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Embassy of Denmark Job Careers - Senior Programme Adviser - Access to Finance

 

Job Title:    Senior Programme Adviser - Access to Finance

Organisation: Embassy of Denmark

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The Royal Danish Embassy in Kampala is managing a country programme (2018-2022) of 1 billion DKK equivalent to 550 billion UGX. The country programme consisting of two components 1) a programme for growth and employment and 2) a programme on good governance, is implemented through partnership engagements with government institutions and civil society organisations.

 

Job Summary:  In order to deliver on the ambitions of the Country Programme, the Embassy is seeking to recruit a Senior Programme Adviser - Access to Finance to join it's Growth and Employment programme team. The right candidate will act as a focal point in championing the realization of Denmark's green growth and financial sector development within the ongoing bilateral programmes, as well as through multilateral engagements. The position will involve responsibility for tasks within development cooperation. You will report to the Embassy's Team Leader Growth Team. Furthermore, you will have close cooperation with the Embassy's management, programme staff, and the administrative team; Danida advisors as well as implementing partners. A recent agreement has been made with the EU Delegation in Kampala to support activities of the Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) in support to agribusiness through matching grants, credits and guarantees. The position will be key in administering this agreement and other similar agreements with development partners.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Supporting the Team Leader on the engagement between the Embassy and Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) including handling administration, budget management, performance, monitoring & evaluation, liaison and dialogue aspects of this engagement.

·        Monitor and report on Delegated Cooperation agreements with other Development Partners under all engagements under the Country Programme, including to EU Delegation in Kampala

·        Take lead to ensure maximum use of synergies in the area of agribusiness and financial sector development between engagements under the bilateral programme, strategic sector cooperation, Trade Council and in the political dialogue across Embassy teams

·        Close collaboration with the Team Leader in identifying opportunities and preparing for and engaging in high level political dialogue in the area of agribusiness and financial sector development, including pursuing opportunities for building alliances between Denmark and Uganda

·        Responsible for processes and hearings regarding agribusiness and financial sector development

·        Initiate and manage studies, reviews, audits with the purpose of increasing focus of Embassy portfolio on agribusiness and financial sector development

·        Maintain and improve a broad network of contacts to the benefit of the Embassy, including at Government levels, civil society, think tanks and research institutions, private sector, development partners, etc.

·        Participate in relevant Development Partner coordination meetings

·        Other duties assigned by the Embassy management or the Team Leader Growth Team. As activities are implemented cross-country, travel outside of Kampala is to be expected.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in development studies, agriculture, economics, sustainable development or other discipline related to agriculture, financial sector and green growth, with at least 5 years of working experience at a senior level.

·        Previous experience working for and/or interacting with development partners ('donors') and/or international organisations including multilaterals, in particular the World Bank and the EU

·        Experience working with / for relevant Government of Uganda institutions including MAAIF

·        Experience managing contracts (including reporting), preferably EU contracts with development partners, internationals organisation and multilaterals

·        Good understanding of economic development factors in relation to agriculture and inclusive green growth and financial services

 

Desired

·        Good knowledge of Results Based Performance Management and Monitoring & Evaluation

·        Good knowledge of Risk Management and Capacity assessment in terms of investments

·        Experience in managing consultancy contracts (including audits, evaluations and reviews) Effective time management and organisational skills with ability to work effectively in a team structure

·        Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy Ability to work under pressure, with minimum of supervision.

·        Effective verbal, listening, communications skill and a constructive and open approach towards cooperation with all colleagues and external partners.

·        Ability to be firm without jeopardizing cooperation e.g between the Embassy and it's partners.

·        Ability to work in a multi-cultural work environment

 

How to Apply:

From the outset, the position is for a period of two years, but with possibility of extension.

Send your application (maximum one page) and your CV to kmtambrecruitment@um.dk  with the subject: Senior Programme Adviser. Access to Finance. Your email must not exceed 2 MB.

