2 Fresher USAID Program Assistant Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Program
Assistant will provide support to project staff with the overall aim of
ensuring smooth functioning of operations and project activities. S/he is an
integral part of the administrative team and will work closely with senior and
technical staff to ensure project needs are met.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will prepare invitations for
trainings and workshops and follow-up with participants as needed
Offer support in the preparation of materials
and logistics for outside trainings, workshops, and special events
The incumbent will develop checklist for
required training materials and equipment with technical lead and prepare
corresponding requests
Ensure training teams have required materials
and equipment packed prior to training and returned to stores/inventory
following the training
Prepare and distribute per diem and
transportation payments to training participants and organize required supporting
Manage logistics for meetings and workshops
including organization of lunch/tea, preparation of the meeting
space/equipment, welcome participants, and materials preparation
Program Support:
Maintain electronic and paper files of program
communications, materials, and health unit specific documents
Perform any other duties as assigned by
supervisor and other senior staff
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Program
Assistant job vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration,
Management, Business, Social Sciences, or other relevant field
A minimum of two (2) years of relevant
professional experience in office administration
Computer literacy i.e. knowledge and experience
with Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other data processing and graphical
presentation software desired
Ability to independently plan and execute
complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized
and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy highly desirable
Excellent inter-personal communication skills
Excellent organization skills desired
Fluency in both oral and written English is
Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda
for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for
this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID RHITES EC Project should send an updated CV/Résumé, cover letter and
completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, download here
and send to: to HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 21st
October, 2016
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