US Embassy Admin Jobs – Public Health Administrative Management Specialist- Cooperative Agreements

Organisation: United States Embassy, US Mission
in Uganda
Vacancy
Number
: 020/2013
Duty
Station:
 Entebbe,
Uganda
About
CDC:
“The Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency
engaged in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in
Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for professional growth,
training, and collaboration with other health professionals. The main CDC
offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe.
CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in Uganda.”
Job
Summary:
The Public
Health Administrative Management Specialist – Cooperative Agreements will be
one of four specialists responsible for the oversight of the administrative
aspects of the agency’s cooperative agreements portfolio. The Job holder’s
administrative role extends throughout the life cycle of the implementing
instrument, beginning with funding proposal preparation, initial award and
carrying through to close out. These administrative functions provide the
infrastructure for effective and coordinated implementation, monitoring and
overall administrative management of the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) PEPFAR-funded and other public health programmatic activities
carried out by implementing partners in Uganda. 
A full copy of the complete
position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available
on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should possess a master’s degree in public administration,
    public health, international development, business administration, management
    or finance is required OR hold a
    bachelors’ degree in public administration, public health, international
    development, business administration, management or finance is required.
  • Past
    working experience of at least three years of continuous administrative
    management experience in a public health or international development
    program that includes administrative management of acquisitions, grants,
    contracts or cooperative agreement documentation and reporting, files
    management and exposure to external clients is required. OR Five years of progressively
    responsible administrative management experience in a public health or
    international development program that includes administrative management
    of acquisitions, grants, contracts or cooperative agreement documentation
    and reporting, files management and exposure to external clients is require
  • Language
    Requirements:
     
    Level IV English ability (fluent written, spoken and reading).
    The candidate should have a detailed knowledge of overall management
    principles, guidelines and procedures related to the administration of
    cooperative agreements, as well as related audit and accounting
    requirements.
  • A
    thorough understanding of the structure and functions of the CDC’s role
    and function in support of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
    (PEPFAR) is required.
  • The
    job holder must also have a detailed knowledge of the host country
    operational environment, including a good understanding of host government
    laws and regulations regarding public health-related implementing
    agreements. A general knowledge of routine health information systems in
    developing countries, including knowledge of HIV administrative systems is
    required.    



Personal
Competencies:
  • Good
    communication skills, both oral and written, are required, to include
    ability to write clear and concise documents, reports, program and policy
    guidelines and ability to deliver oral presentations on programmatic
    matters.
  • Excellent
    inter-personal skills are required in order to coordinate with USG
    colleagues and implementing/cooperating partners to ensure mutual
    cooperation.
  • Proven
    ability to multi-task in a highly-detailed work environment is required.
  • The
    ability to assess problems and develop realistic solutions is required.
  • Ability
    to plan and monitor budget expenditures to meet PEPFAR-program needs is
    required.
  • Intermediate
    user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required.
  • Keyboarding
    skills that include both speed and accuracy are required.
  • A
    facility to work with higher mathematical calculations for purposes of
    reporting is required.
How
to Apply:
All those interested in
working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and
strictly adhere to the following:
  • Universal
    Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member
    (DS-174) Download
    it Here.
  • A
    current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Candidates
    who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214
    with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans
    preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a
    conditional preference in hiring with their application.
  • Any
    other documentation (e.g. essays, transcripts/certificates, awards) that
    addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed
    above. 
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at KampalaHR@state.gov. 




NB: Only
electronic submissions will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.




Please clearly indicate the
position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat
(.pdf) and please send all documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5
Deadline: 13th
August, 2013
The US Mission in Kampala
provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to
all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. 
The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in
all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.




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