The Royal Danish Embassy encourages all relevant applicants to apply for the position, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, personal background, etc. While we appreciate all applicants for their interest in working with us, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

 

Deadline: 22nd January 2021

 

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A' Level USAID Embassy Jobs - Administrative Assistant (EXO) - United States Embassy (Salary 50m)

 

Job Title:    Administrative Assistant (EXO)

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: USAID, Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 50,500,012 - 73,751,394 per annum, equivalent to FSN-07

Position Number: Kampala-2020-038

Reports to: Deputy Mission Director and the Supervisory Executive Officer

 

About US Embassy:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown 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

 

Job Summary:  USAID/Uganda is seeking for qualified individuals to fill the Administrative Assistant (EXO) position in the Executive Office (EXO), USAID/Uganda but seconded to the Front Office. The primary purpose of this position is to perform duties assigned by the Deputy Mission Director, perform special Front Office functions, serve as Roving Administrative Assistant/back up Administrative Assistant/Office Manager to USAID/Uganda offices and teams. The Roving Administrative Assistant reports to the Deputy Mission Director and when assigned to other offices, the day-to-day supervision will be from the appropriate Office Director.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Deputy Mission Director's Duties (30%)

·        Perform office management and administrative duties for the Deputy Mission Director by ensuring policies and practices are implemented which facilitate work. Plan, establish prioritize, organize and carry out administrative and clerical function including the preparation of drafts and finals for various documents such as cables, letters, memoranda, reports, tables, or other similar routine correspondence as requested.

·        Review documents submitted for the Deputy Mission Director's signature to ensure that they are grammatically correct, free of spelling or typographic errors and adhere to format. Ensure changes, new procedures and decisions made by the Deputy Mission Director are communicated to the responsible office in a timely manner.

·        Maintain Deputy Mission Director's calendar and schedule of appointments for meetings and conferences with Embassy staff, the Government of Uganda (GOU), officials of other donor agencies, implementing partners, other public and the private sector organizations. Ensure that priority meetings are scheduled, changes are made and communicated in time with all concerned, and that conflicting bookings are avoided at all times.

·        Set up meetings and track appointments to ensure enough time for the Deputy Mission Director to prepare for day-to-day activities and perform other priority work. Remind the Deputy Mission Director to ensure his/her promptness.

·        Control access to the Deputy Mission Director by screen telephone calls and visitors, refereeing to other offices, when based on considerable personal knowledge of the organization, objective and lines of communication. Keep track of calls to be returned and using judgment and initiative, place calls when appropriate and in a priority order.

·        Assemble correspondence, reports, briefers, and other pertinent background materials for the Deputy Mission Director use in speeches, presentations and conferences.

Special Front Office Functions (30%)

·        Prepare invitations and ensure they are promptly dispatched with agendas or other related materials.

·        Prepare correspondence and documents of a non-technical or non-substantive nature as requested by the Mission Director. Research for background materials and data from offices and other staff.

·        Prepare requests for Motorpool transportation within and outside Kampala for the Front Office and visiting personnel as well as hotel reservations for visiting personnel.

·        On a recurring basis, order and always maintain an adequate stock of supplies, arranges orders for office use.

·        Maintain Front Office important information lists including guest lists, current telephone lists, implementing partners and activities lists, frequently us GOU, donor, POV/NGO and other contact for easy referral.

·        Coordinate representational functions.

·        Screen publications, directives, periodical and newspapers. Communicate this information to Front Office staff and maintain a file of correspondence and notes on significant events.

Roving Duties (40%)

·        Perform and coordinate a variety of secretarial, clerical, and administrative duties especially when the Front Office Administrative Assistant and other Office Managers are on vacation or sick leave and also during particular busy periods.

·        Using automation, draft or prepare in final varied documents, with a high standard of accuracy to reflect professionalism of the respective office and the Mission.

·        Maintain a system of working files for the Front Office as well as other offices when assigned.

·        Manage time and attendance and leave schedules for the Front Office as well as other offices when assigned.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

·        The applicants for the United States US Embassy Administrative Assistant (EXO) job opportunity should have completed secondary school (advanced level) is required. Certificate in administrative or business administration and other studies such as computer applications advantageous.

·        Three years of progressively responsible work experience in a position which provided an opportunity for on-the-job training in protocol and diplomatic customs matter.

·        A good knowledge of the GOU protocol guides, general etiquette and protocol source references and USAID general office practices, regulations on unclassified correspondence control and handling, and files management.

·        Good knowledge of the English grammar, spellings and punctuations, good sense of document formats and layouts as well as mail handling instructions.

·        Demonstrated knowledge of the USAID organizational functions, personnel and practices of the activities to which service is provided.

·        Minimum of level II typing ability.

·        Must be familiar with computer software such as Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.

