Fresher Project Support and Inclusion Officer USAID Grant Jobs – UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCPW)


Job Title:    Project Support and
Inclusion Officer for Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation Systems

Organisation: UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCPW)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Founded in 1996, UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCPW) increases access to
mobility and improves quality of life for children and adults with physical
disabilities in less-resourced countries. UCP Wheels makes strategic
investments in communities by leveraging existing capacities and empowering
local stakeholders. Based on the needs of each region in which we work, we
offer one or more of our direct-service or capacity-building programs.


Job Summary:  UCPW
is seeking candidates for a ReLAB-HS Project Support and Inclusion Officer for
a new five-year USAID-funded project, Learning, Acting and Building for
Rehabilitation in Healthy Systems (ReLAB-HS). The ReLAB-HS Uganda Project
Support and Inclusion Officer will backstop the implementation of programmatic
activities, providing organizational, procurement, financial, and
administrative support as needed. She/he will also be responsible for providing
country-level gender equality and social inclusion strategy (GESI) support.
Only candidates with work authorization in Uganda will be considered;
relocation benefits will not be provided.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the direction of the Rehabilitation and
AT Technical Coordinator, the ReLAB-HS Project Support and Inclusion Officer
will be responsible for performing the following primary tasks:

Program Support

in organizing trainings, workshops, and other in-country activities, including
identification of appropriate venues; payment coordination for transportation,
accommodation, food, and other expenses; documentation of expenses; preparing
required materials

invitations, agendas, participant lists, meeting minutes, and other
communication materials for events as required

communication between relevant local and national agencies, institutions, NGOs,
and other stakeholders to further project activities

required monitoring and evaluation data; contribute to programmatic reporting
as needed

Work to
ensure compliance with USAID regulations and funding parameters in all aspects
of activity implementation

project files and electronic data according to UCPW policies and procedures

other support as needed

GESI Support

GESI focus on country-level activities in coordination with ReLAB-HS Inclusive
Development Coordinator and GESI Officer

in conducting a GESI country assessment

rollout of ReLAB-HS inclusive development strategy using the GESI toolkit,
including the implementation of participatory engagement activities.

and report on country-level GESI activities

a program focal point for interface with other in-country and global inclusive
development actors/ stakeholders


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in international
development, international relations, women or gender studies, social justice,
or related fields

At least
two years of relevant experience, preferably in the field of international
development and/or global health or inclusive development

success in activity planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting

verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and
presentation skills

to manage finances with integrity

to liaise and negotiate with external agencies, including government officials

organizational and time management skills

interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently and in a team of people
with diverse backgrounds

ability to take initiative in finding solutions to complex challenges

in English is required

in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook required

to travel up to 25% of the time


Preferred Qualifications:

work on USAID-funded project and familiarity with USAID rules and regulations

of national health systems for rehabilitation services and knowledge of Ugandan
health systems

in gender and social inclusion, including in gender-focused analysis,
gender-smart investing, differential gender impacts of laws, policies and
regulations, or similar framework


How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume in English to no later than February 1, 2021. Please include “ReLAB-HS
Uganda Project Support and Inclusion Officer: YOUR NAME” in the subject line.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.


Deadline: 1st
February 2021


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