Earn Over 64m Annually as USAID Program Budget Analyst at United States Embassy / US Mission

Job Title:       USAID Program Budget Analyst
Organisation: United States
Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station:  USAID Office, Kampala, Uganda
Salary Grade: FSN-9 (Ugshs
64,849,075 to 94,733,853 p.a. inclusive of allowances)
Vacancy Number: 57-15
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 Scott H. DeLisi
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 (CDC)
·        
Peace Corps (PC)
Job Summary: The USAID
Program Budget Analyst supports the Budget Team in the effectively managing program
management functions including planning, budgeting, and reporting, of the USAID
assistance budget to Uganda.  The incumbent
provides analysis and reporting services to USAID/Washington, U.S. Mission in
Uganda (State Department, Department of Defense (DOD), Center for Disease
Control (CDC) and other USG agencies), Government of Uganda (GOU), and other
donors on USAID/Uganda programs, development objectives, areas of program concentration,
alignment with GOU plans and resources.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
1.
Program Management Support – 50 %
Planning
and Budgeting:
·        
Support USAID Mission staff on the program
objectives, and budgetary levels in terms of the foreign assistance budget
framework, Presidential initiatives, and Congressional earmarks.
·        
The incumbent provides timely analysis on multiple
funding sources, allocations and accountability and performs Mission’s
processing of planning documents such as the Operational Plan (OP),
Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ), Congressional Notifications (CN),
Mission Strategic Resource Plan (MSRP), and various budget planning documents,
for submission to USAID/ Washington.
Implementing:
·        
Formulate detailed financial plans for the Mission’s
development assistance program and within the approved levels as per the annual
Operating Year Budget (OYB) for bilateral projects and Washington-managed
projects.
·        
Enter budget data into the worldwide Field Support
Database (FSD).
·        
Operate Mission’s Operating Year Budget management
system, OPS Master.
·        
Render support in the preparation of amendments to
obligate funding into Mission’s bilateral agreements with GOU.
Monitoring: Process budget
allocations as per funding requirements of bilateral, Global Field Support
projects, Congressional earmarks and directives, and monitor the Mission
portfolio, pipeline and mortgage analyses reports and tasks, to meet targets
assigned to the Mission by USAID Washington.
2.
 Information Analysis and Reporting – 50%
·        
Record and capture correct financial data and
information consistent with the USAID programming policies, guidelines and
approved program levels through the use of agency-wide applications like OPS
Master, PHOENIX VIEWER and FACTS INFO to analyse obligations and allocations of
program funds to meet Mission portfolio needs.
·        
The applicant will prepare and provide ad-hoc,
factual, analytical, program summaries, and other periodic reports based on a
variety of published and unpublished data, as required, for USAID/Washington,
Mission Director, technical offices, other USG agencies, the GOU and other
donor agencies regarding U.S. financial assistance in Uganda. These may include
analyses of funding for Northern Uganda, for Presidential initiatives, or for
quarterly assistance data requests by Ministry of Finance, Planning and
Economic Development (MOFPED).
·        
Maintain information for both internal and external
requirements and ensure that it is accurate and distributed according to its
sensitivity, and the classification of users.
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 USAID Program Budget
Analyst job opportunity should hold a university degree in accounting, business
administration, social science or related fields is required.
·        
At least three (3) years of progressively
responsible work experience, which preferably includes program management work
in a social science field, business administration, communications or
information management.
·        
Prior experience in planning, budgeting, or in an
administrative area where emphasis is placed on analysis is required.
·        
Detailed working knowledge of program management and
budgeting systems and general procedures is required, along with a general
knowledge of the development context of Uganda.
·        
Possess knowledge of the principles of effective
teamwork.
·The applicant must
be tactful, possess good judgment, be able to work independently, and be able
to maintain positive working relationships with superiors, specialists, and
other Mission employees, GOU personnel, IPs, and others.
·        
Possess skills in computing, procedural, financial,
planning and budget analysis work. The incumbent should have the ability to
analyze complex programs, budget data, and relationships, and to process
information using software applications – spreadsheets and databases
specifically excellent fluency in Microsoft Excel and its multiple functions.
·        
Excellent skills in working with teams are essential
and required.
·        
S/he must operate efficiently and effectively in a
multi-cultural, multi-racial organization; and to work under pressure within a
team environment to meet tight deadlines for high quality products.
·        
Language Proficiency: Level IV
(fluent) in English is required with excellent reading, speaking and writing
skills.
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: 16th August 2015
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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