Fresher Administrative Assistant USAID ICAN Project Jobs – Abt Associates

Organisation: Abt
Project Name: USAID/Uganda’s
Integrated Community, Agriculture, and Nutrition (ICAN) Activity
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance,
Compliance and Administration Director
About Abt:
Abt Associates is an
international development organization composed of dedicated professionals who
provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and practical training
services in more than 128 countries. Abt seeks to implement a five-year project
funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID).
About USAID ICAN Project:
Abt Associates is
implementing the USAID/Uganda’s Integrated Community, Agriculture, and
Nutrition (ICAN) Activity, which will aim to sustainably enhance the resilience
of vulnerable households by increasing economic opportunities for poor
households, improving nutrition with a focus on women and children, and
strengthening community and local governance.
Job Summary:  The Administrative Assistant / Administration
and Finance Office is responsible for providing administrative, logistical, and
financial support to the office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Liaises closely with technical teams to anticipate needs for project
    events and staff travel. Makes all ICAN travel arranges
  • Defines specifications, identifies prospective suppliers, and
    gathers competitive price quotations for goods and services required by
  • Maintains an accurate inventory of expendable and non-expendable
  • Maintains a system for filling project documents, invoices, and
    other supporting documentation
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project Administrative Assistant /
    Administration and Finance Office job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in management, finance, accounting, or a related field
  • Two years of professional experience
  • Experience with procurement and/or finance
  • Experience working with USAID-funded programs highly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team and as a
    team leader, with the ability to accept the inputs of other team members
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, and computer
  • English language fluency
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID Project are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
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