·        Must be devoted to accuracy in overall work approach or willing to learn fast.

·        Must project professional, courteous, and client-oriented skills to successfully handle and facilitate both telephone and visitors to the office(s) and perform in a cross-cultural and interagency environment.

·        Language Proficiency: Level IV English ability (proficiency) written and oral communication skills is required.

 

How to Apply:

Eligible Offerors are required to complete and submit (Requirements (i) - (v) below are critical for compliance of the offer. Therefore, candidates MUST pay due attention to these):

·        A typed and hand signed (around Section 6 - Declaration) DS-174 Employment Application for Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (https://eforms.state.gov/Forms/ds174.pdf; Version Exp. 06/2022). Offerors are required to complete sections 1 through 6. (Make sure to use additional Work Experience pages (Section 4), if needed, to provide complete work history).

·        Cover letter (addressed to the USAID Supervisory Executive Officer) clearly indicating the position for which you are applying and describing how you meet the minimum requirements.

 

Complete curriculum vitae/resume. In order to fully evaluate your application, the resume must include:

·        Paid and non-paid experience, job title, dates held (month/year). Please specify unpaid or part time work. Any experience that does not include dates (month/year) will not be counted towards meeting the solicitation requirements. (NOTE: Resume and DS-174 work experience should match.)

·        Specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work.

·        Education and any other qualifications including job-related training courses, job-related skills, or job- related honors, awards or accomplishments.

·        Name and contact information (phone and email) of three (3) professional references. At least one of the references must be a prior or current direct supervisor.

·        Supplemental [separate] document specifically addressing each QRF as outlined in the solicitation.

·        Copies of Academic Transcripts.

·        Offers should be in a standard file type such as Microsoft Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf). All should be in one document which should not exceed 10MB.

·        Submitted offers and documents become the property of USAID and will not be returned.

 

Offers must be received by the closing date and time specified in Section I, item 3, and submitted to the Point of Contact at KampalaHR@state.gov. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

 

Deadline: 26th December 2020

 

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Earn 50m monthly as Statistician at United States Embassy / US Mission

 

Job Title:    Statistician

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 50,500,012 /=

Open to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Position Number: Kampala-2020-038

 

About US Embassy:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown 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

 

Job Summary:  The Statistician provides a broad range of statistical support to physicians, epidemiologists, behavioral scientists, and health service researchers working with projects led by and organizations supported by CDC-Uganda. Support includes the application of appropriate statistical methods to the analysis of project data and the statistical investigation of issues related to research topics. Incumbent provides statistical expertise as well as advanced computer programming for research and projects conducted by CDC-Uganda or to which CDC-Uganda lends support.

 

The incumbent works with the Associate Director for Science (ADS) office to ensure that reports and scientific publications are consistent and compliant with the CDC human subjects operating procedures and federal regulations. The job holder provides leadership in data management to CDC Uganda, developing processes and methods to increase the efficiency of study related and routine program data sets.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

·        The applicants for the United States US Embassy Statistician job opportunity should hold an undergraduate degree in Statistics and a Master’s degree in the field of Biostatistics, Medical Statistics, or Public Health. Required.

·        At least three years of working experience in data management, programming and analysis position in the health field and in advanced analysis using either SPSS, SAS, STATA or any other statistical software is required.

·        In-depth, comprehensive, and evolving knowledge of statistical and mathematical analysis techniques integrated with computer applications is required.

·        Higher mathematical ability with a solid background in statistics and the calculus of probability is required.

·        Knowledge of parametric and non-parametric techniques, along with categorical data analysis, and advanced statistical techniques are required.

·        Possess excellent knowledge of multiple statistical software is required.

·        The ability to assess the requirements of a project and determine the most efficient and timely statistical techniques is required. Computer skills including knowledge of statistical software is required, including SAS, STATA, EpiInfo, SPSS, and/or other statistical software packages . This may be tested.

·        Language:  English level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Writing/Reading is required. This may be tested.

