolve activity implementation issues with counterparts, partners and team members. The incumbent must use excellent communication skills to establish and develop sustainable working relationships within the US GOVERNMENT Mission including USAID, State Department, USDA, Treasury Department, Department of Defense, and Peace Corps. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with implementing partners, private sector partners, other donor partners, and both central and district level Government of Uganda counterparts is a must. The incumbent must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing - and able to help others do the same.
  • Achieve results. Independently conceive, plan, organize, manage, and evaluate important, diversified and complex work projects efficiently and accurately for individual and team work. Such skills are essential to meet deadlines and to ensure that activities for which the incumbent has the lead go smoothly, particularly in the event of competing priorities and/or time pressures. Excellent technical and project management skills to review and provide substantive feedback on documents including concept papers, proposals, program descriptions/scopes of work, annual submissions for performance reports, operational planning, oral and written feedback to implementing partners, and other technical and programmatic documents.
  • Highly flexible and versatile: The incumbent must possess the ability to remain calm in a fast moving work environment. The incumbent must also be able to work calmly, tactfully, and effectively under pressure and to demonstrate extreme flexibility to manage more than one activity at a time in the performance of daily duties and responsibilities.
  • Be a thought leader: The incumbent must have the ability to identify significant economic, political and social trends in the host country and assess their important and impact on USAID development assistance objectives and programs. S/he should exhibit critical thinking for addressing current assistance challenges, as well as mitigating near future challenges through creative solutions. Incumbent must be able to draft factual and interpretive reports that cover complex subject-matter, and provide recommendations for USAID intervention.
  • Excellent computer skills: These include Microsoft Office, web-based databases, and electronic filing, including the ability to help others, ability to learn new programs quickly is required to adequately perform in this position.
  • Language Proficiency: Fluent in English (written and oral) language.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should submit the following;
  • A hand-signed AID-302-3 Offeror Information for Personal Services Contracts Form, Download Here
  • Cover letter clearly indicating the position for which you are applying and describing how you meet the minimum requirements
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Copies of Academic Transcripts
  • Names, contact numbers, and e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. At least one of the references must be a prior or current direct supervisor.
  • U.S. citizen, Resident Aliens and other nations (resident in Uganda) must attach a copy of a valid work permit.

Send them to: KampalaHR@state.gov in standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf). All should be in one document which should not exceed 10MB.

Deadline: 4th May 2018

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