Fresher United States US Embassy / Mission Jobs – PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator

 PEPFAR Small Grants
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Vacancy Announcement Number: 04-18
Open To: U.S. Citizen
Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All agencies
About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in
Kampala, Uganda 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
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
Job Summary:  The PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator is mainly responsible
for the management and implementation of the Embassy’s Community Grants for
HIV/AIDS under PEPFAR.   The jobholder assists
with PEPFAR Coordination Office with administrative duties.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with
specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The
    applicants for the US Embassy PEPFAR Small Grants Coordinator job opportunity
    should hold a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, business administration
    or sciences is required.
  • A
    minimum of two years’ experience in an office environment.
  • Ability
    to plan, arrange, manage and administer all programs according to  U.S. government regulations.
  • Must
    be able to work in a high-volume, high-productivity environment and to
    work well with others. 
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. preferably with experience   in EXCEL and MS WORD.  Must be able to draft concise and clear
  • A
    successful candidate must be a self-starter, able to plan and execute
    his/her duties with minimal supervision. 
  • The
    candidate must also be willing to travel frequently to remote parts of
    Uganda to monitor and evaluate projects, and must be able to liaise effectively
    with projects implementers,  
    beneficiaries, and local officials.
  • General
    knowledge of development goals and ability to write clearly
  • Language: Level IV fluent English in speaking,
    reading and writing 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:
  • Download
    a completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally
    Employed Staff, Download
    it Here
  • Any
    additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements
    listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at
NB: Your
application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements
including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and
Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple
Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position
number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.
Deadline: 7th February 2018
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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