 

How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 31st December 2020

 

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Fresher A’ Level United States US Embassy Job Opportunities - Service Desk Analyst

 

Job Title:    Service Desk Analyst (Fresher A’ Level Jobs)

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 50,500,012 /=

Open to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Position Number: Kampala-2020-037

 

About US Embassy:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown 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

 

Job Summary:  The Service Desk Analyst (SDA) provides first level support to over 441 customers and works under the direct supervision of the Information Systems Officer. The SDA is responsible for front-line response to both internal and external customer queries, both in person at the service desk and through remote channels such as telephone, email, chat, and self-service request forms. In addition to IT-related calls, the SDA performs ticket triage, and handles resulting incidents and service requests using the incident management and request fulfillment processes in line with ICASS targets and objectives.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

·        The applicants for the United States US Embassy Service Desk Analyst job opportunity should have completed secondary school (O and A Level). Required.

·        A minimum of two years of prior experience in the management and use of information systems including IT call center /customer service experience is required.

·        Comprehensive knowledge of Local Area Networks support methodologies; IT troubleshooting techniques, in-depth knowledge of personal computers, peripherals, wireless internet hardware and smart phone configuration

·        The incumbent must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills to work effectively with internal and external contacts at all levels.

·        Must have excellent organizational and planning skills.

·        Must possess advanced skills in MS Office software programs (Outlook, Word, and Excel), both for their own work and to answer questions for other employees.

·        Must be able to type accurately at a good working speed. and initiative is required.

·        Must be able to lift 25 pounds.

·        Language:  English Level IV (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required.

 

How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 11th December 2020

 

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Fresher US Embassy Jobs - GSO Administrative Clerk (Salary 44m)

 

Job Title:         GSO Administrative Clerk (Fresher US Embassy Jobs)

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Salary: UGX 44,197,171

Open to: Current Employees of the Mission - This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM - All Agencies

Position Number: Kampala-2020-035

 

About US Embassy:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown 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

Job Summary:  The Administrative Clerk is mainly responsible for performing office management; administrative and clerical duties for the General Services Office and to provide customer support to its clients.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

GSO Receptionist Duties: 90 % of time

·         Drafts and types letters, memos, cables, diplomatic notes and staff notices for the General Services Officer in accordance with well-defined instructions and precedents.

·         Reviews all documents prior to submission to the supervisor to ensure that they are grammatically correct, free of spelling or typographical errors and adhere to standard format.

·         Receives reviews and screens all incoming telephone communications transferring calls to the appropriate person and/or taking messages and following up on calls to ensure action needed. Receives reviews and controls all incoming and outgoing written unclassified correspondence.

·         Maintains, organizes and updates administrative files in the GSO Share drive folder.

·         Maintains, organizes and updates files, documents and information on the embassy Sharepoint site.

·         Attends staff meetings to record pertinent information as note taker and updates agendas. Retains a photocopy of action documents marking due dates.

·         Tracks and follows up to ensure response is made by the due date.

·         Keeps an up-to-date spreadsheet of GSO staff’s annual leave, training records and emergency contact information.

·         Controls a cupboard stock of office supplies. Submits procurement requests for GSO related requirements.

·         Maintains a time and attendance log for Housing, Customs and Shipping and Procurement staff including submitting and filing time and attendance (T&A) reports. Assists FM Secretary and Management Receptionist.

·         Provides logistical support for visiting high level delegations.

·         Provides customer support as the primary liaison between clients and GSO.

·         Receives requests for information and support and takes lead in providing the appropriate action. 10%

 

Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be  performed by incumbent. Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the agency

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

·         The applicants for the United States US Embassy Administrative Clerk job opportunity should have two years of post-secondary studies in Secretarial studies, Administration, Management from a university or technical institute is required.

·         A minimum of two years of  progressively responsible office management experience is required.

·         Must have knowledge of general office management and administrative procedures

·         Must have a working knowledge and understanding of General Services operations, Outlook calendar.

·         Familiarization with sections 14 & 15 of the Foreign Affairs Manual, Real Property Application (RPA) program, and the mission organization.

·         Knowledge of local and U.S. Government offices (MFA, Uganda Revenue Authority, Registry of vehicles, municipal water and electricity departments) and processes to complete assigned duties is required.

·         Typing speed of 40w.p.m. Must be computer literate. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel spreadsheets, presentations (PowerPoint) and e-mail systems. Ability to obtain, organize, and present factual data in a logical way is required.

·         Ability to exercise sound judgment, apply pertinent regulations, and follow through on a wide variety of assigned work projects is required.

·         Language Proficiency: Level 4 English speaking and writing ability is required. Level 3 speaking knowledge of Luganda or Runyakitara is required.

 

How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 16th November 2020

 

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